Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick
Superpower your maternal-neonatal skills, with the fully updated Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick! (R), 3rd Edition , the indispensable pocket guide that offers at-your-fingertips answers on maternal-neonatal nursing essentials.Flip quickly to the section on which you need guidance with the help of brightly colored tabs. Then scan the quick-read bulleted text for vital direction on the four stages of labor, interpreting stress test results, Lamaze techniques, interpreting lab values, and more. This handy quick-reference guide offers both classroom and on-the-unit support for nursing students, nurses, and all maternal-neonatal healthcare professionals. Use this reference for maternal-neonatal assessments, tests, monitoring, and care, with these featues: NEW and updated bulleted content with quick-read tables, charts, and drawings Wipeable laminated pages that make notetaking and erasing quick and easy Pocket-sized, spiral-bound format that offers instant access to expert nursing guidance Dozens of colorful diagrams, charts, and images that offer practical direction for areas including: Classifying fetal presentationDistinguishing between true and false laborNoting systemic changes in the active phase of laborAssessing glucose challenge valuesAssessing the three categories of pregnancy signsDistinguishing the signs and symptoms of separation between the placenta and uterine wallPatient teachingEasy-to-follow definitions and guidance on areas including: Internal and external fetal monitoring-reading a fetal heart rate (FHR) monitoring strip and identifying FHR patternsPotential complications of medication administrationComfort measures in laborPrimary indications for cesarean birth-maternal, placental, and fetalUnderstanding lacerations and umbilical cord prolapsePrenatal care – taking an obstretric and medical history, adaptations to pregnancy, fundal height, Leopold’s maneuvers, fetal development, cultural practices, and moreIntrapartum – spontaneous abortion, ectopic pregnancy, female pelvis, labor, cervical effacement and dilation, drug administration, cesarean birth, and morePostpartum – postpartum phases, fundal palpation, uterine involution, postpartal hemorrhage, pulmonary embolism, maternal self-care, lactation, and moreNeonatal – neonatal flow algorithm, physiology and assessment, Apgar score, sutures and fontanels, infections, HIV, oxygen therapy, circumcision, neonatal labs, and moreAbout the Clinical Editor Stephanie C. Evans, PhD, APRN, CPNP, is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.