Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care, 9th edition

  • Marcia London, 
  • Patricia Ladewig, 
  • Michele C. Davidson, 
  • Ruth C. Bindler, 
  • Kay Cowen

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Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care presents the nurse's role in pregnancy, childbirth, newborn care and postpartum care, with families as co-participants in care.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780136873150

Subject: Maternity & Pediatrics

Category: Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Care
Chapter 2 Family, Culture, and Complementary Health Approaches
Chapter 3 Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 4 Conception and Fetal Development

Chapter 5 Health Promotion for Women
Chapter 6 Common Gynecologic Problems
Chapter 7 Families with Special Reproductive Concerns

Chapter 8 Physical and Psychologic Changes of Pregnancy
Chapter 9 Antepartum Nursing Assessment
Chapter 10 The Expectant Family: Needs and Care
Chapter 11 Maternal Nutrition
Chapter 12 Pregnancy in Selected Populations
Chapter 13 Assessment of Fetal Well-Being
Chapter 14 Pregnancy at Risk: Pregestational Problems
Chapter 15 Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Onset

Chapter 16 Processes and Stages of Labor and Birth
Chapter 17 Intrapartum Nursing Assessment
Chapter 18 The Family in Childbirth: Needs and Care
Chapter 19 Pharmacologic Pain Management
Chapter 20 Childbirth at Risk: Pre-Labor and Intrapartum Complications
Chapter 21 Childbirth at Risk: Labor-Related Complications
Chapter 22 Birth-Related Procedures

Chapter 23 The Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth
Chapter 24 Nursing Assessment of the Newborn
Chapter 25 Normal Newborn: Needs, Care, and Feeding
Chapter 26 The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth
Chapter 27 The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors

Chapter 28 Postpartum Adaptation and Nursing Assessment
Chapter 29 The Postpartum Family: Early Care Needs and Home Care
Chapter 30 The Postpartum Family at Risk

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