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cover image - Foundations of Maternal-Newborn & Women's Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9781455737468
Page Count: 1024
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $91.95

Foundations of Maternal-Newborn & Women's Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C and Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Foundations of Maternal-Newborn & Women's Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9781455737468
Page Count: 1024
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $91.95
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Known for its user-friendly, easy-to-understand coverage of complex concepts, this outstanding textbook provides all the information you need to provide competent nursing care to women and newborns. Step-by-step instructions for assessments and interventions help you quickly master key skills and techniques. The importance of understanding family, culture, client teaching, communication, and clinical decision making is emphasized throughout. This edition also features a new title that reflects its expanded coverage of women’s health issues.

      • More than 30 Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you to apply the nursing process to clinical situations and provide models for effective client and family care.
      • UNIQUE! Communication Cues provide guidance for interpreting client and family statements and behaviors.
      • UNIQUE! Therapeutic Communication boxes illustrate actual client and family dialogues that can be used in clinical practice.
      • Procedures provide clear instructions for performing common maternity skills and procedures, with rationales for each step.
      • Critical Thinking Exercises present realistic clinical situations and challenge you to prioritize and think critically.
      • Check Your Reading questions at the end of each section help you assess your mastery of key content.
      • Drug Guides outline important indications, adverse reactions, and nursing considerations for the most commonly used medications.
      • UNIQUE! Want to Know Boxes offer extensive client education guidelines for maternity and women’s health settings.
        • A new chapter on Preventive Care for Women emphasizes health promotion and health maintenance throughout the childbearing years and beyond, including the latest health screening recommendations.
        • Evidence-based practice boxes reinforce the importance of integrating research-based practice guidelines into practice.
        • Updated coverage includes current research on hot topics in today’s practice, including elective inductions, cesarean deliveries, and the late preterm infant.
        • Integrated electronic features enhance learning with interactive multimedia content such as video clips and animations.
      • Part I: Foundations for Nursing Care of Childbearing Families

        1. Maternity and Women’s Health Care Today
        2. The Nurse’s Role in Maternity and Women’s Health Care
        3. Ethical, Social, and Legal Issues
        4. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
        5. Hereditary and Environmental Influences on Childbearing
        6. Part II: The Family Before Birth

        7. Conception and Prenatal Development
        8. Physiologic Adaptations to Pregnancy
        9. Psychosocial Adaptations to Pregnancy
        10. Nutrition for Childbearing
        11. Antepartal Fetal Assessment
        12. Perinatal Education
        13. Part III: The Family During Birth

        14. Processes of Birth
        15. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth
        16. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
        17. Pain Management During Childbirth
        18. Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures
        19. Part IV: The Family Following Birth

        20. Postpartum Physiologic Adaptations
        21. Postpartum Psychosocial Adaptations
        22. Normal Newborn: Processes of Adaptation
        23. Assessment of the Normal Newborn
        24. Care of the Normal Newborn
        25. Infant Feeding
        26. Home Care of the Infant
        27. Part V: Families at Risk during the Childbearing Period

        28. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs
        29. Complications of Pregnancy
        30. Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy
        31. Intrapartum Complications
        32. Postpartum Maternal Complications
        33. High-Risk Newborn: Complications Associated with Gestational Age and Development
        34. High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions
        35. Part VI: Women’s Health Care

        36. Family Planning
        37. Infertility
        38. Preventive Care for Women
        39. Women’s Health Problems
      • Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Professor Emerita, Health Professions, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA and Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas, TX
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