Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323355827

Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package

6th Edition

Authors: Sharon Murray Emily McKinney
Paperback ISBN: 9780323355827
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th December 2014

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Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations for Nursing Care of Childbearing Families
1. Maternity and Women’s Health Care Today
2. The Nurse’s Role in Maternity and Women’s Health Care
3. Ethical, Social, and Legal Issues
4. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
5. Hereditary and Environmental Influences on Childbearing

Part II: The Family Before Birth
6. Conception and Prenatal Development
7. Physiologic Adaptations to Pregnancy
8. Psychosocial Adaptations to Pregnancy
9. Nutrition for Childbearing
10. Antepartum Fetal Assessment
11. Perinatal Education

Part III: The Family During Birth
12. Processes of Birth
13. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth
14. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
15. Pain Management During Childbirth
16. Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures

Part IV: The Family Following Birth
17. Postpartum Physiologic Adaptations
18. Postpartum Psychosocial Adaptations
19. Normal Newborn: Processes of Adaptation
20. Assessment of the Normal Newborn
21. Care of the Normal Newborn
22. Infant Feeding
23. Home Care of the Infant

Part V: Families at Risk during the Childbearing Period
24. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs
25. Complications of Pregnancy
26. Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy
27. Intrapartum Complications
28. Postpartum Maternal Complications
29. High-Risk Newborn: Complications Associated with Gestational Age and Development
30. High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions

Part VI: Women’s Health Care
31. Family Planning
32. Infertility
33. Preventive Care for Women
34. Women’s Health Problems

A. Use of Drugs and Botanical Preparations during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
B. Keys to Clinical Practice: Components of Daily Care
C. Answers to Check Your Reading
D. Answers to Critical Thinking Exercises


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About the Author

Sharon Murray

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, Health Professions, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA

Emily McKinney

Affiliations and Expertise

Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas, TX