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Core Curriculum for Maternal Newborn Nursing, 4th ed.

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Using an outcomes-based, contemporary approach, AWHONN's Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 4th Edition provides essential knowledge for nursing care through every stage of pregnancy and childbirth. It is also the definitive resource in preparing for certification examinations. A concise, outline format covers concepts of reproduction, fetal development, normal pregnancy, the intrapartum and postpartum periods, the normal newborn, complications in the mother and the newborn, and ethical and legal issues. Edited by two well-respected authors, Susan Mattson, RNC, CTN, PhD, FAAN, and Judy Smith, PhD, RNP-C, this is the only book that includes AWHONN-endorsed content for the practice of maternal-newborn nursing!

Highlights of the fourth edition include:

  • Patient safety and risk management strategies to help improve outcomes.
  • Discussions of environmental effects and influences on the care of the mother and newborn.
  • Culturally diverse perspective on nursing care and care considerations.
  • Reorganized newborn complications unit focusing on the developmental changes affecting the newborn.
  • Health information integrated into subject sections.
  • Information on the latest assessment and monitoring devices keeps you current with new applications of technology.
  • New information on the late preterm infant and 2008 NICHD terminology updates.

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This book is ideal for nurses preparing for certification examinations, staff developers planning educational activities, and obstetric and neonatal nurses as a reference.

 
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