This introductory guide to maternity and paediatrics gives students a strong foundation for contemporary nursing care. A consistent nursing process framework helps students understand and apply information. Recurring displays including teaching guidelines, family considerations, nursing care plans, nursing alerts, nursing insights and "What would you do" (case studies and questions), enhance learning of clinical and theoretical information. Maternity coverage includes: care of the pregnant woman from conception through delivery; care of the newborn and family; issues and trends; reproduction; and family planning. Paediatric coverage includes: growth and development; health problems organized by body system; medications and pain management; chronic and life threatening illness; and mental health problems. Each chapter has the following helpful tools to enhance learning and promote retention: student objectives; key terms; chapter outline; introduction; key concepts; NCLEX-style review questions; and a bibliography.
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Book Description Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0397550251