Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323287630, 9780323287647

Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing

5th Edition

Authors: Susan Mattson Judy Smith
eBook ISBN: 9780323287647
eBook ISBN: 9780323462273
Paperback ISBN: 9780323287630
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 26th May 2015
Page Count: 728
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Description

AWHONN’s Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 5th Edition provides the most up-to-date, accurate information available on today’s maternal-newborn nursing practice. Its concise outline format covers concepts of reproduction, fetal development, normal pregnancy, intrapartum and postpartum periods, the normal newborn, complications in the mother and newborn, and ethical issues. With a fresh focus on patient safety and revised case studies, this clinical guide and certification prep tool features AWHONN-endorsed content for the practice of maternal-newborn nursing.

Key Features

  • AWHONN-endorsed content makes this the definitive resource in preparing for current practice and specialty nursing certification examinations.
  • Coverage of the full scope of maternal-newborn nursing practice addresses topics, such as: families; ethics; legal issues; research, case management; genetics; and the transition to home and parenthood.
  • Bulleted outline format allows for quick review and reference of key information on the management of pregnant women and their newborns through all stages of care.

Table of Contents

Section I: Reproduction: Fetal and Placental Development
1. Reproductive Anatomy, Physiology, and the Menstrual Cycle
2. Genetics
3. Fetal and Placental Development and Functioning
Section 2: Normal Pregnancy
4. Ethnocultural Considerations in the Childbearing Period
5. Physiology of Pregnancy
6. Psychology of Pregnancy
Section 3: Maternal-Fetal Wellbeing
7. Age-Related Concerns
8. Antepartum Fetal Assessment
9. Environmental Hazards
Section 4: Intrapartum Period
10. Essential Forces and Factors in Labor
11. Normal Childbirth
12. Intrapartum Fetal Assessment
Section 5: Postpartum Period
13. Physical and Psychologic Changes
14. Breastfeeding
15. Contraception
Section 6: The Newborn
16. Transitional Care of the Newborn
17. The Newborn at Risk
Section 7: Complications of Childbearing
18. Intimate Partner Violence
19. Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
20. Maternal Infections
21. Hemorrhagic Disorders
22. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
23. Trauma and Surgery in Pregnancy
24. Substance Abuse in Pregnancy
25. Other Medical Complications
26. Labor and Delivery at Risk
27. Postpartum Complications
Section 8: Ethics and Issues
28. Ethics

Details

No. of pages:
728
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323287647
eBook ISBN:
9780323462273
Paperback ISBN:
9780323287630

About the Author

Susan Mattson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Judy Smith

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Nursing, California State University-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA