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Maternal Child Nursing Care

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ISBN-10: 0323096107

ISBN-13: 9780323096102

Edition: 5th 2013

Authors: Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, David Wilson

List price: $150.00
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This market-leading textbook provides just the "right amount" of maternity and pediatric content in an easy-to-understand manner. Divided into two sections, the first part of the book includes 28 chapters on maternity nursing and the second part contains 27 chapters covering pediatric nursing. Numerous illustrations, photos, boxes, and tables clarify key content and help you quickly find essential information. And because it's written by market-leading experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, you can be sure you're getting the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX® examination.UNIQUE! Nursing Alerts point out critical information to consider when caring for patients. UNIQUE! Guidelines boxes outline instructions for skills or procedures in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format.UNIQUE! Emergency boxes offer quick reference to emergency procedures for critical maternity and pediatric emergencies.UNIQUE! Home Care boxes offer helpful guidelines for delivering effective care in the home environment.UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric section illustrate how to provide competent nursing care without creating undue physical or psychological stress for pediatric patients, families, and nurses.UNIQUE! Community Focus boxes examine community issues and provide resources and guidance on caring for families outside the clinical setting.UNIQUE! Cultural Awareness boxes address culturally competent care for patients with a variety of customs and beliefs.UNIQUE! Family-Centered Care boxes discuss the family's role and needs in caring for the patient.UNIQUE! Nursing Process boxes offer quick access to nursing process information for major diseases and conditions.Critical Thinking Exercises provide case scenarios to promote sound clinical decision making.Nursing Care Plans include rationales for interventions and provide specific guidelines for delivering effective nursing care.Patient Teaching boxes highlight important information for communicating continuing care instructions to patients and families.New and consolidated content on pain assessment and management focuses on this key aspect of pediatric nursing.Updated content on evidence-based practice illustrates how current research can be used to improve patient outcomes.The latest information in the field is included throughout, including expanded coverage of the late preterm infant and fetal heart rate pattern identification.
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Book details

List price: $150.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/26/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1728
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.87" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 7.502
Language: English

Maternity Nursing
Introduction To Maternity Nursing
21st Century Maternity Nursing
Community Care: The Family and Culture
Reproductive Years
Assessment and Health Promotion
Reproductive System Concerns
Infertility, Contraception, and Abortion
Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development
Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy
Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
Assessment of High Risk Pregnancy
High Risk Perinatal Care: Preexisting Conditions
High Risk Perinatal Care: Gestational Conditions
Labor and Birth Processes
Pain Management
Fetal Assessment During Labor
Nursing Care of the Family During Labor and Birth
Labor and Birth Complications
Postpartum Period
Maternal Physiologic Changes
Nursing Care of the Family during the Postpartum Period
Transition to Parenthood
Postpartum Complications
Physiologic Adaptations of the Newborn
Nursing Care of the Newborn and Family
Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
The High Risk Newborn
Pediatric Nursing
Children, Their Families, And The Nurse
21st Century Pediatric Nursing
Family, Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion
Developmental and Genetic Influences on Child Health Promotion
Assessment of the Child and Family
Communication, History, and Physical Assessment
Pain Assessment and Management
Health Promotion and Special Health Problems
The Infant and Family
The Toddler and Family
The Preschooler and Family
The School-Age Child and Family
The Adolescent and Family
Special Needs, Illness, and Hospitalization
Chronic Illness, Disability, and End-of-Life Care
Cognitive and Sensory Impairment
Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization
Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions
Health Problems of Children
Respiratory Dysfunction
Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
Cardiovascular Dysfunction
Hematologic and Immunologic Dysfunction
Genitourinary Dysfunction
Cerebral Dysfunction
Endocrine Dysfunction
Integumentary Dysfunction
Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction
Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction
Growth Measurements
Common Laboratory Tests
Pediatric Vital Signs and Parameters