Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-07
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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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 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 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 Infant
The Toddler
The Preschool Child
The School-Age Child
The Adolescent
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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excellent study guide March 26, 2011
Excellent study guide to go with the textbook, lots of information and helpful for tests, I received the book in time frame given and book was in great condition. I would order from ecampus again and again
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