This full-color LPN/LVN-level textbook presents maternity nursing using a nursing process framework. Throughout the text are features that help students develop critical thinking skills and apply content to practice - such as nursing procedures, nursing care plans, clinical pearls, patients' and caregivers' stories, critical thinking questions, cultural snapshots, family teaching tips, and over 200 illustrations. Each chapter is followed by an integrated study guide/workbook with NCLEX[registered]-style questions, Critical Thinking: What Would You Do? scenarios including dosage calculations, and Study Activities including Internet activities. Introductory Maternity Nursing is an ideal complement to Hatfield, Broadribb's Introductory Pediatric Nursing, Sixth Edition. Instructors who prefer a combined maternity/pediatric text can use Klossner/Hatfield, Introductory Maternity and Pediatric Nursing.
Unit 1: Overview of Maternal Nursing Care * The Nurse's Role in a Changing Maternal Healthcare Environment * The Nurse's Role in Family-Centered and Community-Based Maternal Nursing Unit 2: Foundations of Maternity Nursing * Reproductive Anatomy * Special Issues of Reproduction and Women's Health Care Unit 3: Pregnancy * Fetal Development * Maternal Adaptation During Pregnancy * The Nurse's Role in Prenatal Care Unit 4: Labor and Birth * Labor Process * Pain Management During Labor and Birth * The Nurse's Role During Labor and Birth * Cesarean Birth and Assisted Delivery Unit 5: Postpartum and Newborn * The Nurse's Role Caring for the Postpartum Woman * Newborn Adaptation to Life Outside the Womb * Infant Nutrition * The Nurse's Role Caring for the Normal Newborn Unit 6: Childbearing At Risk * Pregnancy At Risk: Conditions That Complicate Pregnancy * Pregnancy At Risk: Pregnancy-Related Complications * Labor At Risk * Postpartum Woman At Risk * The Newborn at Risk: Gestational and Acquired Disorders * The Newborn at Risk: Congenital Disorders
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