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Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery

Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery - 3rd edition

Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780323017510

ISBN10: 0323017517

Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery by Elizabeth Stepp Gilbert and Judith S. Harmon - ISBN 9780323017510
Edition: 3RD 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2003
International: No
Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery by Elizabeth Stepp Gilbert and Judith S. Harmon - ISBN 9780323017510

ISBN13: 9780323017510

ISBN10: 0323017517

Summary

MANUAL OF HIGH RISK PREGNANCY AND DELIVERY, 2ND EDITION provides the practicing perinatal nurse in obstetric facilities with comprehensive in one accessible text. The text covers the must-knows of care screening for risk factors, providing preventive management, and intervening appropriately when problems arise. Various problems are presented in a consistent format that includes incidence, etiology, physiology, pathophysiology, and medical management with protocols for nurse practitioners. Collaborative problems and desired outcomes are also addressed. The book also discusses the role of the advance practice nurse implementing care. This completely revised edition includes. current AWHONN Standards of Practice and NANDA nursing diagnoses, a new chapter on complementary and alternative therapies, new content on multiple gestation including nutritional needs and preterm management, and new information on domestic violence, thrombophilias and other connective tissue disorders.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PHYSIOLOGIC CONSIDERATIONS OF A HIGH RISK PREGNANCY
Physiologic Adaptations to Pregnancy
General Nursing Assessment of the High Risk Expectant Family
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Assessment of Fetal Well-Being
Perinatal Screening and Diagnoses

PSYCHOLOGIC IMPLICATIONS OF A HIGH RISK PREGNANCY
Psychologic Adaptations
Pregnancy Loss and Perinatal Grief

ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS IN PERINATAL NURSING
Ethical Decision Making

Legal Issues and Risk Management

HEALTH DISORDERS COMPLICATING PREGNANCY
Diabetes
Cardiac Disease
Renal Disease
Thrombophilias and Connective Tissue Disorders
Pulmonary Disease and Respiratory Distress

COMPLICATIONS IN PREGNANCY
Spontaneous Abortion
Ectopic Pregnancy
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Placental Abnormalities
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy
Hemolytic Incompatibility
Hypertensive Disorders
Preterm Labor and Multiple Gestation
Premature Rupture of Membranes
Trauma

TERATOGENS AND SOCIAL ISSUES COMPLICATING PREGNANCY
Sexually and Nonsexually Transmitted Genitourinary Infections
26 Substance Abuse

ALTERATIONS IN THE MECHANISM OF LABOR
Labor Stimulation
Dysfunctional Labor
Postterm Pregnancy