Intrapartum Management Modules

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Item#: 9781451194630
Edition 05
Author Kennedy & Baird
Cover Paperback
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Awarded second place in the 2016 AJN 'Book of the Year Award' in the Maternal-Child Health category.Confidently deliver safe, accurate intrapartum care with the expert guidance ofIntrapartum Management Modules, 5e. This essential, fully updated edition offers easy-to-follow directions on the full range of intrapartum skills, from admission assessment of the laboring woman and fetus to delivery and postpartum care. Written by top-level intrapartum nurses and educators, this is not only an essential study aid for inpatient obstetric nursing certification; it also offers indispensable orientation support to new practitioners.Absorb the A to Z of intrapartum nursing science and skills . . .NEWand updated content offers the latest evidence-based therapeutic methods,drugs, and technologyNEWchapter on electronic fetal heart rate monitoringPractice stripsfor monitoring fetal heart rate and contractionsEnd-of-module practice/review questionsandend-of-book postteststo aid retention and bulletproof exam preparationCenters for Disease Control guidelinesfor safe labor and deliveryNational Institute of Child Health and Human Development guidelinesfor accurate electronic fetal monitoringSelf-paced independent learning manual—step-by-step directions for vital skills, including:Physical exam of the laboring womanEvaluating contractionsMeeting the individual and cultural needs of the laboring woman and familyIdentifying the high-risk mother and fetusAssessing fetal healthManaging gestational diabetesDetermining whether a patient is at risk for domestic violenceEvaluating fetal lie and presentationBreathing and effleurage techniquesManaging an unexpected delivery