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Maternal Child Nursing Care, 5th Edition

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Maternal Child Nursing Care, 5th Edition

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Written by the foremost experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, Maternal Child Nursing Care, 5th Edition offers the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX® examination. This new edition offers numerous content updates throughout the text to keep you up-to-date on the latest topics and best practices. Plus hundreds of illustrations, alert boxes, and tables clarify key content and help you quickly find essential information.

    • Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric unit teach you how to provide competent and effective care to pediatric patients with the least amount of physical or psychological stress.
    • Community Focus boxes emphasize community issues, supply resources and guidance, and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings.
    • Critical thinking case studies offer opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and apply knowledge in various settings.
    • Emergency boxes in the maternity unit guide you through step-by-step emergency procedures.
    • Expert authors of the market-leading maternity and pediatric nursing textbooks combine to ensure delivery of the most accurate, up-to-date content.
    • Family-Centered Care boxes highlight the needs or concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care.
      • NEW! Content updates throughout the text give you the latest information on topics such as the late preterm infant, fetal heart rate pattern identification, obesity in the pregnant woman, shaken baby syndrome/traumatic brain injury, Healthy People 2020, car restraints, immunizations, and childhood obesity.
      • NEW! Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxes including QSEN KSAs (knowledge, skills, attitudes) provide the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care.
      • NEW! Medication Alerts stress medication safety concerns for better therapeutic management.
      • NEW! Safety Alerts highlighted and integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice.

      PART 1  Maternity Nursing

      UNIT 1 INTRODUCTION TO MATERNITY NURSING

        • 21st Century Maternity Nursing

        • Community Care: The Family and Culture

        UNIT 2 REPRODUCTIVE YEARS

        • Assessment and Health Promotion

        • Reproductive System Concerns

        • Infertility, Contraception, and Abortion

        UNIT 3 PREGNANCY

        • Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development

        • Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy

        • Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy

        • Maternal and Fetal Nutrition

        • Assessment of High Risk Pregnancy

        • High Risk Perinatal Care: Preexisting Conditions

        • High Risk Perinatal Care: Gestational Conditions

        UNIT 4 CHILDBIRTH

        • Labor and Birth Processes

        • Pain Management

        • Fetal Assessment During Labor

        • Nursing Care of the Family During Labor and Birth

        • Labor and Birth Complications

        UNIT 5 POSTPARTUM PERIOD

        • Maternal Physiologic Changes

        • Nursing Care of the Family during the Postpartum Period

        • Transition to Parenthood

        • Postpartum Complications

        UNIT 6 NEWBORN

        • Physiologic Adaptations of the Newborn

        • Nursing Care of the Newborn and Family

        • Newborn Nutrition and Feeding

        • The High Risk Newborn

        PART 2 PEDIATRIC NURSING

        UNIT 7 CHILDREN, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE NURSE

        • 21st Century Pediatric Nursing

        • Family, Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion

        • Developmental and Genetic Influences on Child Health Promotion

        UNIT 8 ASSESSMENT OF THE CHILD AND FAMILY

        • Communication, History, and Physical Assessment

        • Pain Assessment and Management

        UNIT 9 HEALTH PROMOTION AND SPECIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

        • The Infant and Family

        • The Toddler and Family

        • The Preschooler and Family

        • The School-Age Child and Family

        • The Adolescent and Family

        UNIT 10 SPECIAL NEEDS, ILLNESS, AND HOSPITALIZATION

        • Chronic Illness, Disability, and End-of-Life Care

        • Cognitive and Sensory Impairment

        • Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization

        • Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions

        UNIT 11 HEALTH PROBLEMS OF CHILDREN

        • Respiratory Dysfunction

        • Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

        • Cardiovascular Dysfunction

        • Hematologic and Immunologic Dysfunction

        • Genitourinary Dysfunction

        • Cerebral Dysfunction

        • Endocrine Dysfunction

        • Integumentary Dysfunction

        • Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction

        • Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction

        Appendix A: Growth Measurements

        Appendix B: Common Laboratory Tests

        Appendix C: Pediatric Vital Signs and Parameters

        Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN-CS, PNP, FAAN, Bessie Baker Distinguished Professor of Nursing
        Professor of Pediatrics
        Chair, Duke Institutional Review Board
        Duke University
        Durham, NC, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Clinical Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC and David Wilson, MS, RN, C(INC), Staff
        PALS Coordinator
        Children's Hospital at Saint Francis
        Tulsa, OK

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