Maternal & Child Nursing Care (United States ed of 4th revised ed)

Maternal & Child Nursing Care (United States ed of 4th revised ed)

By: Patricia W. Ladewig (author), Marcia L. London (author), Michele C. Davidson (author), Jane W. Ball (author), Ruth C. Bindler (author), Kay J. Cowen (author)Hardback

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This dynamic, up-to-date text offers an integrated framework and philosophy for teaching the nursing of childbearing families and nursing of children together. Accurate, readable, and concise, Maternal & Child Nursing Caresupports faster and more efficient learning in briefer, more compressed courses; while helping students develop essential skills for fast-changing healthcare environments. Core themes in this edition include family-centered and community-based care; health promotion (including Healthy People 2020); patient and family education; clinical reasoning; evidence-based practice, and developing cultural competence. This edition adds new Safety Alerts; more coverage of pain as the fifth vital sign; greater focus on care of families where a child is dying; and updated content on assessment, nutrition, communication, and many other key topics. Multiple pedagogical tools help students focus both learning and review, including intuitive Pathophysiology Illustrated visuals; Family Quotes presenting the family's perspective; Learning Outcomes and Critical Concept Review Features; Key Terms, and an online audio glossary.

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PART 1. INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY-CENTERED CARE 1. Contemporary Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Nursing 2. Culture and the Family 3. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology 4. Conception and Fetal Development PART 2. WOMEN'S HEALTH 5. Health Promotion for Women 6. Common Gynecologic Problems 7. Families with Special Reproductive Concerns PART 3. PREGNANCY AND THE FAMILY 8. Preparation for Parenthood 9. Physical and Psychological Changes of Pregnancy 10. Antepartum Nursing Assessment 11. The Expectant Family: Needs and Care 12. Maternal Nutrition 13. Adolescent Pregnancy 14. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being 15. Pregnancy at Risk: Pregestational Problems 16. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Onset PART 4. BIRTH AND THE FAMILY 17. Processes and Stages of Labor and Birth 18. Intrapartum Nursing Assessment 19. The Family in Childbirth: Needs and Care 20. Pharmacologic Pain Management 21. Childbirth at Risk: Pre-Labor Complications 22. Childbirth at Risk: Labor-Related Complications 23. Birth-Related Procedures PART 5. THE POSTPARTUM FAMILY AND THE NEWBORN 24. The Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth 25. Nursing Assessment of the Newborn 26. The Normal Newborn: Needs, Care, and Feeding 27. The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth 28. The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors 29. Postpartum Adaptation and Nursing Assessment 30. The Postpartum Family: Early Care Needs and Home Care 31. The Postpartum Family at Risk PART 6. CARE AND NEEDS OF CHILDREN 32. Growth and Development 33. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition 34. Pediatric Assessment 35. Health Promotion and Maintenance: General Concepts, the Newborn, and the Infant 36. Health Promotion and Maintenance: The Toddler, the Preschooler, and the School-Age Child 37. Health Promotion and Maintenance: The Adolescent 38. Family Assessment and Concepts of Nursing Care in the Community 39. Nursing Considerations for the Child and Family with a Chronic Condition 40. Nursing Considerations for the Hospitalized Child 41. Pain Assessment and Management in Children 42. The Child with a Life-Threatening Condition and End-of-Life Care 43. Social and Environmental Influences on the Child 44. Immunizations and Communicable Diseases PART 7. CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH ALTERATIONS IN HEALTH STATUS 45. The Child with Alterations in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 46. The Child with Alterations in Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Function 47. The Child with Alterations in Respiratory Function 48. The Child with Alterations in Cardiovascular Function 49. The Child with Alterations in Immune Function 50. The Child with Alterations in Hematologic Function 51. The Child with Cancer 52. The Child with Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function 53. The Child with Alterations in Genitourinary Function 54. The Child with Alterations in Endocrine Function 55. The Child with Alterations in Neurological Function 56. The Child with Alterations in Mental Health and Cognitive Function 57. The Child with Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function 58. The Child with Alterations in Skin Integrity APPENDICES Appendix A. Selected Maternal-Newborn Laboratory Values Appendix B. Selected Pediatric Laboratory Values Appendix C. Growth Charts Appendix D. Pediatric Blood Pressure Tables Appendix E. Conversions and Equivalents Appendix F. Actions and Effects of Selected Drugs during Breastfeeding Appendix G. Dietary Reference Intakes Appendix H. West Nomogram-Body Surface Area Glossary Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780133046007
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1920
  • ID: 9780133046007
  • weight: 4023
  • ISBN10: 0133046001
  • edition: United States ed of 4th revised ed

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