Media Edition of Maternity Nursing

Media Edition of Maternity Nursing : Care of the Childbearing Family

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For undergraduate-level courses in Maternal/Child Nursing.This text provides fundamental information on the care of women and their families-before, during, and after pregnancy. Organized according to phases of the childbearing cycle, it emphasizes the family-centered, psychosocial, and physiologic components of healthcare. It features answers to commonly asked questions, nursing alerts, and critical pathways, as well as a four-color art more

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  • Mixed media product | 1220 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 45.72mm | 2,766.9g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130549266
  • 9780130549266

Table of contents

I. THE CHILDBEARING FAMILY. 1. Trends and Issues in Care of the Childbearing Family. 2. The Perinatal Experience. 3. Clinical Reasoning and the Childbearing Family. 4. Theories for Understanding the Childbearing Family. 5. Human Sexuality. 6. Human Reproduction. 7. Issues in Women's Health. II. PREPARING FOR PREGNANCY AND BIRTH. 8. Family Planning. 9. Educational Preparation for Childbirth. 10. Families and Reproductive Risks. 11. Age-Related Considerations for Pregnancy. 12. Psychosocial Concerns for the High-Risk Childbearing Family. III. PREGNANCY. 13. Growth and Development of the Embryo/Fetus. 14. Nutrition During Childbearing. 15. The Expectant Family: First Trimester. 16. The Expectant Family at Risk: First Trimester. 17. The Expectant Family: Second Trimester. 18. The Expectant Family: Third Trimester. 19. The Expectant Family at Risk: Second and Third Trimesters. 20. Community Based Nursing Care During Pregnancy. IV. BIRTH. 21. Physiology of Labor and Birth. 22. Assessment of the Family During Labor and Birth. 23. Pain Management. 24. Care of the Family During Birth. 25. Care of the Family at Risk During Birth. 26. The Cesarean Experience. 27. Community Based Nursing Care During Birth. V. THE POSTPARTUM PERIOD. 28. Care of the Postpartum Family. 29. Care of the Postpartum Family at Risk. 30. Assessment and Care of the Normal Newborn. 31. Postpartum and Newborn Nutrition. 32. Assessment and Care of the Newborn at Risk. 33. Risk Related to Gestational Age and Birth Weight. 34. Community Based Nursing During the Postpartum Period. more