Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care: Best Evidence-Based Practices

Editor/Author Nagtalon-Ramos, Jamille
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $37.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-0-80-362246-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 56
Book Status: Available
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A comprehensive womens health reference guide, this "pocket brain" delivers all the practical, evidence-based clinical information you need to care for normal and high-risk pregnant mothers, newborns, and their families in diverse hospital and community settings. This book delves into other womens health issues that may impact the care of the mother-baby dyad, such as culture, substance abuse, family planning, violence against women and sexually transmitted infections. Perfect for students, new-to-practice, or expert practitioners, this guide provides concise, comprehensive assessments, easy-to-understand tables of lab work-ups and values, common treatment guidelines and the steps to implement and evaluate nursing care.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Reviewers
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Tables
  • List of Figures
  • CHAPTER 1 Normal Pregnancy
  • Terminology
  • Diagnosis of Pregnancy
  • Duration of Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Care
  • Nursing Care During Subsequent Prenatal Visits
  • Physiological Changes in Pregnancy
  • Primary Hormones of Pregnancy
  • Psychosocial Adaptations in Pregnancy
  • Fetal Assessment
  • Health Promotion in Pregnancy
  • Nutrition
  • Special Populations and Considerations
  • Common Discomforts in Pregnancy
  • CHAPTER 2 High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Anemias and Hemoglobinopathies
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertensive Disorders
  • Congenital Infection (TORCHeS Syndrome)
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Preterm Labor
  • Rho(D) Isoimmunization
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Premature Rupture of Membranes
  • CHAPTER 3 Intrapartum
  • Labor
  • Pain Management in Labor
  • Induction and Augmentation of Labor
  • Cesarean Delivery
  • Operative Vaginal Delivery
  • CHAPTER 4 Postpartum
  • Maternal Assessment
  • Self and Newborn Care Education
  • Complications in the Postpartum Period
  • CHAPTER 5 Breastfeeding
  • Benefits of Breastfeeding for the Infant
  • Benefits of Breastfeeding for the Mother
  • Women Who Should Not Breastfeed
  • Initiating Breastfeeding
  • Common Breastfeeding Positions
  • Assessment of the Infant’s Latch
  • Frequency and Duration of Breastfeeding
  • Appearance and Amount of Breast Milk
  • Reassurance That Newborn Is Getting Adequate Amount of Breast Milk
  • Length of Breastfeeding
  • Common Problems Encountered With Breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding Resources
  • CHAPTER 6 Newborn
  • Physiological Adaptation of the Newborn
  • Newborn Assessment
  • Newborn Thermoregulation
  • Newborn Medications: Immunizations and Prophylactic
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Screening Tests
  • Patient Education
  • Newborn Complications and Problems
  • Congenital Anomalies in Newborns
  • CHAPTER 7 Contraceptive Counseling
  • Methods of Contraception
  • Postpartum Use of Birth Control
  • Emergency Contraception
  • CHAPTER 8 Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Human Papillomavirus Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Syphilis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Vulvovaginal Candidiasis
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • CHAPTER 9 Violence Against Women
  • Populations at Risk for Domestic Violence
  • Incidence and Effects of Violence Against Women
  • Signs of Abuse
  • What You Should Do
  • CHAPTER 10 Multicultural Nursing
  • Women of African Heritage
  • Women of Arabic Heritage
  • Women of Chinese Heritage
  • Women of Filipino Heritage
  • Women of Indian Heritage
  • Women of Korean Heritage
  • Women of Jewish Heritage and/or Religion
  • Native American Women
  • Latina or Hispanic Women
  • Women Who Identify as Lesbians
  • Women of Advanced Maternal Age
  • Adolescent Girls
  • CHAPTER 11 Substance Abuse
  • Alcohol (Ethanol)
  • Heroin
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Marijuana
  • Methamphetamine
  • Tobacco
  • CHAPTER 12 Tools
  • Table 12-1 Metric Conversions
  • Table 12-2 Basic English-to-Spanish Translation
  • Table 12-3 Newborn Weight Conversions
  • Important Websites
  • Figure Creditsd
  • References
  • APPENDIX A Medications