9780132109079

Olds' Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women's Health Across the Lifespan

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    9780132109079

  • ISBN10:

    0132109077

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/30/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

This family-focused text that provides comprehensive coverage of maternal-newborn nursing and women#x19;s health with special attention to evidence-based practice, cultural competence, critical thinking, professionalism, patient education, and home/community care. Accurate, readable, personal, and engaging, OLDS'MATERNAL-NEWBORN NURSING & WOMEN'S HEALTH ACROSS THE LIFESPAN, 9/ereflects a deep understanding of pregnancy and birth as normal life processes, and of family members as partners in care. This edition includes a deeper discussion of childbirth at risk; four new nursing care plans; updated coverage of contraception, complementary/alternative therapies, and much more. New teaching features include Professionalism in Practice and Health Promotion Education boxes, Clinical Judgment case studies, and Critical Thinking questions. This edition also aligns more closely with AACN#x19;s Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing

1. Current Issues in Maternal-Newborn Nursing

2. Care of the Family in a Culturally Diverse Society

3. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

 

UNIT 2: Women’s Health

4. Health Promotion of Women Across the Lifespan

5. Women's Health: Family Planning

6. Women's Health: Commonly Occurring Infections

7. Women's Health Problems

8. Women's Care: Social Issues

9. Violence Against Women

 

UNIT 3: Human Reproduction

10. The Reproductive System

11. Conception and Fetal Development

12. Special Reproductive Concerns: Infertility and Genetics

 

UNIT 4: Pregnancy

13. Preparation for Parenthood

14. Physical and Psychologic Changes of Pregnancy

15. Antepartum Nursing Assessment

16. The Expectant Family: Needs and Care

17. Adolescent Pregnancy

18. Maternal Nutrition

19. Pregnancy at Risk: Pregestational Problems

20. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Onset

21. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being

 

UNIT 5: Birth

22. Processes and Stages of Labor and Birth

23. Intrapartum Nursing Assessment

24. The Family in Childbirth: Needs and Care

25. Pain Management During Labor

26. Childbirth at Risk: Prelabor Complications

27. Childbirth at Risk: Labor-Related Complications

28. Birth-Related Procedures

 

UNIT 6: The Newborn

29. Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth

30. Nursing Assessment of the Newborn

31. The Normal Newborn: Needs and Care

32. Newborn Nutrition

33. The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth

34. The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors

 

UNIT 7: Postpartum

35. Postpartum Family Adaptation and Nursing Assessment

36. The Postpartum Family: Needs and Care

37. Home Care of the Postpartum Family

38. Grief and Loss in the Childbearing Family

39. The Postpartum Family at Risk

 

APPENDICES

A. Common Abbreviations in Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing

B. Conversions and Equivalents

C. Spanish Translations of English Phrases

D. Guidelines for Working with Deaf Clients and Interpreters

E. Sign Language for Healthcare Professionals

F. Actions and Effects of Selected Drugs During Breastfeeding

 

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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