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Maternity Nursing / With CD

Maternity Nursing / With CD - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323016438

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ISBN13: 978-0323016438
ISBN10: 032301643X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 03
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2003
International: No

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Maternity Nursing / With CD - 6TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323016438

Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk and Shannon E. Perry

ISBN13: 978-0323016438
ISBN10: 032301643X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 03
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2003
International: No
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.

Author Bio

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

Table of Contents

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