The fourth edition provides up-to-date information and evidence for best practices in perinatal nursing and canbe used when preparing to complete certification examinations specific to inpatient obstetrics and mother-baby.
This valuable resource will give you information on expanded coverage of high-risk pregnancy, from bleeding in pregnancy to preterm labor and birth, diabetes, cardiac disease, pulmonary complications, multiple gestation, and maternal-fetal transport.
New to the fourth edition to help you manage critical issues:
- Obesity in pregnancy—covers risks to the mother and fetus, care from preconception to postpartum, as well as bariatric surgery.
- Newborn nutrition—infant feeding decision, benefits of breastfeeding, nutritional components, and preterm milk and lactation.
- Patient safety and the development of a highly reliable perinatal unit—informs nurses how to conduct team training and drills for obstetric emergencies, create checklists, and effectively handoff patients.