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Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery 5th Edition (MHRP5-10_SHIP)

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The only book of its kind, Manual of High Risk Pregnancy & Delivery provides a complete resource for care of this special patient and her complex needs. It helps you provide positive outcomes with coverage of today's newest technology, physiologic considerations, psychologic implications, health disorders, and other complications in pregnancy. 

Written by noted educator and practitioner Elizabeth Stepp Gilbert, RNC, MS, FNP-BC, CNS, this book also describes how to screen for risk factors, provide preventive management, and intervene appropriately when problems arise. It's a concise, hands-on reference for both inpatient and outpatient settings! 


Table of Contents

Unit I: Physiologic Considerations, Assessments, and Integrative Therapies

1. Physiologic and Nutritional Adaptations to Pregnancy
2. General Nursing Assessment of the High Risk Expectant Family
3. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being
4. Perinatal Screening, Diagnoses, and Fetal Therapies
5. Integrative Therapies in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Unit II: Psychologic Implications of a High Risk Pregnancy

6. Psychologic Adaptations
7. Perinatal Death and Bereavement Care

Unit III: Ethical Dilemmas and Legal Considerations in Perinatal Nursing

8. Ethical Decision Making
9. Legal Issues and Risk Management

Unit IV: Health Disorders Complicating Pregnancy

10. Diabetes
11. Cardiac Disease
12. Renal Disease
13. Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases
14. Venous Thromboembolic Disease
15. Pulmonary Disease and Respiratory Distress

Unit V: Complications in Pregnancy

16. Spontaneous Abortion
17. Ectopic Pregnancy
18. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
19. Lacental Abnormalities
20. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
21. Hemolytic Incompatibility
22. Hypertensive Disorders
23. Preterm Labor and Multiple Gestation
24. Premature Rupture of Membranes
25. Trauma

Unit VI: Teratogens and Social Issues Complicating Pregnancy

26. Sexually and Nonsexually Transmitted Genitourinary Infections
27. Substance Abuse

Unit VII: Alterations in the Mechanism of Labor

28. Labor Stimulation
29. Dysfunctional Labor
30. Prolonged Pregnancy


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