Clinical Companion for Maternity Nursing / Edition 1

Clinical Companion for Maternity Nursing / Edition 1

by Shannon E. Perry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323031633

ISBN-13: 9780323031639

Pub. Date: 07/13/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Clinical Companion for Maternity Nursing is designed to give students an accessible, quick reference to the information needed in the clinical setting in order to provide competent and sensitive care to childbearing families. It presents coverage of women's health, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and care of the newborn.

• Patient Instructions for

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Overview

Clinical Companion for Maternity Nursing is designed to give students an accessible, quick reference to the information needed in the clinical setting in order to provide competent and sensitive care to childbearing families. It presents coverage of women's health, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and care of the newborn.

• Patient Instructions for Self-Care provides guidelines for the nurse to give to the patient to practice self-care and transfer information from the hospital to the home.
• Women's health section focuses on risk identification and anticipatory guidance.
• Health promotion is integrated throughout to maintain a focus on wellness as an integral part of today's maternity nursing care.
• Nurse Alert boxes highlight critical information for the nurse.
• English/Spanish guidelines boxes provide a handy reference for communicating with and teaching patients and families.
• Medication guides offer information about the most common drugs.
• Emergency and Signs of Potential Complications boxes alert the nurse to signs and symptoms of various emergency situations and provide interventions for immediate implementation.
• Step-by-step procedures help the nurse understand the full scope of nursing practice.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323031639
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/13/2006
Series:
Clinical Companion (Elsevier) Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
4.46(w) x 7.34(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: MATERNAL-NEWBORN NURSING

1. Maternity-Infant Nursing

2. The Family and Culture

3. Community and Home Care

UNIT 2: WOMEN'S HEALTH

4. Assessment and Health Promotion

5. Common Reproductive System Concerns and Problems

6. Contraception, Infertility, and Abortion

UNIT 3: PREGNANCY

7. Genetic, Conception, and Fetal Development

8. Assessment for Risk Factors

9. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy

10. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition

11. Nursing Care during Pregnancy

12. Complications of Pregnancy

UNIT 4: CHILDBIRTH

13. Labor and Birth Processes

14. Management of Discomfort

15. Fetal Assessment during Labor

16. Nursing Care during Labor

17. Labor and Birth Complications

UNIT 5: POSTPARTUM

18. Maternal Physiologic Changes

19. Nursing Care of the Postpartum Woman

20. Transition to Parenthood

21. Postpartum Complications

UNIT 6: NEWBORN

22. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn

23. Assessment and Care of the Newborn

24. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding

25. Anticipatory Guidance for Care of the Newborn at Home

26. Problems of the Newborn Related to Gestational Age

27. Acquired and Congenital Problems of the Newborn

28. Grieving the Loss of a Newborn

Appendix A: English-Spanish Translations

Appendix B: Medication Guides

Appendix C: Standard Precautions

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