Maternal-newborn & child nursing : family-centered care / Maternal newborn and child nursing Marcia L. London ... [et al.]. - Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2003. - xlvi, 1506 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

unit I. Introductory concepts -- 1. Maternal, newborn, and child health nursing -- unit II. The reproductive years and beyond -- 2. Reproductive anatomy and physiology -- 3. Women's health care -- 4. Special reproductive issues for families -- unit III. Pregnancy and family -- 5. Conception and fetal development -- 6. Preparation for parenthood -- 7. Physical and psychologic changes of pregnancy -- 8. Antepartal nursing assessment -- 9. The expectant family : needs and care -- 10. Adolescent pregnancy -- 11. Maternal nutrition -- 12. Pregnancy at risk : pregestational problems -- 13. Pregnancy at risk : gestational onset -- 14. Assessment of fetal status -- unit IV. Birth and the family -- 15. Processes and stages of labor and birth -- 16. Intrapartal nursing assessment -- 17. The family in childbirth : needs and care -- 18. Pain relief therapies during birth -- 19. Childbirth at risk -- 20. Birth-related procedures -- unit V. The postpartal childbearing family and newborn -- 21. Postpartal adaptation and nursing assessment -- 22. The postpartum family : needs and care -- 23. The postpartal family at risk -- 24. The physiologic responses of the newborn to birth -- 25. Nursing assessment of the newborn -- 26. Normal newborn : needs and care -- 27. Newborn nutrition -- 28. The newborn at risk : conditions present at birth -- 29. The newborn at risk : birth-related stressors -- 30. Home care of the postpartum family -- unit VI. Care and needs of children -- 31. Infant, child, and adolescent nutrition -- 32. Growth and development -- 33. Pediatric assessment -- 34. Nursing considerations for the hospitalized child -- 35. Nursing considerations for the child in the community -- 36. Social and environmental influences on the child -- 37. The child with a life-threatening illness or injury -- 38. Pain assessment and management in children -- unit VII. Caring for children with alterations in health status -- 39. The child with alterations in fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance -- 40. The child with alterations in immune function -- 41. The child with infectious and communicable diseases -- 42. The child with alterations in respiratory function -- 43. The child with alterations in cardiovascular function -- 44. The child with alterations in hematologic function -- 45. The child with alterations in cellular growth -- 46. The child with alterations in gastrointestinal function -- 47. The child with alterations in genitourinary function -- 48. The child with alterations in eye, near, nose and throat function -- 49. The child with alterations in neurologic function -- 50. The child with alterations in musculoskeletal function -- 51. The child with alterations in endocrine function -- 52. The child with alterations in skin integrity -- 53. The child with alterations in mental health function -- Appendix A. Selected maternal-newborn laboratory values -- Appendix B. Selected normal pediatric laboratory values -- Appendix C. Physical growth charts -- Appendix D. Conversions and equivalents -- Appendix E. Actions and effects of selected drugs during breastfeeding -- Appendix F. Common abbreviations in maternal-newborn and women's health nursing-- Appendix G. Common abbreviations in nursing care of children -- Appendix H. Family assessment -- Appendix I. Guidelines for working with deaf clients and interpreters -- Appendix J. Recommended dietary allowances for childhood adolescence -- Appendix K. Recommended dietary allowances for females, pregnancy, and lactation -- Appendix L. Standards for maternal-newborn and child health nursing -- Appendix M. West nomogram-body surface area.

Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "an audio glossary, a step-by-step breakdown of maternity and pediatric skills, NCLEX review questions, and animations to illustrate difficult concepts."--P. [4] of cover.


System requirements for accompanying computer disc: For Windows 98 or newer and Power Macintosh.

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Maternity nursing.
Pediatric nursing.

RG951 / .M3145 2003

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2002 N-895 WY 157.3 / M42565 2003