Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care

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9780131724303: Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care

This is an essential book for the shorter courses in maternity nursing, e.g., 4-8 weeks long or as a refresher for professionals. Features in this book include: Women's Health and Reproductive Issues; Conception and Development; Pregnancy--Normal and High Risk; Labor--Normal and High Risk; Birth--Normal and High Risk; Postpartum Care--Normal and High Risk; Newborn Care--Normal and High Risk. Nursing students and professionals.

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The underlying philosophy of Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care continues to focus on the belief that pregnancy and childbirth are normal life processes and that family members are co-participants in care. In the new Fifth Edition, the authors remain committed to providing a text that is accurate and readable, a text that helps students develop the skills and abilities they need now and in the future in an ever-changing health care environment.

New and Helpful Learning Tools

  • Chapter Opening Vignettes offer from-the-heart commentary by nurses in a variety of maternal and women's health roles, illustrating not only the diversity of career options available, but also the deep satisfaction enjoyed by these practitioners.
  • The new Fifth Edition introduces readers to the concept of Evidence-Based Practice in Chapter One, and provides detailed examples related to maternal-newborn nursing throughout the text.
  • Community-based Nursing Care icons throughout the text identify specific aspects of maternal-newborn nursing care that occur in community or home settings.
  • Assessment Guides incorporate physical assessment and normal findings, alterations and possible causes, as well as nursing interventions.
  • Detailed Teaching Guides help readers successfully plan and organize patient instruction sessions and include suggestions for what to teach, how to teach it, and expected outcomes.
  • Critical Thinking in Practice boxes provide brief scenarios, while suggested answers in the appendix offer immediate feedback on decision-making skills.

Comprehensive Technology and Supplement Package

  • NEW-A corresponding Student CD-ROM packaged free with each text offers NCLEX-style multiple-choice questions, as well as an audio glossary.
  • NEW-Companion Website and Syllabus Manaqer ( A text-specific, interactive review includes modules for objectives, outlines, audio glossary, case studies, NCLEX review questions, video clips, animations, and much more. Faculty will find the online Syllabus Manager useful for putting basic course information online and creating online assignments.
  • NEW-Onine Course Management Systems. Ask your Prentice Hall Representative or go to for more information about the Blackboard, CourseCompass, and WebCT courses that accompany Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care, Fifth Edition.
  • Other supplements include:
    Student Workbook
    Instructor's Resource Manual
    Instructor's Resource CD-ROM
    Clinical Handbook
    Test Manual

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Ladewig, Patricia W.; London, Marcia L.; Davidson, Michele R.
Published by Pearson Custom Publishing (2007)
ISBN 10: 0131724304 ISBN 13: 9780131724303
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