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Maternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology4

Maternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology
Author: Susan Tucker Blackburn
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437716237
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 719
View: 8409
Provide the best care possible with expert insight and clinically relevant coverage of the physiologic changes that occur throughout all major periods of the perinatal experience - prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, and neonatal. Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Physiology: A Clinical Perspective, 4th Edition gives you a solid foundation for assessment and therapeutic interventions, featuring an emphasis on the evolving interrelationships between mother, fetus, and neonate and adaptations of preterm and term infants to the extrauterine environment. Solid coverage of the physiologic bases for assessment and therapeutic interventions make this an ideal resource for advanced practice. Synthesis of the latest research studies and evidence-based practice provides vital data on normal physiologic changes during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods; anatomic and functional development of the fetus; and developmental physiology of preterm and term neonates. Pharmacology tables offer quick access to key pharmacology information and drug effects with clinical examples. Coverage of pathophysiology and interventions for the pregnant woman, fetus, and newborn for selected abnormal events provides a solid understanding of physiologic adaptations and developmental physiology relating to major body systems and metabolic processes. Comprehensive tables, diagrams, and illustrations highlight important concepts and summarize key information Thoroughly updated content offers the very latest evidence-based information, contemporary research, and clinical developments related to maternal, fetal, and neonatal physiology. New coverage on the late pre-term infant provides the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care. Expanded discussions of reproductive processes reflect cutting-edge research and the clinical implications of physiologic and genetic effects brought to bear from both the female and the male. Extensive and reliable web sources allow for further study or checking for updated information. New NICHD standard definitions on fetal monitoring enable you to identify fetal heart rate patterns using standardized nomenclature.

    • Medical

Maternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology

A Clinical Perspective
Author: Susan Tucker Blackburn
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416029443
Category: Medical
Page: 777
View: 4642
Provide the best care possible with expert insight and clinically relevant coverage of the physiologic changes that occur throughout all major periods of the perinatal experience - prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, and neonatal. This text provides a solid foundation for assessment and therapeutic interventions, featuring an emphasis on the evolving interrelationships between mother, fetus, and neonate and adaptations of preterm and term infants to the extrauterine environment. This edition offers a new chapter on fetal assessment and surveillance, as well as expanded coverage of the physiologic basis for reproduction. Solid coverage of the physiologic bases for assessment and therapeutic interventions make this an ideal resource for advanced practice. Unit One examines the physiologic foundations for the prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum periods, including information on placental, myometrial, and lactation physiology. Units Two and Three each provide an in-depth study of physiologic adaptations and developmental physiology for major body systems or metabolic processes. Clinical applications relevant to patient care are linked to underlying scientific rationales, helping you provide the most effective care. Comprehensive tables and illustrations highlight important concepts and summarize key information. A new Fetal Assessment chapter reviews the physiology of fetal heart function and heart rate patterns, fetal response to hypoxia, and clinical implications for surveillance of the fetus during pregnancy, labor, and birth. International units of measure have been added to reflect global practice. The chapter on Physiologic Basis for Reproduction features expanded content on key areas such as endocrinology and an increased emphasis on clinical implications.


    • Medical

Maternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology - E-Book

A Clinical Perspective
Author: Susan Blackburn
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323473954
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Maternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology - E-Book

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Fetal and Neonatal Physiology


