Key Features

  • Teaching for Self-Management boxes offer a guide to communicating follow-up care to patients and their families.
  • Signs of Potential Complications boxes help you recognize the signs and symptoms of complications and provide immediate interventions.
  • Procedure boxes offer easy-to-use, step-by-step instructions for maternity skills and procedures.
  • Emergency boxes may be used for quick reference in critical situations.
  • Nursing Alerts highlight critical information that must be considered when providing care.
  • Medication Guides in an appendix provide a key reference for common drugs and their interactions.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Pregnancy

Section 2: Selected Pregnancy Complications

Section 3: Intrapartum

Section 4: Selected Childbirth Complications

Section 5: Postpartum

Section 6: Selected Postpartum Complications

Section 7: The Newborn

Section 8: Selected Newborn Complications

Appendix A: Laboratory Values for Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Women

Appendix B: Medication Guides

Appendix C: English-Spanish Translations

Bibliography

Index

Details

No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323183567
Electronic ISBN:
9780323081092
Electronic ISBN:
9780323293938
Print ISBN:
9780323077996

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