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Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing

Master key concepts and apply them to your nursing practice! Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 6th Edition, by Gloria Leifer, RN, MA, CNE, this study guide reinforces your understanding of essential concepts and skills. It offers the preparation you need to pass the NCLEX® Examination and succeed in your nursing career.

Paperback, 288 Pages

Published: October 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0960-5


  • UNIT ONE: An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
    1. The Past, Present, and Future
    UNIT TWO: Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health
    2. Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
    3. Prenatal Development
    4. Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy
    5. Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Pregnancy
    6. Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth
    7. Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth
    8. Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth
    9. The Family After Birth
    10. Nursing Care of Women with Complications Following Birth
    11. The Nurse's Role in Women's Health Care
    12. The Term Newborn
    13. Preterm and Postterm Newborns
    14. The Newborn with a Congenital Malformation
    UNIT THREE: The Growing Child and Family
    15. An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition
    16. The Infant
    17. The Toddler
    18. The Preschool Child
    19. The School-Age Child
    20. The Adolescent
    UNIT FOUR: Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient
    21. The Child's Experience of Hospitalization
    22. Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family
    UNIT FIVE: The Child Needing Nursing Care
    23. The Child with a Sensory or Neurological Condition
    24. The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition
    25. The Child with a Respiratory Disorder  NEW!
    26. The Childe with a Cardiovascular Disorder  NEW!
    27. The Child with a Condition of the Blood, Blood-Forming Organs or Lymphatic System
    28. The Child with a Gastrointestinal Condition
    29. The Child with a Genitourinary Condition
    30. The Child with a Skin Disorder
    31. The Child with a Metabolic Condition
    32. The Child with a Communicable Disease
    33. The Child with an Emotional or Behavioral Condition
    UNIT SIX: The Changing Health Care Environment
    34. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing


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