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cover image - Leifer's Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323872836
Publication Date: 11-21-2023
Page Count: 880
Imprint: Elsevier
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Leifer's Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 2nd Edition

by Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, RN, MN, PNC(C) and Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE

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cover image - Leifer's Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323872836
Publication Date: 11-21-2023
Page Count: 880
Imprint: Elsevier
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Give your students a solid foundation in Canadian maternity and pediatric nursing! Written in a clear, concise, user-friendly style, Leifer’s Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing in Canada, 2nd Edition, includes Canadian statistics, terminology, references, guidelines, resources, Canadian nursing best practices, assessments, and more! It’s organized by developmental stages and includes discussions of pediatric disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness. With a rich focus on family health, this text contains review questions for certification exams, case studies, and numerous other helpful features to give your students the tools they need to successfully care for patients within the Canadian social and institutional context.

    • Uniquely Canadian content includes Canadian statistics, terminology, references and resources, guidelines from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist’s of Canada (SOGC), the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), and the Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian nursing best practice guidelines, assessments, and more!
    • Canadian cultural considerations content related to diverse populations, including the 2SLGBTQI+ community, racialized populations, Indigenous Peoples, and more, is threaded throughout all applicable chapters.
    • Labour information is based on Canadian guidelines and the five Ps of labour.
    • Inclusion of Canadian medications, dosages, and metric measurements.
    • Coverage of Canadian ethical and legal standards, and provincial and territorial legislation.
    • Logical organization of content by simple-to-complex and health-to-illness makes it easy to locate and access information.
    • Health Promotion Considerations boxes focus on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postpartum health, newborn health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness — including Canadian immunization schedules for all ages.
    • Unfolding case studies with open-ended critical thinking questions assess application of content to clinical practice, following one family through conception and the birth process.
    • Nursing care plans provide expected outcomes, interventions, and rationales for nursing interventions.
    • Comprehensive coverage of more than 35 skills, outlined in step-by-step format, cover a wide range of maternal and pediatric nursing interventions.
    • Focus on health promotion and illness prevention addresses women’s health issues and the growth and development of child and parent.
    • Cultural considerations concerning competent, emotional, and cultural care and trauma care are included.
    • Safety Alerts emphasize protecting patients, family, health care providers, and the public from accidents, medication errors, and the spread of disease.
    • Nursing Tips throughout the text provide pertinent information applicable in the clinical setting.
    • Health promotion coverage includes application of the social determinants of health, greater emphasis on community nursing, primary health care, and family-centred care approach.
    • Baby-friendly initiatives are incorporated throughout the text.
    • Critical thinking questions apply concepts learned in the chapter to practical situations.
    • Safety coverage includes maternity and pediatric care in the home and community.
    • Up-to-date, comprehensive inclusion of Canadian content, including statistics, research, references and resources, guidelines, assessment and screening tools, and more from across Canada!
    • NEW! End-of-chapter Get Ready for the Certification Examination section includes review questions, ordered from easiest to most difficult, for students preparing for the REx-PN® and CRNRE® exams.
    • More case studies with open-ended questions stimulate critical thinking in applying concepts discussed in the chapter.
    • NEW! Enhanced and updated art programme visually reinforces key concepts.
  • UNIT ONE: An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
    1. Overview of Perinatal and Pediatric Nursing in Canada
    UNIT TWO: Reproductive Health
    2. The Nurse’s Role in Reproductive Health Care
    UNIT THREE: Maternal-Newborn Nursing
    3. Fetal Development
    4. Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy
    5. Nursing Care of Patients with Complications During Pregnancy
    6. Nursing Care of the Family During Labour and Birth
    7. Pain Management During Labour and Birth
    8. Nursing Care of Patients with Complications During Labour and Birth
    9. Nursing Care of the Postpartum Person and Family After Birth
    10. Nursing Care of Patients with Complications After Birth
    11. The Term Newborn
    12. High-Risk Newborns
    UNIT FOUR: The Growing Child and Family
    13. Pediatric Health Promotion
    14. The Infant
    15. The Toddler
    16. The Preschool Child
    17. The School-Age Child
    18. The Adolescent
    UNIT FIVE: Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient
    19. The Child’s Experience of Hospitalization
    20. Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family
    21. Complementary and Alternative Health Modalities in Pediatric Nursing
    22. Chronic Conditions and Palliative Care: Caring for the Child and Family
    UNIT SIX: The Child Needing Nursing Care
    23. The Child with an Eye, Ear, or Neurological Condition
    24. The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition
    25. The Child with a Respiratory Condition
    26. The Child with a Cardiovascular Condition
    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 an Endocrine or Metabolic Condition
    32. Childhood Communicable Diseases
    33. The Child with an Emotional or Behavioural Condition
    Appendix A: Normal Pediatric Vital Signs and Temperature Equivalents for Infants and Children
    Appendix B: Pediatric Laboratory Values Reference
    Appendix C: Canada’s Food Guide – 2019
  • Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, RN, MN, PNC(C), Professor, School of Nursing, Georgian College and Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE, Professor, Obstetric and Pediatric Nursing, Riverside City College, Riverside, California
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