Maternity Nursing Care / Edition 2by Lynna Y. Littleton-Gibbs, Joan Engebretson
Pub. Date: 01/22/2012
Publisher: Cengage Learning
MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2nd Edition delivers all of the core components of obstetrical nursing, along with in-depth study features to help you develop and enhance analytical skills. Starting with women's health issues and pregnancy care, the chapters progress through labor and childbirth, postpartum care, and newborn development, addressing the nursing
MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2nd Edition delivers all of the core components of obstetrical nursing, along with in-depth study features to help you develop and enhance analytical skills. Starting with women's health issues and pregnancy care, the chapters progress through labor and childbirth, postpartum care, and newborn development, addressing the nursing considerations for both normal and high-risk scenarios where appropriate. Written from a nursing perspective, MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2ND Edition emphasizes overall patient care as opposed to medical treatment alone, and illustrates the critical importance of fostering the nurse-patient relationship. MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2ND Edition is also bound with a helpful StudyWARE™ online, which includescase studies, NCLEX-style review questions, videos, activities, a glossary, and many other features to help you meet and exceed the highest standards of obstetrical nursing care.
Table of Contents
1. Maternity Nursing in the Contemporary Health Care System. 2. Theoretical Perspectives on the Childbearing Family. 3. Complementary and Alternative Therapy. 4. Ethics, Laws, and Standards of Care. 5. Promoting Women's' Health. 6. Health Care Issues and Common Concerns. 7. Reproduction, Fertility, Infertility, and Family Planning. 8. Genetics and Genetic Counseling. 9. Normal Pregnancy. 10. Nursing Care of the Pregnant Woman. 11. Management and Nursing Care of High-Risk Clients. 12. Fetal Development. 13. Fetal Assessment. 14. Processes of Labor. 15. Nursing Care of the Intrapartal Family. 16. High-Risk Births and Obstetrical Emergencies. 17. Pain Management During Labor and Delivery. 18. Nursing Care of the Postpartum Family. 19. Complications of Postpartum and Neonatal Loss. 20. Lactation and Newborn Nutrition. 21. Transition to Extrauterine Life. 22. Care of the Normal Newborn. 23. Care of Newborns at Risk Due to Low Birthweight and Prematurity. 24. Care of the Newborn with Chronic and Acquired Conditions.
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