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Maternity, Newborn, & Women's Health Nursing
Comprehensive Care Across the Life Span
by Susan A. Orshan

Maternity, Newborn, & Women's Health Nursing reflects a progressive, life-cycle orientation toward the nursing care of women, and helps you develop the skills every maternity and women's health nurse needs to practice with confidence.

Features:

  • Progressive Case Studies at the start of each chapter provide illustrated scenarios that highlight chapter content
  • An exciting art program includes more than 500 illustrations and figures, providing an engaging format for viusual learning
  • Collaborative Care guidelines review each phase of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • NIC/NOC Boxes summarize key interventions and outcome criteria relevant to each chapter
  • Nursing procedures provide stepwise, illustrated guidance to specific techniques and skills throughout the text
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Boxes help you broaden therapeutic options, increase awareness of potential problems, and answer client questions about alternative treatments
  • Teaching Tips promote client and family education
  • Pharmacology Boxes familiarize you with the key features of currently used medications and administration
  • Assessment Tools help you elicit clinically relevant information from the client's health history and highlight the essentials of a thorough physical examination
  • Review Questions at the end of every chapter are posited in NCLEX-style to test your knowledge
  • Questions to Ponder challenge you to apply critical concepts to real-world scenarios

Contents

Foundations of Maternal, Newbor, and Women's Health Care

  • Philosophy and Framework for Women's Reproductive and Sexual Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition for Adolescent and Adult Women
  • Medical Alterations in Women During Adolescence and Adulthood
  • Mental Health Concerns for Women in Adolescence and Adulthood
  • Sexuality and Reproduction
  • Family Formation

Special Reproductive and Health Concerns

  • Fertility Control and Contraception
  • Voluntary Pregnancy Termination
  • Fertility Challenges
  • Genetics, Embryology, and Preconceptual/Prenatal Assessment and Screening

Pregnancy

  • Process of Pregnancy
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Educational Preparation for Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Parenthood

Labor and Childbirth

  • Labor and Childbirth
  • High-Risk Labor and Childbirth
  • Pharmacologic Pain Management of Labor

Postpartum Period and Newborn Care

  • Fourth Stage of Labor and Postpartum Period
  • The High-Risk Postpartum Woman
  • The Healthy Newborn
  • Newborn Nutrition
  • The High-Risk Newborn

Menopause and Beyond

  • The Menopausal Experience
  • The Older Postmenopausal Woman

Index

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Maternity, Newborn, & Women's Health Nursing
Comprehensive Care Across the Life Span
by Susan A. Orshan

2008 1,126 pages $89.95 + shipping
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