Nurses working with childbearing families face a variety new challenges, including shortened lengths of hospital stay, the trend toward greater use of community-based and home care, and downsizing and mergers of health-care systems. This pocket guide is an ideal resource providing vital information to guide maternal-newborn nurses from pregnancy to the postpartal and newborn stages. Procedures, tables and illustrations enhance this valuable tool.
Table of Contents :
1. The Antepartum Client.
2. The At-Risk Antepartal Client.
3. The Intrapartal Client.
4. The At-Risk Intrapartal Client.
5. The Normal Newborn.
6. The At-Risk Newborn.
7. The Postpartum Client.
8. Family Planning.
9. Home Care of the Postpartal Family.
10. The At-Risk Postpartal Client.