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Maternity and pediatric nursing, 2d ed.


Maternity and pediatric nursing, 2d ed.

Ricci, Susan Scott and Terri Kyle, Susan Carman.

Wolters Kluwer Health


2046 pages




Ricci (nursing, U. of Central Florida) et al. assist nursing students in caring for women and children in a variety of settings and addressing common problems with evidence-based interventions. Each chapter focuses on a different component of maternity or pediatric nursing care, including general concepts, women's health throughout the lifespan, pregnancy and birth, at-risk pregnancy and childbirth, at-risk newborns, child health promotion, health supervision and assessment of children, care in diverse settings and for special needs children, pediatric interventions, pain management, and nursing management of children's health disorders, with drug guides, case studies, health education guidelines, common laboratory and diagnostic tests, tables of common medical treatments, nursing care plans, nursing procedures, and information on assessment and management. This edition has information on special developmental concerns and providing atraumatic care to children. Online resources include an e-book, National Council Licensure Examination-style (NCLEX) review questions, video clips, and journal articles.

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