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Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing

Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing - 5th edition

Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9781437702590

ISBN10: 1437702597

Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
International: No
Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women

ISBN13: 9781437702590

ISBN10: 1437702597

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 10

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Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing is praised by users and reviewers for its outstanding coverage of complex material in a readable, ''student-friendly'' style. Necessary step-by-step instruction in assessments and interventions are provided to enable you to function effectively in the clinical area. The text carefully integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, client teaching, communication, and critical thinking in the overall continuum of nursing care. . Over 30 Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you to apply the nursing process to clinical situations and provide models for effective client and family care . Multicultural Considerations provide a thorough understanding of the needs, values, customs, and beliefs of clients from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds . Communication Cues provide guidance for interpreting client and family statements and behaviors . Therapeutic Communication boxes illustrate actual client and family dialogues that can be used in clinical practice . Common maternity skills and procedures give you clear guidance on important procedures with rationales for each step . Complementary and Alternative Therapy boxes provide awareness for important therapy alternatives to traditional techniques . Critical Thinking Questions present you with real life clinical situations and challenge you to prioritize and think critically . Critical to Remember boxes alert you to critical or need-to-know facts . A series of questions at the end of each section help you to assess mastery of key content . Drug Guides help you to focus on the most common and currently used medications . Want to Know Boxes offer extensive client education guidelines for the maternity and women's health settings . A new chapter on Preventive Care emphasizes understanding the preventive aspect of care of women throughout the childbearing years and beyond . Evidence-based practice boxes reinforce the impor

Author Bio

Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Professor Emerita, Health Professions, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA and Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas, TX

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations for Nursing Care of Childbearing Families

1. Maternity and Women's Health Care Today

2. The Nurse's Role in Maternity and Women's Health Care

3. Ethical, Social, and Legal Issues

4. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology

5. Hereditary and Environmental Influences on Childbearing

Part II: The Family Before Birth

6. Conception and Prenatal Development

7. Physiologic Adaptations to Pregnancy

8. Psychosocial Adaptations to Pregnancy

9. Nutrition for Childbearing

10. Antepartal Fetal Assessment

11. Perinatal Education

Part III: The Family During Birth

12. Processes of Birth

13. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth

14. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance

15. Pain Management During Childbirth

16. Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures

Part IV: The Family Following Birth

17. Postpartum Physiologic Adaptations

18. Postpartum Psychosocial Adaptations

19. Normal Newborn: Processes of Adaptation

20. Assessment of the Normal Newborn

21. Care of the Normal Newborn

22. Infant Feeding

23. Home Care of the Infant

Part V: Families at Risk during the Childbearing Period

24. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs

25. Complications of Pregnancy

26. Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy

27. Intrapartum Complications

28. Postpartum Maternal Complications

29. High-Risk Newborn: Complications Associated with Gestational Age and Development

30. High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions

Part VI: Women's Health Care

31. Family Planning

32. Infertility

33. Preventive Care for Women

34. Women's Health Problems