Maternity Nursing Demystified delivers a detailed, easy-to-follow overview of the essential concepts involved in providing nursing care to the mother and child before, during, and after pregnancy. The book emphasizes the underlying factors involved in maintaining or restoring the health of mother and new born and discusses the various factors that may threaten their wellbeing. You?ll also learn how to apply these concepts to real-life situations.
In order to make the learning process as fast and painless as possible, Maternity Nursing Demystified is filled with valuable learning aids such as illustrations, chapter objectives, key terms, topic overviews, diagrams and tables, summaries, NCLEX style questions, and even a comprehensive final exam.
Maternity Nursing Demystified will also help you excel on course exams and the NCLEX
Everything you need to understand:
Roles and relationships, Families and communities, Assessment concepts, Reproductive health issues, Conception through trimester, Physiologic changes of pregnancy, Fetal development, Childbirth preparation, Labor and delivery, Complications of Pregnancy, Post partum care, Newborn care.
Table of contents
Unit 1. Roles and Relationships
1. Overview of Maternity Nursing
2. Families and Communities
3. Health Assessment of the Pediatric Client
Unit 2. Systematic Exploration of Maternal-Newborn Conditions and Nursing Care
4. Pre-pregnancy Preparation, Conception, and Genetic Considerations
5. Reproductive Health Issues
6. Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy
7. Fetal Development
8. Childbirth Preparation
9. Complications of Pregnancy
10. Labor and Delivery
11. Postpartum Care
12. Newborn Care
13. Final Exam