This new title covers maternity and newborn topics with an emphasis on women's health across the lifespan. Content is focused exclusively on the practice standards and priorities developed by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada. Special features include an examination of aboriginal populations, bicultural heritage, and information on the Canadian healthcare system, including the Canada Health Act. Comprehensive learning aids are included to help students master and apply important material. A companion website will include journal articles, monographs on commonly prescribed drugs, a Spanish-English glossary, and videos on key topics in maternity nursing.
Table of Contents
Unit 1: FOUNDATIONS OF MATERNAL, NEWBORN, AND WOMEN'S HEALTH CARE Chapter 1: Philosophy and Framework for Women's Reproductive and Sexual Health Chapter 2: Health Promotion Chapter 3: Nutrition for Adolescent and Adult Women Chapter 4: Medical Alterations in Women During Adolescence and Adulthood Chapter 5: Mental Health Concerns for Women in Adolescence and Adulthood Chapter 6: Sexuality and Reproduction Chapter 7: Family Formation Unit 2: SPECIAL REPRODUCTIVE AND HEALTH CONCERNS Chapter 8: Fertility Control and Contraception Chapter 9: Voluntary Pregnancy Termination Chapter 10: Fertility Challenges Chapter 11: Genetics, Embryology, and Preconceptual/Prenatal Assessment and Screening Unit 3: PREGNANCY Chapter 12: Process of Pregnancy Chapter 13: High-Risk Pregnancy Chapter 14: Educational Preparation for Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Parenthood Unit 4: LABOR AND CHILDBIRTH Chapter 15: Labor and Childbirth Chapter 16: High-Risk Labor and Childbirth Chapter 17: Pharmacologic Pain Management of Labor Unit 5: POSTPARTUM PERIOD AND NEWBORN CARE Chapter 18: Fourth Stage of Labor and Postpartum Period Chapter 19: The High-Risk Postpartum Woman Chapter 20: The Healthy Newborn Chapter 21: Newborn Nutrition Chapter 22: The High-Risk Newborn Unit 6: MENOPAUSE AND BEYOND Chapter 23: The Menopausal Experience Chapter 24: The Older Postmenopausal Woman