Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing, 5th Edition

Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing

5th Edition

By Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Professor Emerita, Health Professions, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA and Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas, TX


Part I: Foundations for Nursing Care of Childbearing Families

  1. Maternity and Women?s Health Care Today
  2. The Nurse?s Role in Maternity and Women?s Health Care
  3. Ethical, Social, and Legal Issues
  4. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
  5. Hereditary and Environmental Influences on Childbearing
  6. Part II: The Family Before Birth

  7. Conception and Prenatal Development
  8. Physiologic Adaptations to Pregnancy
  9. Psychosocial Adaptations to Pregnancy
  10. Nutrition for Childbearing
  11. Antepartal Fetal Assessment
  12. Perinatal Education
  13. Part III: The Family During Birth

  14. Processes of Birth
  15. Nursing Care During Labor and Birth
  16. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
  17. Pain Management During Childbirth
  18. Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures
  19. Part IV: The Family Following Birth

  20. Postpartum Physiologic Adaptations
  21. Postpartum Psychosocial Adaptations
  22. Normal Newborn: Processes of Adaptation
  23. Assessment of the Normal Newborn
  24. Care of the Normal Newborn
  25. Infant Feeding
  26. Home Care of the Infant
  27. Part V: Families at Risk during the Childbearing Period

  28. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs
  29. Complications of Pregnancy
  30. Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy
  31. Intrapartum Complications
  32. Postpartum Maternal Complications
  33. High-Risk Newborn: Complications Associated with Gestational Age and Development
  34. High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions
  35. Part VI: Women?s Health Care

  36. Family Planning
  37. Infertility
  38. Preventive Care for Women
  39. Women?s Health Problems