Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery, 5th Edition

Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery

5th Edition

By Elizabeth S. Gilbert, RNC, MS, FNPc, Family Nurse Practitioner in Private Practice, Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Graduate Program, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, USA


Unit I: Physiologic Considerations, Assessments, and Integrative Therapies

1. Physiologic and Nutritional Adaptations to Pregnancy

2. General Nursing Assessment of the High Risk Expectant Family

3. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being

4. Perinatal Screening, Diagnoses, and Fetal Therapies

5. Integrative Therapies in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Unit II: Psychologic Implications of a High Risk Pregnancy

6. Psychologic Adaptations

7. Perinatal Death and Bereavement Care

Unit III: Ethical Dilemmas and Legal Considerations in Perinatal Nursing

8. Ethical Decision Making

9. Legal Issues and Risk Management

Unit IV: Health Disorders Complicating Pregnancy

10. Diabetes

11. Cardiac Disease

12. Renal Disease

13. Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases

14. Venous Thromboembolic Disease

15. Pulmonary Disease and Respiratory Distress

Unit V: Complications in Pregnancy

16. Spontaneous Abortion

17. Ectopic Pregnancy

18. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

19. Lacental Abnormalities

20. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

21. Hemolytic Incompatibility

22. Hypertensive Disorders

23. Preterm Labor and Multiple Gestation

24. Premature Rupture of Membranes

25. Trauma

Unit VI: Teratogens and Social Issues Complicating Pregnancy

26. Sexually and Nonsexually Transmitted Genitourinary Infections

27. Substance Abuse

Unit VII: Alterations in the Mechanism of Labor

28. Labor Stimulation

29. Dysfunctional Labor

30. Prolonged Pregnancy