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Nursing Excellence for the Next Generation line



Olds’ Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women’s Health Across the Lifespan, 8th Edition

Features Include:

· Chapter Openers refer you to the related textbook chapters.

· Essay, fill-in-the-blank, matching, and short answer questions help you learn and assimilate key concepts about essential information in the text.

· Critical Thinking in Practice sections guide you through the decision-making process for the clinical data presented.

· Critical Thinking Challenge exercises ask you to prioritize nursing actions.

· Nursing Care Plan in Action exercises use case studies to prepare you for clinical experiences.

· Role-play exercises help you practice your skills to help you succeed in clinical.

· Reflections sections challenge you to consider your clinical experiences in light of the chapter topic.

· Memory Check asks you about abbreviations used in connection with the chapter topic.

· Explore MediaLink to bridge the gap between the Prentice Hall Nursing MediaLink DVD-ROM and Companion Website (www.prenhall.com/davidson) that accompany the textbook. Look here for references to animations, videos, nursing tools, and other media resources that will help you master chapter content.

· Answers and rationales in the Appendix provide immediate reinforcement and permit you to check the accuracy of your work.

Additional Tools to Complement Learning Include:

  • Clinical Handbook for Olds’ Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women’s Health Across the Lifespan (ISBN 0-13-232441-5). This handbook serves as a portable, quick reference to maternal-newborn nursing care for students. Covering pregnancy through the postpartum and newborn stages, it allows students to take the information they learn from class into any clinical setting.

For Additional Resources go to www.MyPearsonStore.com

NLN Practice Tests — Prentice Hall and the National League for Nursing are pleased to offer you unique practice tests that correlate directly to your Prentice Hall Nursing textbooks. Each test is a comprehensive examination intended for students who have completed their course work and provides feedback regarding comprehension of the course content.

VangoNotes are downloadable audio study guides that can be used for exam preparation and concept review. Just download and go!

MyNursingLab is a user-friendly site that gives you the opportunity to test yourself on key concepts and skills in maternal-newborn and women’s health nursing. By using MyNursingLab, you can track your own progress through the course and use customized, media-rich, study plan activities to help achieve success in the classroom, in clinical, and ultimately on the NCLEX-RN®.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132401494
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 6/20/2007
  • Edition description: Workbook
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 10.75 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Table of Contents

8th ed. Workbook Contents

1 Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Care

Text Chapters 1, 2, 3

Contemporary Childbirth • Nursing Roles • Community-Based Nursing Care •

Standards of Care • Evidence-Based Nursing Practice • The Contemporary Family in Culturally Diverse Society • Complementary and Alternative Care

2 Women’s Health Care

Text Chapters 4 & 5

The Role of the Nurse in Menstrual Counseling • Menopause • Contraceptive Methods

3 Women’s Health Problems

Text Chapters 6, 7, 8, 9

Commonly Occurring Infections • Disorders of the Breast •

Gynecologic Disorders • Social Issues • Violence Against Women

4 The Reproductive System-

Text Chapter 10

Puberty • Female Reproductive System • Female Reproductive Cycle (FRC) •

Male Reproductive System

5 Conception, Fetal Development, and Special

Reproductive Issues: Infertility & GeneticsMarcia

Text Chapters 11 & 12

Cellular Division • Cellular Multiplication and Implantation • Embryonic Membranes/

Amniotic Fluid/Umbilical Cord • Placenta Development and Function • Fetal Circulation • Fetal Development • Infertility • Genetic Disorders

6 Physical and Psychologic Changes of Pregnancy

Text Chapters 13 & 14

Preparation for Pregnancy and Childbirth • Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy •

Pregnancy Tests • Psychologic Response of the Expectant Family to Pregnancy

7 Nursing Assessment and Care of the Expectant Family

Text Chapters 15, 16, 17, 18

Prenatal Assessment • Common Discomforts of Pregnancy • Teaching for Self-Care During Pregnancy • Age-Related Considerations • Adolescent Pregnancy • Maternal Nutrition

8 Pregnancy at Risk: Pregestational Problems

Text Chapter 19

Substance Abuse and Pregnancy • Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy •

