Key Features

  • Critical Thinking Exercises allow you to apply your knowledge to realistic clinical situations.
  • Nursing care plans assist you with applying the nursing process to plan individualized care for the most common maternity and pediatric conditions.
  • Critical to Remember boxes summarize and highlight essential, need-to-know information.
  • Communication Cues provide practical tips for effective verbal and nonverbal communication with patients and families.
  • Clinical Reference sections in pediatric chapters present information relevant to each body system, including anatomy and physiology, differences in the pediatric patient, and related laboratory and diagnostic tests.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO MATERNAL-CHILD HEALTH NURSING

  1. Foundations of Maternity, Women’s Health, and Child Health Nursing
  2. The Nurse’s Role in Maternity, Women’s Health, and Pediatric Nursing
  3. The Childbearing and Child-Rearing Family
  4. Communicating with Children and Families
  5. Health Promotion for the Developing Child
  6. Health Promotion for the Infant
  7. Health Promotion During Early Childhood
  8. Health Promotion for the School-Age Child
  9. Health Promotion for the Adolescent
  10. Heredity and Environmental Influences on Development
  11. MATERNITY NURSING CARE

  12. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
  13. Conception and Prenatal Development
  14. Adaptations to Pregnancy
  15. Nutrition for Childbearing
  16. Prenatal Diagnostic Tests
  17. Giving Birth
  18. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
  19. Pain Management for Childbirth
  20. Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures
  21. Postpartum Adaptations
  22. The Normal Newborn: Adaptation and Assessment
  23. The Normal Newborn: Nursing Care
  24. Newborn Feeding
  25. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs
  26. Pregnancy-Related Complications
  27. Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy
  28. The Woman with an Intrapartum Complication
  29. The Woman with a Postpartum Complication
  30. The High-Risk Newborn: Problems Related to Gestational Age and Development
  31. The High-Risk Newborn: Acquired

Details

No. of pages:
1592
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780323522915
Electronic ISBN:
9781455777471
Electronic ISBN:
9781455737475
Electronic ISBN:
9780323293778
Print ISBN:
9781437727753

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