Maternity Nursing - Revised Reprint - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323241915, 9780323296267

Maternity Nursing - Revised Reprint

8th Edition

Authors: Deitra Lowdermilk Shannon Perry Mary Catherine Cashion
eBook ISBN: 9780323296267
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323241915
Paperback ISBN: 9780323639590
eBook ISBN: 9780323293693
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 25th November 2013
Page Count: 896
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Description

Designed to meet the needs of today’s students, Lowdermilk’s Maternity Nursing, 8th Edition — Revised Reprint addresses the fundamentals of maternity nursing with a concise, focused presentation of the care of women during the childbearing years. Integrating considerations for family, culture, and health promotion into the continuum of care, it also addresses community-based care to emphasize that nursing care takes place in many settings. Maternity Nursing focuses on childbearing issues and concerns, including care of the newborn, as well as wellness promotion and management of common women’s health problems.

Key Features

  • Critical thinking exercises present case studies of real-life situations and corresponding critical thinking questions to help you develop your analytical skills.

Table of Contents

  1. 21st Century Maternity Nursing: Culturally Competent, Community Focused
    UNIT ONE: REPRODUCTIVE YEARS
    2. Assessment and Health Promotion
    3. Common Concerns
    4. Contraception, Abortion, and Infertility
    UNIT TWO: PREGNANCY
    5. Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development
    6. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
    7. Nursing Care of the Family during Pregnancy
    8. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
    UNIT THREE: CHILDBIRTH
    9. Labor and Birth Processes
    10. Management of Discomfort
    11. Fetal Assessment during Labor
    12. Nursing Care of the Family during Labor and Birth
    UNIT FOUR: POSTPARTUM PERIOD
    13. Maternal Physiologic Changes
    14. Nursing Care of the Family during the Fourth Trimester
    15. Transition to Parenthood
    UNIT FIVE: THE NEWBORN
    16. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations
    17. Assessment and Care of the Newborn and Family
    18. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
    UNIT SIX: COMPLICATIONS OF CHILDBEARING
    19. Assessment for Risk Factors
    20. Pregnancy at Risk: Preexisting Conditions
    21. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Conditions
    22. Labor and Birth at Risk
    23. Postpartum Complications
    24. The Newborn at Risk

Details

No. of pages:
896
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2013
Published:
25th November 2013
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323296267
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323241915
Paperback ISBN:
9780323639590
eBook ISBN:
9780323293693

About the Authors

Deitra Lowdermilk

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Shannon Perry

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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