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Overview

MATERNITY & WOMEN'S HEALTH CARE provides all the information necessary to take care of a woman of childbearing age in today's society. Reorganized and streamlined to provide a more logical flow of information, this new edition includes a strong focus on community aspects of maternity and womenis health care and health promotion and common concerns of women from adolescence through the post-menopausal years. Additionally, it emphasizes the importance of understanding family, culture, and health promotion in providing care.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Nancy C. Barnum
This textbook contains a total of 47 chapters. The topics include care of the family during normal and complicated pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, care of the normal newborn and the newborn with complications, and women's health issues, This is the sixth edition of this textbook. The last edition was published in 1993. The authors state in the preface that the purpose of this text is ""to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to become competent, think critically, and possess the sensitivity they need to become caring nurses."" These are the goals that nursing faculty strive to meet through their teaching, and therefore, faculty that teach maternal/newborn nursing would find this text worth considering for their classes. Through the content presented in this text, the book has met the authors' objectives as stated above. This book was written for undergraduate nursing students for the course of maternal/newborn nursing. The authors are credible authorities in this subject matter, since all three are clinical specialists in the area of maternal/newborn nursing, and are, or have been, instructors of nursing. The text contains both black-and-white and color illustrations, which lend understanding to the topics being discussed. There is also good use of tables, graphs, and charts, which enhance the content. Current references are cited throughout the text, and used to support the topic content. The majority of these references are from works published in the last five years. The text contains two tables of contents: a ""contents in brief,"" in which only chapter titles are listed, and a very detailed table of contents, listing complete chapter and sectionbreakdowns, as well as appendixes. The overall appearance of the book is eye-catching and appealing. The illustrations and graphics add interest to the written text. Each chapter begins with a list of key terms used in that chapter, page numbers of related topics, and learning objectives. Throughout the chapter's critical thinking exercises, research highlights, and topics for nursing research are discussed. The book also contains several appendices that further illustrate content, as well as a thorough glossary. Other special features of this text include use of critical pathways, discussion of case management, use of plans of care with nursing diagnoses, and a chapter on perinatal home care. This text should be considered by faculty for use in their classes. The new features listed in the paragraph above are very helpful in moving students forward into a future-oriented practice.
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Reviewer: Robin Webb Corbett, PhD, RN C(East Carolina University)
Description: This comprehensive text is written for students to provide the knowledge and skills needed to become competent practitioners, facilitate critical thinking, and become caring nurses. Unique features of this text are the numerous boxes provoided to highlight and categorize salient content.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide maternity/women's health students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent practitioners, think critically, and become caring nurses. Organizing threads are the belief that pregnancy, childbirth, and developmental changes are natural processes, with an emphasis on family focus and research based practice.
Audience: The editors propose that this text is written for nursing students in all types of nursing programs. I believe it is appropriate for nursing students seeking to learn about women's health and maternity nursing as well as clinicians seeking more information. With the continuing changes in women's health and increased emphasis on early discharge, wellness, and complementary and alternative health practices, an updated edition is necessary. The editors and contributors have numerous publications in the area of women's health and maternity nursing.
Features: Worthy features and new additions to this textbook include the client self-care boxes, home care boxes, emergency boxes, nurse alerts, and research boxes. Key points and critical thinking exercises in each chapter facilitate identification of important content and facilitate student's ability to apply critical thinking in women's health and maternal newborn care. Detailed color illustrations and varied tables/boxes throughout the chapters emphasize important points and provide current and clinically relevant information.
Assessment: This comprehensive text is a presentation of women's health and maternity nursing concepts for introductory students and clinicians with diverse learning needs. Unique features are numerous boxes to highlight important points and clinically relevant information to facilitate use by practitioners and students.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323020084
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/1/2003
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1248
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.16 (h) x 1.99 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Contemporary Maternity Nursing and Women's Health Care 1
Ch. 2 Community Care: The Family and Culture 16
Ch. 3 Genetics 52
Ch. 4 Alternative and Complementary Therapies 74
Ch. 5 Assessment and Health Promotion 91
Ch. 6 Violence Against Women 131
Ch. 7 Reproductive System Concerns 155
Ch. 8 Sexually Transmitted and Other Infections 185
Ch. 9 Contraception and Abortion 220
Ch. 10 Infertility 246
Ch. 11 Problems of the Breast 267
Ch. 12 Structural Disorders and Neoplasms of the Reproductive Systems 289
Ch. 13 Conception and Fetal Development 327
Ch. 14 Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy 348
Ch. 15 Maternal and Fetal Nutrition 369
Ch. 16 Nursing Care During Pregnancy 397
Ch. 17 Childbirth and Perinatal Education 448
Ch. 18 Labor and Birth Processes 468
Ch. 19 Management of Discomfort 488
Ch. 20 Fetal Assessment During Labor 518
Ch. 21 Nursing Care During Labor 541
Ch. 22 Postpartum Physiology 607
Ch. 23 Nursing Care of the Postpartum Woman 616
Ch. 24 Transition to Parenthood 647
Ch. 25 Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn 682
Ch. 26 Nursing Care of the Newborn 708
Ch. 27 Newborn Nutrition and Feeding 755
Ch. 28 Care of the Newborn at Home 789
Ch. 29 Assessment for Risk Factors 811
Ch. 30 Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy 837
Ch. 31 Antepartal Hemorrhagic Disorders 860
Ch. 32 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 881
Ch. 33 Medical-Surgical Problems in Pregnancy 905
Ch. 34 Obstetric Critical Care 932
Ch. 35 Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse 960
Ch. 36 Labor and Birth Complications 983
Ch. 37 Postpartum Complications 1036
Ch. 38 Acquired Problems of the Newborn 1051
Ch. 39 Hemolytic Disorders and Congenital Anomalies 1082
Ch. 40 Nursing Care of the High Risk Newborn 1112
Ch. 41 Grieving the Loss of a Newborn 1150
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