Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health Care

Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health Care

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For use in maternity nursing courses

Nurses working with childbearing families face a variety new challenges, including shortened lengths of hospital stay, the trend toward greater use of community-based and home care, and downsizing and mergers of health-care systems. This text is an ideal resource providing vital information to guide maternal-newborn nurses from pregnancy to the postpartal and newborn stages.
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  • Hardback | 1216 pages
  • 218.44 x 284.48 x 48.26mm | 2,857.62g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.), col. ports
  • 0130990094
  • 9780130990099

Table of contents

I. CONTEMPORARY MATERNAL NEWBORN NURSING. 1. Current Issues in Maternal Newborn Nursing. 2. Care of the Family in a Culturally Diverse Society. 3. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternal Newborn Care. II. WOMENS HEALTH. 4. Womens Health Across the Lifespan. 5. Womens Health: Family Planning. 6. Womens Health: Commonly Occurring Infections. 7. Womens Health: Common Gynecologic Problems. 8. Womens Care: Social Issues. 9. Violence Against Women. III. HUMAN REPRODUCTION. 10. The Reproductive System. 11. Conception and Fetal Development. 12. Special Reproductive Problems. IV. PREGNANCY. 13. Preparation for Parenthood. 14. Physical and Psychologic Changes in Pregnancy. 15. Antepartal Nursing Assessment. 16. The Expectant Family: Needs and Care. 17. Adolescent Pregnancy. 18. Maternal Nutrition. 19. Pregnancy at Risk: Pregestational Problems. 20. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Onset. 21. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being. V. BIRTH. 22. Processes and Stages of Labor and Birth. 23. Intrapartal Nursing Assessment. 24. The Family in Childbirth: Needs and Care. 25. Pain Management During Birth. 26. Childbirth at Risk. 27. Birth-Related Procedures. VI. THE NEWBORN. 28. Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth. 29. Nursing Assessment of the Newborn. 30. The Normal Newborn: Needs and Care. 31. Newborn Nutrition. 32. The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth. 33. The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors. VII. POSTPARTUM. 34. Postpartal Adaptation and Nursing Assessment. 35. The Postpartal Family: Needs and Care. 36. Home Care of the Postpartal Family. 37. The Postpartal Family at Risk.
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