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cover image - Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323846349
Copyright: 2024
Publication Date: 12-20-2022
Page Count: 928
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $101.99

Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition

by Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Karen Holub, MS, Renee Jones, DNP and Kristin L. Scheffer, MSN, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

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cover image - Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323846349
Copyright: 2024
Publication Date: 12-20-2022
Page Count: 928
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $101.99
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Make sure your students fully understand how to care for women and newborns! Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing, 8th Edition integrates essential maternity information into the overall continuum of nursing care to show how to provide safe care in the clinical setting. With easy-to-understand language, this updated text uses evidence-based guidelines and step-by-step instructions for assessments and interventions to help students quickly master key skills and techniques. Also emphasized is the importance of understanding family, communication, culture, patient teaching, and clinical decision making. Questions for the Next Generation NCLEX© in the text help students prepare for the exam.

    • NEW! Reorganized content integrates complications into standard family care, includes new sections on obesity, and recommendations for infant safe sleep environment and reductions of SIDS risk.
    • NEW! Contributing content from known experts in the field of maternal and women’s health.
    • NEW! Questions for the Next Generation NCLEX© in the text help students prepare for the exam.
    • UPDATED! Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight the latest research and the most current QSEN (Quality and Safety Education for Nurses) practice guidelines for quality care.
    • Safety checks integrated into the content help students develop competencies related to safe nursing practice.
    • Case studies on the Evolve companion website help students apply what they’ve learned to practice.
    • Patient teaching boxes provide teaching guidelines, including communication guides, directed at patients and families.
    • Critical to Remember boxes highlight and summarize need-to-know information.
    • Critical Thinking exercises focus on clinical situations designed to test students’ skills in prioritizing and critical thinking.
    • Audience response questions help instructors do a quick review of key content in the classroom in an electronic format.
    • Nursing Care Plans help students apply the nursing process to clinical situations.
    • Chapter summaries appear at the end of each chapter and help students review core content in each chapter while on the go.
    • Updated! Drug guides list important indications, adverse reactions, and nursing considerations for the most commonly used medications.
    • Procedure boxes provide clear instructions for performing common maternity skills with rationales for each step.
    • UNIQUE! Therapeutic Communications boxes present realistic nurse-patient dialogues, identifying communication techniques and showing ways to respond when encountering communication blocks.
    • Knowledge Check helps students assess their mastery of key content.
    • Glossary provides definitions of all key terms.
    • NEW! Critical Care Obstetrics chapter features the latest information on this vital topic.
    • NEW! Clinical judgment content and questions for the Next Generation NCLEX® help you prepare for the exam and clinical practice.
  • Part 1: Foundations for Nursing Care of Childbearing Families
    1. Clinical Judgment and the Nursing Process
    2. Social, Cultural, and Ethical Issues
    3. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
    4. Hereditary and Environmental Influences on Childbearing
    Part 2: The Family Before Birth
    5. Conception and Prenatal Development
    6. Adaptations to Pregnancy
    7. Antepartum Assessment, Care, and Education
    8. Nutrition for Childbearing
    9. Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Assessment During the Antepartum Period
    10. Complications of Pregnancy
    11. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs
    Part 3: The Family During Birth
    12. Processes of Birth
    13. Pain Management During Childbirth
    14. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
    15. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth
    16. Intrapartum Complications
    Part 4: The Family Following Birth
    17. Postpartum Adaptations and Nursing Care
    18. Postpartum Complications
    19. Critical Care Obstetrics
    20. Newborn: Processes of Adaptation
    21. Assessment of the Newborn
    22. Care of the Newborn
    23. Infant Feeding
    24. High Risk Newborn: Complications Associated with Gestational Age and Development
    25. High Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions
    Part 5: Women’s Health Care
    26. Family Planning
    27. Infertility
    28. Women’s Health
    Appendix A: Answers to Knowledge Check
    Appendix B: Answers to Next-Generation NCLEX® Examination-Style Questions
  • Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Professor Emerita, Health Professions, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, California, Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, Karen Holub, MS, Senior Lecturer, Baylor University, Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Dallas, Texas, Renee Jones, DNP, Assistant Clinical Professor, Baylor University, Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Dallas, Texas and Kristin L. Scheffer, MSN, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, Nursing Professional Development Generalist, Labor & Delivery | High-Risk Antepartum, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
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