Maternal Child Nursing Care / Edition 3

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Designed for shorter pediatric and maternity nursing courses, this useful textbook provides students with the "right amount" of maternity and pediatric content in an up-to-date, easy-to-understand manner. Divided into two sections, the first part of the book includes 28 chapters covering maternity nursing content and the second part contains 27 chapters covering pediatric nursing content. Numerous illustrations, photos, and tables help illustrate and clarify the information for the student. Many special boxes, pedagogical features, and an inviting full-color design also help make key information easy to find and review.

• Expert authors ensure delivery of accurate and up-to-date maternity and pediatric content.
• Authors' clear writing style makes content easy to read and understand.
• Focus on the family throughout emphasizes the influence of family in health and illness.
• Nursing Care Plans, including rationales for interventions, provide students with an overview and specific guidelines for delivering effective nursing care.
• Nurse Alerts point out critical information that students should not overlook when treating patients.
• Boxed information: Guideline boxes outline nursing procedures in an easy-to-follow fashion; Emergency boxes highlight emergency procedures in a step-by-step format to help students understand how to perform them; Home Care boxes provide detailed information to help prepare students to deliver care to patients and families in the home setting; Atraumatic Care boxes teach students to provide competent care without creating undue physical or psychological stress to the patient; Community Focus boxes emphasize community issues, providing resources and guidance to illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings; Patient Teaching boxes explore important information nurses need to pass on to families and children; Cultural Awareness boxes provide students with information to help them deliver culturally competent care.; Family Focus boxes explain the needs or concerns that families should consider when family-centered care is provided.
• Critical Thinking Exercises provide students with case scenarios that depict real life situations to help them choose the best intervention and make good clinical judgements.
• A free Companion CD-ROM including case studies, NCLEX review questions, care planning exercises, and nursing skills outlines. Also, included are videos of a vaginal birth, a Caesarean birth, the assessment of a pregnant woman, the assessment of a neonate, and pediatric assessment skills from infant to adolescent.

• Spanish-English guidelines boxes and appendix help students translate key words and phrases to better serve Spanish-speaking patients.
• Chronic Illness, Disability, and End-of-Life Care chapter has been extensively revised to include new information on palliative and end-of-life care.
• Evidence-Based Practice boxes focus students' attention on the application of both research and critical thought processes to support and guide the outcomes of nursing care.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323028653
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/7/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 2016
  • Product dimensions: 8.84 (w) x 11.28 (h) x 2.35 (d)

Table of Contents


1. Contemporary Maternity Nursing
2. The Family and Culture
3. Community and Home Care
4. Health Promotion and Prevention
5. Health Assessment
6. Common Health Problems
7. Infertility, Contraception, and Abortion
8. Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development
9. Assessment for Risk Factors
10. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
11. Nursing Care During Pregnancy
12. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
13. Pregnancy at Risk: Preexisting Conditions
14. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Conditions
15. Labor and Birth Processes
16. Management of Discomfort
17. Fetal Assessment
18. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth
19. Labor and Birth at Risk
20. Maternal Physiologic Changes
21. Nursing Care During the Postpartum Period
22. Transition to Parenthood
23. Postpartum Complications
24. Physiologic Adaptations of the Newborn
25. Nursing Care of the Newborn
26. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
27. Infants with Gestational Age-Related Problems
28. The Newborn at Risk: Acquired and Congenital Problems


29. Contemporary Pediatric Nursing
30. Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family
31. Family Influences on Child Health Promotion
32. Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion
33. Developmental Influences on Child Health Promotion
34. Communication and Health Assessment of the Child and Family
35. Physical and Developmental Assessment of the Child
36. The Infant and Family
37. The Toddler and Family
38. The Preschooler and Family
39. The School-Age Child and Family
40. The Adolescent and Family
41. Chronic Illness, Disability, and End-of-Life Care
42. Cognitive and Sensory Impairment
43. Family-Centered Home Care
44. Reaction to Illness and Hospitalization
45. Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions
46. Respiratory Dysfunction
47. Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
48. Cardiovascular Dysfunction
49. Hematologic and Immunologic Dysfunction
50. Genitourinary Dysfunction
51. Cerebral Dysfunction
52. Endocrine Dysfunction
53. Integumentary Dysfunction
54. Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction
55. Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction

A. Relationship of Drugs to Breast Milk and Effect on Infant
B. Family Assessment
C. Patterns of Inheritance
D. Developmental/Sensory Assessment
E. Growth Measurements
F. Common Laboratory Tests
G. Recommended Daily Dietary Requirements
H. NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
I. Translations of FACES Pain Rating Scale
J. Pediatric Vital Signs and Parameters
K. Spanish-English Translations

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