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Maternity Nursing - Revised Reprint

Designed to meet the needs of today’s students, Lowdermilk’s Maternity Nursing, 8th Edition - Revised Reprint addresses the fundamentals of maternity nursing with a concise, focused presentation of the care of women during the childbearing years. Integrating considerations for family, culture, and health promotion into the continuum of care, it also addresses community-based care to emphasize that nursing care takes place in many settings. Maternity Nursing focuses on childbearing issues and concerns, including care of the newborn, as well as wellness promotion and management of common women’s health problems.

Hardbound, 896 Pages

Published: November 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-24191-5

Contents

  • 1. 21st Century Maternity Nursing: Culturally Competent, Community Focused
    UNIT ONE: REPRODUCTIVE YEARS  
    2. Assessment and Health Promotion
    3. Common Concerns
    4. Contraception, Abortion, and Infertility
    UNIT TWO: PREGNANCY
    5. Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development
    6. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
    7. Nursing Care of the Family during Pregnancy
    8. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
    UNIT THREE: CHILDBIRTH 
    9. Labor and Birth Processes
    10. Management of Discomfort
    11. Fetal Assessment during Labor
    12. Nursing Care of the Family during Labor and Birth
    UNIT FOUR: POSTPARTUM PERIOD
    13. Maternal Physiologic Changes
    14. Nursing Care of the Family during the Fourth Trimester
    15. Transition to Parenthood
    UNIT FIVE: THE NEWBORN
    16. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations
    17. Assessment and Care of the Newborn and Family
    18. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
    UNIT SIX: COMPLICATIONS OF CHILDBEARING
    19. Assessment for Risk Factors
    20. Pregnancy at Risk: Preexisting Conditions
    21. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Conditions
    22. Labor and Birth at Risk
    23. Postpartum Complications
    24. The Newborn at Risk

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