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

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Nurses working with childbearing families face a variety new challenges, including shortened lengths of hospital stay, the trend toward greater use of community-based and home care, and downsizing and mergers of health-care systems. This book is not only important reading for maternity nurses, but also can be used as an invaluable reference tool. The Eighth Edition of this popular book not only continues to emphasize the central role played by maternity nurses working with today's childbearing families, but also includes a global perspective, covering culture as a factor in relating to the woman's childbirth experience. It also includes a comprehensive, accessible segment on women's health issues. For nurses in the fields of women's health, maternity, and newborn care

Table of Contents

Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing
Current Issues in Maternal-Newborn Nursing
Care of the Family in a Culturally Diverse Society
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Womens Health
Womens Health Across the Life Span
Womens Health: Family Planning
Womens Health: Commonly Occurring Infections
Womens Health Problems
Womens Care: Social Issues
Violence Against Women
Human Reproduction
Preparation for Parenthood
Physical and Psychological Changes of Pregnancy
Antepartal Nursing Assessment
The Expectant Family: Needs and Care
Adolescent Pregnancy
Maternal Nutrition
Pregnancy at Risk: Pregestational Problems
Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Onset
Assessment of Fetal Well-Being
Processes and States of Labor and Birth
Intrapartal Nursing Assessment
The Family in Childbirth: Needs and Care
Pain Management During Labor
Childbirth at Risk: The Intrapartal Period
Birth-Related Procedures
The Newborn
Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth
Nursing Assessment of the Newborn
The Normal Newborn: Needs and Care
Newborn Nutrition
The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth
The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors
Postpartal Adaptation and Nursing Assessment
The Postpartal Family: Needs and Care
Home Care of the Postpartal Family
Grief and Loss in the Childbearing Family
The Postpartal Family at Risk
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