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Maternal Child Nursing Care

Maternal Child Nursing Care - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323057202

Cover of Maternal Child Nursing Care 4TH 10 (ISBN 978-0323057202)
ISBN13: 978-0323057202
ISBN10: 0323057209
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 10
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2010
International: No

List price: $139.00

Maternal Child Nursing Care - 4TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323057202

Shannon E. Perry

ISBN13: 978-0323057202
ISBN10: 0323057209
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 10
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2010
International: No
Maternal Child Nursing Care provides you with the ''right amount'' of maternity and pediatrics content from the market-leading experts in maternity and pediatrics nursing, guaranteeing accurate, up-to-date, and focused content to ensure success in the classroom, clinical setting, and on the NCLEX examination. --Nursing Alert boxes draw your attention to critical information that must be considered in providing carem --Guideline boxes provide you with clear and specific instructions on pediatric and maternity skills and procedures --Highlighted emergency procedures offer quick reference in critical or emergency situations --Home Care boxes give you information needed to deliver effective care in the home environment --Atraumatic Care boxes offer guidance for performing procedures in a caring manner, promoting a more positive experience for children, families, and nurses --Patient Teaching boxes highlight important information nurses need to communicate to patients and families --Critical Thinking Exercises provide you with opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills --Located throughout the text, icons alert you to related electronic features on the Companion CD and Evolve website --New and consolidated content on pain assessment and management helps you to focus on this especially important role --Updated evidence-based practice content focuses your attention on current research to help improve patient outcomes --Content updates throughout provides you with the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care

Author Bio

Shannon E. Perry, RN, CNS, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA; Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN-CS, PNP, FAAN, Director, Center for Research and Evidence-Based Practice; Nurse Scientist, Texas Children's Hospital; Director of Nurse Practitioners, Texas Children's Cancer Center; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Clinical Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Nursing Education and Curriculum Consultant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA and David Wilson, MS, RNC, Faculty, Langston University School of Nursing; Staff, Pediatric Emergency Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK, USA

Table of Contents


Unit 1: Introduction to Maternity Nursing

1. Contemporary Maternity Nursing

2. The Family and Culture

3. Community and Home Care

Unit 2: Reproductive Years

4. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention

5. Health Assessment

6. Common Health Problems

7. Infertility, Contraception, and Abortion

Unit 3: Pregnancy

8. Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development

9. Assessment for Risk Factors

10. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy

11. Nursing Care During Pregnancy

12. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition

13. Pregnancy at Risk: Preexisting Conditions

14. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Conditions

Unit 4: Childbirth

15. Labor and Birth Processes

16. Management of Discomfort

17. Fetal Assessment during Labor

18. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth

19. Labor and Birth at Risk

Unit 5: Postpartum Period

20. Maternal Physiologic Changes

21. Nursing Care During the Fourth Trimester

22. Transition to Parenthood

23. Postpartum Complications

Unit 6: Newborn

24. Physiologic Adaptations of the Newborn

25. Nursing Care of the Newborn

26. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding

27. Infants with Gestational Age-Related Problems

28. The Newborn at Risk: Acquired and Congenital Problems


Unit 7: Children, Their Families, and the Nurse

29. Contemporary Pediatric Nursing

30. Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family

31. Family Influences on Child Health Promotion

32. Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion

33. Developmental Influences on Child Health Promotion

Unit 8: Assessment of the Child and Family

34. Communication, History, and Physical and Developmental Assessment

35. Pain Assessment and Management NEW!

Unit 9: Health Promotion and Special Health Problems

36. The Infant and Family

37. The Toddler and Family

38. The Preschooler and Family

39. The School-Age Child and Family

40. The Adolescent and Family

Unit 10: Special Needs, Illness, and Hospitalization

41. Chronic Illness, Disability, and End-of-Life Care

42. Cognitive and Sensory Impairment

43. Family-Centered Home Care

44. Reaction to Illness and Hospitalization

45. Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions

Unit 11: Health Problems of Children

46. Respiratory Dysfunction

47. Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

48. Cardiovascular Dysfunction

49. Hematologic and Immunologic Dysfunction

50. Genitourinary Dysfunction

51. Cerebral Dysfunction

52. Endocrine Dysfunction

53. Integumentary Dysfunction

54. Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction

55. Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction


A Relationship of Drugs to Breast Milk and Effect on Infant

B Developmental/Sensory Assessment

C Growth Measurements

D Common Laboratory Tests

E Pediatric Vital Signs and Parameters