Maternity and Women's Health Care, 12th Edition
Help your students stay up-to-date with the latest in women’s health! Maternity and Women's Health Care, 12th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of everything your students need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. The new edition is thoroughly updated and consistent with the NCLEX® test plan, focusing on prioritization of care and how best to work among interprofessional teams. As in previous editions, this text emphasizes childbearing concerns like newborn care, wellness promotion and the management of women's health problems. The 12th edition integrates the continuum of care throughout, focusing on the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care along with new medication alerts, future trends in contraception, human trafficking, the zika virus, high-risk conditions, and more!
- NEW! Enhanced focus on prioritization of care in clinical reasoning case studies and nursing care plans is consistent with NCLEX® updates.
- NEW! Recognition of the importance of interprofessional care covers the roles of the various members of the interprofessional healthcare team.
- UPDATED! Content on many high-risk conditions updated to reflect newly published guidelines.
- NEW! Information about the Zika virus gives you the most current practice guidelines to help you provide quality care.
- NEW! Coverage of future trends in contraception help increase your awareness of developing ideas in pregnancy prevention.
- Content on gestational diabetes and breast cancer screening cover newly published guidelines.
- NEW! Added content on human trafficking provides you with examples and ideas on how to counsel victims and their families.
Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Clinical Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 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, Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Kathryn Rhodes Alden, EdD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC and Ellen Olshansky, PhD, RN, WHNP-E, FAAN, Professor Emerita,Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing and Founding Director,Program in Nursing Science,University of California Irvine,Irvine, California