ISBN: 9780323092524
Page Count: 704
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Clinical Companion for Maternity Nursing - Elsevier Digital Book (Retail Access Card),

by Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN and Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN
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ISBN: 9780323092524
Page Count: 704
Imprint: Mosby
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Clinical Companion for Maternity Nursing is designed to give students an accessible, quick reference to the information needed in the clinical setting in order to provide competent and sensitive care to childbearing families. It presents coverage of women's health, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and care of the newborn.
    • Patient Instructions for Self-Care provides guidelines for the nurse to give to the patient to practice self-care and transfer information from the hospital to the home.
    • Women's health section focuses on risk identification and anticipatory guidance.
    • Health promotion is integrated throughout to maintain a focus on wellness as an integral part of today's maternity nursing care.
    • Nurse Alert boxes highlight critical information for the nurse.
    • English/Spanish guidelines boxes provide a handy reference for communicating with and teaching patients and families.
    • Medication guides offer information about the most common drugs.
    • Emergency and Signs of Potential Complications boxes alert the nurse to signs and symptoms of various emergency situations and provide interventions for immediate implementation.
    • Step-by-step procedures help the nurse understand the full scope of nursing practice.
  • UNIT 1: MATERNAL-NEWBORN NURSING

    1. Maternity-Infant Nursing

    2. The Family and Culture

    3. Community and Home Care



    UNIT 2: WOMEN'S HEALTH

    4. Assessment and Health Promotion

    5. Common Reproductive System Concerns and Problems

    6. Contraception, Infertility, and Abortion



    UNIT 3: PREGNANCY

    7. Genetic, Conception, and Fetal Development

    8. Assessment for Risk Factors

    9. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy

    10. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition

    11. Nursing Care during Pregnancy

    12. Complications of Pregnancy



    UNIT 4: CHILDBIRTH

    13. Labor and Birth Processes

    14. Management of Discomfort

    15. Fetal Assessment during Labor

    16. Nursing Care during Labor

    17. Labor and Birth Complications



    UNIT 5: POSTPARTUM

    18. Maternal Physiologic Changes

    19. Nursing Care of the Postpartum Woman

    20. Transition to Parenthood

    21. Postpartum Complications



    UNIT 6: NEWBORN

    22. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn

    23. Assessment and Care of the Newborn

    24. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding

    25. Anticipatory Guidance for Care of the Newborn at Home

    26. Problems of the Newborn Related to Gestational Age

    27. Acquired and Congenital Problems of the Newborn

    28. Grieving the Loss of a Newborn



    Appendix A: English-Spanish Translations

    Appendix B: Medication Guides

    Appendix C: Standard Precautions
  • Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA and Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Clinical Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
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