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Now in its Sixth Edition, Maternal and Child Health Nursing helps nurses understand wellness and illness as family-centered events. The author, Adele Pillitteri, views maternal-newborn and child health care not as two separate disciplines but as a continuum of knowledge. She presents the content of the two disciplines comprehensively with a holistic approach. Using a nursing process framework, the book presents information in a clear, reader-friendly fashion. Each chapter begins with Key Terms, Learning Objectives, and a Case Study and ends with Key Points and Critical Thinking Exercises.
Table of Contents
UNIT I Maternal & Child Health Nursing Practice Ch 1 A Framework for Maternal and Child Health Nursing Ch 2 Sociocultural Aspects of Maternal & Child Health Nursing Ch 3 The Childbearing & Childrearing Family Ch 4 The Childbearing & Childrearing Family in the Community UNIT II The Nursing Role in Preparing Families for Childbearing and Childrearing Ch 5 The Nursing Role in Reproductive and Sexual Health Ch 6 Assisting the Family with Reproductive Life Planning Ch 7 The Nursing Role in Genetic Assessment and Counseling Ch 8 Nursing Care of the Subfertile Couple UNIT III The Nursing Role in Caring for Families During Normal Pregnancy, Birth, the Postpartum, and Newborn Period Ch 9 The Growing Fetus Ch 10 Psychological and Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy Ch 11 Assessing Fetal and Maternal Health: Prenatal Care Ch 12 Promoting Fetal and Maternal Health Ch 13 Promoting Nutritional Health During Pregnancy Ch 14 Preparing a Family for Childbirth and Parenting Ch 15 Nursing Care of a Family During Vaginal Birth During Labor and Birth Ch.16 Providing Comfort During Labor and Birth Ch 17 Nursing Care of a Postpartal Family Ch 18 Nursing Care of a Family with a Newborn Ch 19 Nutritional Needs of a Newborn UNIT IV The Nursing Role in Caring for a Family During a Complication of Pregnancy, Birth or the Postpartal Period Ch 20 Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Pregnancy Complication from a - Preexisting or Newly Acquired Illness Ch 21 Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Sudden Pregnancy Complication Ch 22 Nursing Care of a Pregnant Family with Special Needs Ch 23 Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Complication of Labor and Birth Ch 24 Nursing Care of a Family During Cesarean Birth Ch 25 Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Postpartal Complication Ch 26 Nursing Care of a Family with a High-Risk Newborn Ch 27 Nursing Care of a Family with a Child Born with a Physical or Developmental Challenge UNIT V The Nursing Role in Health Promotion for a Childrearing Family Ch 28 Principles of Growth and Development Ch 29 Nursing Care of a Family With an Infant Ch 30 Nursing Care of a Toddler Ch 31 Nursing care of a Preschooler Ch 32 Nursing care of a School-Age Child Ch 33 Nursing care of a Family with an Adolescent Ch 34 Child Health Assessment Ch 35 Communication and Teaching With Children and Families UNIT VI The Nursing Role in Supporting the Health of Ill Children and Their Families Ch 36 Nursing Care of a Family with an Ill Child Ch 37 Nursing Care of a Child Undergoing Diagnostic Techniques and Other Therapeutic Modalities Ch 38 Nursing Care of the Child Undergoing - Medication Administration and Intravenous Therapy Ch 39 Providing Pain Management for Children UNIT VII The Nursing Role in Restoring and - Maintaining the Health of Children and Families With Physiologic Disorders Ch 40 Nursing Care of a Family When a Child has a Respiratory Disorder Ch 41 Nursing Care of a Family When a Child has a Cardiovascular Disorder Ch 42 Nursing Care of a Family When a Child has an Immune Disorder Ch 43 Nursing Care of a Family When a Child has an Infectious Disorder Ch 44 Nursing Care of a Family When a Child has a Hematologic Disorder Ch 45 Nursing Care of a Family When a Child Has a Gastrointestinal Disorder Ch 46 Nursing Care of a Family When a Child Has a Renal or Urinary Tract Disorder Abbrv Contents