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Maternal Child Nursing Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN; Donna L. Wong, PhD, RN, PNP, CPN, FAAN; Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN; Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN; David Wilson, MS, RNC-NIC
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New to This Edition
New and consolidated content on pain assessment and management focuses on this key aspect of pediatric nursing.
Updated content on evidence-based practice illustrates how current research can be used to improve patient outcomes.
The latest information in the field is included throughout, including expanded coverage of the late preterm infant and fetal heart rate pattern identification.
UNIQUE! Nursing Alerts point out critical information to consider when caring for patients.
UNIQUE! Guidelines boxes outline instructions for skills or procedures in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format.
UNIQUE! Emergency boxes offer quick reference to emergency procedures for critical maternity and pediatric emergencies.
UNIQUE! Home Care boxes offer helpful guidelines for delivering effective care in the home environment.
UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric section illustrate how to provide competent nursing care without creating undue physical or psychological stress for pediatric patients, families, and nurses.
UNIQUE! Community Focus boxes examine community issues and provide resources and guidance on caring for families outside the clinical setting.
UNIQUE! Cultural Awareness boxes address culturally competent care for patients with a variety of customs and beliefs.
UNIQUE! Family-Centered Care boxes discuss the family's role and needs in caring for the patient.
UNIQUE! Nursing Process boxes offer quick access to nursing process information for major diseases and conditions.
Critical Thinking Exercises provide case scenarios to promote sound clinical decision making.
Nursing Care Plans include rationales for interventions and provide specific guidelines for delivering effective nursing care.
Patient Teaching boxes highlight important information for communicating continuing care instructions to patients and families.
By Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA; Donna L. Wong, PhD, RN, PNP, CPN, FAAN, Nursing Consultant, The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma College of Nursing; Adjunct Associate Professor and Consultant, Oral Roberts University, Anna Vaughn School of Nursing, Tulsa, OK, USA; Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Professor Duke School of Nursing; Chair, Duke Institutional Research Board Duke University Durham, North Carolina; Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Clinical Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; David Wilson, MS, RNC-NIC, Faculty, Langston University School of Nursing; Staff Nurse, Pediatric Emergency Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK, USA
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