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Maternal & Child Nursing Care, 4th Edition

By Marcia L. London, Patricia W. Ladewig, Michele C. Davidson, Jane W. Ball, Ruth C. Bindler, Kay J. Cowen

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Sep 25, 2013

Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

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