Maternity and Women's Health Care - E-Book

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The #1 maternity book in the market is getting even better. Maternity and Women's Health Care, 11th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. Not only does this text emphasize childbearing concerns like newborn care, it also addresses wellness promotion and management of women's health problems. In describing the continuum of care, it integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care. Boasting new medication alerts and updated content throughout, this edition covers the new maternal levels of care, and the revised AAP policy on breastfeeding and infant sleep.

  • Expert authors of the market-leading maternity nursing textbook deliver the most accurate, up-to-date content.
  • Clinical reasoning case studies provide you with opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and to apply knowledge in various settings.
  • Community Activity boxes focus on maternal and newborn activities that can be pursued in local community settings and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings.
  • Cultural Considerations stress the importance of considering the beliefs and health practices of patients from various cultures when providing care.
  • Emergency boxes provide information about various emergency situations and offer a quick reference in critical situations.
  • Family-Centered Care boxes highlight the needs and concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care.
  • Medication guides provide an important reference of drugs and their interactions.
  • Nursing care plans include rationales for interventions and provide you with an overview of, and specific guidelines for, delivering effective nursing care.
  • Safety alerts highlighted and integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice.
  • Signs of potential complications highlight vital concerns, alerting you to signs and symptoms of complications and the immediate interventions to provide.
  • Teaching for Self-Management boxes highlight important information that nurses need to communicate to patients and families for follow-up care.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 21st Century Maternity and Womens Health Nursing
1
The Family and Culture
17
Chapter 3 Nursing and Genomics
41
Chapter 4 Assessment and Health Promotion
59
Chapter 5 Violence Against Women
97
Chapter 6 Reproductive System Concerns
120
Chapter 7 Sexually Transmitted and Other Infections
145
Chapter 8 Contraception and Abortion
171
Chapter 22 Transition to Parenthood
502
Chapter 23 Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn
523
Chapter 24 Nursing Care of the Newborn and Family
549
Chapter 25 Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
601
Chapter 26 Assessment of High Risk Pregnancy
633
Chapter 27 Hypertensive Disorders
653
Chapter 28 Hemorrhagic Disorders
669
Chapter 29 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
687

Chapter 9 Infertility
197
Chapter 10 Problems of the Breast
211
Chapter 11 Structural Disorders and Neoplasms of the Reproductive System
234
Chapter 12 Conception and Fetal Development
265
Chapter 13 Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
283
Chapter 14 Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy
301
Chapter 15 Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
344
Chapter 16 Labor and Birth Processes
367
Chapter 17 Maximizing Comfort for the Laboring Woman
381
Chapter 18 Fetal Assessment During Labor
410
Chapter 19 Nursing Care of the Family During Labor and Birth
430
Chapter 20 Postpartum Physiologic Changes
473
Chapter 21 Nursing Care of the Family During the Postpartum Period
481
Chapter 30 MedicalSurgical Disorders
710
Chapter 31 Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse
739
Chapter 32 Labor and Birth Complications
759
Chapter 33 Postpartum Complications
802
Chapter 34 Nursing Care of the High Risk Newborn
816
Chapter 35 Acquired Problems of the Newborn
851
Chapter 36 Hemolytic Disorders and Congenital Anomalies
881
Chapter 37 Perinatal Loss Bereavement and Grief
909
GLOSSARY
931
INDEX
944
IBC
975
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