Maternity and Women's Health Care

Maternity and Women's Health Care

12th Edition - August 27, 2019

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  • Authors: Deitra Lowdermilk, Mary Catherine Cashion, Shannon Perry, Kathy Alden, Ellen Olshansky
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323721530
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323676908
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323556293
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323640534

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Stay up-to-date with the latest in women’s health! Maternity and Women's Health Care, 12th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. The new edition is thoroughly updated and consistent with the NCLEX® test plan, focusing on prioritization of care and how best to work among interprofessional teams. As in previous editions, this text emphasizes childbearing concerns like newborn care, wellness promotion and the management of women's health problems. The 12th edition integrates the continuum of care throughout, focusing on the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care along with new medication alerts, future trends in contraception, human trafficking, the zika virus, and more! Content on many high-risk conditions has been updated to reflect newly published guidelines.

Key Features

  • Expert authors of the market-leading maternity nursing textbook deliver the most accurate, up-to-date content.
  • Clinical Reasoning Case Studies provide you with opportunities to critically analyze a client situation and utilize clinical reasoning skills to identify priorities in care."
  • Community Activity boxes focus on maternal and new born activities that can be pursued in local community settings and online and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings including assisting clients locating resources.
  • Cultural Considerations stress the importance of considering the beliefs and health practices of clients and their families from various cultures when providing care.
  • Emergency boxes provide information about various emergency situations and offer a quick reference in critical situations.
  • Medication Guides provide key information about commonly used medications with specific nursing implications.
  • Nursing Care Plans identify priority client problems and concerns along with appropriate interventions and rationale.
  • Highlighted Safety alerts integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice.
  • Signs of potential complications highlight vital concerns, alerting you to signs and symptoms of complications and the immediate interventions to provide.
  • Teaching for Self-Management boxes highlight important information that you need to communicate to patients and families for follow-up care.
  • Medication Alerts highlighted and integrated within the content alert you to critical drug information that must be considered to provide safe client care.

