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!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
Highlights of the fourth
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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