Author: Richard A. Polin,Steven H. Abman,David Rowitch,William E. Benitz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323352324
Category: Medical
Page: 2050
View: 7568
Fetal & Neonatal Physiology provides neonatologist fellows and physicians with the essential information they need to effectively diagnose, treat, and manage sick and premature infants. Fully comprehensive, this resource continues to serve as an excellent reference tool, focusing on the basic science needed for exam preparation and the key information required for full-time practice. The 5th edition is the most substantially updated and revised edition ever. In the 5 years since the last edition published, there have been thousands of publications on various aspects of development of health and disease; Fetal and Neonatal Physiology synthesizes this knowledge into definitive guidance for today's busy practitioner. Offers definitive guidance on how to effectively manage the many health problems seen in newborn and premature infants. Chapters devoted to clinical correlation help explain the implications of fetal and neonatal physiology. Allows you to apply the latest insights on genetic therapy, intrauterine infections, brain protection and neuroimaging, and much more. Features a fantastic new 4-color design with 1,000 illustrations, 170+ chapters, and over 350 contributors. 16 new chapters cover such hot topics as Epigenetics; Placental Function in Intrauterine Growth Restriction; Regulation of Pulmonary Circulation; The Developing Microbiome of the Fetus and Newborn; Hereditary Contribution to Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia; Mechanistic Aspects of Phototherapy for Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia; Cerebellar Development; Pathophysiology of Neonatal Sepsis; Pathophysiology of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn; Pathophysiology of Meconium Aspiration Syndrome; Pathophysiology of Ventilator Dependent Infants; Pathophysiology of Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury; Pathophysiology of Neonatal White Matter Injury; Pathophysiology of Meningitis; Pathophysiology of Preeclampsia; and Pathophysiology of Chorioamnionitis. New Pathophysiology of Neonatal Diseases section highlights every process associated with a disease or injury, all in one place. In-depth information, combined with end-of-chapter summaries, enables deep or quick use of the text.

    • Medical

Prenatal and Postnatal Care

A Woman-Centered Approach
Author: Robin G. Jordan,Cindy L. Farley,Karen Trister Grace
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111931836X
Category: Medical
Page: 816
View: 8531
The second edition of the comprehensive and award-winning text on prenatal and postnatal care The updated edition of Prenatal and Postnatal Care offers a comprehensive text for the care of the woman during the childbearing year. The expert author team presents information needed to master foundational knowledge in anatomy, physiology, psychology, culture, and structure of preconception, prenatal and postnatal care, and the management of common health problems in the childbearing year. This edition has been revised throughout and contains 6 new chapters on the following topics: prenatal ultrasound, triage of the pregnant woman, assisting women to development confidence for physiologic birth, pregnancy after infertility, oral health, and issues around diversity and inclusion in prenatal and postnatal care. Additional highlights include new and updated content on pregnant women in the workplace, prenatal genetic testing, trauma-informed care, and transgender pregnancy care. The second edition also includes commonly used complementary therapies and offers more detailed information on shared decision-making and planning for birth. Prenatal and Postnatal Care: Provides expanded faculty resources with case studies and test questions for each chapter Offers a comprehensive text that covers essential aspects of prenatal and postnatal care of the childbearing woman Builds on the edition that won the Book of the Year award from the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) in 2015. This revised, authoritative text is an ideal resource for midwifery, nurse practitioner and physician assistant students, and healthcare providers working with pregnant and postpartum women.

    • Medical

The Rise of Fetal and Neonatal Physiology

Basic Science to Clinical Care
Author: Lawrence D. Longo
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461479215
Category: Medical
Page: 533
View: 7057
During the mid- to late-twentieth century, study of the physiology of the developing fetus and newborn infant evolved rapidly to become a major discipline in the biomedical sciences. Initially of interest from a standpoint of function of the placenta and oxygenation of the fetus, the field advanced to explore both normal functional mechanisms as well as pathophysiologic aspects of their regulation. Examples include studying the role and regulation of circulatory vascular anatomic shunts in oxygenation, cardiac function, certain aspects of asphyxia in the fetus and newborn infant, the role of fetal “breathing” movements, cyclic electroencephalographic activity, and analysis of electronic monitoring of fetal heart rate variability and its significance. Included in this book are reminisces of several dozen individuals who played a vital role in these developments. Overall, this survey considers a number of aspects of the development of the science of fetal and neonatal physiology, and its role in the greatly improved care of pregnant women and their newborn infants. This book is published on behalf of the American Physiological Society by Springer. Access to APS books published with Springer is free to APS members.

    • Medical

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book


Author: Jane Coad,Melvyn Dunstall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702045934
Category: Medical
Page: 472
View: 1652
Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.

