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Clinical Companion for Maternity Nursing

Clinical Companion for Maternity Nursing is designed to give students an accessible, quick reference to the information needed in the clinical setting in order to provide competent and sensitive care to childbearing families. It presents coverage of women's health, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and care of the newborn.

Book, 704 Pages

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09252-4

Contents

  • UNIT 1: MATERNAL-NEWBORN NURSING

    1. Maternity-Infant Nursing

    2. The Family and Culture

    3. Community and Home Care



    UNIT 2: WOMEN'S HEALTH

    4. Assessment and Health Promotion

    5. Common Reproductive System Concerns and Problems

    6. Contraception, Infertility, and Abortion



    UNIT 3: PREGNANCY

    7. Genetic, Conception, and Fetal Development

    8. Assessment for Risk Factors

    9. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy

    10. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition

    11. Nursing Care during Pregnancy

    12. Complications of Pregnancy



    UNIT 4: CHILDBIRTH

    13. Labor and Birth Processes

    14. Management of Discomfort

    15. Fetal Assessment during Labor

    16. Nursing Care during Labor

    17. Labor and Birth Complications



    UNIT 5: POSTPARTUM

    18. Maternal Physiologic Changes

    19. Nursing Care of the Postpartum Woman

    20. Transition to Parenthood

    21. Postpartum Complications



    UNIT 6: NEWBORN

    22. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn

    23. Assessment and Care of the Newborn

    24. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding

    25. Anticipatory Guidance for Care of the Newborn at Home

    26. Problems of the Newborn Related to Gestational Age

    27. Acquired and Congenital Problems of the Newborn

    28. Grieving the Loss of a Newborn



    Appendix A: English-Spanish Translations

    Appendix B: Medication Guides

    Appendix C: Standard Precautions

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