Ensuring healthy development
Nurses all too often think of themselves in a curative role. When nursing children, however, it is particularly important to promote and maintain health and development. The health visitor and GP play major roles in these. Parenthood brings much responsibility and many anxious moments, so advice and support can promote a happy childhood and family life. A knowledge of normal physical and emotional child development helps the GP and health visitor in these tasks and indeed will help you, while caring for children.
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