    • Family & Relationships

Maternal-Fetal Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation


Author: Michael E. Symonds,Margaret M. Ramsay
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521887097
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 208
View: 9059
With the aim to improve clinicians' understanding of the important effects nutrition can have on maternal health and fetal and neonatal development, Maternal-Fetal Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation defines the nutritional requirements with regard to the stage of development and growth, placing scientific developments into clinical context.

    • Medical

Maternity, Newborn, and Women's Health Nursing

Comprehensive Care Across the Lifespan
Author: Susan A. Orshan
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781742542
Category: Medical
Page: 1126
View: 7764
This new book will be a core text for undergraduate Maternity/Newborn courses. It also will work for courses emphasizing Women's Health across the lifespan. Coverage includes core content on preconception, pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum. In addition, the text focuses on important topics throughout a woman's life: health promotion, nutrition, medical issues, psychosocial issues, sexuality, family, fertility control and issues, menopause, and aging. While other texts touch on the different stages of a woman's lifespan, this book provides more detail and information in areas outside the average maternity text.

    • Medical

Physical Assessment of the Newborn

A Comprehensive Approach to the Art of Physical Examination, Fifth Edition
Author: Ellen P. Tappero, DNP, RN, NNP-BC,Mary Ellen Honeyfield, DNP, RN, NNP-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826121934
Category: Medical
Page: 302
View: 8008
Physical Assessment of the Newborn, 5th Edition, is a comprehensive text with a wealth of detailed information on the assessment of the newborn. This valuable and essential resource illustrates the principles and skills needed to gather assessment data systematically and accurately, and also provides a knowledge base for interpretation of this data. Coverage addresses: gestational assessment, neurologic assessment, neonatal history, assessment of the dysmorphic infant, and systemic evaluation of individual body systems, as well as key information on behavioral and pain assessment, including the use of specific tools with various groups ranging from term to extremely preterm infants. Numerous tables, figures, illustrations, and photos, many of them in full color, are a major strength that enhances the book’s usefulness as a clinical resource. The text is an excellent teaching tool and resource for anyone who performs newborn examinations including nurses, neonatal and pediatric nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, physicians and therapists. It can also serve as a core text for any program preparing individuals for advanced practice roles in neonatal care. KEY FEATURES: An authoritative and renowned text that comprehensively addresses all key aspects of newborn assessment Provides a well-ordered evaluation of individual body systems. Assists the practitioner in identifying infant state, behavioral clues, and signs of pain, facilitating individualized care. Comprehensively addresses the tremendous range of variation among newborns of different gestational ages. The content is amplified by numerous photos and illustrations, many in full color Includes Power Point slides and an Image Bank

    • Medical

Best Practices in Midwifery

Using the Evidence to Implement Change
Author: Barbara A. Anderson, DrPH, CNM, FACNM, FAAN,Susan Stone, DNSc, CNM, FACNM, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826108865
Category: Medical
Page: 280
View: 6961
Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Maternal-Child Nursing/Childbirthing category "This book is one of those turning points that will make an enormous difference." Judith P. Rooks, CNM, MS, MPH Author of Midwifery and Childbirth in America "This book provides a well-rounded examination of the issues we face in using evidence to inform our everyday clinical decisions...The authors have gathered current evidence and created practice scenarios to help the reader visualize EBP in action." "In a country that has more independent midwives and group practices than hospital based midwives this type of book could possibly become the cornerstone in terms of the standards of midwifery care."--Nursing Times From the Foreword by Holly Powell Kennedy, CNM, PhD, FACNM, FAAN President, American College of Nurse Midwives Helen Varney Professor of Midwifery Yale University School of Nursing Nurse-midwives often find themselves in situations where current research-based treatment conflicts with established practices that may be ineffective or even harmful. This text provides a roadmap for nurse-midwives who strive to implement change through evidence-based practice by presenting the most current evidence-based research on the care of childbearing women. It is the only book about evidence-based practice for nurse-midwives that encompasses the most controversial areas of practice. The text incorporates the foundations of midwifery and the midwifery model of care throughout. The book discusses the use of electronic databases in examining evidence and identifying best practices. It considers how the current workforce environment affects the practice of nurse-midwifery, and describes evidence-based practices in the care of childbearing women. Each chapter reviews current literature, describes contemporary practices and explores whether these practices are based on scientific evidence. Case studies enhance the examination of evidence and the identification of best practices. Key Features: Focuses on scientific evidence as the framework for the practice of nurse-midwifery Incorporates the hallmarks of midwifery and the midwifery model of care Examines practices that are in conflict with scientific evidence Provides guidance for practicing nurse-midwives in implementing best practices based upon scientific evidence

