Introductory Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-10-12
  • Publisher: LWW
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Enhance your critical thinking skills in a clinical setting and prepare for the NCLEX-PN exam with this clear, easy-to-understand, and highly visual book. Written by two experts and current educators in pediatric and maternity nursing, the 4th edition has been updated to reflect today’s best practices and evidence-based care. Each chapter includes a built-in workbook, integrated case studies, and in-patient scenarios to sharpen your understanding of the content. Plus, this edition is accompanied by a robust array of interactive online resources to enrich your learning experience and further prepare you for maternity and pediatric nursing practice.
Highlights of the 4th edition:
  • NEW & UPDATED CONTENT , including the latest NANDA terminology, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) guidelines, the Baby Friendly Initiative, medication updates, and more, prepare you for practice in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment.
  • UNIQUE! A built-in workbook at the end of each chapter includes NCLEX-PN-style review questions, study activities, and critical thinking "What Would You Do?" exercises.
  • NEW! Concept Mastery Alerts highlight commonly misunderstood concepts and provide helpful explanations to clarify them.
  • Chapter-opening case studies foster critical thinking.
  • A Nursing Process approach prepares you to write individual care plans by walking you through each step of the nurse’s role in data collection (assessment), relevant nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • First-person narratives help you understand the feelings of clients and their family members.
  • Cultural Snapshots encourage you to think about cultural differences when caring for your clients.
  • Learning Objectives and Key Points , which set goals for understanding and highlight must-know information, help you master important concepts.
  • Test Yourself questions allow you to check your understanding as you go.
  • Clinical Secrets highlight safety concerns and other important topics to prepare you for on-the-job challenges.
  • ENHANCED online student resources include NCLEX-PN-style questions (revised to reflect the latest test plan) including new alternate format questions), drug monographs, maternity and pediatric nursing videos, audio glossaries, dosage calculation quizzes, and more.
  • Comprehensive instructor resources include guided lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations, test generator, image bank, QSEN competencies, concept-based curriculum maps, quizzes, assignments, and more.
This leading content is also incorporated into Lippincott CoursePoint , a dynamic learning solution that integrates this book’s curriculum, adaptive learning tools, real-time data reporting, and the latest evidence-based practice content together into one powerful student education solution. Lippincott CoursePoint improves the nursing students’ critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills to prepare them for practice. Learn more at NursingEducationSuccess.com/CoursePoint.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Nurse's Role in a Changing Maternal–Child Health Care Environment            
Chapter 2: Family-Centered and Community-Based Maternal and Pediatric Nursing               
UNIT II: FOUNDATIONS OF MATERNITY NURSING                                                                
Chapter 3: Structure and Function of the Reproductive System                                                            
Chapter 4: Special Issues of Women's Health Care and Reproduction                                               
UNIT III: PREGNANCY                                                                                                                                         
Chapter 5: Fetal Development                                                                                                                                  
Chapter 6: Maternal Adaptation during Pregnancy                                                                                       
Chapter 7: Prenatal Care                                                                                                                                              
UNIT IV: LABOR AND BIRTH                                                                                                                         
Chapter 8:  The Labor Process                                                                                                                                   
Chapter 9:  Pain Management during Labor and Birth                                                                                 
Chapter 10: Nursing Care during Labor and Birth                                                                                           
Chapter 11: Assisted Delivery and Cesarean Birth                                                                                          
UNIT V: POSTPARTUM AND NEWBORN                                                                                             
Chapter 12: The Postpartum Woman                                                                                                                       
Chapter 13: Nursing Assessment of Newborn Transition                                                                             
Chapter 14: Nursing Care of the Normal Newborn                                                                                         
Chapter 15: Newborn Nutrition                                                                                                                                 
UNIT VI: CHILDBEARING AT RISK                                                                                                          
Chapter 16: Pregnancy at Risk: Conditions that Complicate Pregnancy                                                            
Chapter 17: Pregnancy at Risk: Pregnancy-Related Complications                                                                       
Chapter 18: Labor at Risk                                                                                                                                                       
Chapter 19: Postpartum Woman at Risk                                                                                                                                
Chapter 20: The Newborn at Risk: Gestational and Acquired Disorders                                                              
Chapter 21: The Newborn at Risk: Congenital Disorders                                                                             
Chapter 22: Principles of Growth and Development                                                                                      
Chapter 23:Growth and Development of the Infant: 28 Days to 1 Year                                                               
Chapter 24:Growth and Development of the Toddler: 1 to 3 Years                                                                       
Chapter 25:Growth and Development of the Preschool Child: 3 to 6 Years                                                      
Chapter 26:Growth and Development of the School-Aged Child: 6 to 10 Years                                            
Chapter 27:Growth and Development of the Adolescent: 11 to 18 Years                                         
UNIT VIII: FOUNDATIONS OF PEDIATRIC NURSING                                                                   
Chapter 28: Data Collection (Assessment) for the Child                                                                                           
Chapter 29: Care of the Hospitalized Child                                                                                                                          
Chapter 30: Procedures and Treatments                                                                                                                                  
Chapter 31: Medication Administration and Intravenous Therapy                                                          
UNIT IX: SPECIAL CONCERNS OF PEDIATRIC NURSING                                                     
Chapter 32: The Child with a Chronic Health Problem                                                                                         
Chapter 33: Abuse in the Family and Community                                                                                                            
Chapter 34: The Dying Child                                                                                                                                      
Chapter 35: The Child with a Sensory/Neurologic Disorder                                                                       
Chapter 36: The Child with a Respiratory Disorder                                                                                        
Chapter 37: The Child with a Cardiovascular/Hematologic Disorder                                                    
Chapter 38: The Child with a Gastrointestinal/Endocrine Disorder                                                        
Chapter 39: The Child with a Genitourinary Disorder                                                                                   
Chapter 40: The Child with a Musculoskeletal Disorder                                                                               
Chapter 41: The Child with an Integumentary Disorder/Communicable Disease                            
Chapter 42: The Child with a Psychosocial Disorder                                                                                      
Appendix A: Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions                                                                      
Appendix B: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses                                                                                    
Appendix C: The Joint Commission's “Do Not Use” List of Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols           
Appendix D: Good Sources of Essential Nutrients                                                                                          
Appendix E: Breast-Feeding and Medication Use                                                                                           
Appendix F: Cervical Dilation Chart                                                                                                                       
Appendix G: Growth Charts                                                                                                                                        
Appendix H: Pulse, Respiration, and Blood Pressure Values for Children                                          
Appendix I: Temperature and Weight Conversion Charts                                                                            
Appendix J: Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedules                        
English-Spanish Glossary                                                                                                                                              
References and Suggested Readings                                                                                                                        

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