Maternal-Newborn Plans of Care: Guidelines for Planning and Documenting Client Care / Edition 2

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Similar in format to Nursing Care Plans, 3rd Ed.: Guidelines for Planning & Documenting Patient Care, this text addresses the specific needs of the maternity client, newborn, and family. The focus is on wellness but common health problems impacting on the maternity client and her newborn are addressed.

"...each of the fifty care plans includes a sample client assessment database, nursing priorities, potential nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes/evaluation criteria, interventions, and rationales for each intervention."

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A guide for student and practicing nurses. Focusing on wellness and common health problems that impact the maternity client and her newborn, but also includes plans of care identifying general considerations for the high-risk maternity client, who presents less common health problems. Earlier appeared in 1988 and 1994. The 3.5<"> disk contains software for creating documented care plans. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803626683
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 6/28/1994
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 607
  • Product dimensions: 8.53 (w) x 10.89 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Trends and Issues in Maternal/Newborn Care 3
2 Nursing Process: Planning Care with Nursing Diagnosis 10
3 Critical Thinking: Adapting Theory to Practice 17
4 Prenatal Concepts 38
The Trimesters: Prenatal Assessment 38
Genetic Counseling 41
First Trimester 51
Second Trimester 67
Third Trimester 77
The High-Risk Pregnancy 89
Prenatal Substance Dependence/Abuse 110
The Pregnant Adolescent 122
Cardiac Conditions 136
Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension 145
Diabetes Mellitus: Prepregnancy/Gestational 156
Prenatal Hemorrhage 166
Prenatal Infection 176
Premature Dilation of the Cervix (Incompetent/Dysfunctional Cervix) 186
Spontaneous Termination 191
Elective Termination 196
Preterm Labor/Prevention of Delivery 203
5 Intrapartal Concepts 212
Intrapartal Assessment Tool 212
Labor: Stage I - Latent Phase 217
Labor: Stage I - Active Phase 225
Labor: Stage I - Transition Phase (Deceleration) 234
Labor: Stage II (Expulsion) 240
Labor: Stage III (Placental Expulsion) 253
Dysfunctional Labor/Dystocia 258
Labor: Induced/Augmented 265
Cesarean Birth 273
Precipitous Labor/Delivery or Unplanned/Out-of-Hospital Delivery 284
Intrapartal Hypertension 290
Intrapartal Diabetes Mellitus 298
6 Maternal Postpartal Concepts 303
Postpartal Assessment Tool (Continuation of Intrapartal Assessment Tool) 303
Stage IV (First 4 Hours Following Delivery of the Placenta) 305
The Client at 4 Hours to 2 Days Postpartum 311
Care Following Cesarean Birth (4 Hours to 4 Days Postpartum) 331
The Client at 24 to 48 Hours Following Early Discharge 349
The Client at 1 Week Following Discharge 358
The Client at 4 to 6 Weeks Following Delivery 373
Postpartal Hemorrhage 385
Postpartal Diabetes Mellitus 396
Puerperal Infection 403
Postpartal Thrombophlebitis 410
The Parents of a Child With Special Needs 419
Perinatal Loss 428
7 Newborn Concepts 437
Neonatal Assessment Tool 437
The First Hour of Life 442
The Neonate at 2 Hours to 2 Days of Age 449
The Neonate at 24 to 48 Hours Following Early Discharge 466
The Neonate at 1 Week Following Discharge 474
The Infant at 4 Weeks Following Birth 486
The Preterm Infant 498
Deviations in Growth Patterns 521
Circumcision 533
Hyperbilirubinemia 538
The Infant of an Addicted Mother 548
The Infant of an HIV-Positive Mother 562
Bibliography 571
Index of Nursing Diagnoses 575
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