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Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care
Mary Ann Towle, RN, MEd, MSN
The nature of nursing embodies the ever-changing rewards and challenges for today’s practical and vocational nursing students. Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care provides a foundation for safe, effective nursing care of the growing child within the community.
Features that promote success include:
· Critical thinking care maps and case studies to engage problem-solving for likely situations.
· Health Promotion Issues that explore current issues in healthcare and provide management solutions.
· Extensive review for NCLEX-PN® exam preparation.
· Nursing care features such as priorities in nursing care, nursing care checklists, clinical alerts, and nursing process care plans.
· Step-by-step procedures with rationales of nursing actions.
Additional resources include:
· Student CD-ROM with an audio glossary, animations and videos, and NCLEX-PN® style review questions.
· Companion Website at www.prenhall.com/towle with chapter-specific online resources, case studies, and additional NCLEX- PN® -style questions.
· Student workbook with chapter review activities and critical thinking case studies.
The nature of nursing — grow with it!
Unit I Introduction to Maternal-Newborn Nursing
Unit II Reproductive and Health Issues
Unit III Nursing Care During the Prenatal Period
Unit IV Nursing Care During Labor and Birth
Unit V Nursing Care During the Postpartum Period
Unit VI Nursing Care of the Newborn
I. Answers to Chapter and Unit Questions
II. Newborn Rating Scales, Growth Charts, and Immunization Schedules
III. Laboratory Values and Common Conversions
IV. Standard Precautions for Infection Control
V. NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
VI. English-to-Spanish Translations for Healthcare Professionals
VII. Sign Language for Healthcare Professionals
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