Mosby s Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring

Author: Lisa A. Miller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032341401X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Authored by a nurse-midwife, a perinatologist, and a nurse, Mosby’s Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 8th Edition is an evidence-based resource on fetal heart rate monitoring for all clinicians — whether you are a nurse, a physician or a midwife, a student or an instructor, this guide has information crucial to your practice. Designed specifically for the clinical environment, it provides a single source for interpretation and management of electronic fetal monitoring – in labor and delivery, the intensive care unit, inpatient antepartum units, or the obstetric or midwifery office. Pocket-sized, two-color design offers portability and easy access to information. Descriptions of the relationship between fetal heart rate and fetal acidemia alert you to important considerations in the care of the laboring patient. Patient safety and risk management strategies with case study illustrations and legal commentary include guidelines for providing safe and competent care. Coverage of innovative practices supports a culture of patient safety and improved quality outcomes in high-reliability perinatal units addressing: Use of a common language for fetal heart rate patterns with a common construct for interpretation Emergency preparedness (multidisciplinary mock emergencies, simulations, debriefing after critical events, and exemplary practice) Human factor issues (step-by-step process to improve communication, situational awareness, no-fault/just culture, teamwork, and collegiality) Selected FHR Tracings and Cases: Interpretation and Documentation appendix provides an important reference tool for all clinicians. Expert author team with international presence. NEW! Two simple principles of interpretation that are evidence- and consensus-based. NEW! Content on Category II tracing management prepares you to assist in delivery decisions. NEW! Neonatal encephalopathy content keeps you in the know. UPDATED! Revised chapters feature the most up-to-date information.

Mosby s Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring

Author: Susan Martin Tucker
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323079202
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Instantly access the latest information on evaluating fetal status in a practical, portable format perfect for use in the clinical environment! Using an evidence-based approach, Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring and Assessment provides detailed guidance on standardized interpretation and management, incorporating patient safety concepts throughout. As the first multidisciplinary text on fetal monitoring, this resource is geared towards the busy clinician. Portable and practical information for evaluating intrapartum and antepartum fetal status Single source of information for care designed specifically for use in the clinical environment Consistent, two-color outline format includes the description, characteristics, etiology, clinical significance, and intervention for each situation or condition Detailed review of the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) standardized terminology A new approach to fetal assessment based on the oxygen pathway and fetal response to hypoxemia Current information on excessive uterine activity and fetal acidemia, with suggestions for oxytocin management Standardized interpretation and management of fetal heart rate response using an evidence-based algorithm Patient safety and risk management strategies with case study illustration Practical information on documentation in electronic fetal monitoring, including legal issues Information on neonatal encephalopathy and intrapartum events Deposition excerpts from actual malpractice cases related to EFM Adjunct fetal assessment using analysis of the fetal ST segment

Maternity Nursing Care

Author: Lynna Y. Littleton-Gibbs
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285400844
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2nd Edition delivers all of the core components of obstetrical nursing, along with in-depth study features to help care givers develop better decision-making skills and provide safe nursing care. Starting with women's health issues and pregnancy care, the chapters progress through labor and childbirth, postpartum care, and newborn development, addressing the nursing considerations for both normal and high-risk scenarios where appropriate. Written in a student-friendly voice from a nursing perspective, MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2ND Edition emphasizes overall patient care as opposed to medical treatment alone, and illustrates the critical importance of fostering the nurse-patient relationship. MATERNITY NURSING CARE, 2ND Edition is also bound with a helpful StudyWARETM Online, which includes case studies, NCLEX-style review questions, videos, activities, a glossary, and many other features that enhance competency in Obstetrical Nursing care. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Maternity Nursing E Book

