Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing by AWHONN, Susan Mattson RNC-OB CTN PhD FAAN, Judy E. Smith

By AWHONN, Susan Mattson RNC-OB CTN PhD FAAN, Judy E. Smith PhD RNC-WHNP

Using an outcomes-based, modern technique, AWHONN's middle Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 4th Edition presents crucial wisdom for care via each degree of being pregnant and childbirth. it's also the definitive source in getting ready for the AWHONN certification exam. A concise, define layout covers innovations of copy, fetal improvement, common being pregnant, the intrapartum and postpartum sessions, the conventional child, problems within the mom and the baby, and moral and felony concerns. Edited through well-respected authors, Susan Mattson, RNC, CTN, PhD, FAAN, and Judy Smith, PhD, RNP-C, this is often the single e-book that incorporates AWHONN-endorsed content material for the perform of maternal-newborn nursing!

  • A bulleted, define format offers fast assessment and reference at the administration of pregnant girls and their newborns via all levels of care.
  • AWHONN-endorsed content makes this the definitive source in getting ready for present perform and for AWHONN uniqueness nursing certification exams.
  • Case experiences and evaluation questions replicate the realities of perform and assist you organize for certification exams.
  • Coverage of outpatient and inpatient care comprises households, ethics, felony matters, examine, case administration, genetics and genetic counseling, and the transition to domestic and parenthood.
  • New evidence-based perform content comprises the newest examine and top perform criteria for maternal-newborn sufferer care.
  • New nationwide Institute of kid well-being & Human improvement (NICHD) terminology fosters interdisciplinary communique and guarantees better accuracy and precision.
  • New sufferer defense and threat administration strategies assist in enhancing results, decreasing problems, and extending sufferer safety.
  • New info at the most modern review and tracking devices describes new purposes of know-how and the ensuing advantages to sufferer care.

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St. Louis: Mosby. , & Fritz, M. (2004). ). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Thibodeau, G. , & Patton, K. (2006). ). St. Louis: Mosby. CHAPTER 2 Genetics Linda Callahan OBJECTIVES 1. Discuss the potential importance of the National Human Genome Project on patient care. 2. Define the terms commonly used in genetic conditions. 3. Describe the implications of an increased amount of chromosomal material, the deletion of genetic material, and the translocation process in chromosomal disorders.

I] Decidual septa form between anchoring villi, which results in 15 to 20 lobes (cotyledons). [ii] Exchange of gases and nutrients occurs in this vascular system. (d) Other villi float free and conduct most of the exchange between mother and developing fetus. (e) No further villi are formed after the 12th week. FIGURE 3-4╇ n╇ Chorionic villi. Fetal and Placental Development and Functioning╇ n CHAPTER 3 39 D. Embryonic stage: Begins with the folding of the disk in week 2 of development 1.

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