Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

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  • Copyright: 2006-11-01
  • Publisher: Saunders W B Co
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Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this leading text provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. Its 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 make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Focuses on family-centered care, health promotion and illness prevention, womens health issues, and growth and development of the child and parent. Covers a wide range of maternal and pediatric care with 35 skills and provides expected outcomes, interventions, and rationales for nursing care 30 nursing care plans. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each Nursing Care Plan challenge students to evaluate and apply the plan of care to specific clinical situations. Nursing Tips throughout the text provide pertinent information applicable in the clinical setting. Pictorial story of a vaginal birth includes photos through delivery. Cultural considerations as they relate to pregnancy and delivery, maternal/infant, and pediatric care in detailed tables help nurses develop cultural sensitivity when caring for diverse patient populations. Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool checklist assists the nurse in developing an individualized plan of care. Health Promotion Considerations boxes focus on prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and more. Companion CD-ROM, bound with the book, includes videos of both a normal delivery and a cesarian birth, 3-D animations, audio glossary, and Patient Teaching Plans in Spanish and English. Discusses CPR specifically for the pregnant patient. MyPyramid illustrates the 2005 revised nutrition guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Provides discussions of changes in clinical care recommendations, including use of IpecacŪ for poisoning, vaginal birth after caesarian, and pain relief in newborns. Includes the latest content on infectious diseases acquired during pregnancy, sexual abuse, assault, rape in the pediatric population, and the adolescent as a parent. Includes an appendix of JCAHO Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols.

Table of Contents

An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
The Past, Present, and Future
Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Womens Health
Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
Prenatal Development
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 Nurses Role in Womens 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 Infant
The Toddler
The Preschool Child
The School-Age Child
The Adolescent
Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient
The Childs 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 or Cardiovascular Disorder
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 Body Substance Isolation Precautions
JCAHO Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols
Commonly Used Abbreviations in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
Common Spanish Phrases for Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
NANDA Nursing Diagnoses, 2005
Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams for Newborn Weights
Temperature Equivalents
Internet Websites for Maternal-Child Health Organizations and Foundations
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