Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick

Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick

Third edition

Incredibly Easy! Series®

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

172 pages, 88.90 x 139.70 mm

172 pages, 88.90 x 139.70 mm

  • Spiral bound
  • ISBN: 9781496396785
  • August 2018

£25.99

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Superpower your maternal-neonatal skills, with the fully updated Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick!®, 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 presentation
    • Distinguishing between true and false labor
    • Noting systemic changes in the active phase of labor
    • Assessing glucose challenge values
    • Assessing the three categories of pregnancy signs
    • Distinguishing the signs and symptoms of separation between the placenta and uterine wall
    • Patient teaching
    /liLI>Easy-to-follow definitions and guidance on areas including:
    • Internal and external fetal monitoring—reading a fetal heart rate (FHR) monitoring strip and identifying FHR patterns
    • Potential complications of medication administration
    • Comfort measures in labor
    • Primary indications for cesarean birth—maternal, placental, and fetal
    • Understanding lacerations and umbilical cord prolapse
    • Prenatal care – taking an obstretric and medical history, adaptations to pregnancy, fundal height, Leopold’s maneuvers, fetal development, cultural practices, and more
    • Intrapartum - spontaneous abortion, ectopic pregnancy, female pelvis, labor, cervical effacement and dilation, drug administration, cesarean birth, and more
    • Postpartum – postpartum phases, fundal palpation, uterine involution, postpartal hemorrhage, pulmonary embolism, maternal self-care, lactation, and more
    • Neonatal – neonatal flow algorithm, physiology and assessment, Apgar score, sutures and fontanels, infections, HIV, oxygen therapy, circumcision, neonatal labs, and more
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About the Clinical Editor

Stephanie C. Evans, PhD, APRN, CPNP, is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.