Author: Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293700
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A streamlined approach covers the fundamentals of maternity nursing! Maternity Nursing, 8th Edition focuses on the care of women during the childbearing years. Designed to meet the needs of today’s students, the book offers a clear, readable style and a concise, focused presentation. It integrates an understanding of family, culture, and health promotion into the continuum of care, and coverage of community-based care emphasizes nursing care in many different settings. Not only does Maternity Nursing focus on childbearing issues and concerns, including care of the newborn, but it also addresses wellness promotion and the management of common women’s health problems. The Evolve companion website includes useful study tools, including medical animations, video clips, a care plan builder, and NCLEX® exam-style review questions. A companion Evolve website includes student resources such as NCLEX® exam-style review questions, audio chapter summaries, a care plan builder, nursing skills, interactive case studies, video clips and animations, anatomy reviews, and an audio glossary with Spanish pronunciations. Unique! Nursing Alerts highlight critical information in providing care. Unique! Emergency boxes provide step-by-step procedures for pediatric and maternity emergencies. Unique! Cultural Considerations boxes discuss customs and beliefs of different cultures that may affect care for patients and families. Unique! Community Activity boxes provide maternal and newborn exercises to enhance care in local community settings. Unique! Nursing Process boxes identify information on major diseases and conditions. Patient Instructions for Self-Management boxes highlight the information nurses need to communicate to patients and families. Critical Thinking exercises are based on case studies of real-life situations. Coverage of nursing care management uses a framework of the five steps of the nursing process as well as a focus on collaborative care. Nursing care plans include specific guidelines and rationales for interventions.

Clinical Companion for Maternity Newborn Nursing E Book

Author: Shannon E. Perry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032329393X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provide competent and sensitive maternal and newborn nursing care with Clinical Companion for Maternity & Newborn Nursing, 2nd Edition! Ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting, this book offers the information you need on topics such as pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum care, and care of the newborn, including potential complications for each. Expert authors Dr. Shannon E. Perry, Kitty Cashion, Dr. Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, and Kathryn R. Alden stress the importance of safe nursing practice as outlined in the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative. Teaching for Self-Management boxes offer a guide to communicating follow-up care to patients and their families. Signs of Potential Complications boxes help you recognize the signs and symptoms of complications and provide immediate interventions. Procedure boxes offer easy-to-use, step-by-step instructions for maternity skills and procedures. Emergency boxes may be used for quick reference in critical situations. Nursing Alerts highlight critical information that must be considered when providing care. Medication Guides in an appendix provide a key reference for common drugs and their interactions. Updated content provides the most current practice guidelines, including expanded information on obesity, the late preterm infant, and fetal heart rate pattern identification. Safety Alerts highlight developing competencies related to safe nursing practice in conjunction with the QSEN initiative on quality and safety in nursing care.

Arzneitherapie f r ltere

Author: Martin Wehling
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 366248126X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Dieses Buch bietet sichere Arzneitherapie für ältere Patienten und wendet sich mit den folgenden Fragestellungen an die Fachärzte. Welche Besonderheiten es bei älteren Patienten gibt Welche Nebenwirkungen/Wechselwirkungeninsbesondere beachtet werden müssen und ggfs. als neue eigenständige Erkrankungen fehlinterpretiert werden können Welche Arzneimittel für ältere Patienten ungeeignet sind bzw. besondere Vorsicht erfordern Menschen im Alter über 65 Jahre bilden die am stärksten wachsende Bevölkerungsgruppe. Ältere Patienten haben häufig mehrere - oft chronische – Erkrankungen. Unerwünschte Arzneimittelwirkungen sind überdurchschnittlich häufig u.a. wegen: geänderter biologischer Eckdaten (Leberdurchblutung und Nierenfunktion vermindert, mehr Fett- weniger Muskelmasse) mangelnder Compliance Vielfachmedikation mit kaum vorhersagbaren Wechselwirkungen NEU Neueste Daten, Statistiken, Key Evidences Wertungssystem für Alterstauglichkeit von Arzneimitteln nach FORTA-Liste (top-aktuell nach 2. Delphi-Prozess 2015) Neue Inhalte, u.a. Suchterkrankungen Wechselwirkungen von Medikamenten mit Lebensmitteln (z.B. Grapefruit) oder mit pflanzlichen Arzneimitteln (z.B. Johanniskrautpräparate). Choosing wisely Die Lösungsvorschläge und Antworten für die tägliche Praxis: Medizinische Sicherheit: Welche Medikamente haben Priorität? Was kann/muss ich weglassen? Ökonomische Sicherheit: Bessere Arzneitherapie mit weniger Verschreibungen (= Einhaltung des Arzneimittelbudgets).