Maternal & Child Nursing Care

Maternal & Child Nursing Care, 5th edition

  • Marcia L. London, 
  • Patricia Ladewig, 
  • Michele Davidson, 
  • Jane W. Ball, 
  • Ruth C. Bindler, 
  • Kay Cowen

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Overview

Maternal & Child Nursing Care helps you build the essential skills needed to provide nursing care for maternal-newborn and pediatric patients. The title pays special attention to health promotion, home/community care, patient and family education, clinical reasoning, evidence-based practice and cultural competence.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780137525072

Table of contents

PART 1. INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY-CENTERED CARE
1. Contemporary Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Nursing
2. Culture and the Family
3. Genetic and Genomic Influences in Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

PART 2. WOMEN'S HEALTH
4. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
5. Health Promotion for Women
6. Common Gynecologic Problems

PART 3. PREGNANCY AND THE FAMILY
7. Conception and Fetal Development
8. Physical and Psychological Changes of Pregnancy
9. Antepartum Nursing Assessment
10. The Expectant Family: Needs and Care
11. Maternal Nutrition
12. Pregnancy in Selected Populations
13. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being
14. Pregnancy at Risk: Pregestational Problems
15. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Onset

PART 4. BIRTH AND THE FAMILY
16. Processes and Stages of Labor and Birth
17. Intrapartum Nursing Assessment
18. The Family in Childbirth: Needs and Care
19. Pharmacologic Pain Management
20. Childbirth at Risk: Pre-Labor Complications
21. Childbirth at Risk: Labor-Related Complications
22. Birth-Related Procedures

PART 5. THE NEWBORN
23. The Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth
24. Nursing Assessment of the Newborn
25. The Normal Newborn: Needs, Care, and Feeding
26. The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth
27. The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors

PART 6. THE POSTPARTUM FAMILY
28. Postpartum Adaptation and Nursing Assessment
29. The Postpartum Family: Early Care Needs and Home Care
30. The Postpartum Family at Risk

PART 7. CARE AND NEEDS OF CHILDREN
31. Growth and Development
32. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition
33. Pediatric Assessment
34. Health Promotion and Maintenance: General Concepts, the Newborn, and the Infant
35. Health Promotion and Maintenance: The Toddler, the Preschooler, and the School-Age Child
36. Health Promotion and Maintenance: The Adolescent
37. Family Assessment and Concepts of Nursing Care in the Community
38. Nursing Considerations for the Child and Family with a Chronic Condition
39. Nursing Considerations for the Hospitalized Child
40. Pain Assessment and Management in Children
41. The Child with a Life-Threatening Condition and End-of-Life Care
42. Social and Environmental Influences on the Child
43. Immunizations and Communicable Diseases

PART 8. CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH ALTERATIONS IN HEALTH STATUS
44. The Child with Alterations in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
45. The Child with Alterations in Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Function
46. The Child with Alterations in Respiratory Function
47. The Child with Alterations in Cardiovascular Function
48. The Child with Alterations in Immune Function
49. The Child with Alterations in Hematologic Function
50. The Child with Cancer
51. The Child with Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function
52. The Child with Alterations in Genitourinary Function
53. The Child with Alterations in Endocrine Function
54. The Child with Alterations in Neurological Function
55. The Child with Alterations in Mental Health and Cognitive Function
56. The Child with Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function
57. The Child with Alterations in Skin Integrity

APPENDICES
Appendix A. Selected Maternal-Newborn Laboratory Values
Appendix B. Selected Pediatric Laboratory Values
Appendix C. Growth Charts
Appendix D. Pediatric Blood Pressure Tables
Appendix E. Conversions and Equivalents
Appendix F. Actions and Effects of Selected Drugs during Breastfeeding
Appendix G. Dietary Reference Intakes
Appendix H. West Nomogram-Body Surface Area

Glossary
Index

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