Study Guide for Maternal-Child Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Study Guide for Maternal-Child Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition


Specially designed to parallel the material in Maternal-Child Nursing, 4th Edition, this user-friendly study guide provides valuable review of essential concepts and skills. Hands-on learning exercises and practical activities allow you to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios.

    • Learning exercises include multiple-choice, matching, true/false, and review questions, as well as case studies, critical thinking activities, clinical learning exercises, and key concepts.
    • Active learning approach helps you understand complex processes, improve skills performance, and develop critical-thinking and clinical decision-making skills.
    • Completely updated content matches the textbook and provides a comprehensive review of essential maternal-child concepts and skills.


      • Foundations of Maternity, Women’s Health, and Child Health Nursing

      • The Nurse’s Role in Maternity, Women’s Health, and Pediatric Nursing

      • The Childbearing and Child-Rearing Family

      • Communicating with Children and Families

      • Health Promotion for the Developing Child

      • Health Promotion for the Infant

      • Health Promotion During Early Childhood

      • Health Promotion for the School-Age Child

      • Health Promotion for the Adolescent

      • Heredity and Environmental Influences on Development


      • Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology

      • Conception and Prenatal Development

      • Adaptations to Pregnancy

      • Nutrition for Childbearing

      • Prenatal Diagnostic Tests

      • Giving Birth

      • Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance

      • Pain Management for Childbirth

      • Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures

      • Postpartum Adaptations

      • The Normal Newborn: Adaptation and Assessment

      • The Normal Newborn: Nursing Care

      • Newborn Feeding

      • The Childbearing Family with Special Needs

      • Pregnancy-Related Complications

      • Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy

      • The Woman with an Intrapartum Complication

      • The Woman with a Postpartum Complication

      • The High-Risk Newborn: Problems Related to Gestational Age and Development

      • The High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions

      • Management of Fertility and Infertility

      • Women’s Health Care


      • Physical Assessment of Children

      • Emergency Care of the Child

      • The Ill Child in the Hospital and Other Care Settings

      • The Child with a Chronic Condition or Terminal Illness

      • Principles and Procedures for Nursing Care of Children

      • Medication Administration and Safety for Infants and Children

      • Pain Management for Children

      • The Child with a Fluid and Electrolyte Alteration

      • The Child with an Infectious Disease

      • The Child with an Immunologic Alteration

      • The Child with a Gastrointestinal Alteration

      • The Child with a Genitourinary Alteration

      • The Child with a Respiratory Alteration

      • The Child with a Cardiovascular Alteration

      • The Child with a Hematologic Alteration

      • The Child with Cancer

      • The Child with an Alteration in Tissue Integrity

      • The Child with a Musculoskeletal Alteration

      • The Child with an Endocrine or Metabolic Alteration

      • The Child with a Neurologic Alteration

      • Psychosocial Problems in Children and Families

      • The Child with a Developmental Disability

      • The Child with a Sensory Alteration


      Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, Susan R. James, PhD, MSN, RN, Professor of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, MA, Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Professor Emerita, Health Professions, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA and Jean Ashwill, MSN, RN, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Student Services, School of Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas


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