This new Second Edition covers a broad scope of topics emphasizing common issues and maternity-specific information. With a unique concept-based approach and nursing process focus, this book helps students go from concept to application by building on previously mastered knowledge. This edition has an updated focus on evidence-based practice and increased emphasis on nursing management, focusing on assessment and interventions. Nearly 500 outstanding photos and diagrams illustrate concepts and clinical conditions. Healthy People 2010 boxes highlight nursing implications for achieving specific objectives. Each chapter opens with a case study, which unfolds throughout the chapter to inspire critical thinking. Watch and Learn icons direct students to free video clips highlighting growth and development, communication, and nursing care. A bound-in CD-ROM and a companion Website include video clips and NCLEX(r)-style questions.
Table of Contents
Unit 1: INTRODUCTION TO MATERNITY, NEWBORN, AND WOMEN'S HEALTH NURSING Chapter 1: Perspectives on Maternal, Newborn, and Women's Health Nursing Chapter 2: Family Centered, Community-Based Care Unit 2: WOMEN'S HEALTH THROUGHOUT THE LIFESPAN Chapter 3: Anatomy and Physiology of the Reproductive System Chapter 4: Common Reproductive Issues Chapter 5: Sexually Transmitted Infections Chapter 6: Disorders of the Breasts Chapter 7: Benign Disorders of the Female Reproductive Tract Chapter 8: Cancers of the Female Reproductive Tract Chapter 9: Violence and Abuse Unit 3: PREGNANCY Chapter 10: Fetal Development and Genetics Chapter 11: Maternal Adaptations during Pregnancy Chapter 12: Nursing Care during Pregnancy Unit 4: LABOR AND BIRTH Chapter 13: Labor and Birth Chapter 14: Nursing Care during Labor and Birth Unit 5: THE POSTPARTUM PERIOD Chapter 15: Maternal Adaptation during the Postpartum Period Chapter 16: Nursing Care during the Postpartum Period Unit 6: THE NEWBORN Chapter 17: Newborn Adaptation Chapter 18: Nursing Care of the Newborn Unit 7: CHILDBEARING AT RISK Chapter 19: Nursing Care of Pregnancy at Risk: Pregnancy-Related Complications Chapter 20: Nursing Care of Pregnancy at Risk: Pre-existing Conditions Chapter 21: Nursing Care of Labor and Birth at Risk Chapter 22: Nursing Care of the Postpartum Woman at Risk Unit 8: THE NEWBORN AT RISK Chapter 23: Nursing Care of the Newborn with Special Needs Chapter 24: Nursing Care of the Newborn at Risk: Acquired and Congenital Conditions