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cover image - Maternity Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323078092
Publication Date: 02-05-2010
Page Count: 875
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $85.95

Maternity Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN and Kitty Cashion, RN, BC, MSN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Maternity Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323078092
Publication Date: 02-05-2010
Page Count: 875
Imprint: Mosby
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Addressing the fundamentals of maternity nursing, this clear, readable textbook features concise, focused coverage of key concepts such as family, culture, and health promotion in the continuum of care.
      • A companion Evolve website includes student resources such as NCLEX® exam-style review questions, audio chapter summaries, a care plan builder, nursing skills, interactive case studies, video clips and animations, anatomy reviews, and an audio glossary with Spanish pronunciations.
      • Unique! Nursing Alerts highlight critical information in providing care.
      • Unique! Emergency boxes provide step-by-step procedures for pediatric and maternity emergencies.
      • Unique! Cultural Considerations boxes discuss customs and beliefs of different cultures that may affect care for patients and families.
      • Unique! Community Activity boxes provide maternal and newborn exercises to enhance care in local community settings.
      • Unique! Nursing Process boxes identify information on major diseases and conditions.
      • Patient Instructions for Self-Management boxes highlight the information nurses need to communicate to patients and families.
      • Critical Thinking exercises are based on case studies of real-life situations.
      • Coverage of nursing care management uses a framework of the five steps of the nursing process as well as a focus on collaborative care.
      • Nursing care plans include specific guidelines and rationales for interventions.
      • Evidence-Based Practice boxes have been updated, researched and reformatted to help you focus on current research.

      • Recognizes the nurse’s need to integrate the family in the care of the mother and newborn.

      • New and updated information to reflect current nursing research.

    • 1. 21st Century Maternity Nursing: Culturally Competent, Family and Community Focused

      Unit One: Reproductive Years

      2. Assessment and Health Promotion

      3. Common Concerns

      4. Contraception, Abortion, and Infertility

      Unit Two: Pregnancy

      5. Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development

      6. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy

      7. Nursing Care of the Family during Pregnancy

      8. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition

      Unit Three: Childbirth

      9. Labor and Birth Processes

      10. Management of Discomfort

      11. Fetal Assessment during Labor

      12. Nursing Care of the Family during Labor and Birth

      Unit Four: Postpartum Period

      13. Maternal Physiologic Changes

      14. Nursing Care of the Family during the Fourth Trimester

      15. Transition to Parenthood

      Unit Five: The Newborn

      16. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations

      17. Assessment and Care of the Newborn and Family

      18. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding

      Unit Six: Complications of Childbearing

      19. Assessment of High Risk Pregnancy

      20. Pregnancy at Risk: Preexisting Conditions

      21. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Conditions

      22. Labor and Birth at Risk

      23. Postpartum Complications

      24. The Newborn at Risk

    • Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Clinical Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA and Kitty Cashion, RN, BC, MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
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