Maternity & Women's Health Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 11th Edition

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Maternity & Women's Health Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 11th Edition


The #1 maternity book in the market is getting even better. Maternity and Women's Health Care, 11th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. Not only does this text emphasize childbearing concerns like newborn care, it also addresses wellness promotion and management of women's health problems. In describing the continuum of care, it integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care. Boasting new medication alerts and updated content throughout, this edition covers the new maternal levels of care, and the revised AAP policy on breastfeeding and infant sleep.

    • Expert authors of the market-leading maternity nursing textbook deliver the most accurate, up-to-date content.
    • Clinical reasoning case studies provide you with opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and to apply knowledge in various settings.
    • Community Activity boxes focus on maternal and newborn activities that can be pursued in local community settings and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings.
    • Cultural Considerations stress the importance of considering the beliefs and health practices of patients from various cultures when providing care.
    • Emergency boxes provide information about various emergency situations and offer a quick reference in critical situations.
    • Family-Centered Care boxes highlight the needs and concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care.
    • Medication guides provide an important reference of drugs and their interactions.
    • Nursing care plans include rationales for interventions and provide you with an overview of, and specific guidelines for, delivering effective nursing care.
    • Safety alerts highlighted and integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice.
    • Signs of potential complications highlight vital concerns, alerting you to signs and symptoms of complications and the immediate interventions to provide.
    • Teaching for Self-Management boxes highlight important information that nurses need to communicate to patients and families for follow-up care.
      • NEW! Content updates throughout give you the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care.

        • Chapter 1 covers interprofessional education, accountable care organizations, and expanded content of TeamSTEPPS.
        • Chapter 5 includes human trafficking and the implications on women’s health.
        • Chapter 8 includes the most current forms of emergency contraception.
        • Chapter 15 covers the March of Dimes initiative to eliminate elective births before 39 weeks of gestation.
        • Chapter 19 covers the new maternal levels of care in the hospital setting.
        • Chapter 24 will reflect the updated AAP policy on newborn circumcision.
        • Chapter 25 will include the revised AAP policy on breastfeeding and infant sleep.

        • NEW! Updated evidence-based practice boxes focus your attention on current research to improve patient outcomes.
        • NEW! Medication alerts highlighted and integrated within the content alert you to critical drug information that you must consider to provide safe patient care.
        Unit One: Introduction to Maternity & Women’s Health Care
        1. 21st Century Maternity and Women’s Health Nursing
        2. Community Care: The Family and Culture
        3. Nursing and Genomics
        Unit Two: Women’s Health
        4. Assessment and Health Promotion
        5. Violence Against Women
        6. Reproductive System Concerns
        7. Sexually Transmitted and Other Infections
        8. Contraception and Abortion
        9. Infertility
        10. Breast Disorders and Neoplasms
        11. Structural Disorders and Neoplasms of the Reproductive System
        Unit Three: Pregnancy
        12. Conception and Fetal Development
        13. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
        14. Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy
        15. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
        Unit Four: Childbirth
        16. Labor and Birth Processes
        17. Pain Management
        18. Fetal Assessment During Labor
        19. Nursing Care of the Family During Labor and Birth
        Unit Five: Postpartum
        20. Postpartum Physiologic Changes
        21. Nursing Care of the Family During the Postpartum Period
        22. Transition to Parenthood
        Unit Six: Newborn
        23. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn
        24. Nursing Care of the Newborn and Family
        25. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
        Unit Seven: Complications of Pregnancy
        26. High Risk Pregnancy Assessment
        27. Hypertensive Disorders
        28. Hemorrhagic Disorders in Pregnancy
        29. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
        30. Medical-Surgical Disorders
        31. Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse
        32. Labor and Birth Complications
        33. Postpartum Complications
        34. Nursing Care of the High Risk Newborn and Family
        Unit Eight: Newborn Complications
        35. Acquired Problems of the Newborn
        36. Hemolytic Disorders and Congenital Anomalies
        37. Perinatal Loss and Grief
        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, Mary Catherine 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 and Kathryn Rhodes Alden, EdD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, Clincial Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
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