MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2nd Edition delivers all of the core components of obstetrical nursing, along with in-depth study features to help care givers develop better decision-making skills and provide safe nursing care. Starting with womenas health issues and pregnancy care, the chapters progress through labor and childbirth, postpartum care, and newborn development, addressing the nursing considerations for both normal and high-risk scenarios where appropriate. Written in a student-friendly voice from a nursing perspective, MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2ND Edition emphasizes overall patient care as opposed to medical treatment alone, and illustrates the critical importance of fostering the nurse-patient relationship. MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2ND Edition is also bound with a helpful StudyWARETM Online, which includes case studies, NCLEX-style review questions, videos, activities, a glossary, and many other features that enhance competency in Obstetrical Nursing care. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Prior to onset of labor, fetal status may be assessed by using a non-stress test ( Box 15-3). Auscultation ... Therefore, some questions are best asked when the partner, all family members, and all other support persons are out of the room. ... When the electronic fetal monitor (EFM) is used intermittently, a 20-minute tracing is obtained on every woman on arrival to the labor and delivery unit (Table 15-2).
|Title||:||Maternity Nursing Care|
|Author||:||Lynna Littleton-Gibbs, Joan Engebretson|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-01-22|