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Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this leading text provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. Its concise, logical organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on health promotion and on the family make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Focuses on family-centered care, health promotion and illness prevention, womens health issues, and growth and development of the child and parent. Covers a wide range of maternal and pediatric care with 35 skills and provides expected outcomes, interventions, and rationales for nursing care 30 nursing care plans. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each Nursing Care Plan challenge students to evaluate and apply the plan of care to specific clinical situations. Nursing Tips throughout the text provide pertinent information applicable in the clinical setting. Pictorial story of a vaginal birth includes photos through delivery. Cultural considerations as they relate to pregnancy and delivery, maternal/infant, and pediatric care in detailed tables help nurses develop cultural sensitivity when caring for diverse patient populations. Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool checklist assists the nurse in developing an individualized plan of care. Health Promotion Considerations boxes focus on prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and more. Companion CD-ROM, bound with the book, includes videos of both a normal delivery and a cesarian birth, 3-D animations, audio glossary, and Patient Teaching Plans in Spanish and English. Discusses CPR specifically for the pregnant patient. MyPyramid illustrates the 2005 revised nutrition guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Provides discussions of changes in clinical care recommendations, including use of IpecacŪ for poisoning, vaginal birth after caesarian, and pain relief in newborns. Includes the latest content on infectious diseases acquired during pregnancy, sexual abuse, assault, rape in the pediatric population, and the adolescent as a parent. Includes an appendix of JCAHO Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols.
Table of Contents
|An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|The Past, Present, and Future|
|Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Womens Health|
|Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology|
|Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy|
|Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Pregnancy|
|Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth|
|Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth|
|Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth|
|The Family After Birth|
|Nursing Care of Women with Complications Following Birth|
|The Nurses Role in Womens Health Care|
|The Term Newborn|
|Preterm and Postterm Newborns|
|The Newborn with a Congenital Malformation|
|The Growing Child and Family|
|An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition|
|The Preschool Child|
|The School-Age Child|
|Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient|
|The Childs Experience of Hospitalization|
|Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family|
|The Child Needing Nursing Care|
|The Child with a Sensory or Neurological Condition|
|The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition|
|The Child with a Respiratory or Cardiovascular Disorder|
|The Child with a Condition of the Blood, Blood-Forming Organs or Lymphatic System|
|The Child with a Gastrointestinal Condition|
|The Child with a Genitourinary Condition|
|The Child with a Skin Disorder|
|The Child with a Metabolic Condition|
|The Child with a Communicable Disease|
|The Child with an Emotional or Behavioral Condition|
|The Changing Health Care Environment|
|Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|Standard Precautions and Body Substance Isolation Precautions|
|JCAHO Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols|
|Commonly Used Abbreviations in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|Common Spanish Phrases for Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|NANDA Nursing Diagnoses, 2005|
|Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams for Newborn Weights|
|Internet Websites for Maternal-Child Health Organizations and Foundations|
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