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ISBN: 9780323168373
Page Count: 1864
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $112.00

Maternal Child Nursing Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN-CS, PNP, FAAN, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN and David Wilson, MS, RN, C(INC)
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Maternal Child Nursing Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323168373
Page Count: 1864
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $112.00
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This market-leading textbook provides just the "right amount" of maternity and pediatric content in an easy-to-understand manner. Divided into two sections, the first part of the book includes 28 chapters on maternity nursing and the second part contains 27 chapters covering pediatric nursing. Numerous illustrations, photos, boxes, and tables clarify key content and help you quickly find essential information. And because it’s written by market-leading experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, you can be sure you’re getting the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX® examination.

      • UNIQUE! Nursing Alerts point out critical information to consider when caring for patients.
      • UNIQUE! Guidelines boxes outline instructions for skills or procedures in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format.
      • UNIQUE! Emergency boxes offer quick reference to emergency procedures for critical maternity and pediatric emergencies.
      • UNIQUE! Home Care boxes offer helpful guidelines for delivering effective care in the home environment.
      • UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric section illustrate how to provide competent nursing care without creating undue physical or psychological stress for pediatric patients, families, and nurses.
      • UNIQUE! Community Focus boxes examine community issues and provide resources and guidance on caring for families outside the clinical setting.
      • UNIQUE! Cultural Awareness boxes address culturally competent care for patients with a variety of customs and beliefs.
      • UNIQUE! Family-Centered Care boxes discuss the family’s role and needs in caring for the patient.
      • UNIQUE! Nursing Process boxes offer quick access to nursing process information for major diseases and conditions.
      • Critical Thinking Exercises provide case scenarios to promote sound clinical decision making.
      • Nursing Care Plans include rationales for interventions and provide specific guidelines for delivering effective nursing care.
      • Patient Teaching boxes highlight important information for communicating continuing care instructions to patients and families.
        • New and consolidated content on pain assessment and management focuses on this key aspect of pediatric nursing.
        • Updated content on evidence-based practice illustrates how current research can be used to improve patient outcomes.
        • The latest information in the field is included throughout, including expanded coverage of the late preterm infant and fetal heart rate pattern identification.

        Unit 1: Introduction to Maternity Nursing

        1. Contemporary Maternity Nursing
        2. The Family and Culture
        3. Community and Home Care
        4. Unit 2: Reproductive Years

        5. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention
        6. Health Assessment
        7. Common Health Problems
        8. Infertility, Contraception, and Abortion
        9. Unit 3: Pregnancy

        10. Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development
        11. Assessment for Risk Factors
        12. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
        13. Nursing Care During Pregnancy
        14. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
        15. Pregnancy at Risk: Preexisting Conditions
        16. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Conditions
        17. Unit 4: Childbirth

        18. Labor and Birth Processes
        19. Management of Discomfort
        20. Fetal Assessment during Labor
        21. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth
        22. Labor and Birth at Risk
        23. Unit 5: Postpartum Period

        24. Maternal Physiologic Changes
        25. Nursing Care During the Fourth Trimester
        26. Transition to Parenthood
        27. Postpartum Complications
        28. Unit 6: Newborn

        29. Physiologic Adaptations of the Newborn
        30. Nursing Care of the Newborn
        31. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
        32. Infants with Gestational Age-Related Problems
        33. The Newborn at Risk: Acquired and Congenital Problems

          Unit 7: Children, Their Families, and the Nurse

        35. Contemporary Pediatric Nursing
        36. Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family
        37. Family Influences on Child Health Promotion
        38. Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion
        39. Developmental Influences on Child Health Promotion
        40. Unit 8: Assessment of the Child and Family

        41. Communication, History, and Physical and Developmental Assessment
        42. Pain Assessment and Management NEW!
        43. Unit 9: Health Promotion and Special Health Problems

        44. The Infant and Family
        45. The Toddler and Family
        46. The Preschooler and Family
        47. The School-Age Child and Family
        48. The Adolescent and Family
        49. Unit 10: Special Needs, Illness, and Hospitalization

        50. Chronic Illness, Disability, and End-of-Life Care
        51. Cognitive and Sensory Impairment
        52. Family-Centered Home Care
        53. Reaction to Illness and Hospitalization
        54. Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions
        55. Unit 11: Health Problems of Children

        56. Respiratory Dysfunction
        57. Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
        58. Cardiovascular Dysfunction
        59. Hematologic and Immunologic Dysfunction
        60. Genitourinary Dysfunction
        61. Cerebral Dysfunction
        62. Endocrine Dysfunction
        63. Integumentary Dysfunction
        64. Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction
        65. Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction


        A Relationship of Drugs to Breast Milk and Effect on Infant

        B Developmental/Sensory Assessment

        C Growth Measurements

        D Common Laboratory Tests

        E 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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