The only book of its kind, Manual of High Risk Pregnancy
& Delivery provides a complete resource for care of
this special patient and her complex needs. It helps you provide
positive outcomes with coverage of today's newest technology,
physiologic considerations, psychologic implications, health
disorders, and other complications in pregnancy. Written by noted
educator and practitioner Elizabeth Stepp Gilbert, RNC, MS, FNP-BC,
CNS, this book also describes how to screen for risk factors,
provide preventive management, and intervene appropriately when
problems arise. It's a concise, hands-on reference for both
inpatient and outpatient settings!
- A consistent format makes this book a
practical, hands-on reference in the clinical setting, presenting
problems with the following headings: incidence, etiology,
physiology, pathophysiology, and medical management.
- Comprehensive coverage includes physiologic
considerations, fetal assessment, perinatal screening, ethical and
legal issues, health disorders during pregnancy, complications, and
labor and delivery issues.
- Up-to-date content includes integrative
therapy, domestic violence, multiple gestation, genetics,
nutrition, culture, risk management, and all the latest screening
- A section on ethical and legal considerations
covers ethical decision making, legal issues, and risk
- Updated evidence-based content includes the
latest AHWONN standards of practice.
- Patient safety and risk management strategies
include updated approaches to improving outcomes, reducing
complications, and increasing patient safety during high risk
pregnancy and delivery.
- New Venous Thromboembolic Disease
chapter provides current information on this increasingly
- Information on the latest assessment and monitoring
devices keeps you current with today's technology.
- Standardized terminology and definitions from
the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
(NICHD) lead to accurate and precise communication.