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Maternity & Women's Health Care, 9th Edition takes a collaborative care approach to maternal, newborn, and women's health nursing that emphasizes the nurse's role on the care team. Easy to read and logically organized, it follows the nursing process and offers evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. Key topics include evidence-based practice, family, culture, community, and health promotion. Practical application exercises and comprehensive care plans help strengthen your maternity nursing skills. Practical application approach follows the nursing process and emphasizes collaborative care and the nurse's role in health promotion and the family. Comprehensive nursing care plans provide examples of both normal and abnormal conditions. Nurse Alert boxes highlight essential nursing care information. Focuses on the importance of including the family in the continuum of care. Explores cultural considerations and the importance of assessing for and understanding cultural variations when providing care. Teaching for Self-Care boxes provide follow-up care instructions for patients transitioning from hospital to home. Medication Guides offer information about common drugs used during the childbearing process. Evidence-Based Practice boxes explore research findings and their effect on clinical practice. Critical Thinking Exercises help you strengthen problem-solving skills by applying key concepts to realistic clinical situations. Community Activity Exercises introduce you to nursing care in a variety of settings.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Maternity & Womens Health Nursing|
|Contemporary Maternity Nursing and Women's Health Care|
|Community Care: The Family and Culture|
|Alternative & Complementary Therapies|
|Assessment & Health Promotion|
|Violence Against Women|
|Reproductive System Concerns|
|Sexually Transmitted and Other Infections|
|Contraception and Abortion|
|Problems of the Breast|
|Structural Disorders and Neoplasms of the Reproductive System|
|Conception and Fetal Development|
|Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy|
|Maternal and Fetal Nutrition|
|Nursing Care During Pregnancy|
|Childbirth and Perinatal Education|
|Labor and Birth Processes|
|Management of Discomfort|
|Fetal Assessment During Labor|
|Nursing Care During Labor|
|Nursing Care of the Postpartum Woman|
|Transition to Parenthood|
|Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn|
|Nursing Care of the Newborn|
|Newborn Nutrition and Feeding|
|Care of the Newborn at Home|
|Complications of Pregnancy|
|Assessment for Risk Factors|
|Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy|
|Antepartal Hemorrhagic Disorders|
|Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders|
|Medical-Surgical Problems in Pregnancy|
|Obstetric Critical Care|
|Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse|
|Labor and Birth Complications|
|Acquired Problems of the Newborn|
|Hemolytic Disorders and Congenital Anomalies|
|Nursing Care of the High Risk Newborn|
|Grieving the Loss of a Newborn|
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