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cover image - Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323567527
Page Count: 288
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $36.99

Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323567527
Page Count: 288
Imprint: Saunders
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Corresponding to every chapter of the Leifer textbook, Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, 8th Edition is a rich resource that enhances your comprehension and application of the material. With a variety of learning activities, critical thinking exercises, case studies, and review questions, this study guide reinforces your understanding of essential maternity and pediatric nursing concepts and skills that you need to pass the NCLEX-PN® and succeed in your nursing career.

    • Case Studies and Applying Knowledge activities provide additional opportunities for you to apply learned information to clinical care.
    • Thinking Critically activities require you to apply what you’ve learned in the textbook to new situations and draw conclusions based on that knowledge.
    • Learning activities include matching, labeling, and completion exercises to help you learn basic concepts of maternity and pediatric nursing.
    • NEW! Exercises and review questions correspond with updated content from the 8th edition of this best-selling textbook
  • UNIT I. An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
    1. The Past, Present, and Future
    UNIT II. Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women’s Health
    2. Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
    3. Fetal Development
    4. Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy
    5. Nursing Care of Women with Complications during Pregnancy
    6. Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth
    7. Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth
    8. Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth
    9. The Family after Birth
    10. Nursing Care of Women with Complications Following Birth
    11. The Nurse’s Role in Women’s Health Care
    12. The Term Newborn
    13. Preterm and Post-Term Newborns
    14. The Newborn with a Perinatal Injury or Congenital Malformation
    UNIT III. The Growing Child and Family
    15. An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition
    16. The Infant
    17. The Toddler
    18. The Preschool Child
    19. The School-Age Child
    20. The Adolescent
    UNIT IV. Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient
    21. The Child’s Experience of Hospitalization
    22. Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family
    UNIT V. The Child Needing Nursing Care
    23. The Child with a Sensory or Neurological Condition
    24. The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition
    25. The Child with a Respiratory Disorder
    26. The Child with a Cardiovascular Disorder
    27. The Child with a Condition of the Blood, Blood-Forming Organs, or Lymphatic System
    28. The Child with a Gastrointestinal Condition
    29. The Child with a Genitourinary Condition
    30. The Child with a Skin Condition
    31. The Child with a Metabolic Condition
    32. Childhood Communicable Diseases, Bioterrorism, Natural Disasters and the Maternal-Child Patient
    33. The Child with an Emotional or Behavioral Condition
    UNIT VI. The Changing Health Care Environment
    34. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
  • Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE, Professor, Obstetric and Pediatric Nursing, Riverside City College, Riverside, California
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