Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing

Author: Sharon Smith Murray


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  • ISBN: 9781437702590
  • Author: Sharon Smith Murray
  • Publ Date: 2009-09-28
  • Edition: 5
  • Pages: 1056
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13564

Table of Contents :

Part I: Foundations for Nursing Care of Childbearing Families * Maternity and Women's Health Care Today * The Nurse's Role in Maternity and Women's Health Care * Ethical, Social, and Legal Issues * Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology * Hereditary and Environmental Influences on Childbearing Part II: The Family Before Birth * Conception and Prenatal Development * Physiologic Adaptations to Pregnancy * Psychosocial Adaptations to Pregnancy * Nutrition for Childbearing * Antepartal Fetal Assessment * Perinatal Education Part III: The Family During Birth * Processes of Birth * Nursing Care During Labor and Birth * Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance * Pain Management During Childbirth * Nursing Care During Obstetric Procedures Part IV: The Family Following Birth * Postpartum Physiologic Adaptations * Postpartum Psychosocial Adaptations * Normal Newborn: Processes of Adaptation * Assessment of the Normal Newborn * Care of the Normal Newborn * Infant Feeding * Home Care of the Infant Part V: Families at Risk during the Childbearing Period * The Childbearing Family with Special Needs * Complications of Pregnancy * Concurrent Disorders During Pregnancy * Intrapartum Complications * Postpartum Maternal Complications * High-Risk Newborn: Complications Associated with Gestational Age and Development * High-Risk Newborn: Acquired and Congenital Conditions Part VI: Women's Health Care * Family Planning * Infertility * Preventive Care for Women * Women's Health Problems


Known for its user-friendly, easy-to-understand coverage of complex concepts, this outstanding textbook provides all the information you need to provide competent nursing care to women and newborns. Step-by-step instructions for assessments and interventions help you quickly master key skills and techniques. The importance of understanding family, culture, client teaching, communication, and clinical decision making is emphasized throughout. This edition also features a new title that reflects its expanded coverage of women's health issues.


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