Get the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX-RN® examination. Written by the foremost experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, the user-friendly Maternal Child Nursing Care, 6th Edition provides both instructors and students with just the right amount of maternity and pediatric content. This new edition includes updated case studies within Nursing Care Plans, as well as a new chapter on pediatric cancer. Focus on the family throughout emphasizes the influence of the entire family in health and illness.
- Focus on the family throughout emphasizes the influence of the entire family in health and illness.
- Expert authors of the market-leading maternity and pediatric nursing textbooks combine to ensure delivery of the most accurate, up-to-date content.
- Critical thinking case studies offer you opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and apply knowledge in various settings.
- Nursing Care Plans include rationales for interventions and provide you with an overview and specific guidelines for delivering effective nursing care.
- Nursing Alerts highlight critical information that you need to know when treating patients.
- Guidelines boxes outline nursing procedures in an easy-to-follow format.
- Emergency boxes in the maternity unit guide you through step-by-step emergency procedures.
- Home Care boxes detail important information that you need to deliver care to patients and families in the home setting.
- Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric unit teach you how to provide competent and effective care to pediatric patients with the least amount of physical or psychological stress.
- Community Focus boxes emphasize community issues, provide resources and guidance, and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings.
- Patient Teaching boxes in the maternity unit highlight important information nurses need to communicate to patients and families.
- Cultural Competence boxes equip you with the knowledge you need to deliver culturally competent care.\
- Family-Centered Care boxes draw attention to the needs or concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care.
- Medication Guides serve as an important reference of drugs and their interactions.
- NEW! New chapter on pediatric cancer gives you the most up-to-date information on the latest topics.
- EXPANDED! Additional information on sexuality in the maternity section.
- EXPANDED! More content on spirituality in the family, culture, and spiritual chapters.
- EXPANDED and UPDATED! New content about LBGTQ+ included in the Transition to Parenthood chapter.
- NEW! Information on victims of sexual abuse as parents and human trafficking helps prepare you to handle these delicate issues.
- NEW and UPDATED! Case studies emphasize interprofessional care, demonstrating how nursing must collaborate with other health care disciplines to provide the most comprehensive care possible to women and children.
- UPDATED! Nursing Care Plans now incorporate case studies to personalize interventions and promote critical thinking.
PART 1: MATERNITY NURSING
UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO MATERNITY NURSING
1. 21st Century Maternity Nursing
2. Community Care: The Family and Culture
UNIT 2: REPRODUCTIVE YEARS
3. Assessment and Health Promotion
4. Reproductive System Concerns
5. Infertility, Contraception, and Abortion
UNIT 3: PREGNANCY
6. Genetics, Conception, and Fetal Development
7. Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
8. Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy
9. Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
10. Assessment of High Risk Pregnancy
11. High Risk Perinatal Care: Preexisting Conditions
12. High Risk Perinatal Care: Gestational Conditions
UNIT 4: CHILDBIRTH
13. Labor and Birth Processes
14. Pain Management
15. Fetal Assessment During Labor
16. Nursing Care of the Family During Labor and Birth
17. Labor and Birth Complications
UNIT 5: POSTPARTUM PERIOD
18. Maternal Physiologic Changes
19. Nursing Care of the Family During the Postpartum Period
20. Transition to Parenthood
21. Postpartum Complications
UNIT 6: NEWBORN
22. Physiologic and Behavioral Adaptations of the Newborn
23. Nursing Care of the Newborn and Family
24. Newborn Nutrition and Feeding
25. The High Risk Newborn
PART 2: PEDIATRIC NURSING
UNIT 7: CHILDREN, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE NURSE
26. 21st Century Pediatric Nursing
27. Family, Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion
28. Developmental and Genetic Influences on Child Health Promotion
UNIT 8 ASSESSMENT OF THE CHILD AND FAMILY
29. Communication, History, and Physical Assessment
30. Pain Assessment and Management in Children
UNIT 9 HEALTH PROMOTION AND SPECIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
31. The Infant and Family
32. The Toddler and Family
33. The Preschooler and Family
34. The School-Age Child and Family
35. The Adolescent and Family
UNIT 10: SPECIAL NEEDS, ILLNESS, AND HOSPITALIZATION
36. Impact of Chronic Illness, Disability, or End-of-Life Care for the Child and Family
37. Impact of Cognitive or Sensory Impairment on the Child and Family
38. Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization
39. Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions
UNIT 11: HEALTH PROBLEMS OF CHILDREN
40. Respiratory Dysfunction
41. Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
42. Cardiovascular Dysfunction
43. Hematologic and Immunologic Dysfunction
44. NEW! Cancer
45. Genitourinary Dysfunction
46. Cerebral Dysfunction
47. Endocrine Dysfunction
48. Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction
49. Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction