Easily master maternity and pediatric nursing care with Maternal-Child Nursing, 5th Edition. This easy-to-read text is filled with a wealth of user-friendly features to help you quickly master essential concepts and skills. It offers completely updated content - including expanded information on the late preterm infant, fetal heart rate pattern identification, obesity in the pregnant woman and children, and enhanced coverage of the QSEN initiative. It also features an abundance of active learning tools so you have ample opportunities to practice applying your knowledge and skills.
Nursing care plans help you apply the nursing process to plan individualized care for the most common maternity and pediatric conditions.
Critical to Remember boxes summarize and highlight essential, need-to-know information.
Critical Thinking Exercises allow you to apply your knowledge to realistic clinical situations.
Communication Cues provide practical tips for effective verbal and nonverbal communication with patients and families.
Clinical Reference sections in pediatric chapters present information relevant to each body system, including anatomy and physiology, differences in the pediatric patient, and related laboratory and diagnostic tests.
Safety Alerts call attention to important patient safety considerations for better outcomes of nursing care.
Glossary at the end of the book offers quick access to all key terms and definitions presented in the text.
Want to Know boxes provide teaching guidelines such as communication guides directed at patients and families.
Pathophysiology boxes present an illustrated overview of disorders.
Updated drug guides summarize key medication information.
NEW! Completely updated content includes expanded information on the late preterm infant, fetal heart rate pattern identification, obesity in the pregnant woman and children, and the QSEN initiative.
UPDATED! Evidence-Based Practice boxes with newly researched topics offer the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care.
UPDATED! Online resources offer the best interactive tools to learn in the most effective way possible.
NEW! Improved consistency between maternity and pediatric sections makes it easier to switch from one area to the other for more efficient learning.
INTRODUCTION TO MATERNAL-CHILD HEALTH NURSING 1. Foundations of Maternity, Women's Health, and Child Health Nursing 2. The Nurse's Role in Maternity, Women's Health, and Pediatric Nursing 3. The Childbearing and Child-Rearing Family 4. Communicating with Children and Families 5. Health Promotion for the Developing Child 6. Health Promotion for the Infant 7. Health Promotion During Early Childhood 8. Health Promotion for the School-Age Child 9. Health Promotion for the Adolescent 10. Heredity and Environmental Influences on Development MATERNITY NURSING CARE 11. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology 12. Conception and Prenatal Development 13. Adaptations to Pregnancy 14. Nutrition for Childbearing 15. Prenatal Diagnostic Tests 16. Giving Birth 17. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance 18. Pain Management for Childbirth 19. Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures 20. Postpartum Adaptations 21. The Normal Newborn: Adaptation and Assessment 22. The Normal Newborn: Nursing Care 23. Newborn Feeding 24. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs 25. Pregnancy-Related Complications 26. Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy 27. The Woman with an Intrapartum Complication 28. The Woman with a Postpartum Complication 29. The High-Risk Newborn: Problems Related to Gestational Age and Development 30. The High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions 31. Management of Fertility and Infertility 32. Women's Health Care PEDIATRIC NURSING CARE 33. Physical Assessment of Children 34. Emergency Care of the Child 35. The III Child in the Hospital and Other Care Settings 36. The Child with a Chronic Condition or Terminal Illness 37. Principles and Procedures for Nursing Care of Children 38. Medication Administration and Safety for Infants and Children 39. Pain Management for Children 40. The Child with a Fluid and Electrolyte Alteration 41. The Child with an Infectious Disease 42. The Child with an Immunologic Alteration 43. The Child with a Gastrointestinal Alteration 44. The Child with a Genitourinary Alteration 45. The Child with a Respiratory Alteration 46. The Child with a Cardiovascular Alteration 47. The Child with a Hematologic Alteration 48. The Child with Cancer 49. The Child with an Alteration in Tissue Integrity 50. The Child with a Musculoskeletal Alteration 51. The Child with an Endocrine or Metabolic Alteration 52. The Child with a Neurologic Alteration 53. Psychosocial Problems in Children and Families 54. The Child with a Developmental Disability 55. The Child with a Sensory Alteration Glossary