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This exciting new, full-color text prepares students to provide realistic, holistic care while supporting the woman's efforts at self-care and empowering her to be a partner in her own healthcare. The text focuses on the interaction with the individual, their family, and their community, discusses complementary and medical therapies, and covers interactions with women during outpatient and in-patient care. Nutrition, culture, and patient teaching are carefully integrated throughout this unique text.
(Includes a FREE MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Matteson/)
UNIT 1: UNDERSTANDING THE HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF WOMEN · Women's Lives · Women Within Their Families · Women Within Their Communities ·UNIT 2: NURSING CARE WITH WOMEN · Assessment of a Woman's Health · Teaching for Self-Care · Assisting Women with Health Issues · Assisting Women with Health Problems · UNIT 3: CARE AND SUPPORT DURING CHILDBEARING · Preconception Health Care · Assessment of a Woman During Pregnancy · Nursing Care During the First Trimester · Nursing Care During the Second Trimester · Nursing Care During the Third Trimester · Childbirth Preparation · Providing Care and Support During Labor and Delivery · Care of the Well Woman During the Postpartum · Care of the Newborn · UNIT 4: CARE AND SUPPORT DURING COMPLICATIONS IN CHILDBEARING· Care of the Woman at Risk During Pregnancy · Care of the Woman at Risk During Labor and Delivery · Care of the Woman with Postpartum Complications in the Hospital · Care of the Woman with Postpartum Complications at Home · APPENDIXES · Pregnant Patient's Bill of Rights · Abbreviations Used in Women's Health and Maternal-Newborn Nursing · Effect of Food on Common Antiinfectives· Oral Contraceptive Drug Interactions · Standard Laboratory Values: Women and Pregnant Women · Standard Laboratory Values of the Neonatal Period · Glossary