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The second edition of Introductory Maternity and Pediatric Nursing reflects the underlying philosophy of love, caring, and support for the childbearing woman, the child, and the families of these individuals. Recognizing that the responsibility of caring for the pregnant woman and ill child increasingly falls on the family, this text stresses teaching the patient, family and child with an emphasis on prevention.

Table of Contents

1: OVERVIEW OF MATERNAL AND PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE The Nurse's Role in a Changing Maternal-Child Health Care Environment Family-Centered and Community-Based Maternal and Pediatric Nursing 2: FOUNDATIONS OF MATERNITY NURSING Structure and Function of the Reproductive System Special Issues of Women's Health Care and Reproduction 3: PREGNANCY Fetal Development Maternal Adaptation During Pregnancy Prenatal Care 4: LABOR AND BIRTH Labor Process Pain Management During Labor and Birth Nursing Care During Labor and Birth Assisted Delivery and Cesarean Birth 5: POSTPARTUM AND NEWBORN The Postpartum Woman Nursing Assessment of Newborn Transition Nursing Care of the Normal Newborn Newborn Nutrition 6: 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 7: HEALTH PROMOTION FOR NORMAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Principles of Growth and Development Growth and Development of the Infant: 28 Days to 1 Year Growth and Development of the Toddler: 1 to 3 Years Growth and Development of the Preschool Child: 3 to 6 Years Growth and Development of the School-Age Child: 6 to 10 Years Growth and Development of the Adolescent: 11 to 18 Years 8: FOUNDATIONS OF PEDIATRIC NURSING Assessment of the Child (Data Collection) Care of the Hospitalized Child Procedures and Treatments Medication Administration and Intravenous Therapy 9: SPECIAL CONCERNS OF PEDIATRIC NURSING The Child With a Chronic Health Problem Abuse in the Family The Dying Child 10: THE CHILD WITH A HEALTH DISORDER The Child With a Sensory/Neurologic Disorder The Child With a Respiratory Disorder The Child With a Cardiovascular/Hematologic Disorder The Child With a Gastrointestinal/Endocrine Disorder The Child With a Genitourinary Disorder The Child With a Musculoskeletal Disorder The Child With an Integumentary Disorder/ Communicable Disease The Child With a Psychosocial Disorder Appendix A: Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions Appendix B: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses Appendix C: The Joint Commission's "Do Not Use" List of Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols Appendix D: Good Sources of Essential Nutrients Appendix E: Breast-feeding and Medication Use Appendix F: Cervical Dilation Chart Appendix G: Growth Charts Appendix H: Pulse, Respiration, and Blood Pressure Values for Children Appendix I: Temperature and Weight Conversion Charts Appendix J: Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedules Glossary English-Spanish Glossary References and Selected Readings Index

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