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cover image - Maternal-Child Nursing,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323401708
Page Count: 1592
Imprint: Saunders
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Maternal-Child Nursing, 5th Edition

by Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Susan R. James, PhD, MSN, RN, Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Kristine Nelson, RN, MN and Jean Ashwill, MSN, RN


cover image - Maternal-Child Nursing,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323401708
Page Count: 1592
Imprint: Saunders
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Easily master maternity and pediatric nursing care with Maternal-Child Nursing, 5th Edition. This easy-to-read text is filled with a wealth of user-friendly features to help you quickly master essential concepts and skills. It offers completely updated content — including expanded information on the late preterm infant, fetal heart rate pattern identification, obesity in the pregnant woman and children, and enhanced coverage of the QSEN initiative. It also features an abundance of active learning tools so you have ample opportunities to practice applying your knowledge and skills.

    • Nursing care plans help you apply the nursing process to plan individualized care for the most common maternity and pediatric conditions.
    • Critical to Remember boxes summarize and highlight essential, need-to-know information.
    • Critical Thinking Exercises allow you to apply your knowledge to realistic clinical situations.
    • Communication Cues provide practical tips for effective verbal and nonverbal communication with patients and families.
    • Clinical Reference sections in pediatric chapters present information relevant to each body system, including anatomy and physiology, differences in the pediatric patient, and related laboratory and diagnostic tests.
    • Safety Alerts call attention to important patient safety considerations for better outcomes of nursing care.
    • Glossary at the end of the book offers quick access to all key terms and definitions presented in the text.
    • Want to Know boxes provide teaching guidelines such as communication guides directed at patients and families.
    • Pathophysiology boxes present an illustrated overview of disorders.
    • Updated drug guides summarize key medication information.
    • NEW! Completely updated content includes expanded information on the late preterm infant, fetal heart rate pattern identification, obesity in the pregnant woman and children, and the QSEN initiative.
    • UPDATED! Evidence-Based Practice boxes with newly researched topics offer the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care.
    • UPDATED! Online resources offer the best interactive tools to learn in the most effective way possible.
    • NEW! Improved consistency between maternity and pediatric sections makes it easier to switch from one area to the other for more efficient learning.

    1. Foundations of Maternity, Women’s Health, and Child Health Nursing

    2. The Nurse’s Role in Maternity, Women’s Health, and Pediatric Nursing

    3. The Childbearing and Child-Rearing Family

    4. Communicating with Children and Families

    5. Health Promotion for the Developing Child

    6. Health Promotion for the Infant

    7. Health Promotion During Early Childhood

    8. Health Promotion for the School-Age Child

    9. Health Promotion for the Adolescent

    10. Heredity and Environmental Influences on Development


    11. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology

    12. Conception and Prenatal Development

    13. Adaptations to Pregnancy

    14. Nutrition for Childbearing

    15. Prenatal Diagnostic Tests

    16. Giving Birth

    17. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance

    18. Pain Management for Childbirth

    19. Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures

    20. Postpartum Adaptations

    21. The Normal Newborn: Adaptation and Assessment

    22. The Normal Newborn: Nursing Care

    23. Newborn Feeding

    24. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs

    25. Pregnancy-Related Complications

    26. Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy

    27. The Woman with an Intrapartum Complication

    28. The Woman with a Postpartum Complication

    29. The High-Risk Newborn: Problems Related to Gestational Age and Development

    30. The High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions

    31. Management of Fertility and Infertility

    32. Women’s Health Care


    33. Physical Assessment of Children

    34. Emergency Care of the Child

    35. The III Child in the Hospital and Other Care Settings

    36. The Child with a Chronic Condition or Terminal Illness

    37. Principles and Procedures for Nursing Care of Children

    38. Medication Administration and Safety for Infants and Children

    39. Pain Management for Children

    40. The Child with a Fluid and Electrolyte Alteration

    41. The Child with an Infectious Disease

    42. The Child with an Immunologic Alteration

    43. The Child with a Gastrointestinal Alteration

    44. The Child with a Genitourinary Alteration

    45. The Child with a Respiratory Alteration

    46. The Child with a Cardiovascular Alteration

    47. The Child with a Hematologic Alteration

    48. The Child with Cancer

    49. The Child with an Alteration in Tissue Integrity

    50. The Child with a Musculoskeletal Alteration

    51. The Child with an Endocrine or Metabolic Alteration

    52. The Child with a Neurologic Alteration

    53. Psychosocial Problems in Children and Families

    54. The Child with a Developmental Disability

    55. The Child with a Sensory Alteration


  • Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, Susan R. James, PhD, MSN, RN, Professor of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, MA, Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Professor Emerita, Health Professions, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA, Kristine Nelson, RN, MN, Assistant Professor of Nursing
    Tarrant County College
    Fort Worth, Texas and Jean Ashwill, MSN, RN, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Student Services, School of Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
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