Olds' Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women's Health Across the Lifespan / Edition 8

Olds' Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women's Health Across the Lifespan / Edition 8

by Michele W Davidson, Marcia L. London, Patricia W. Ladewig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132208733

ISBN-13: 9780132208734

Pub. Date: 05/07/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Nurses working with childbearing families face a variety new challenges, including shortened lengths of hospital stay, the trend toward greater use of community-based and home care, and downsizing and mergers of health-care systems. This book is not only important reading for maternity nurses, but also can be used as an invaluable reference tool. The Eighth Edition

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Overview

Nurses working with childbearing families face a variety new challenges, including shortened lengths of hospital stay, the trend toward greater use of community-based and home care, and downsizing and mergers of health-care systems. This book is not only important reading for maternity nurses, but also can be used as an invaluable reference tool. The Eighth Edition of this popular book not only continues to emphasize the central role played by maternity nurses working with today's childbearing families, but also includes a global perspective, covering culture as a factor in relating to the woman's childbirth experience. It also includes a comprehensive, accessible segment on women's health issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132208734
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/07/2007
Series:
MyNursingLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1280
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.17(h) x 1.92(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing

1. Current Issues in Maternal-Newborn Nursing

2. Care of the Family in a Culturally Diverse Society

3. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

UNIT 2: Women’s Health

4. Health Promotion of Women Across the Lifespan

5. Women's Health: Family Planning

6. Women's Health: Commonly Occurring Infections

7. Women's Health Problems

8. Women's Care: Social Issues

9. Violence Against Women

UNIT 3: Human Reproduction

10. The Reproductive System

11. Conception and Fetal Development

12. Special Reproductive Concerns: Infertility and Genetics

UNIT 4: Pregnancy

13. Preparation for Parenthood

14. Physical and Psychologic Changes of Pregnancy

15. Antepartum Nursing Assessment

16. The Expectant Family: Needs and Care

17. Adolescent Pregnancy

18. Maternal Nutrition

19. Pregnancy at Risk: Pregestational Problems

20. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Onset

21. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being

UNIT 5: Birth

22. Processes and Stages of Labor and Birth

23. Intrapartum Nursing Assessment

24. The Family in Childbirth: Needs and Care

25. Pain Management During Labor

26. Childbirth at Risk: Prelabor Complications

27. Childbirth at Risk: Labor-Related Complications

28. Birth-Related Procedures

UNIT 6: The Newborn

29. Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth

30. Nursing Assessment of the Newborn

31. The Normal Newborn: Needs and Care

32. Newborn Nutrition

33. The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth

34. The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors

UNIT 7: Postpartum

35. Postpartum Family Adaptation and Nursing Assessment

36. The Postpartum Family: Needs and Care

37. Home Care of the Postpartum Family

38. Grief and Loss in the Childbearing Family

39. The Postpartum Family at Risk

APPENDICES

A. Common Abbreviations in Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing

B. Conversions and Equivalents

C. Spanish Translations of English Phrases

D. Guidelines for Working with Deaf Clients and Interpreters

E. Sign Language for Healthcare Professionals

F. Actions and Effects of Selected Drugs During Breastfeeding

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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