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CLINICAL COMPANION FOR MATERNAL-INFANT NURSING CARE is a valuable, pocket-size clinical reference on the most essential content for normal and high-risk maternal-infant nursing care. The first six chapters are dedicated to providing appropriate information on the normal processes during each stage of the childbearing experience. These include a chapter on fetal assessment and a chapter on key drugs used during pregnancy and lactation. The remaining three chapters highlight important considerations related to high-risk pregnancy, medical problems, and the newborn at risk. An important theme in this text focuses on maternal, fetal, and infant assessment. TOC:
* Pocket-size reference detailing the most essential content necessary for the clinical setting, including antepartal assessment, pregnancy, fetal assessment, labor, birth, recovery, neonatal assessment and care. * Teaching Plans for Home Care highlight the importance of understanding the role of home care in the overall nursing care. * Care Paths and Decision Trees serve as examples of clinical, collaborative tools to introduce students to care implementation in the clinical environment. * Warning Signs boxes alert students to potential problems. * Procedure boxes provide step-by-step information on specific procedures. * Drug Profiles are included in an appendix to provide students with accessible, essential information about the most common medications and their effects on the woman and the newborn.
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A clinically-oriented text for a maternity nursing course, presenting the complete cycle of pregnancy, labor, and birth as it proceeds in most women. For each of the complications of pregnancy, the physiology of the body system is reviewed and rationales for alterations are explained. The text emphasizes the importance of promoting self-care activities and educating clients about factors that contribute to the achievement of a healthy pregnancy; the awareness of the client's cultural background and the involvement of the family; and legal aspects, especially accountability in documentation. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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Book Description Mosby, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110815125194
Book Description Mosby, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0815125194
Book Description Mosby, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. 3rd Revised edition. Seller Inventory # DADAX0815125194