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INTRO TO MATERNITY & PEDIATRIC NURSING (W/BIND-IN ACCESS

INTRO TO MATERNITY & PEDIATRIC NURSING (W/BIND-IN ACCESS
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Get a solid foundation in maternity and pediatric nursing! Written in a clear, concise, friendly style, Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, 8th Edition is the complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. This best-selling text is organized by developmental stages, discussions of pediatric disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and includes a focus on family health. This edition also contains newly updated NCLEX(R) style review questions, new case studies, new content on zika virus, QSEN and safety, and expanded phases of pregnancy.

  • Evidence-based maternal-child content
  • prepares you for the LVN/LPN to achieve higher levels of learning, a goal expressed by the IOM Committee on the Future of Nursing.
  • Over 42 detailed, updated nursing skills introduce you to skills unique to maternity and pediatric care.
  • Over 25 nursing care plans feature seven different formats/themes/styles, including unfolding case studies.
  • The beginning concepts of critical thinking introduces you to this idea as a basis for clinical nursing care.
  • Updated content on the influence of microbiomes on non-invasive pregnancy and newborn nursing care addresses its impact on the adult health of the newborn.
  • Step-by-step application of the nursing process covers the hospital, home, community and use in improving global health.
  • Expanded cultural practices as they relate to pregnancy, delivery and pediatric care in the community.
  • Coverage of the use of expanding new technologies and computerized medication administration reinforce the nursing process and strengthen problem-solving skills as applied to maternity nursing.
  • NEW! Discussion of new health threats
  • include in-depth coverage of the Zika virus and Influenza
  • NEW! Updated guidelines for hypertension and immunizations for infants and children.
  • NEW! Updated QSEN goals and nursing responsibilities reflect the most recent changes.
  • NEW! Expanded phases of pregnancy includes preconceptual, prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum and interconceptual care and nursing responsibilities.
  • NEW! Updated nursing responsibilities related to global health reflect the Baby Friendly Hospital WHO initiative and interprofessional nursing communication related to nursing hand-off care and shift change reports.
  • NEW! Updated NCLEX(R) exam-style review questions have been revised with alternate item formats at the end of each chapter.
  • NEW! Expanded nursing and safety tips throughout include evidence-based online resources which provide pertinent information applicable in the clinical setting that reinforces what you have just learned while building on previously learned information.
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of bioterrorism better reflects trauma related to pregnancy and pediatric care.
  • ISBN: 
    9780323483971
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    Binding: 
    Paperback
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    Publication Date: 
    October 5, 2018
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