Contemporary Maternity Nursing / Edition 1

Contemporary Maternity Nursing / Edition 1

by Gloria Hoffman Wold
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815193734

ISBN-13: 9780815193739

Pub. Date: 02/15/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

CONTEMPORARY MATERNITY NURSING provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of maternity nursing relevant to the practical/vocational nurse. It discusses current issues and trends, such as cultural considerations, substance abuse, age considerations, birth setting options, and genetic counseling. This contemporary focus addresses the nurse's role as it relates to

Overview

CONTEMPORARY MATERNITY NURSING provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of maternity nursing relevant to the practical/vocational nurse. It discusses current issues and trends, such as cultural considerations, substance abuse, age considerations, birth setting options, and genetic counseling. This contemporary focus addresses the nurse's role as it relates to today's maternity practice-shorter hospital stays, prenatal care provided in community settings, and postpartum home care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815193739
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/15/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.78(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO MATERNITY NURSING
• Overview of Maternity Nursing
• Issues and Trends in Maternity Nursing
• Human Sexuality and Reproduction
• Health Maintenance of the Reproductive Couple
• Family Planning and the Reproductive Couple
• THE ANTEPARTAL PERIOD
• Conception and Fetal Development
• The Pregnant Woman
• Preparation for Labor and Delivery
• THE INTRAPARTAL PERIOD
• Normal Labor
• Nursing Care During Labor and Delivery
• Pain Control
• THE POSTPARTUM PERIOD
• Maternal Physical and Psychosocial Changes in the Postpartum Period
• Nursing Care of the Mother
• The Normal Newborn
• Nursing Care of the Normal Newborn
• Discharge Planning and Community Follow-up
• COMPLICATIONS
• Complications and Risk Factors During the Antepartal Period
• Complications and Risk Factors During the Intrapartal Period
• Complications and Risk Factors During the Postpartal period
• The High-Risk Newborn

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