Study Guide for Maternity & Women's Health Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 11th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Study Guide for Maternity & Women's Health Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 11th Edition


Corresponding to the chapters in the 11th edition of Lowdermilk's market-leading Maternity & Women's Health Care, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts and apply your knowledge. It includes critical thinking exercises, multiple-choice and matching questions, and more; answers are included in the back of the book.

    • Chapter review activities assess the user’s understanding of the content with fill-in-the-blank, matching, multiple choice, and short answer questions.
    • Critical thinking case studies require the user to apply the concepts found in the text chapters to solve problems, make decisions concerning care management, and provide responses to patient questions and concerns.
    • Answer key contains answers to all questions and is located at the end of the book.
    • Perforated pages allow instructors to utilize the Study Guide activities for assignments to be graded.

    UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION TO MATERNITY & WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE 1. 21st Century Maternity Nursing and Women’s Health Care 2. Community Care: The Family and Culture 3. Clinical Genetics

    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. Reproductive System Disorders and Neoplasms

    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. Maximizing Comfort for the Laboring Woman 18. Fetal Assessment During Labor 19. Nursing Care of the Family During Labor

    UNIT FIVE: POSTPARTUM 20. Postpartum Physiology 21. Nursing Care of the Family During the Postpartum Period 22. Transition to Parenthood

    UNIT SIX: THE 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. Assessment of High Risk Pregnancy 27. Hypertensive Disorders 28. Hemorrhagic Disorders 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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