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9781496396785

Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick

  • ISBN 13:

    9781496396785

  • ISBN 10:

    1496396782

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 08/11/2018
  • Publisher: LWW

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Superpower your maternal-neonatal skills, with the fully updated Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick!®, 3rd Edition , the indispensable pocket guide that offers at-your-fingertips answers on maternal-neonatal nursing essentials.

Flip quickly to the section on which you need guidance with the help of brightly colored tabs. Then scan the quick-read bulleted text for vital direction on the four stages of labor, interpreting stress test results, Lamaze techniques, interpreting lab values, and more. This handy quick-reference guide offers both classroom and on-the-unit support for nursing students, nurses, and all maternal-neonatal healthcare professionals.

Use this reference for maternal-neonatal assessments, tests, monitoring, and care, with these featues:
  • NEW and updated bulleted content with quick-read tables, charts, and drawings
  • Wipeable laminated pages that make notetaking and erasing quick and easy
  • Pocket-sized, spiral-bound format that offers instant access to expert nursing guidance
  • Dozens of colorful diagrams, charts, and images that offer practical direction for areas including:
    • Classifying fetal presentation
    • Distinguishing between true and false labor
    • Noting systemic changes in the active phase of labor
    • Assessing glucose challenge values
    • Assessing the three categories of pregnancy signs
    • Distinguishing the signs and symptoms of separation between the placenta and uterine wall
    • Patient teaching
    Easy-to-follow definitions and guidance on areas including:
    • Internal and external fetal monitoring—reading a fetal heart rate (FHR) monitoring strip and identifying FHR patterns
    • Potential complications of medication administration
    • Comfort measures in labor
    • Primary indications for cesarean birth—maternal, placental, and fetal
    • Understanding lacerations and umbilical cord prolapse
    • Prenatal care – taking an obstretric and medical history, adaptations to pregnancy, fundal height, Leopold’s maneuvers, fetal development, cultural practices, and more
    • Intrapartum - spontaneous abortion, ectopic pregnancy, female pelvis, labor, cervical effacement and dilation, drug administration, cesarean birth, and more
    • Postpartum – postpartum phases, fundal palpation, uterine involution, postpartal hemorrhage, pulmonary embolism, maternal self-care, lactation, and more
    • Neonatal – neonatal flow algorithm, physiology and assessment, Apgar score, sutures and fontanels, infections, HIV, oxygen therapy, circumcision, neonatal labs, and more
About the Clinical Editor

Stephanie C. Evans, PhD, APRN, CPNP, is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.

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