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Fast Facts for the Antepartum and Postpartum Nurse : A Nursing Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell

By: Davidson, Michele R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2013Description: 1 online resource (305 p.).ISBN: 9780826168870.Subject(s): Neonatal nursing -- Methods | Obstetrical nursing -- Methods | Perinatal care -- Methods | Pregnancy complications -- NursingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fast Facts for the Antepartum and Postpartum Nurse : A Nursing Orientation and Care Guide in a NutshellDDC classification: 618.2 | 618.20231 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1:Introduction to Antepartum and Postpartum Nursing Practice; Equipment; Nursing Care as Directed by Policies and Procedures; Evidence-Based Practice Care; Cultural Competence and Sensitivity; Types of Families; Family Assessment; Identification of Risk Status; Ethical Issues when Caring for Mothers and Fetuses/Newborns; Chapter 2: Routine Antepartum Assessment; Equipment; Considerations for the First Prenatal Visit Interview; Components of the Medical History; Medication Review; Medical Conditions that May Impact Pregnancy
Prenatal, Labor, and Birth HistoryGenetic Screening; History of Pregnancy Complications; Labor-Related Complications; Basic Physical Examination; Components of the Pelvic Exam; Equipment Needs for a Pelvic Examination; Psychosocial Assessment; Chapter 3:Nursing Care of the Pregnant Woman; Equipment; Frequency of Antepartum Visits; Components of a Routine Antepartum Visit; Determining Gestational Age; Weight Monitoring and Assessment of Edema; Nutritional Counseling in Pregnancy; Exercise Counseling; Vital Signs; Urine Sample; Review of Potential Warning Signs
Determining Uterine Growth and Fetal Heart TonesRoutine Screenings in Pregnancy; Aneuploidy Screening; Ultrasound Testing; Screening Tests in the Second and Third Trimesters; Health Promotion and Risk Reduction Strategies; Nutritional Recommendations; Environmental Considerations; Preventive Health Practices; Common Discomforts in Pregnancy; Counseling Options for Labor and Birth; Chapter 4:Antepartum Preexisting Hematological and Cardiac Conditions; Equipment; Anemia; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Chronic Hypertension
Adverse Effects on PregnancyTreatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Congenital Cardiac Conditions; Absolute Contraindications for Pregnancy; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Chapter 5:Antepartum Preexisting Conditions: Infectious Diseases; Equipment; Hepatitis B/C; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Hepatitis B; Hepatitis C; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; HIV/AIDS; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Sexually Transmitted Infections
Adverse Effects on PregnancyTreatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Chapter 6:Antepartum Preexisting Neurological and Mental Health Conditions; Equipment; Epilepsy; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Mental Health Disorders; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Chapter 7:Antepartum Chronic Respiratory, Metabolic, Endocrine, and Orthopedic Conditions; Equipment; Asthma; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Prevention and Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations
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Summary: All aspects of safe, effective, holistic care for birthing mothers, newborns, and their families are included in this easy-access guide for new antepartum and postpartum nurses and their preceptors during the orientation period. Presented in the convenient, easy-to-use Fast Facts format, the book provides up-to-date information regarding care for both low- and high-risk antepartum and postpartum patients. It encompasses evidence-based practice guidelines and clinical recommendations for routine antepartum assessment and nursing care, care of women with pre-existing conditions prior to pregnanc
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1:Introduction to Antepartum and Postpartum Nursing Practice; Equipment; Nursing Care as Directed by Policies and Procedures; Evidence-Based Practice Care; Cultural Competence and Sensitivity; Types of Families; Family Assessment; Identification of Risk Status; Ethical Issues when Caring for Mothers and Fetuses/Newborns; Chapter 2: Routine Antepartum Assessment; Equipment; Considerations for the First Prenatal Visit Interview; Components of the Medical History; Medication Review; Medical Conditions that May Impact Pregnancy

Prenatal, Labor, and Birth HistoryGenetic Screening; History of Pregnancy Complications; Labor-Related Complications; Basic Physical Examination; Components of the Pelvic Exam; Equipment Needs for a Pelvic Examination; Psychosocial Assessment; Chapter 3:Nursing Care of the Pregnant Woman; Equipment; Frequency of Antepartum Visits; Components of a Routine Antepartum Visit; Determining Gestational Age; Weight Monitoring and Assessment of Edema; Nutritional Counseling in Pregnancy; Exercise Counseling; Vital Signs; Urine Sample; Review of Potential Warning Signs

Determining Uterine Growth and Fetal Heart TonesRoutine Screenings in Pregnancy; Aneuploidy Screening; Ultrasound Testing; Screening Tests in the Second and Third Trimesters; Health Promotion and Risk Reduction Strategies; Nutritional Recommendations; Environmental Considerations; Preventive Health Practices; Common Discomforts in Pregnancy; Counseling Options for Labor and Birth; Chapter 4:Antepartum Preexisting Hematological and Cardiac Conditions; Equipment; Anemia; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Chronic Hypertension

Adverse Effects on PregnancyTreatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Congenital Cardiac Conditions; Absolute Contraindications for Pregnancy; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Chapter 5:Antepartum Preexisting Conditions: Infectious Diseases; Equipment; Hepatitis B/C; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Hepatitis B; Hepatitis C; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; HIV/AIDS; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Sexually Transmitted Infections

Adverse Effects on PregnancyTreatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Chapter 6:Antepartum Preexisting Neurological and Mental Health Conditions; Equipment; Epilepsy; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Mental Health Disorders; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations; Chapter 7:Antepartum Chronic Respiratory, Metabolic, Endocrine, and Orthopedic Conditions; Equipment; Asthma; Adverse Effects on Pregnancy; Prevention and Treatment Recommendations; Monitoring Recommendations

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All aspects of safe, effective, holistic care for birthing mothers, newborns, and their families are included in this easy-access guide for new antepartum and postpartum nurses and their preceptors during the orientation period. Presented in the convenient, easy-to-use Fast Facts format, the book provides up-to-date information regarding care for both low- and high-risk antepartum and postpartum patients. It encompasses evidence-based practice guidelines and clinical recommendations for routine antepartum assessment and nursing care, care of women with pre-existing conditions prior to pregnanc

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