Study Guide for Maternity & Women

Study Guide for Maternity & Women's Health Care

Master the content from your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in the 10th edition of Lowdermilk's market-leading Maternity & Women's Health Care, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Apply your knowledge with critical thinking exercises, multiple-choice and matching questions, and more. To make studying easier, answers are included in the back of the book.

Paperback, 408 Pages

Published: February 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07430-8


  • Unit One: Introduction to Maternity & Women's Health Care

    1. 21st Century Maternity and Women's Health Nursing

    2. Community Care: The Family and Culture

    3. Clinical Genetics

    Unit Two: Women's Health

    4. Assessment and Health Promotion

    5. Violence Against Women

    6. Reproductive System Concerns

    7. Sexually Transmitted and Other Infections

    8. Contraception and Abortion

    9. Infertility

    10. Problems of the Breast

    11. Structural Disorders and Neoplasms of the Reproductive System

    Unit Three: Pregnancy

    12. Conception and Fetal Development

    13. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy

    14. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition

    15. Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy

    Unit Four: Childbirth

    16. Labor and Birth Processes

    17. Pain Management

    18. Fetal Assessment During Labor

    19. Nursing Care of the Family During Labor and Birth

    Unit Five: Postpartum

    20. Postpartum Physiology

    21. Nursing Care of the Family During the Postpartum Period

    22. Transition to Parenthood

    Unit Six: The Newborn

    23. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn

    24. Nursing Care of the Newborn and Family

    25. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding

    Unit Seven: Complications of Pregnancy

    26. Assessment for Risk Factors in Pregnancy

    27. Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

    28. Antepartum Hemorrhagic Disorders

    29. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders in Pregnancy

    30. Medical-Surgical Problems in Pregnancy

    31. Obstetric Critical Care

    32. Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse in Pregnancy

    33. Labor and Birth Complications

    34. Postpartum Complications

    Unit Eight: Newborn Complications

    35. Acquired Problems of the Newborn

    36. Hemolytic Disorders and Congenital Anomalies

    37. Nursing Care of the High Risk Newborn

    38. Perinatal Loss and Grief




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