Higher Education

Foundations of Maternal & Pediatric Nursing, 3rd Edition

  • includes Studyware
  • Lois Elaine White Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX
  • Gena Duncan Lutheran College of Health Professions
  • Wendy Baumle James A. Rhodes State College, Lima, Ohio
  • ISBN-10: 1428317767  |  ISBN-13: 9781428317765
  • 600 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005, 2002
  • © 2011 | Published
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Overview

FOUNDATIONS OF MATERNAL & PEDIATRIC NURSING 3rd EDITION is a user-friendly text that covers prenatal care, complications of pregnancy, birth, postpartum care, and newborn care, as well as childrearing from birth through 18 years of age. Each chapter contains a Case Study with critical thinking questions designed to assist the reader through the nursing process and to develop a customized plan of care for the client in the scenario. Abundant special features, NCLEX style questions, and the loaded new StudyWARE CD-ROM make this an engaging, student-friendly text.

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Features and Benefits

  • Numerous special features including Client Teaching, Professional Tips, Critical Thinking, Life Span Considerations, Community/Home Health Care, and Cultural Considerations enrich the content and provide practical information the nurse can apply directly to practice.
  • Includes NIC/NOC references in Nursing Care Plans to reflect current practice.
  • Includes Nursing Management sections in all Nursing Process sections that emphasize the nurse's responsibilities in delivering safe, effective, and competent care.
  • Sample Nursing Care Plans provide a model for creating effective care plans (all updated to reflect the most current NANDA Definitions and Classifications), while Case Studies allow the reader to use critical thinking skills to develop additional care plans based on the information provided.

Table of Contents

1. Prenatal Care.
2. Complications of Pregnancy.
3. The Birth Process.
4. Postpartum Care.
5. Newborn Care.
6. Basics of Pediatric Care.
7. Infants with Special Needs.
8. Common Childhood Disorders.
Appendix A. Nanda Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011.
Appendix B. Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule.
Appendix C. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols.
Appendix D. English/Spanish Words and Phrases.
Glossary.
Index.

What's New

  • Adds more critical thinking questions to chapters, which increases critical thinking, as well as 10 NCLEX style questions for each chapter to help prepare students for the NCLEX examination.
  • Updated features include the addition of concept maps and concept care maps where appropriate as well as new feature Memory Tricks that provides mnemonic devices for important concepts.
  • Exciting new interactive StudyWARE CD-ROM free with purchase provides chapter by chapter quizzes, games such as hangman and crossword puzzles, flashcard activities, animations of physiological processes, video clips of nursing procedures, and much more.

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Cengage Learning eBook  (ISBN-10: 1435487702 | ISBN-13: 9781435487703)

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Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1428317805 | ISBN-13: 9781428317802)

The Instructor Resources CD-ROM is an instructor resource which commonly includes PowerPoint presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, Instructor's Manual, and other text-specific resources.

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1428317864 | ISBN-13: 9781428317864)

Study more effectively and improve your performance at exam time with this comprehensive guide. Written to work hand-in hand with FOUNDATIONS OF MATERNAL AND PEDIATRIC NURSING, 3rd Edition, this user-friendly guide includes a wide variety of learning tools to help you master the key concepts of the course.

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Student Supplements

Cengage Learning eBook  (ISBN-10: 1435487702 | ISBN-13: 9781435487703)

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Cengage Learning eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1435487850 | ISBN-13: 9781435487857)

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Studyware  (ISBN-10: 1111537690 | ISBN-13: 9781111537692)

Succeed in your nursing course and have fun with Studyware software! This dynamic resource is packed with interactive games, quizzes, and other resources that your mastery of key concepts in the corresponding chapter in your textbook.

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Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1428317864 | ISBN-13: 9781428317864)

Study more effectively and improve your performance at exam time with this comprehensive guide. Written to work hand-in hand with FOUNDATIONS OF MATERNAL AND PEDIATRIC NURSING, 3rd Edition, this user-friendly guide includes a wide variety of learning tools to help you master the key concepts of the course.

List Price = $61.95  | CengageBrain Price = $61.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $46.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Lois Elaine White

Lois Elaine Wacker White earned a diploma in nursing from Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Springfield, Illinois; an Associate degree in Science from Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas A & I University—Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas; a Master of Science in Education from Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, Texas; and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in education administration—community college from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas. She has taught at Del Mar college, Corpus Christi, Texas, in both the Associate Degree Nursing program and the Vocational Nursing program. For 14 years she was also chairperson of the Department of Vocational Nurse Education. Dr. White has taught fundamentals of nursing, mental health/mental illness, medical-surgical nursing, and maternal/newborn nursing. Her professional career has also included 15 years of clinical practice. Dr. White has served on the Nursing Education Advisory Committee of the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas and the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners, which developed competencies expected of graduates for each level of nursing. She maintains membership in the Texas Association of Vocational Nurse Educators, Sigma Theta Tau, American Nurses Association, and the National League for Nursing.

Gena Duncan

Working as an RN for 36 years as a clinician and educator has equipped Gena with a wide range of nursing experiences and varied skills to meet the educational needs of today's students. She has a MSEd and MSN. During her professional career, Gena served as a staff nurse, assistant head nurse of a medical-surgical unit, continuing education instructor, associate professor in an LPN, LPN-RN, and ADN program, and director of an associate degree nursing program. She has taught LPN, ADN, BSN, and MSN nursing students. As a faculty member she taught many nursing courses and served on a statewide curriculum committee for a state college. As director of an associate degree nursing program, she was instrumental in starting and obtaining state board approval of an LPN-RN nursing program. She also assisted with the development of an associate degree program in a state college. Her master's research thesis was titled, An Investigation of Learning Styles of Practical and Baccalaureate Students. The results of the study are published in the Journal of Nursing Education. She has co-authored six textbooks, two foundations of nursing texts, two medical-surgical textbooks, a foundations of maternal and pediatric nursing, and a transitions text for LPN to RN students. Gena presented the topic Clinical Practicum: Ready or Not, at the Health Occupations Students of America 2010 Education Symposium. She has been an active member of Sigma Theta Tau.

Wendy Baumle

Wendy Baumle earned a bachelor of science in nursing from The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, and a master's degree in nursing from The Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio. She has taught at Lutheran College, Fort Wayne, Indiana; James. A. Rhodes State College, in Lima, Ohio; and at Northwest State Community College, Archbold, Ohio. With 20 years as a clinician, educator, school district health coordinator, and academician, Wendy has taught advanced standing LPN to RN transition, nursing theory, fundamentals of nursing, medical-surgical nursing, pediatrics, obstetrics, pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, and ethics in healthcare in practical nursing, associate nursing, and advanced standing transition degree programs. She has membership in a number of professional nursing organizations, such as Sigma Theta Tau, the American Nurses Association, the National League for Nursing, and the Ohio Nurses Association. Currently, Wendy is a nursing instructor at Northwest State Community College in Ohio.