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cover image - Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323830928
Page Count: 880
Imprint: Saunders
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Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 9th Edition

by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE

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Build the knowledge and clinical judgment you need to succeed in maternity and pediatric nursing! Written in a clear, easy-to-read style, Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, 9th Edition describes how you can provide effective, evidence-based care for women during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, and for newborns and growing children. The text spans the continuum of child development, organizing topics from simple to complex and from health to illness; this approach makes it easy to locate information. Another hallmark of the book is its strong focus on family-centered care, health promotion, and illness prevention. Written by noted nursing educator Gloria Leifer, this bestselling text includes new Next-Generation NCLEX® exam-style case studies plus updates on infection control, pandemic responses, and more.

    • Unfolding case studies follow one family through the conception and birth process, and include open-ended critical thinking questions applying the content to practice.
    • More than 25 nursing care plans include nursing diagnoses plus goals, nursing interventions, and rationales, along with critical thinking questions to promote clinical decision-making skills.
    • Detailed nursing skills cover a wide range of maternal and pediatric nursing interventions.
    • Safety alerts highlight the importance of protecting patients and others from accidents, medication errors, and the spread of disease.
    • Nursing tips include practical, evidence-based information applicable in the clinical setting.
    • Nursing guidelines reflect the World Health Organization’s Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, alternative therapies, immunization mandates, emergency preparedness, preventing medication errors, and more.
    • Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! at the end of each chapter includes a summary of key points, additional online resources, review questions, and critical thinking questions.
    • Cultural Considerations boxes help you address the needs of culturally diverse patients and families.
    • Patient Teaching boxes help you communicate instructions for self-care with patients and families.
    • Medication tables provide quick access to information about commonly used medications.
    • NEW! Next-Generation NCLEX® examination-style case studies include new-format questions to help you prepare for the licensure examination.
    • NEW! Discussion of the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model helps you learn decision making and develop the skills needed to plan effective nursing interventions.
    • NEW! Thorough updates include infection control, pandemic responses, pharmacologic tables, and pediatric treatments.
  • UNIT ONE An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

    1 The Past, Present, and Future

    UNIT TWO 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 After Birth

    11 The Nurse’s Role in Women’s Health Care

    12 The Term Newborn

    13 Preterm and Postterm Newborns

    14 The Newborn with a Perinatal Injury or Congenital Malformation

    UNIT THREE 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 FOUR Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient

    21 The Child’s Experience of Hospitalization

    22 Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family

    UNIT FIVE 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 Childe 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 SIX The Changing Health Care Environment

    34 Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

    APPENDIXES

    Appendix A Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Isolation Precautions

    Appendix B Sequence for Donning and Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    Appendix C The Joint Commission’s List of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols

    Appendix D Commonly Used Abbreviations in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

    Appendix E Common Spanish Phrases for Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

    Appendix F Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms

    Appendix G Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams for Newborn Weights

    Appendix H Normal Vital Signs and Temperature Equivalents for Infants and Children

    Appendix I Pediatric Laboratory Values Reference

    Appendix J Blood Pressure Levels for Boys and Girls by Age and Height Percentile

    References

    Glossary

  • Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE, Professor, Obstetric and Pediatric Nursing, Riverside City College, Riverside, California
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