Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/28/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Maternal-newborn nursing is multi-faceted, challenging and rewarding. It provides multiple opportunities to touch lives and make a difference. In the new edition, those facets and their impact on maternal-newborn nursing is evident, while emphasizing that family members are co-particpants in care.

Because of the varied and rich opportunities for nurses, the theme emphasized in this edition are the many facets of maternal-newborn nursing. This thread is subtly woven throughout the book.

New To This Edition

-New Chapter! Childbirth at Risk: Pre-Labor Complications(Chapter 21), which focuses on content that impacts both pregnancy and labor and birth

-NEW - Evidence in Action boxes provide a quick “clinical pearl” for effective nursing practice

-NEW - Client-Family Teaching Cards in the center of the text are handy tools for students to use while studying or as a quick reference in the clinical setting

-NEW - Fetal Development Chart is full-color foldout which depicts maternal and fetal development by month and provides specific teaching guidelines for each stage of pregnancy.

-UPDATED - Critical Thinking Case Studies ask students to consider a brief scenario and to determine the appropriate response in that situation.

-Updated references throughout the textbook

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