This updated, evidence-based edition is a valuable resource for perinatal nurses practicing in all levels of maternal care, mother-baby units, newborn care, and for those nurses studying for certification examinations. Perinatal units should have this book as a ready resource for clinicians.
Perinatal Nursing covers many important perinatal topics including normal physiologic pregnancy and birth, pain management during labor, fetal assessment, postpartum care, the normal newborn, and common newborn complications. Complications such postpartum hemorrhage, maternal hypertensive disorders, preterm labor and birth, diabetes, cardiac disease, pulmonary disease, and preterm labor and birth are covered.
Evidence-based information and care bundles to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality and improve patient safety are presented.
The book includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS™, Android™, PC and Mac.
About the Clinical Editors
Kathleen Rice Simpson, PhD, RNC, FAAN
Patricia A. Creehan, MSN, RNC
Nancy O’Brien-Abel, MSN, RNC
Cheryl K. Roth, PhD, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, RNFA
Annie J. Rohan, PhD, RN, NNP-BC, CPNP-PC, FAANP