Perinatal Nursing / Edition 2

Perinatal Nursing / Edition 2

by Kathleen Rice Simpson, Patricia A Creehan
     
 

Co-published with the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this book features a family-centered approach to perinatal nursing and examines the care and needs of childbearing women and neonates. The text's many topics include: professional development; standards of care; legal considerations; and professional organizations.

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Co-published with the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this book features a family-centered approach to perinatal nursing and examines the care and needs of childbearing women and neonates. The text's many topics include: professional development; standards of care; legal considerations; and professional organizations. Aspects and ramifications of care delivery systems, such as case management, critical pathways, and collaborative practice are explored. This revised edition contains two new chapters: Strategies to Develop an Evidence-Based Approach to Prenatal Care and Pregnancy and Childbirth Practices of Selected Cultures and Religions. Extensive appendices include sample care maps, guidelines, forms, and algorithms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781725101
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
748
Product dimensions:
1.46(w) x 11.00(h) x 8.25(d)

Table of Contents

    PART 1: Foundations for Practice

  1. Managing the Quality of Care
  2. Professional and Legal Issues
  3. Perinatal Teamwork: Turning Rhetoric into Reality
  4. Integrating Cultural Beliefs and Practices into the Care of Childbearing Women

    PART 2: Antepartum

  5. Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy
  6. Psychosocial Adaptation to Pregnancy and Postpartum
  7. Antenatal Care
  8. High-Risk Pregnancy

    PART 3: Intrapartum

  9. Labor and Birth
  10. Fetal Assessment During Labor
  11. Pain Relief and Comfort Measures During Labor

    PART 4: Postpartum

  12. Postpartum Care
  13. Perinatal Loss and Bereavement

    PART 5: The Newborn

  14. Newborn Adaptation to Extrauterine Life
  15. Newborn Physical Assessment
  16. Newborn Nutrition
  17. Common Neonatal Complications

    PART 6: The Transition from Hospital to Home

  18. Discharge Planning
  19. Postpartum Home Care

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