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  • Maternity and Women's Health Care
    Maternity and Women's Health Care
  • Maternity and Women's Health Care
    Maternity and Women's Health Care
  • Maternity and Women's Health Care
    Maternity and Women's Health Care


The underlying theme of Maternity & Women's Health Care, 8e is how to take care of a woman of childbearing age in today's society. The book is designed to meet the needs of today's students through a clear, readable writing style and a more focused content presentation. Content carefully integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, and health promotion into the continuum of care. Maternity & Women's Health Care has the most comprehensive coverage of maternal, newborn, and women's health nursing care than any other text on the market.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Maternity and Women's Health Nursing
Contemporary Maternity Nursing and Women's Health Carep. 1
Community Care: The Family and Culturep. 16
Geneticsp. 52
Alternative and Complementary Therapiesp. 74
Women's Health
Assessment and Health Promotionp. 91
Violence Against Womenp. 131
Reproductive System Concernsp. 155
Sexually Transmitted and Other Infectionsp. 185
Contraception and Abortionp. 220
Infertilityp. 246
Problems of the Breastp. 267
Structural Disorders and Neoplasms of the Reproductive Systemp. 289
Conception and Fetal Developmentp. 327
Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancyp. 348
Maternal and Fetal Nutritionp. 369
Nursing Care During Pregnancyp. 397
Childbirth and Perinatal Educationp. 448
Labor and Birth Processesp. 468
Management of Discomfortp. 488
Fetal Assessment During Laborp. 518
Nursing Care During Laborp. 541
Postpartum Physiologyp. 607
Nursing Care of the Postpartum Womanp. 616
Transition to Parenthoodp. 647
The Newborn
Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newbornp. 682
Nursing Care of the Newbornp. 708
Newborn Nutrition and Feedingp. 755
Care of the Newborn at Homep. 789
Complications of Pregnancy
Assessment for Risk Factorsp. 811
Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancyp. 837
Antepartal Hemorrhagic Disordersp. 860
Endocrine and Metabolic Disordersp. 881
Medical-Surgical Problems in Pregnancyp. 905
Obstetric Critical Carep. 932
Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abusep. 960
Labor and Birth Complicationsp. 983
Postpartum Complicationsp. 1036
Newborn Complications
Acquired Problems of the Newbornp. 1051
Hemolytic Disorders and Congenital Anomaliesp. 1082
Nursing Care of the High Risk Newbornp. 1112
Grieving the Loss of a Newbornp. 1150
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