Perinatal Nursing

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Kathleen Rice Simpson, Patricia A. Creehan
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 709 pages

Co-published with the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this book is a comprehensive clinical resource for practicing perinatal nurses and an excellent staff educator's guide and textbook. It provides commonly accepted guidelines for practice and evidence-based care and includes algorithms to support decision-making. Numerous photographs complement the text and summary boxes highlight key points. Appendices provide patient care examples and practice guidelines.

This edition has been extensively revised and updated. New features include more than 650 end-of-chapter review questions and answers and selected AWHONN protocols.

 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER 7
26
CHAPTER 4
78
Ongoing Prenatal Care
104
Fetal Surveillance
112
CHAPTER 3
310
CHAPTER 8
390
Physiologic Basis for Fetal Heart Rate
407
Nursing Assessment and Management
433
CHAPTER 9
544
CHAPTER 13
546
NEWBORN NUTRITION
582
Breastfeeding Process
589
CHAPTER 10
594
Potential Breastfeeding Problems
596
Medications and Breastfeeding
602

Interventions for Nonreassuring Fetal Heart
413
Clinical Implications for Monitoring the Preterm
426

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