ISBN: 9781416069904
Page Count: 1680
Imprint: Saunders
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Maternal-Child Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Susan R. James, PhD, MSN, RN and Jean Ashwill, MSN, RN
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781416069904
Page Count: 1680
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $102.00
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Engaging and easy to read, this concise textbook offers just the right level of maternity and pediatric nursing coverage. It provides a solid foundation in normal body function, then builds on that knowledge to help you understand how to modify nursing care when the unexpected arises. Clear writing and interactive learning tools (including video and animation) reinforce key concepts and encourage you to think critically and apply what you’ve learned.
    • Critical to Remember boxes highlight “need to know” information for quick and easy access.
    • Critical Thinking Exercises challenge you to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to realistic clinical scenarios.
    • Illustrated Procedure boxes provide clear, step-by-step instructions for performing key clinical nursing tasks.
    • Nursing Care Plans in every clinical chapter help you learn to use the nursing process to develop individualized care for maternity and pediatric patients.
    • Communications Cues provide practical verbal and nonverbal tips for communicating effectively with patients and families.
    • Want to Know boxes offer helpful patient teaching guidelines.
    • Photo Stories use engaging pictures to demonstrate the types of care nurses provide in a variety of clinical settings.
    • Pathophysiology boxes in pediatric chapters provide illustrated overviews of common disorders.
    • Companion CD-ROM contains video clips, 3-D animations, illustrated skills, case studies with critical thinking questions, NCLEX® examination-style review questions, and an audio glossary complete with Spanish pronunciations.
    • Evolve Student Resources Website offers up-to-date web links, video clips, resources for health care providers, review questions, and a variety of interactive exercises.
    • Integrated electronic features match icons in the text, so you can use print and electronic resources more effectively together.
    • Using Research to Improve Practice boxes help you determine proper care to reinforce best practice.
    • Spanish translations are included for phrases commonly encountered with maternity and pediatric patients.
    • Improved design makes the text easier to read, and up-to-date photos ensure accuracy.
  • Introduction To Maternal-Child Health Nursing
    1 Foundations of Maternity and Child Health Nursing
    2 The Nurse’s Role in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
    3 The Childbearing and Child-Rearing Family
    4 Health Promotion for the Developing Child
    5 Health Promotion for the Infant
    6 Health Promotion During Early Childhood
    7 Health Promotion for the School-Age Child
    8 Health Promotion for the Adolescent
    9 Heredity and Environmental Influences on Development

    Maternity Nursing Care
    10 Management of Fertility and Infertility
    11 Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
    12 Conception and Prenatal Development
    13 Physiologic Adaptations to Pregnancy
    14 Psychosocial Adaptations to Pregnancy
    15 Nutrition for Childbearing
    16 Prenatal Diagnostic Tests
    17 Giving Birth
    18 Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
    19 Pain Management for Childbirth
    20 Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures
    21 Postpartum adaptations
    22 The Normal Newborn: Adaptation and Assessment
    23 The Normal Newborn: Nursing Care
    24 Newborn Feeding
    25 The Childbearing Family with Special Needs
    26 The Pregnant Woman with Complications
    27 The Woman with an Intrapartum Complication
    28 The Woman with a Postpartum Complication
    29 The High-Risk Newborn: Problems Related to Gestational Age and Development
    30 The High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions
    31 Women’s Health Care

    Pediatric Nursing Care
    32 Communicating with Children and Families
    33 Physical Assessment of Children
    34 Emergency Care of the Child
    35 The Ill Child in the Hospital and Other Care Settings
    36 The Child with a Chronic Condition or Terminal Illness
    37 Principles and Procedures for Nursing Care of Children
    38 Medicating Infants and Children
    39 Pain Management for Children
    40 The Child with an Infectious Disease
    41 The Child with an Immunologic Alteration
    42 The Child with a Fluid and Electrolyte Alteration
    43 The Child with a Gastrointestinal Alteration
    44 The Child with a Genitourinary Alteration
    45 The Child with a Respiratory Alteration
    46 The Child with a Cardiovascular Alteration
    47 The Child with a Hematologic Alteration
    48 The Child with Cancer
    49 The Child with an Integumentary Alteration
    50 The Child with a Musculoskeletal Alteration
    51 The Child with an Endocrine or Metabolic Alteration
    52 The Child with a Neurologic Alteration
    53 The Child with a Psychosocial Disorder
    54 The Child with a Cognitive Impairment
    55 The Child with a Sensory Alteration

    Appendixes
    Appendix A: Laboratory Values in Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women and in the Newborn
    Appendix B: Use of Drug Preparations During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
    Appendix C: Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care
    Appendix D: Growth Charts
    Appendix E: Blood Pressure Levels by Age and Height
  • Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Professor Emerita, Health Professions, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA, Susan R. James, PhD, MSN, RN, Professor of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, MA and Jean Ashwill, MSN, RN, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Student Services, School of Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
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