Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, 9th Edition

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By Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE
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9780323826808
Publication Date
23-09-2022
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  • Unfolding case studies follow one family through the conception and birth process, and include open-ended critical thinking questions applying the content to practice.
  • More than 25 nursing care plans include nursing diagnoses plus goals, nursing interventions, and rationales, along with critical thinking questions to promote clinical decision-making skills.
  • Detailed nursing skills cover a wide range of maternal and pediatric nursing interventions.
  • Safety alerts highlight the importance of protecting patients and others from accidents, medication errors, and the spread of disease.
  • Nursing tips include practical, evidence-based information applicable in the clinical setting.
  • Nursing guidelines reflect the World Health Organization's Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, alternative therapies, immunization mandates, emergency preparedness, preventing medication errors, and more.
  • Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! at the end of each chapter includes a summary of key points, additional online resources, review questions, and critical thinking questions.
  • Cultural Considerations boxes help you address the needs of culturally diverse patients and families.
  • Patient Teaching boxes help you communicate instructions for self-care with patients and families.
  • Medication tables provide quick access to information about commonly used medications.

Build the knowledge and clinical judgment you need to succeed in maternity and pediatric nursing! Written in a clear, easy-to-read style, Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, 9th Edition describes how you can provide effective, evidence-based care for women during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, and for newborns and growing children. The text spans the continuum of child development, organizing topics from simple to complex and from health to illness; this approach makes it easy to locate information. Another hallmark of the book is its strong focus on family-centered care, health promotion, and illness prevention. Written by noted nursing educator Gloria Leifer, this bestselling text includes new Next-Generation NCLEX® exam-style case studies plus updates on infection control, pandemic responses, and more.


Key Features
  • Unfolding case studies follow one family through the conception and birth process, and include open-ended critical thinking questions applying the content to practice.
  • More than 25 nursing care plans include nursing diagnoses plus goals, nursing interventions, and rationales, along with critical thinking questions to promote clinical decision-making skills.
  • Detailed nursing skills cover a wide range of maternal and pediatric nursing interventions.
  • Safety alerts highlight the importance of protecting patients and others from accidents, medication errors, and the spread of disease.
  • Nursing tips include practical, evidence-based information applicable in the clinical setting.
  • Nursing guidelines reflect the World Health Organization's Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, alternative therapies, immunization mandates, emergency preparedness, preventing medication errors, and more.
  • Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! at the end of each chapter includes a summary of key points, additional online resources, review questions, and critical thinking questions.
  • Cultural Considerations boxes help you address the needs of culturally diverse patients and families.
  • Patient Teaching boxes help you communicate instructions for self-care with patients and families.
  • Medication tables provide quick access to information about commonly used medications.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323826808
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information By Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE, Professor, Obstetric and Pediatric Nursing, Riverside City College, Riverside, California
Table of Content

UNIT ONE An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

1 The Past, Present, and Future

UNIT TWO Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health

2 Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology

3 Fetal Development

4 Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy

5 Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Pregnancy

6 Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth

7 Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth

8 Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth

9 The Family After Birth

10 Nursing Care of Women with Complications After Birth

11 The Nurse's Role in Women's Health Care

12 The Term Newborn

13 Preterm and Postterm Newborns

14 The Newborn with a Perinatal Injury or Congenital Malformation

UNIT THREE The Growing Child and Family

15 An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition

16 The Infant

17 The Toddler

18 The Preschool Child

19 The School-Age Child

20 The Adolescent

UNIT FOUR Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient

21 The Child's Experience of Hospitalization

22 Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family

UNIT FIVE The Child Needing Nursing Care

23 The Child with a Sensory or Neurological Condition

24 The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition

25 The Child with a Respiratory Disorder

26 The Childe with a Cardiovascular Disorder

27 The Child with a Condition of the Blood, Blood-Forming Organs or Lymphatic System

28 The Child with a Gastrointestinal Condition

29 The Child with a Genitourinary Condition

30 The Child with a Skin Condition

31 The Child with a Metabolic Condition

32 Childhood Communicable Diseases, Bioterrorism, Natural Disasters, and the Maternal-Child Patient

33 The Child with an Emotional or Behavioral Condition

UNIT SIX The Changing Health Care Environment

34 Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

APPENDIXES

Appendix A Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Isolation Precautions

Appendix B Sequence for Donning and Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Appendix C The Joint Commission's List of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols

Appendix D Commonly Used Abbreviations in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Appendix E Common Spanish Phrases for Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Appendix F Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms

Appendix G Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams for Newborn Weights

Appendix H Normal Vital Signs and Temperature Equivalents for Infants and Children

Appendix I Pediatric Laboratory Values Reference

Appendix J Blood Pressure Levels for Boys and Girls by Age and Height Percentile

References

Glossary

UNIT ONE An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

1 The Past, Present, and Future

UNIT TWO Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health

2 Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology

3 Fetal Development

4 Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy

5 Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Pregnancy

6 Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth

7 Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth

8 Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth

9 The Family After Birth

10 Nursing Care of Women with Complications After Birth

11 The Nurse's Role in Women's Health Care

12 The Term Newborn

13 Preterm and Postterm Newborns

14 The Newborn with a Perinatal Injury or Congenital Malformation

UNIT THREE The Growing Child and Family

15 An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition

16 The Infant

17 The Toddler

18 The Preschool Child

19 The School-Age Child

20 The Adolescent

UNIT FOUR Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient

21 The Child's Experience of Hospitalization

22 Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family

UNIT FIVE The Child Needing Nursing Care

23 The Child with a Sensory or Neurological Condition

24 The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition

25 The Child with a Respiratory Disorder

26 The Childe with a Cardiovascular Disorder

27 The Child with a Condition of the Blood, Blood-Forming Organs or Lymphatic System

28 The Child with a Gastrointestinal Condition

29 The Child with a Genitourinary Condition

30 The Child with a Skin Condition

31 The Child with a Metabolic Condition

32 Childhood Communicable Diseases, Bioterrorism, Natural Disasters, and the Maternal-Child Patient

33 The Child with an Emotional or Behavioral Condition

UNIT SIX The Changing Health Care Environment

34 Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

APPENDIXES

Appendix A Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Isolation Precautions

Appendix B Sequence for Donning and Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Appendix C The Joint Commission's List of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols

Appendix D Commonly Used Abbreviations in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Appendix E Common Spanish Phrases for Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Appendix F Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms

Appendix G Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams for Newborn Weights

Appendix H Normal Vital Signs and Temperature Equivalents for Infants and Children

Appendix I Pediatric Laboratory Values Reference

Appendix J Blood Pressure Levels for Boys and Girls by Age and Height Percentile

References

Glossary

Publication Date 23-09-2022
Pages 920
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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