Maternal-Neonatal Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!.pdf
Are you ready to deliver expert nursing care to your maternal and neonatal patients? Learning how to deliver safe & effective care to mothers and their infants has never been easier. Don't be overwhelmed. Let Nurse Joy be your guide as you discover answers to all of your mom and baby questions - the Incredibly Easy way! From the popular Made Incredibly Easy series comes the updated third edition of Maternal-Neonatal Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, covering a broad range of care topics in a friendly, conversational style. You'll discover the latest in research and therapeutic nursing interventions, covering areas such as prenatal care; high-risk pregnancy; family planning, contraception and infertility; labor and birth; and postpartum care, among many other crucial topics. The series' award-winning interactive format addresses a range of readers, from students to experienced nurses. With humor and expert insight woven throughout, this fun and enjoyable text will give you a solid grounding in maternal-neonatal nursing care and concepts. Features: updated information on numerous maternal-neonatal disorders, including preeclampsia; premature birth; postpartum depression; substance abuse; alternative therapies; "Nurse Joy" offers tips and encouragement throughout; numerous quick-scan tables, flow charts, illustrations, and fun cartoons aid retention of information; full-color inserts demonstrate complex clinical concepts. Special features include: Advice from the Experts - Tips from experienced maternal-neonatal nurses; Bridging the Gap - Unique beliefs and aspects of care for different cultural groups; Education Edge - Patient teaching tips and checklists; Memory joggers - Mnemonics that help readers remember difficult concepts; Quick Quiz - Multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter; and Quick-reference appendices on maternal daily dietary allowances and normal neonatal lab values.
Contents Contributors and consultants Foreword 1 Introduction to maternal-neonatal nursing Stephanie C. Butkus 2 Conception and fetal development Darla Baker 3 Family planning, contraception, and infertility Darla Baker 4 Physiologic and psychosocial adaptations to pregnancy Michelle Gnagey 5 Prenatal care Michelle Gnagey 6 High-risk pregnancy Cheryl Zauderer 7 Labor and birth Margaret A. Cizadlo 8 Complications of labor and birth Valera A. Hascup 9 Postpartum care Margaret A. Cizadlo 10 Complications of the postpartum period Valera A. Hascup 11 Neonatal assessment and care Tracey Brink 12 High-risk neonatal conditions Tracey Brink Appendices and index Laboratory values for pregnant and nonpregnant patients Selected maternal daily dietary allowances Normal neonatal laboratory values NANDA-I taxonomy II Glossary Index