Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery

ISBN-10: 0323072534

ISBN-13: 9780323072533

Edition: 5th 2010

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The only book of its kind, Manual of High Risk Pregnancy & Delivery provides a complete resource for care of this special patient and her complex needs. It helps you provide positive outcomes with coverage of today's newest technology, physiologic considerations, psychologic implications, health disorders, and other complications in pregnancy. Written by noted educator and practitioner Elizabeth Stepp Gilbert, RNC, MS, FNP-BC, CNS, this book also describes how to screen for risk factors, provide preventive management, and intervene appropriately when problems arise. It's a concise, hands-on reference for both inpatient and outpatient settings! A consistent format makes this book a practical, hands-on reference in the clinical setting, presenting problems with the following headings: incidence, etiology, physiology, pathophysiology, and medical management. Comprehensive coverage includes physiologic considerations, fetal assessment, perinatal screening, ethical and legal issues, health disorders during pregnancy, complications, and labor and delivery issues. Up-to-date content includes integrative therapy, domestic violence, multiple gestation, genetics, nutrition, culture, risk management, and all the latest screening tools. A section on ethical and legal considerations covers ethical decision making, legal issues, and risk management.Updated evidence-based content includes the latest AHWONN standards of practice. Patient safety and risk management strategies include updated approaches to improving outcomes, reducing complications, and increasing patient safety during high risk pregnancy and delivery. New Venous Thromboembolic Disease chapter provides current information on this increasingly common condition. Information on the latest assessment and monitoring devices keeps you current with today's technology. Standardized terminology and definitions from the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) lead to accurate and precise communication.
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Book details

List price: $43.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Mosby
Publication date: 6/29/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Physiologic Considerations, Assessments, and Integrative Therapies
Physiologic and Nutritional Adaptations to Pregnancy
General Nursing Assessment of the High Risk Expectant Family
Assessment of Fetal Well-Being
Perinatal Screening, Diagnoses, and Fetal Therapies
Integrative Therapies in Pregnancy and Childbirth
Psychologic Implications of a High Risk Pregnancy
Psychologic Adaptations
Perinatal Death and Bereavement Care
Ethical Dilemmas and Legal Considerations in Perinatal Nursing
Ethical Decision Making
Legal Issues and Risk Management
Health Disorders Complicating Pregnancy
Cardiac Disease
Renal Disease
Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases
Venous Thromboembolic Disease
Pulmonary Disease and Respiratory Distress
Complications in Pregnancy
Spontaneous Abortion
Ectopic Pregnancy
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Placental Abnormalities
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Hemolytic Incompatibility
Hypertensive Disorders
Preterm Labor and Multiple Gestation
Premature Rupture of Membranes
Teratogens and Social Issues Complicating Pregnancy
Sexually and Nonsexually Transmitted Genitourinary Infections
Substance Abuse
Alterations in the Mechanism of Labor
Labor Stimulation
Dysfunctional Labor
Prolonged Pregnancy
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