HIV Infection and Pregnancy • Heart Disease and Pregnancy

9 Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Onset

Text Chapter 20

Bleeding Disorders • Hyperemesis Gravidarum • Premature Rupture of the

Membranes (PROM) • Preterm Labor • Preeclampsia and Eclampsia •

Rh Incompatibility • Infections and Pregnancy

10 Assessment of Fetal Well-Being

Text Chapter 21

Ultrasound • Maternal Assessment of Fetal Activity • Nonstress Testing •

Biophysical Profile • Contraction Stress Testing • Maternal Serum Alpha

Fetoprotein Testing • Chorionic Villi Sampling • Amniocentesis • Fetal Lung Maturity

11 Processes and Stages of Labor and Birth

Text Chapter 22

Birth Passage • The Fetus • Uterine Contractions •

Psychosocial-Cultural Considerations • Physiology of Labor

12 Nursing Assessment and Care of the Intrapartal Family

Text Chapters 23, 24, 25

Initial Assessment and Admission • Breathing Techniques • Fetal Monitoring •

Assessment and Support During Labor • Episiotomy • Birth • Apgar Score •

Nursing Care Following Birth • Delivery of the Placenta • Nursing Care in the

Third Stage • Nursing Care in the Fourth Stage • Pain During Labor: Contributing

Factors, Support, Analgesics, and Anesthetics

13 Childbirth at Risk

Text Chapters 26 & 27 & 37

Anxiety, Fear, and Psychological Disorders • Failure to Progress • Precipitous Labor and Birth • Postterm Pregancy • Fetal Malposition • Placental Problems • Macrosomia • External Cephalic Version • Induction of Labor • Multiple Pregnancy • Hydramnios• Oligohydramnios • Amnioinfusion• Fetal Distress: Meconium-Stained Amniotic Fluid • Cephalopelvic Disproportion • Forceps-Assisted Birth • Vacuum

Extractor-Assisted Birth • Cesarean Birth • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Birth (VBAC) • Intrauterine Fetal Death· Perinatal Grief & Loss

14 Newborn Physiologic Adaptation and Assessment

Text Chapters 28 & 29

Physiologic Adaptations • Period of Reactivity • Gestational Age Assessment •

Initial Assessments • Physical Assessment of the Newborn

15 Normal Newborn Needs and CareText Chapters 30 & 31

Care During Admission and First Four Hours of Life • Daily Newborn Nursing Assessments • Breastfeeding • Circumcision • Discharge Teaching/Preparation for Care at Home

16 Nursing Care of Newborns With Conditions Present at Birth

Text Chapter 32

Classification of At-Risk Infants • Small-for Gestational-Age (SGA) Infant •

Infant of a Diabetic Mother (IDM) • Postterm Infant • Preterm Infant •

Infant of Substance-Abusing Mother • Newborn at Risk for HIV/AIDS

17 Nursing Care of Newborns With Birth-Related Stressors

Text Chapter 33

Resuscitation • Respiratory Distress Syndrome • Cold Stress • Neonatal Jaundice •

Newborn with Polycythemia • Neonatal Infections

18 Nursing Assessment and Care of the Postpartal Family

Text Chapters 34 & 35

Attachment Immediately After Birth • Physiologic Postpartal Changes • Maternal Role

Attainment • Assessment of the Postpartal Woman • Relief of Postpartal Discomforts •

Suppression of Lactation • Psychologic Responses • Postpartal Care of the Woman

Following Cesarean Birth • Care of the Adolescent Mother • Discharge Teaching

19 Home Care of the Postpartal Family

Text Chapter 36

Home Visits • Home Care of the Newborn • Home Care of the Postpartal Woman

and Family • Supporting the Breastfeeding Mother

20 The Postpartal Family At Risk

Text Chapter 38

Postpartal Hemorrhage • Late Postpartal Hemorrhage/Subinvolution • Reproductive Tract or Wound Infections • Overdistention of Bladder • Postpartal Cystitis • Mastitis •

Thromboembolic Diseases • Postpartal Mood Disorders


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