Olds' Maternal-newborn Nursing & Women's Health Across The Lifespan by Michele C. DavidsonOlds' Maternal-newborn Nursing & Women's Health Across The Lifespan by Michele C. Davidson

Olds' Maternal-newborn Nursing & Women's Health Across The Lifespan

byMichele C. Davidson, Marcia L. London, Patricia W. Ladewig

Hardcover | December 24, 2014

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For courses in maternal-child nursing, care of women and children, and women’s health, for both 4-year BSN-level courses and selected ADN-level (2-year) programs

A humanistic, holistic approach to thinking like a nurse
Olds' Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women's Health: Across the Lifespan is a family-focused text that covers maternal-newborn nursing and women’s health topics with special attention to evidence-based practice, cultural competence, critical thinking, professionalism, patient education, and home/community care. Relatable and engaging, the text is built upon the philosophy that pregnancy and birth are normal life processes, and that family members are partners in care. The holistic approach helps readers develop their clinical-reasoning skills, and prepare to practice nursing in an ever-changing healthcare environment.

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Michele R. Davidson completed herADN degree from Marymount University and worked in multiple women’s health specialty areas including postpartum, newborn nursery, high-risk nursery, labor and delivery, reproductive endocrinology, gynecology medical-surgical, and oncology units as a registered nurse while obtaining a BSN from George M...
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Title:Olds' Maternal-newborn Nursing & Women's Health Across The LifespanFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1128 pages, 10.9 × 8.8 × 1.6 inPublished:December 24, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:013395403X

ISBN - 13:9780133954036

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Table of Contents

UNIT 1: Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing

  1. Current Issues in Maternal-Newborn Nursing
  2. Care of the Family in a Culturally Diverse Society

UNIT 2: Women’s Health

  1. Health Promotion of Women Across the Lifespan
  2. Women's Health: Family Planning
  3. Women's Health: Commonly Occurring Infections ¿
  4. Women's Health Problems
  5. Women's Care: Social Issues
  6. Violence Against Women

UNIT 3: Human Reproduction ¿¿¿¿

  1. The Reproductive System
  2. Conception and Fetal Development
  3. Special Reproductive Concerns: Infertility and Genetics

UNIT 4: Pregnancy

  1. Physical and Psychologic Changes of Pregnancy
  2. Antepartum Nursing Assessment
  3. The Expectant Family: Needs and Care
  4. Adolescent Pregnancy
  5. Maternal Nutrition
  6. Pregnancy at Risk: Pregestational Problems
  7. Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Onset
  8. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being

UNIT 5: Birth

  1. Processes and Stages of Labor and Birth
  2. Intrapartum Nursing Assessment
  3. The Family in Childbirth: Needs and Care
  4. Pharmacologic Pain Management
  5. Childbirth at Risk: Prelabor Complications
  6. Childbirth at Risk: Labor-Related Complications
  7. Birth-Related Procedures

UNIT 6: The Newborn

  1. Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth ¿
  2. Nursing Assessment of the Newborn
  3. The Normal Newborn: Needs and Care
  4. Newborn Nutrition
  5. The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth
  6. The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors

UNIT 7: Postpartum

  1. Postpartum Family Adaptation and Nursing Assessment
  2. The Postpartum Family: Needs and Care
  3. Home Care of the Postpartum Family
  4. Grief and Loss in the Childbearing Family ¿
  5. The Postpartum Family at Risk ¿

APPENDICES (ML)

  1. Common Abbreviations in Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing
  2. Conversions and Equivalents
  3. Spanish Translations of English Phrases
  4. Guidelines for Working with Deaf Clients and Interpreters
  5. Sign Language for Healthcare Professionals
  6. Actions and Effects of Selected Drugs During Breastfeeding

GLOSSARY
INDEX