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Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing - 6th edition

Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9781437708240

ISBN10: 1437708242

Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing by Gloria Leifer - ISBN 9781437708240
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
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Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing by Gloria Leifer - ISBN 9781437708240

ISBN13: 9781437708240

ISBN10: 1437708242

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 11

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Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psycho social care. Cultural Considerations boxes and a Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool help in developing individualized plans of care. Updated health promotion content includes Health Promotion boxes focusing on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness -- including the complete immunization schedules for all ages. Nursing Tips provide information applying to the clinical setting. Objectives are listed in each chapter opener. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references at the beginning of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you understand how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply critical thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes animations, videos, answers to review questions and answer guidelines for critical thinking questions, an English/Spanish audio glossary, critical thinking case studies, and additional review questions for the NCLEX examination. Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections at the end of each chapter help you prepare for classroom tests and the NCLEX examination. Increased focus on safety helps you prepare for safe nursing practice, with: Safety Alert! boxes based on The Joint Commission's 2009/2010 National Patient Safe

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Unit 1 An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
1 The Past, Present, and Future 1
Unit 2 Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health
2 Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology 21
3 Prenatal Development 33
4 Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy 47
5 Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Pregnancy 80
6 Nursing Care During Labor and Birth 119
7 Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth 156
8 Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth 176
9 The Family After Birth 203
10 Nursing Care of Women with Complications Following Birth 237
11 The Nurse's Role in Women's Health Care 251
12 The Term Newborn 282
13 Preterm and Postterm Newborns 305
14 The Newborn with a Congenital Malformation 320
Unit 3 The Growing Child and Family
15 An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition 346
16 The Infant 385
17 The Toddler 405
18 The Preschool Child 422
19 The School-Age Child 438
20 The Adolescent 455
Unit 4 Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient
21 The Child's Experience of Hospitalization 475
22 Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family 494
Unit 5 The Child Needing Nursing Care
23 The Child with a Sensory or Neurological Condition 533
24 The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition 567
25 The Child with a Respiratory or Cardiovascular Disorder 590
26 The Child with a Condition of the Blood, Blood-Forming Organs, or Lymphatic System 631
27 The Child with a Gastrointestinal Condition 656
28 The Child with a Genitourinary Condition 683
29 The Child with a Skin Condition 700
30 The Child with a Metabolic Condition 723
31 The Child with a Communicable Disease 741
32 The Child with an Emotional or Behavioral Condition 761
Unit 6 The Changing Health Care Environment
33 Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing 775
App. A Standard Precautions and Body Substance Isolation Precautions 787
App. B Internet Website for Maternal-Child Health Organizations and Foundations 789
App. C NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses 2001-2002 790
App. D Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams for Newborn Weights 792
App. E: Temperature Equivalents 793
App. F Common Spanish Phrases for Maternity and Pediatric Nurses 794
App. G Commonly Used Abbreviations in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing 799
Complete Bibliography and Reader References 801
Illustration Credits 817
Glossary 821
Index 835

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