Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing / Edition 5

Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing / Edition 5

by Sharon Smith Murray, Emily Slone McKinney
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1437702597

ISBN-13: 9781437702590

Pub. Date: 10/12/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Known for its user-friendly, easy-to-understand coverage of complex concepts, this outstanding textbook provides all the information you need to provide competent nursing care to women and newborns. Step-by-step instructions for assessments and interventions help you quickly master key skills and techniques. The importance of understanding family, culture, client

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Known for its user-friendly, easy-to-understand coverage of complex concepts, this outstanding textbook provides all the information you need to provide competent nursing care to women and newborns. Step-by-step instructions for assessments and interventions help you quickly master key skills and techniques. The importance of understanding family, culture, client teaching, communication, and clinical decision making is emphasized throughout. This edition also features a new title that reflects its expanded coverage of women’s health issues.

    • More than 30 Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you to apply the nursing process to clinical situations and provide models for effective client and family care.
    • UNIQUE! Communication Cues provide guidance for interpreting client and family statements and behaviors.
    • UNIQUE! Therapeutic Communication boxes illustrate actual client and family dialogues that can be used in clinical practice.
    • Procedures provide clear instructions for performing common maternity skills and procedures, with rationales for each step.
    • Critical Thinking Exercises present realistic clinical situations and challenge you to prioritize and think critically.
    • Check Your Reading questions at the end of each section help you assess your mastery of key content.
    • Drug Guides outline important indications, adverse reactions, and nursing considerations for the most commonly used medications.
    • UNIQUE! Want to Know Boxes offer extensive client education guidelines for maternity and women’s health settings.

      • A new chapter on Preventive Care for Women emphasizes health promotion and health maintenance throughout the childbearing years and beyond, including the latest health screening recommendations.
      • Evidence-based practice boxes reinforce the importance of integrating research-based practice guidelines into practice.
      • Updated coverage includes current research on hot topics in today’s practice, including elective inductions, cesarean deliveries, and the late preterm infant.
      • Integrated electronic features enhance learning with interactive multimedia content such as video clips and animations.

      Product Details

      ISBN-13:
      9781437702590
      Publisher:
      Elsevier Health Sciences
      Publication date:
      10/12/2009
      Pages:
      1056
      Product dimensions:
      8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.70(d)

      Table of Contents

      Part I: Foundations for Nursing Care of Childbearing Families

      1. Maternity and Women’s Health Care Today
      2. The Nurse’s Role in Maternity and Women’s Health Care
      3. Ethical, Social, and Legal Issues
      4. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
      5. Hereditary and Environmental Influences on Childbearing
      6. Part II: The Family Before Birth

      7. Conception and Prenatal Development
      8. Physiologic Adaptations to Pregnancy
      9. Psychosocial Adaptations to Pregnancy
      10. Nutrition for Childbearing
      11. Antepartal Fetal Assessment
      12. Perinatal Education
      13. Part III: The Family During Birth

      14. Processes of Birth
      15. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth
      16. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
      17. Pain Management During Childbirth
      18. Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures
      19. Part IV: The Family Following Birth

      20. Postpartum Physiologic Adaptations
      21. Postpartum Psychosocial Adaptations
      22. Normal Newborn: Processes of Adaptation
      23. Assessment of the Normal Newborn
      24. Care of the Normal Newborn
      25. Infant Feeding
      26. Home Care of the Infant
      27. Part V: Families at Risk during the Childbearing Period

      28. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs
      29. Complications of Pregnancy
      30. Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy
      31. Intrapartum Complications
      32. Postpartum Maternal Complications
      33. High-Risk Newborn: Complications Associated with Gestational Age and Development
      34. High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions
      35. Part VI: Women’s Health Care

      36. Family Planning
      37. Infertility
      38. Preventive Care for Women
      39. Women’s Health Problems

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