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Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care,9780131700260
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Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care

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Prentice Hall
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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2006.
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This is an essential book for the shorter courses in maternity nursing, e.g., 4-8 weeks long or as a refresher for professionals.Features in this book include: Women's Health and Reproductive Issues; Conception and Development; Pregnancy--Normal and High Risk; Labor--Normal and High Risk; Birth--Normal and High Risk; Postpartum Care--Normal and High Risk; Newborn Care--Normal and High Risk.Nursing students and professionals.

Table of Contents

Contemporary maternal-newborn carep. 2
Culture and the childbearing familyp. 16
Reproductive anatomy and physiologyp. 29
Conception and fetal developmentp. 52
Health promotion for womenp. 78
Common gynecologic problemsp. 112
Families with special reproductive concernsp. 133
Preparation for parenthoodp. 164
Physical and psychologic changes of pregnancyp. 180
Antepartal nursing assessmentp. 198
The expectant family : needs and carep. 226
Adolescent pregnancyp. 257
Maternal nutritionp. 272
Pregnancy at risk : progestational problemsp. 293
Pregnancy at risk : gestational onsetp. 324
Assessment of fetal well-beingp. 367
Processes and stages of labor and birthp. 386
Intrapartal nursing assessmentp. 411
The family in childbirth : needs and carep. 443
Pain management during birthp. 477
Childbirth at riskp. 494
Birth-related proceduresp. 538
The physiologic responses of the newborn to birthp. 562
Nursing assessment of the newbornp. 586
Normal newborn : needs and carep. 632
Newborn nutritionp. 660
The newborn at risk : conditions present at birthp. 683
The newborn at risk : birth-related stressorsp. 733
Postpartal adaptation and nursing assessmentp. 782
The postpartal family : needs and carep. 809
Home care of the postpartal familyp. 835
The postpartal family at riskp. 861
Common abbreviations in maternal-newborn and women's health nursingp. 892
Conversions and equivalentsp. 895
Spanish translations of English phrasesp. 896
Guidelines for working with deaf clients and interpretersp. 900
Sign language for healthcare professionalsp. 901
Actions and effects of selected drugs during breastfeedingp. 904
Selected maternal-newborn laboratory valuesp. 906
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