Table of Contents

  • Instructions for online access
  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • About the Authors
  • Contributors
  • List of Reviewers
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • PART 1. Introduction to Maternity and Women“s Health Care
  • 1. 21st-Century Maternity and Women’s Health Nursing
  • Current Concerns in the Care of Women and Infants
  • Efforts to Reduce Health Disparities
  • Contemporary Issues and Trends
  • Trends in Fertility and Birth Rate
  • Regionalization of Perinatal Health Care Services
  • High-Technology Care
  • Community-Based Care
  • Childbirth Practices
  • Involving Consumers and Promoting Self-Management
  • International Concerns
  • Women’s Health
  • Trends in Nursing Practice
  • Standards of Practice and Legal Issues in Provision of Care
  • Ethical Issues in Perinatal Nursing and Women’s Health Care
  • Research in Perinatal Nursing and Women’s Health Care
  • Key Points
  • 2. The Family and Culture
  • Introduction to Family, Culture, and Home Care
  • The Family in Cultural and Community Context
  • The Family in a Cultural Context
  • Developing Cultural Competence
  • Care of the Woman at Home
  • Key Points
  • 3. Nursing and Genomics
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Key Points
  • PART 2. Women’s Health
  • 4. Assessment and Health Promotion
  • Female Reproductive System
  • Menstruation and Menopause
  • Sexual Response
  • Reasons for Entering the Health Care System
  • Barriers to Entering the Health Care System
  • Caring for the well Woman Across the Life Span: The Need for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Approaches to Care at Specific Stages of a Woman’s Life
  • Pregnancy
  • Identification of Risk Factors to Women’s Health
  • Health Assessment
  • Anticipatory Guidance for Health Promotion and Illness Prevention
  • Key Points
  • 5. Violence Against Women
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Theories, Perspectives, Frameworks, and Models that Seek to Explain Intimate Partner Violence
  • Care Management
  • Sexual Violence
  • Care Management
  • Human Trafficking
  • Key Points
  • 6. Reproductive System Concerns
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 7. Sexually Transmitted and Other Infections
  • Prevention
  • Sexually Transmitted Bacterial Infections
  • Sexually Transmitted Viral Infections
  • Concerns of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual Community
  • Maternal and Fetal Effects of Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Torch Infections
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 8. Contraception and Abortion
  • Contraception
  • Care Management
  • Methods of Contraception
  • Biologic Marker Methods
  • Induced Abortion
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 9. Infertility
  • Incidence
  • Factors Associated with Infertility
  • Male Infertility Causes
  • Transgender Fertility Issues
  • Care Management
  • Interventions
  • Key Points
  • 10. Problems of the Breast
  • Benign Conditions of the Breast
  • Care Management for Women with Benign Breast Conditions
  • Malignant Conditions of the Breast
  • Care Management for Women With Breast Cancer
  • Key Points
  • 11. Structural Disorders and Neoplasms of the Reproductive System
  • Structural Disorders of the Uterus and Vagina
  • Benign Neoplasms
  • Care Management
  • Malignant Neoplasms
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • PART 3. Pregnancy
  • 12. Conception and Fetal Development
  • Conception
  • Embryo and Fetus
  • Factors Influencing Fetal Growth and Development
  • Key Points
  • 13. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
  • Adaptations to Pregnancy
  • Diagnosis of Pregnancy
  • Key Points
  • 14. Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy
  • Diagnosis of Pregnancy
  • Adaptation to Pregnancy
  • Care Management
  • Variations in Prenatal Care
  • Perinatal Education
  • Perinatal Care Choices
  • Key Points
  • 15. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
  • Nutrient Needs Before Conception
  • Nutrient Needs During Pregnancy
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • PART 4. Labor and Birth
  • 16. Labor and Birth Processes
  • Factors affecting labor
  • Process of Labor
  • Physiologic adaptation to labor
  • Key Points
  • 17. Maximizing Comfort for the Laboring Woman
  • Pain During Labor And Birth
  • Factors Influencing Pain Response
  • Nonpharmacologic Pain Management
  • Pharmacologic Pain Management
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 18. Fetal Assessment During Labor
  • Basis for Monitoring
  • Monitoring Techniques
  • Fetal Heart Rate Patterns
  • Care Management
  • Client and Family Teaching
  • Documentation
  • Key Points
  • 19. Nursing Care of the Family During Labor and Birth
  • First Stage of Labor
  • Care Management
  • Second Stage of Labor
  • Care Management
  • Third Stage of Labor
  • Care Management
  • Fourth Stage of Labor
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • PART 5. Postpartum
  • 20. Postpartum Physiologic Changes
  • Reproductive System and Associated Structures
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Endocrine System
  • Urinary System
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Integumentary System
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Neurologic System
  • Immune System
  • Key Points
  • 21. Nursing Care of the Family During the Postpartum Period
  • Transfer from the Recovery Area
  • Planning for Discharge
  • Care Management: Physical Needs
  • Care Management: Psychosocial Needs
  • Discharge Teaching
  • Key Points
  • 22. Transition to Parenthood
  • Parent-Infant Relationships, Bonding, and Attachment
  • Parent-Infant Contact
  • Communication Between Parent and Infant
  • Transition to Parenthood
  • Influences on Transition to Parenthood
  • Sibling Adaptation
  • Grandparent Adaptation
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • PART 6. The Newborn
  • 23. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn
  • Stages of Transition to Extrauterine Life
  • Physiologic Adaptations
  • Behavioral Adaptations
  • Key Points
  • 24. Nursing Care of the Newborn and Family
  • Care Management: Birth Through the First 2 Hours
  • Care Management: From 2 Hours After Birth Until Discharge
  • Key Points
  • 25. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
  • Recommended Infant Nutrition
  • Cultural Influences on Infant Feeding
  • Nutrient Needs
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Lactation
  • Care Management
  • Formula-Feeding
  • Key Points
  • PART 7. Complications of Pregnancy
  • 26. Assessment of High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Assessment of Risk Factors
  • Antepartum Testing
  • Biophysical Assessment
  • Biochemical Assessment
  • Fetal Care Centers
  • Antepartum Assessment Using Electronic Fetal Monitoring
  • Psychologic Considerations Related to High-Risk Pregnancy
  • The Nurse’s Role in Assessment and Management of the High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Key Points
  • 27. Hypertensive Disorders
  • Significance and Incidence
  • Classification
  • Chronic Hypertensive Disorders
  • Preeclampsia
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 28. Hemorrhagic Disorders
  • Early Pregnancy Bleeding
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Late Pregnancy Bleeding
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 29. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
  • Metabolic Changes Associated with Pregnancy
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy
  • Care Management
  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Care Management
  • Hyperemesis Gravidarum
  • Care Management
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Maternal Phenylketonuria
  • Key Points
  • 30. Medical-Surgical Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Care Management
  • Other Medical Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Surgery During Pregnancy
  • Care Management
  • Trauma During Pregnancy
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 31. Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse
  • Perinatal Mental Health Disorders
  • Diagnosis
  • Care Management
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Care Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Care Management
  • Perinatal Substance Abuse
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 32. Labor and Birth Complications
  • Preterm Labor and Birth
  • Care Management
  • Prelabor Rupture of Membranes
  • Care Management
  • Chorioamnionitis
  • Postterm Pregnancy, Labor, and Birth
  • Care Management
  • Dysfunctional Labor (Dystocia)
  • Care Management
  • Obesity
  • Care Management
  • Obstetric Procedures
  • Care Management
  • Obstetric Emergencies
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 33. Postpartum Complications
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • Care Management
  • Hemorrhagic (Hypovolemic) Shock
  • Care Management
  • Coagulopathies
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disorders
  • Care Management
  • Postpartum Infection
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • PART 8. Newborn Complications
  • 34. Nursing Care of the High-Risk Newborn
  • Preterm Infants
  • Late Preterm Infants
  • Postmature Infants
  • Growth-Restricted Infants
  • Large for Gestational Age Infants
  • Discharge Planning
  • Transport of Infants
  • Anticipatory Grief
  • Key Points
  • 35. Acquired Problems of the Newborn
  • Birth Trauma
  • Care Management
  • Infants of Mothers with Diabetes
  • Neonatal Infections
  • Care Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 36. Hemolytic Disorders and Congenital Anomalies
  • Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
  • Care Management
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Care Management
  • Key Points
  • 37. Perinatal Loss, Bereavement, and Grief
  • Loss, Bereavement, and Grief: Basic Concepts and Theories
  • Types of Losses Associated with Pregnancy
  • Miles’s Model of Parental Grief Responses
  • Family Aspects of Grief
  • Care Management
  • When a Loss is Diagnosed: Helping the Woman and Her Family in the Aftermath
  • Special Circumstances
  • Key Points
  • Index
  • Features

Product details

  • No. of pages: 896
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2019
  • Published: August 27, 2019
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323721530
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323676908
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323556293
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323640534

About the Authors

Deitra Lowdermilk

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Mary Catherine Cashion

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA

Shannon Perry

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Kathy Alden

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Ellen Olshansky

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita,Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing and Founding Director,Program in Nursing Science,University of California Irvine,Irvine, California

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