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Maternity nursing : an introductory text / Gloria Leifer.

Leifer, Gloria, (author.).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RG951 .B87 2012
Barcode: 30731101102006
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781437722093 (softcover)
  • ISBN: 1437722091 (softcover)
  • Physical Description: xx, 514 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: Eleventh edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 432-444) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Contemporary maternity care, family, and cultural considerations -- Reproductive anatomy and physiology -- Fetal development -- Physiologic and psychological changes during pregnancy -- Health care and fetal assessment during pregnancy -- Process of normal labor -- Nursing care during labor -- Management of pain during labor -- Physiologic adaptation of the newborn and nursing assessments -- Nursing care of the newborn -- Newborn feeding -- Postpartum assessment and nursing care -- Health problems complicating pregnancy -- Complications of labor and birth -- The newborn at risk : conditions associated with gestational age and development -- The newborn at risk : acquired and congenital conditions -- Postpartum complications -- The pregnant adolescent and maternity nursing in the community -- Family planning and infertility -- Women's health issues -- Complementary and alternative therapies.
Subject: Maternity nursing.
Maternal-Child Nursing.
Perinatal Care > methods.
Pregnancy Complications > nursing.
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