Summary: Revised and updated, this new 6th edition is the all-in-one source for practical, reliable information on nursing care during the childbearing years. Designed to meet the needs of today's students, it addresses the fundamentals of maternity nursing with a clear, more readable writing style and a concise, more focused content presentation. Integrating the importance of understanding family, culture, and health promotion into the continuum of care, it also includes a s
trategic integration of community-based care to emphasize that care can take place wherever the woman may be.
Summary: Revised and updated, this new 6th edition is the all-in-one source for practical, reliable information on nursing care during the childbearing years. Designed to meet the needs of today's students, it addresses the fundamentals of maternity nursing with a clear, more readable writing style and a concise, more focused content presentation. Integrating the importance of understanding family, culture, and health promotion into the continuum of care, it also includes a strategic integration of community-based care to emphasize that care can take place wherever the woman may be. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:6TH 03 Cover: Hardback Publisher:C.V. Mosby Co. Year Published: 2003 International: No
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Lowdermilk, Deitra Leonard : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Clinical Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
Perry, Shannon E. :
Shannon E Perry, PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN, San Jose, CA
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UNIT I: INTRODUCTION TO MATERNITY NURSING
1. Contemporary Maternity Nursing 2. The Family & Culture 3. Community & Home Care
UNIT II: REPRODUCTIVE YEARS
4. Assessment & Health Promotion 5. Common Reproductive Concerns 6. Contraception, Abortion, & Infertility
UNIT III: PREGNANCY
7. Genetics, Conception & Fetal Development 8. Anatomy & Physiology of Pregnancy 9. Nursing Care During Pregnancy 10. Maternal & Fetal Nutrition
UNIT IV: CHILDBIRTH
11. Labor and Birth Processes 12. Management of Discomfort 13. Fetal Assessment 14. Nursing Care During Labor & Birth
UNIT V: POSTPARTUM PERIOD
15. Maternal Physiologic Changes 16. Nursing Care During the Fourth Trimester 17. Transition to Parenthood
UNIT VI: THE NEWBORN
18. Physiologic & Behavioral Adaptations 19. Assessment & Care of the Newborn 20. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
UNIT VII: COMPLICATIONS OF CHILDBEARING
21. Assessment for Risk Factors 22. Pregnancy at Risk: Pre-Existing Conditions 23. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Conditions 24. Labor and Birth at Risk 25. Postpartum Complications 26. The Newborn at Risk: Problems Related to Gestational Age 27. The Newborn at Risk: Acquired & Congenital Problems 28. Loss and Grief
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