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Thompson's Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Thompson's Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0721693347

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ISBN13: 978-0721693347
ISBN10: 0721693342
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 03
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2003
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Thompson's Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing - 4TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0721693347

Gloria Leifer

ISBN13: 978-0721693347
ISBN10: 0721693342
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 03
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

This practical text provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing in a concise, scientific, and understandable format. Featuring a popular body system organization, it provides one continuum of knowledge flowing from conception to adulthood. With emphasis on prevention, early recognition, and the family, it also includes enhanced coverage of antepartum care and a new full-color design.

  • The most up-to-date information is featured -- including the newest NANDA nursing diagnoses, standard precautions for immunization, and storage and use of products.
  • The newest techniques and technology are presented -- including the medibottle and phototherapy blanket.
  • Health care reform trends such as Healthy People 2010 are considered.
  • Content on antepartum care has been enhanced along with expanded women's health content.
  • An easy-to-read style and full color design with new illustrations and photographs clarify key concepts and make the text more student-friendly.
  • A new chapter on complementary and alternative therapies has been added.
  • New charts in the antepartum and intrapartum chapters summarize the physiological and psychological changes experienced by the patient, and explain the necessary nursing interventions.
  • Updated and clarified content on the growth and development of the child and the parent helps the reader provide guidance to the parent on how to help the child achieve Erikson's stages of child development.
  • NIC and NOC with NANDA diagnoses are introduced.
  • A list of online resources appears at the end of each chapter.
  • Critical thinking exercises appear in each chapter with discussion points included in the Instructor's Manual.
  • Tear-out patient teaching cards present maternity and pediatric teaching plans in both English and Spanish for use in clinical settings.
  • Comprehensive discussions are provided on family centered care, health promotion and illness prevention, women's health issues, and growth and development of the child and parent.
  • Material is presented with a logical and effective simple-to-complex and health-to-illness organization.
  • Key terms, objectives, tables, figures, and key points in every chapter make reading easier.
  • Cultural considerations are integrated and discussed in all aspects of maternal-child care.
  • Content on grief and loss is integrated throughout as applicable, illustrating the differences in understanding death at various ages and suggesting appropriate responses by the nurse.
  • Multiple-choice review questions are included at the end of each chapter for immediate reinforcement of the chapter content, and to help students prepare for the NCLEX-PN.
  • Nursing Tips throughout each chapter enhance retention by emphasizing important concepts.
  • Maternity and pediatric specific skills and techniques are detailed throughout the text. A complete list of these skills has been added to the last page of the book for easy reference.
  • An updated bibliography and reader reference list validate content and refer the reader to sources for more in-depth study.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: AN OVERVIEW OF MATERNITY AND PEDIATRIC NURSING

1. The Past, Present, and Future

UNIT TWO: MATERNAL-NEWBORN NURSING AND WOMEN'S HEALTH

2. Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
3. Prenatal Development
4. Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy
5. Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Pregnancy
6. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth
7. Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth
8. Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth
9. The Family After Birth
10. Nursing Care of Women with Complications Following Birth
11. The Nurse's Role in Women's Health Care
12. The Term Newborn
13. Preterm and Postterm Newborns
14. The Newborn with a Congenital Malformation


UNIT THREE: THE GROWING CHILD AND FAMILY

15. An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition
16. The Infant
17. The Toddler
18. The Preschool Child
19. The School-Age Child
20. The Adolescent


UNIT FOUR: ADAPTING CARE TO THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT

21. The Child's Experience of Hospitalization
22. Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family

UNIT FIVE: THE CHILD NEEDING NURSING CARE

23. The Child with a Sensory or Neurological Condition
24. The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition
25. The Child with a Respiratory or Cardiovascular Disorder
26. The Child with a Condition of the Blood, Blood-Forming Organs, or Lymphatic System
27. The Child with a Gastrointestinal Condition
28. The Child with a Genitourinary Condition
29. The Child with a Skin Condition
30. The Child with a Metabolic Condition
31. The Child with a Communicable Disease
32. The Child with an Emotional or Behavioral Condition

UNIT SIX: THE CHANGING HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT NEW!

33. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Appendix

A: Standard Precautions and Body Substance Isolation Precautions Appendix
B: National Agencies for Obstetrical and Pediatric Clients Appendix
C: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnosis Appendix
D: Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams for Newborn Weights Appendix
E: Temperature Equivalents Appendix
F: Common Spanish Phrases for Maternity and Pediatric Nurses Appendix
G: Commonly Used Abbreviations in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Complete Bibliography and Reader References Illustration Credits Glossary Index

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