Leave the self-doubt behind - get fully grounded in effective perinatal care, with Perinatal Nursing, 5th Edition, an official publication of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). This freshly updated, comprehensive resource offers expert guidelines and best practices for the full range of patient care issues, from cultural practices and pregnancy complications to newborn assessments and nutrition. Stay current with this must-have, evidence-based support for both perinatal and labor and delivery nursing.
Strengthen and upgrade your perinatal nursing strengths and expertise:
"The addition of this title to any perinatal/obstetric unit, nursing school, or private library will benefit students and professionals in perinatal nursing. Rooted in research and evidence-based practice, it provides authoritative guidance for knowledge of perinatal nursing and the basis of effective, safe nursing care. The fifth edition has been long-awaited and is an excellent resource for anyone interested in perinatology and evidence-based practice in nursing care of the perinatal patient."
-- Mary Smith, MSN, RN-BC, NPD-BC, C-EFM, CCE (Rush University Medical Center) Doody's Review
"This is a comprehensive guide to perinatal nursing and the components needed to adequately care for women and childbearing families. The evidence-based approach it takes is imperative in modern books."
-- Michele Davidson, PhD, CNM, CFN, (George Mason University College of Health and Human Services) Doody's Review - previous edition
Written for both nursing students and experienced nurses in the field of perinatology. It is a comprehensive guide to normal pregnancy physiology as well as pathophysiology, pregnancy complications and management, labor management, postpartum care, and an additional four chapters on neonates and their care. For nursing students and new graduate nurses, the book provides the biological, biochemical, and physiologic bases of the science of perinatology. For experienced nurses, the book provides current evidence-based practice guidelines and recent research supporting the care of the perinatal patient.