Maternal-Child Nursing - Text with FREE Study Guide Package / Edition 2

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This convenient, money-saving package includes the McKinney: Maternal-Child Nursing, 2e text plus a companion Study Guide at no extra cost! The textbook covers both the maternity and pediatrics portions of the nursing curriculum. A condensed format makes this book ideal for programs that teach this content in an extremely abbreviated time period. Written by expert educators in both arenas, this text provides a consistent level of depth and accuracy as well as a student-friendly writing style. Current issues and trends are addressed through the use of community nursing care plans, expanded health promotion content, enhanced communication tips, and parent/child teaching boxes.

• Want to Know boxes guide the student in teaching women, parents, and children about self-care and follow-up home care.

• Critical to Remember boxes alert the student to vital safety and care issues.

• Critical Thinking exercises challenge the student to apply learning to practice. Suggested answers and rationales appear at the end of chapters.

• Procedure boxes highlight step-by-step instructions for common clinical nursing tasks.

• Communication Cues offer tips for obtaining information from women, children, and parents, including probing questions and other practical examples.

• Nursing Care Plans guide the student through assessment, nursing diagnoses, expected outcomes, nursing interventions, rationales, and evaluation for specific maternity and pediatric conditions.

• Drug Guides provide a quick reference for common medications.

• Clinical Pathways summarize maternity care guidelines and illustrate the use of pathways as a means of organizing care.

• A Clinical Reference section opens pediatric Alterations chapters, providing an overview of anatomy and physiology, pediatric differences, and common lab and diagnostic tests.

• Pathophysiology boxes in the pediatric unit describe how diseases develop.

• Photo Stories in the pediatric unit offer a visual "how-to guide" to featured nursing functions.

• Companion CD-ROM reinforces learning with NCLEX® examination-style review questions, an audio glossary, and outlines of nursing skills.

• Pediatric Health Promotion boxes outline APA-recommended well-child visits, milestones for growth and development, health screening and immunizations, and anticipatory guidance.

• Pediatric health priorities, as identified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, are highlighted in Healthy People 2010 boxes to assist the student in formulating pediatric health promotion goals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416052821
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/8/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 3.20 (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Maternal-Child Health Nursing

1. Foundations of Maternity and Child Health Nursing

2. The Nurse's Role in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

3. The Childbearing and Child-Rearing Family

4. Health Promotion for the Developing Child

5. Health Promotion for the Infant

6. Health Promotion During Early Childhood

7. Health Promotion for the School-Age Child

8. Health Promotion for the Adolescent

9. Heredity and Environmental Influences on Development

Maternity Nursing Care

10. Management of Fertility and Infertility

11. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology

12. Conception and Prenatal Development

13. Physiologic Adaptations to Pregnancy

14. Psychosocial Adaptations to Pregnancy

15. Nutrition for Childbearing

16. Prenatal Diagnostic Tests

17. Giving Birth

18. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance

19. Pain Management for Childbirth

20. Nursing Care during Obstetric Procedures

21. Postpartum Adaptations

22. The Normal Newborn: Adaptation and Assessment

23. The Normal Newborn: Nursing Care

24. Newborn Feeding

25. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs

26. The Pregnant Woman with Complications

27. The Woman with an Intrapartum Complication

28. The Woman with a Postpartum Complication

29. The High-Risk Newborn: Problems Related to Gestational Age and Development

30. The High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions

31. Women's Health Care

Pediatric Nursing Care

32. Communicating with Children and Families

33. Physical Assessment of Children

34. Emergency Care of the Child

35. The Ill Child in the Hospital and Other Care Settings

36. The Child with a Chronic Condition or Terminal Illness

37. Principles and Procedures for Nursing Care of Children

38. Medicating Infants and Children

39. Pain Management For Children

40. The Child with an Infectious Disease

41. The Child with an Immunologic Alteration

42. The Child with a Fluid and Electrolyte Alteration

43. The Child with a Gastrointestinal Alteration

44. The Child with a Genitourinary Alteration

45. The Child with a Respiratory Alteration

46. The Child with a Cardiovascular Alteration

47. The Child with a Hematologic Alteration

48. The Child with Cancer

49. The Child with an Integumentary Alteration

50. The Child with a Musculoskeletal Alteration

51. The Child with an Endocrine or Metabolic Alteration

52. The Child with a Neurologic Alteration

53. The Child with a Psychosocial Disorder

54. The Child with a Cognitive Impairment

55. The Child with a Sensory Alteration


A. Laboratory Values in Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women and in the Newborn

B. Use of Drugs and Botanical Preparations during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

C. Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care

D. Recommended Childhood Immunizations

E. Growth Charts

F. Denver Developmental Screening Test II

G. Normal Blood Pressure Readings for Children

H. Common Pediatric Laboratory Tests and Normal Values

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