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OB Peds Women's Health Notes : Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide - 06 edition

OB Peds Women`s Health Notes : Nurse`s Clinical Pocket Guide (ISBN10: 0803614667; ISBN13: 9780803614666)
ISBN13: 978-0803614666
ISBN10: 0803614667

Summary: A Davis's Notes book. OB Peds Women's Health Notes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide provides students and clinicians quick access to detailed information in OB/Women's Health and Pediatric clinical practice. It will help not only with situations for which there has been no preparation but also as a quick review for newly learned patient care information. The focus will be on key issues with brief inclusion of supporting theories such as those related to growth and deve morelopment and patient teaching.

Key Features

  • Norms and assessment for infants and children and assessment of women during stages of pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum, and with gynecological complaints
  • Terminology needed for proper communication with members of the health care team
  • Covers procedures commonly used in pediatrics, pregnancy, labor and delivery and postpartum, including breast exams, family planning, labor and delivery
  • Reviews techniques for medication administration and fluid rate calculation
  • Patient Teaching Tips--short hospital stays mean that a great deal of patient teaching for patient and child/infant care is done before discharge
  • Pages are waterproof and reusable
  • Students can write directly on pages, temporarily recording clinical data that can be wiped clean with alcohol and used again
  • Truly pocket-sized
  • Eight tabbed sections cover:
    • GYNE & STDs--General information/tables; STD's; PAP smears; Birth control; preconceptual counseling; sexually transmitted diseases
    • ANTEPARTUM--lab tests; educational needs (includes expected changes; common discomforts, distinguishing true labor with Braxton Hicks); visit frequency associated with each trimester; key points in caring for the patient with complications; isoimmunization; gestational diabetes
    • INTRAPARTUM--the five P's of labor; stages of labor; intrapartum interventions; pain relief; fetal; Cesarean section; complications; abruption/placenta previa; DIC; shoulder dystocia
    • POST PARTUM & NEONATAL--breastfeeding; common medications; care of the normal neonate; treatment of common problems; assessments for post delivery care, gestational age; calculating APGAR scores; phototherapy; hypoglycemia, hypocalcemia; overview of NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) guidelines; birth injuries; emergency medications
    • PEDIATRIC BASICS--developmental screening; common milestones for development; tools for pain assessment; Pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale; guidelines for monitoring adequate intake and output; Normal VS
    • OUTPATIENT PEDIATRICS & SAFETY--common brand name and generic children's meds, with dosage ranges and common side effects; tools for calculating IV fluids by weight; formulas for calculating medications and common continuous medication infusions; images indicating the location of IM and subcutaneous injections; common IV sites; table and discussion of insulin preparation and injection
    • INPATIENT PEDIATRICS & EMERGENCIES--PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support); emergency medications; algorithms, guidelines, and scores for resuscitation, intubations, trauma, common pediatric emergencies less

Edition/Copyright: 06
Cover: Spiral
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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