Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 6th Edition

Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing

6th Edition

By Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE, Professor, Obstetric and Pediatric Nursing, Riverside City College, Riverside, CA


UNIT ONE: An Overview of Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
1. The Past, Present, and Future
UNIT TWO: Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health
2. Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
3. Prenatal Development
4. Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy
5. Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Pregnancy
6. Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth
7. Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth
8. Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth
9. The Family After Birth
10. Nursing Care of Women with Complications Following Birth
11. The Nurse's Role in Women's Health Care
12. The Term Newborn
13. Preterm and Postterm Newborns
14. The Newborn with a Congenital Malformation
UNIT THREE: The Growing Child and Family
15. An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition
16. The Infant
17. The Toddler
18. The Preschool Child
19. The School-Age Child
20. The Adolescent
UNIT FOUR: Adapting Care to the Pediatric Patient
21. The Child's Experience of Hospitalization
22. Health Care Adaptations for the Child and Family
UNIT FIVE: The Child Needing Nursing Care
23. The Child with a Sensory or Neurological Condition
24. The Child with a Musculoskeletal Condition
25. The Child with a Respiratory Disorder  NEW!
26. The Childe with a Cardiovascular Disorder  NEW!
27. The Child with a Condition of the Blood, Blood-Forming Organs or Lymphatic System
28. The Child with a Gastrointestinal Condition
29. The Child with a Genitourinary Condition
30. The Child with a Skin Disorder
31. The Child with a Metabolic Condition
32. The Child with a Communicable Disease
33. The Child with an Emotional or Behavioral Condition
UNIT SIX: The Changing Health Care Environment
34. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Appendixes:
A. Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Isolation Precautions
B. Sequence for Donning and Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
C. The Joint Commission's Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols
D. Commonly Used Abbreviations in Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
E. Common Spanish Phrases for Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
F. Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms
G. NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011
H. Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams for Newborn Weights
I. Normal Vital Signs and Temperature Equivalents of Infants and Children
J. Normal Blood Values During Infancy and Childhood
K. Blood Pressure Classifications in Children
L. Answers to Review Questions for the NCLEX Examination