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Master key concepts and apply them to your nursing practice!
Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 6th Edition, by Gloria Leifer, RN, MA, CNE, this study guide reinforces your understanding of essential concepts and skills. This textbook offers the preparation you need to pass the NCLEX
This textbook provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. It's concise, logical organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on health promotion and on the family makes it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients.
Examination and succeed in your nursing career. Features include:
- Learning activities Case studies with critical thinking questions
- Thinking critically scenarios
- Applying Knowledge exercises
- Review questions
- Crossword puzzles
- Several Thinking critically sections and case studies with critical thinking questions have been added.
- Alternate-item format questions are included in the review questions for the NCLEX Examination.
Table of Contents
|An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|The Past, Present, and Future|
|Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health|
|Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology|
|Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy|
|Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Pregnancy|
|Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth|
|Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth|
|Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth|
|The Family After Birth|
|Nursing Care of Women with Complications Following Birth|
|The Nurse's Role in Women's Health Care|
|The Term Newborn|
|Preterm and Postterm Newborns|
|The Newborn with a Congenital Malformation|
|The Growing Child and Family|
|An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition|
|The Preschool Child|
|The School-Age Child|
|Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient|
|The Child's Experience of Hospitalization|
|Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family|
|The Child Needing Nursing Care|
|The Child with a Sensory or Neurological Condition|
|The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition|
|The Child with a Respiratory Disorder NEW!|
|The Childe with a Cardiovascular Disorder NEW!|
|The Child with a Condition of the Blood, Blood-Forming Organs or Lymphatic System|
|The Child with a Gastrointestinal Condition|
|The Child with a Genitourinary Condition|
|The Child with a Skin Disorder|
|The Child with a Metabolic Condition|
|The Child with a Communicable Disease|
|The Child with an Emotional or Behavioral Condition|
|The Changing Health Care Environment|
|Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Isolation Precautions|
|Sequence for Donning and Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)|
|The Joint Commission's Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols|
|Commonly Used Abbreviations in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|Common Spanish Phrases for Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms|
|NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011|
|Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams for Newborn Weights|
|Normal Vital Signs and Temperature Equivalents of Infants and Children|
|Normal Blood Values During Infancy and Childhood|
|Blood Pressure Classifications in Children|
|Answers to Review Questions for the NCLEX® Examination|
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