Mosby’s OB/Peds & Women’s Health Memory NoteCards - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323083515, 9780323294232

Mosby’s OB/Peds & Women’s Health Memory NoteCards

1st Edition

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Authors: JoAnn Zerwekh Cathy Miller
Paperback ISBN: 9780323083515
eBook ISBN: 9780323294232
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 19th November 2011
Page Count: 144

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Use this set of colorful cards to master concepts in maternity, women's health, and pediatrics! With 65 cartoons covering key topics, Mosby's OB/Peds & Women's Health Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses uses humor and illustrations to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, portable cards use mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids to help you prepare for class, clinicals, and the NCLEX® exam. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Cathy Miller, this one-of-a-kind tool makes studying obstetrics and pediatrics an exceptionally memorable experience!

Key Features

  • 65 full-color cartoons offer a humorous and engaging way to learn, including cards on nutrition and diabetes in pregnancy, preeclampsia versus eclampsia, sexually transmitted diseases, respiratory distress syndrome, RSV, and childhood diabetes.
  • Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts.

  • Colored thumb tabs make it easy to find topics quickly.

  • What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications.

  • Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability.
  • Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics:

    • Serious/Life-Threatening Implications in pink
    • Common Clinical Findings in blue
    • Important Nursing Implications in yellow
    • Patient Teaching in green

Table of Contents

Maternity Topics

1. Pregnancy Dating and The Pregnancy Dating Wheel Use

2. Pregnancy Symptoms, "The 3 P's"

3. Nutrition in Pregnancy

4. Environmental Concerns

5. Advanced Maternal Age (AMA)

6. Postpartum Depression

7. Incompetent Cervix

8(a). Mild Preeclampsia

8(b). Severe Preclampsia & Eclampsia

9. Common Testing During Pregnancy

10. Ectopic Pregnancy

11. Constipation during Pregnancy

12. Patient Reportable Symptoms during Pregnancy

13. Diabetes in Pregnancy

14. HELLP Syndrome

15. Noninvasive Fetal Monitoring

16. Labor Induction

17. Stages of Labor

18. Presentation during Delivery

19. Hyperemesis Gravidarum

20. Twins and Multiples

Newborn Care Topics

21. APGAR Scores

22. Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

23. Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)

24. Imperforate Anus

25. Common Birth Injuries

26. Infant of a Diabetic Mother

27. Congenital Heart Disease

28. Spina Bifida

29. Hydrocephalus

30. Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

31. Hyperbilirubinemia

32. Newborn Screening for Metabolic Disorders

33. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Women's Health Topics

34. Gynecologic Terms

35. Menstrual Calendar

36. Pelvic Exam

37. Cultural Considerations

38. Screening for Cervical Cancer

39. Methods of Contraception

40. Pains Mnemonic for IUD Problems

41. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

42. Infertility

43. Urinary Incontinence

44. Endometriosis

45. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB)

46. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) & Ovarian Torsion

47. Vulvar Dermatitis Skincare Guidelines

48. Mastitis

49(a). Menopause

49(b). Postmenopausal Bleeding

Pediatric Topics

50. Paroxysmal Abdominal Pain (Colic)

51. Diaper Dermatitis

52. Iron Deficiency Anemia

53. Cerebral Palsy

54. Glomerulonephritis

55. Asthma

56. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Bronchiolitis

57. Croup Syndrome

58. Acute Appendicitis

59. Head Injury

60. Burns

61. Bacterial Meningitis

62. Childhood Diabetes

63. Hematologic Problems -- Leukemia & Hemophilia


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About the Authors

JoAnn Zerwekh

JoAnn Zerwekh, EdD, RN is a nurse educator with extensive experience in nursing education. She has been presenting NCLEX® review courses for graduate nurses for over 30 years and is the author of multiple NCLEX® review books.

Affiliations and Expertise

President/CEO Nursing Education Consultants, Inc. Chandler, Arizona

Cathy Miller