Introductory Maternity Nursing

ISBN-10: 0781762375

ISBN-13: 9780781762373

Edition: 2006

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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(R)-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.
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Book details

List price: $55.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 1/28/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

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
Foundations of Maternity Nursing
Reproductive Anatomy
Special Issues of Reproduction and Women's Health Care
Fetal Development
Maternal Adaptation During Pregnancy
The Nurse's Role in Prenatal Care
Labor and Birth
Labor Process
Pain Management During Labor and Birth
The Nurse's Role During Labor and Birth
Cesarean Birth and Assisted Delivery
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
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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