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Maternity & women's health care / [edited by] Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Shannon E. Perry, Kitty Cashion, Kathryn Rhodes Alden; associate editor: Ellen F. Olshansky.

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Location: IAHS STACKS RG951 .M318 2016
Barcode: 30731101171886
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780323169189
  • ISBN: 032316918X
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 973 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 11th edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, MO : Elsevier, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Preceded by Maternity & women's health care / [edited by] Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk [and others]. 10th ed. c2012.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
21st Century maternity and women's health nursing -- Community care: the family and culture -- Nursing and genomics -- Assessment and health promotion -- Violence against women -- Reproductive system concerns -- Sexually transmitted and other infections -- Contraception and abortion -- Infertility -- Problems of the breast -- Structural disorders and neoplasms of the reproductive system -- Conception and fetal development -- Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy -- Nursing care of the family during pregnancy -- Maternal and fetal nutrition -- Labor and birth processes -- Maximizing comfort for the laboring woman -- Fetal assessment during labor -- Nursing care of the family during labor and birth -- Postpartum physiologic changes -- Nursing care of the family during the postpartum period -- Transition to parenthood -- Physiologic and behavioral adaptations of the newborn -- Nursing care of the newborn and family -- Newborn nutrition and feeding -- Assessment of high risk pregnancy -- Hypertensive disorders -- Hemorrhagic disorders -- Endocrine and metabolic disorders -- Medical-surgical disorders -- Mental health disorders and substance abuse -- Labor and birth complications -- Postpartum complications -- Nursing care of the high risk newborn -- Acquired problems of the newborn -- Hemolytic disorders and congenital anomalies -- Perinatal loss, bereavement, and grief.
Summary, etc.:
Provides evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. In describing the continuum of care, this title integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care.
Subject: Maternity nursing.
Pregnancy > Complications.
Gynecologic nursing.
Women's health services.
Maternal-Child Nursing.
Genital Diseases, Female > nursing.
Neonatal Nursing > methods.
Obstetric Nursing > methods.
Pregnancy Complications > nursing.
Women's Health.
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