Study Guide for Maternal-Child Nursing,
Edition 6
By Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C and Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C

Publication Date: 08 Dec 2021

Reinforce your understanding of maternity and pediatric nursing with practical exercises! Corresponding to the chapters in McKinney’s Maternal-Child Nursing, 6th Edition, this study guide provides engaging activities and review questions to help you master nursing concepts and practice essential skills. Case studies help you learn to think critically, and clinical judgment exercises help you apply your knowledge to real-life situations. Not only will you get more out of the textbook, but you will also prepare more effectively for the NCLEX® exam!

Key Features

  • Learning exercises include multiple-choice, matching, true/false, short answer, and fill-in-the-blank questions, plus case studies and learning applications, helping students apply knowledge to solve problems, make decisions about care management, and provide responses to a patient’s questions and concerns.
  • Clinical Judgment exercises help students apply nursing theory to real-life situations, further testing critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Suggested learning activities for community and clinical settings enhance understanding of the content.
  • Answers to all activities are provided at the back of the study guide.

New Features

  • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) examination-style case studies familiarize students to the way that content will be tested in the new NGN exam.
  • NEW! Revised review questions reflect the updated content in Maternal-Child Nursing, 6th Edition and allow students to quickly check their knowledge and understanding of the material in each chapter of the text.
About the author
By Emily Slone McKinney, MSN, RN, C, Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas and Sharon Smith Murray, MSN, RN, C, Professor Emerita, Health Professions, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, California
Table of Contents

Unit I: Introduction to Maternal-Child Health Nursing

  1. Foundations of Maternity, Women’s Health, and Child Health Nursing
  2. The Nurse’s Role in Maternity, Women’s Health, and Pediatric Nursing
  3. The Childbearing and Child-Rearing Family
  4. Communicating with Children and Families
  5. Health Promotion for the Developing Child
  6. Health Promotion for the Infant
  7. Health Promotion During Early Childhood
  8. Health Promotion for the School-Age Child
  9. Health Promotion for the Adolescent
  10. Heredity and Environmental Influences on Development
  11. Unit II: Maternity Nursing Care

  12. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
  13. Conception and Prenatal Development
  14. Adaptations to Pregnancy
  15. Nutrition for Childbearing
  16. Prenatal Diagnostic Tests
  17. Giving Birth
  18. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
  19. Pain Management for Childbirth
  20. Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures
  21. Postpartum Adaptations
  22. The Normal Newborn: Adaptation and Assessment
  23. The Normal Newborn: Nursing Care
  24. Newborn Feeding
  25. The Childbearing Family with Special Needs
  26. Pregnancy-Related Complications
  27. Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy
  28. The Woman with an Intrapartum Complication
  29. The Woman with a Postpartum Complication
  30. The High-Risk Newborn: Problems Related to Gestational Age and Development
  31. The High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions
  32. Management of Fertility and Infertility
  33. Women’s Health Care
  34. Unit III Pediatric Nursing Care

  35. Physical Assessment of Children
  36. Emergency Care of the Child
  37. The Ill Child in the Hospital and Other Care Settings
  38. The Child with a Chronic Condition or Terminal Illness
  39. Principles and Procedures for Nursing Care of Children
  40. Medication Administration and Safety for Infants and Children
  41. Pain Management for Children
  42. The Child with a Fluid and Electrolyte Alteration
  43. The Child with an Infectious Disease
  44. The Child with an Immunologic Alteration
  45. The Child with a Gastrointestinal Alteration
  46. The Child with a Genitourinary Alteration
  47. The Child with a Respiratory Alteration
  48. The Child with a Cardiovascular Alteration
  49. The Child with a Hematologic Alteration
  50. The Child with Cancer
  51. The Child with an Alteration in Tissue Integrity
  52. The Child with a Musculoskeletal Alteration
  53. The Child with an Endocrine or Metabolic Alteration
  54. The Child with a Neurologic Alteration
  55. Psychosocial Problems in Children and Families
  56. The Child with a Developmental Disability
  57. The Child with a Sensory Alteration


Book details
ISBN: 9780323711890
Page Count: 384
Retail Price : £35.99