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Maternal Child Nursing Care. Edition No. 6

  • ID: 4276156
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  • 1568 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Get the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX-RN® examination. Written by the foremost experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, the user-friendly Maternal Child Nursing Care, 6th Edition provides both instructors and students with just the right amount of maternity and pediatric content. This new edition includes updated case studies within Nursing Care Plans, as well as a new chapter on pediatric cancer. Focus on the family throughout emphasizes the influence of the entire family in health and illness.

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UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO MATERNITY NURSING 1. 21st Century Maternity Nursing

2. Community Care: The Family and Culture

UNIT 2: REPRODUCTIVE YEARS 3. Assessment and Health Promotion

4. Reproductive System Concerns

5. Infertility, Contraception, and Abortion

UNIT 3: PREGNANCY 6. Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development

7. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy

8. Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy

9. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition

10. Assessment of High Risk Pregnancy

11. High Risk Perinatal Care: Preexisting Conditions

12. High Risk Perinatal Care: Gestational Conditions

UNIT 4: CHILDBIRTH 13. Labor and Birth Processes

14. Pain Management

15. Fetal Assessment During Labor

16. Nursing Care of the Family During Labor and Birth

17. Labor and Birth Complications

UNIT 5: POSTPARTUM PERIOD 18. Maternal Physiologic Changes

19. Nursing Care of the Family During the Postpartum Period

20. Transition to Parenthood

21. Postpartum Complications

UNIT 6: NEWBORN 22. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn

23. Nursing Care of the Newborn and Family

24. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding

25. The High Risk Newborn


UNIT 7: CHILDREN, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE NURSE 26. 21st Century Pediatric Nursing

27. Family, Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion

28. Developmental and Genetic Influences on Child Health Promotion

UNIT 8 ASSESSMENT OF THE CHILD AND FAMILY 29. Communication, History, and Physical Assessment

30. Pain Assessment and Management in Children


32. The Toddler and Family

33. The Preschooler and Family

34. The School-Age Child and Family

35. The Adolescent and Family

UNIT 10: SPECIAL NEEDS, ILLNESS, AND HOSPITALIZATION 36. Impact of Chronic Illness, Disability, or End-of-Life Care for the Child and Family

37. Impact of Cognitive or Sensory Impairment on the Child and Family

38. Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization

39. Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions

UNIT 11: HEALTH PROBLEMS OF CHILDREN 40. Respiratory Dysfunction

41. Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

42. Cardiovascular Dysfunction

43. Hematologic and Immunologic Dysfunction

44. NEW! Cancer

45. Genitourinary Dysfunction

46. Cerebral Dysfunction

47. Endocrine Dysfunction

48. Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction

49. Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction

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Perry, Shannon E. Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Hockenberry, Marilyn J. Bessie Baker Distinguished Professor of Nursing
Professor of Pediatrics
Chair, Duke Institutional Review Board
Duke University
Durham, NC.

Lowdermilk, Deitra Leonard Clinical Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

Wilson, David Staff
PALS Coordinator
Children's Hospital at Saint Francis
Tulsa, OK.

Alden, Kathryn Rhodes Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

Cashion, Mary Catherine Clinical Nurse Specialist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.
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