Study Guide for Maternity & Women's Health Care
Study Guide for Maternity & Women's Health Care,
Edition 11
By Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN, Mary Catherine Cashion, RN, BC, MSN and Kathryn Rhodes Alden, EdD, MSN, RN, IBCLC

Publication Date: 09 May 2016

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Description

Corresponding to the chapters in the 11th edition of Lowdermilk's market-leading Maternity & Women's Health Care, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts and apply your knowledge. It includes critical thinking exercises, multiple-choice and matching questions, and more; answers are included in the back of the book.

Key Features

  • Chapter review activities assess the user’s understanding of the content with fill-in-the-blank, matching, multiple choice, and short answer questions.
  • Critical thinking case studies require the user to apply the concepts found in the text chapters to solve problems, make decisions concerning care management, and provide responses to patient questions and concerns.
  • Answer key contains answers to all questions and is located at the end of the book.
  • Perforated pages allow instructors to utilize the Study Guide activities for assignments to be graded.
About the author
By Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, RNC, PhD, FAAN, Clinical Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; Shannon E. Perry, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA; Mary Catherine Cashion, RN, BC, MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA and Kathryn Rhodes Alden, EdD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION TO MATERNITY & WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE
1. 21st Century Maternity Nursing and Women’s Health Care
2. Community Care: The Family and Culture
3. Clinical Genetics

UNIT TWO: WOMEN’S HEALTH
4. Assessment and Health Promotion
5. Violence Against Women
6. Reproductive System Concerns
7. Sexually Transmitted and Other Infections
8. Contraception and Abortion
9. Infertility
10. Breast Disorders and Neoplasms
11. Reproductive System Disorders and Neoplasms

UNIT THREE: PREGNANCY
12. Conception and Fetal Development
13. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
14. Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy
15. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition

UNIT FOUR: CHILDBIRTH
16. Labor and Birth Processes
17. Maximizing Comfort for the Laboring Woman
18. Fetal Assessment During Labor
19. Nursing Care of the Family During Labor

UNIT FIVE: POSTPARTUM
20. Postpartum Physiology
21. Nursing Care of the Family During the Postpartum Period
22. Transition to Parenthood

UNIT SIX: THE NEWBORN
23. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn
24. Nursing Care of the Newborn and Family
25. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding

UNIT SEVEN: COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY
26. Assessment of High Risk Pregnancy
27. Hypertensive Disorders
28. Hemorrhagic Disorders
29. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
30. Medical-Surgical Disorders
31. Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse
32. Labor and Birth Complications
33. Postpartum Complications
34. Nursing Care of the High Risk Newborn and Family

UNIT EIGHT: NEWBORN COMPLICATIONS
35. Acquired Problems of the Newborn
36. Hemolytic Disorders and Congenital Anomalies
37. Perinatal Loss and Grief

Book details
ISBN: 9780323265584
Page Count: 354
Retail Price: €29.99