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Maternity nursing / Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Shannon E. Perry ; assoicate editors, Kathryn Rhodes Alden, Kitty Cashion, Robin Webb Corbett

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: St. Louis : Mosby, c2006Edition: 7th editionDescription: xxii, 1001 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cmISBN:
  • 0323033660
  • 9780323033664
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 610.73678 21 LOW
NLM classification:
  • WY 157.3
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Unit one: Introduction to maternity nursing
1.Contemporary maternity nursing
2.Family and culture
3.Community and home care

Unit two: Reproductive years
4.Assessment and health promotion
5.Common reproductive concerns
6.Contraception, abortion, and infertility

Unit three: Pregnancy
7.Genetics, conception and fetal development
8.Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy
9.Nursing care during pregnancy
10.Maternal and fetal nutrition

Unit four: Childbirth
11.Labor and birth processes
12.Management of discomfort
13.Fetal assessment during labor
14.Nursing care during labor and birth

Unit five: Postpartum period
15.Maternal physiologic changes
16.Nursing care during the fourth trimester
17.Transition to parenthood

Unit six: Newborn
18.Physiologic and behavioral adaptations
19.Assessment and care of the newborn
20.Newborn nutrition and feeding

Unit seven: Complications of childbearing
21.Assessment of risk factors
22.Pregnancy at risk, preexisting conditions
23.Pregnancy at risk, gestational conditions
24.Labor and birth at risk
25.Postpartum complications
26.Newborn at risk, problems related to gestational age
27.Newborn at risk, acquired and congenital problems
28.Perinatal loss and grief

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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