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Maternity Care Barbara Decker

Maternity Care

Barbara Decker

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ISBN : 9780874348835
500 pages
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Updated to include most-current care for high-risk patients, current nutritional recommendations, updated illustrations of procedures, more help for maternal home care (including early discharge), current drugs, and NANDA terminology. ContentsMoreUpdated to include most-current care for high-risk patients, current nutritional recommendations, updated illustrations of procedures, more help for maternal home care (including early discharge), current drugs, and NANDA terminology. Contents include contributors- preface- overview of maternity care: components of comprehensive maternity care, reproductive anatomy and physiology- nursing care during the antepartal period: conception and fetal development, physiologic and psychosocial changes during normal pregnancy, the normal antepartal period, high-risk antepartal patients, antepartal complications- nursing care during the intrapartal period: physiology of labor and childbirth, fetal assessment, comfort and support during labor and childbirth, the four stages of labor, high-risk intrapartal patients, intrapartal complications and procedures- and nursing care during the postpartal period: physiology of the postpartal period, normal postpartal adaptation, postpartal complications, and maternal care at home. With assessment checklist and gatefold.