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Manual of Neonatal Care


Author: John P. Cloherty,Eric C. Eichenwald,Anne R. Hansen,Ann R. Stark
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451154003
Category: Medical
Page: 1024
View: 4274
This edition of the Manual of Neonatal Care has been completely updated and extensively revised to reflect the changes in fetal, perinatal, and neonatal care that have occurred since the sixth edition. This portable text covers current and practical approaches to evaluation and management of conditions encountered in the fetus and the newborn, as practiced in high volume clinical services that include contemporary prenatal and postnatal care of infants with routine, as well as complex medical and surgical problems. Written by expert authors from the Harvard Program in Neonatology and other major neonatology programs across the United States, the manual’s outline format gives readers rapid access to large amounts of valuable information quickly. The Children’s Hospital Boston Neonatology Program at Harvard has grown to include 57 attending neonatologists and 18 fellows who care for more than 28,000 newborns delivered annually. The book also includes the popular appendices on topics such as common NICU medication guidelines, the effects of maternal drugs on the fetus, and the use of maternal medications during lactation. Plus, there are intubation/sedation guidelines and a guide to neonatal resuscitation on the inside covers that provide crucial information in a quick and easy format.

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Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care

Fifth Edition
Author: Carole Kenner,Judy Lott
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826109756
Category: Medical
Page: 997
View: 8835
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Telling Memories Among Southern Women

Domestic Workers and Their Employers in the Segregated South
Author: Susan Tucker
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 9780807127995
Category: History
Page: 279
View: 4046

    • Medical

Before We Are Born E-Book

Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
Author: Keith L. Moore,T. V. N. Persaud,Mark G. Torchia
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032331340X
Category: Medical
Page: 384
View: 8831
As the study of embryology continues to be integrated with a range of disciplines, Before We Are Born remains the ideal solution for students who need to quickly learn the basics. Fully updated by the world’s foremost embryologists, this medical reference book provides concise guidance on human embryology at every stage of development, utilizing rich illustrations and photographs designed to further explain content. Understand all of the latest advances in embryology, including normal and abnormal embryogenesis, causes of birth defects, and the role of genes in human development. See how discoveries in molecular biology have affected clinical practice, including the development of sophisticated new techniques such as recumbent DNA technology and stem cell manipulation. Prepare for the USMLE Step 1 with clinical case presentations, highlighted in special boxes, which demonstrate how embryology concepts relate to clinical practice. Quickly review just the embryology information you need to know, masterfully distilled from the popular book The Developing Human, written by the same author team. Understand the complex concepts inherent in embryology with help from streamlined content, didactic illustrations, and clinical photos. Test your knowledge with brand-new review questions at the end of each chapter.

    • Medical

Medical Disorders in Pregnancy

A Manual for Midwives
Author: S. Elizabeth Robson,Jason Waugh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118712285
Category: Medical
Page: 416
View: 3283
The need for joint medical and midwifery care is stressed in the latest CEMACH report, with a recommendation that contemporary midwifery education prepares midwives for problems in pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcome. Pre-conception care for women with medical disorders has also been stressed. Medical Disorders in Pregnancy is one of the first texts written specifically for midwives that provides an outline of common medical disorders that may be affected by pregnancy or which may cause pregnancy complications. For ease of use, all conditions are presented on two page templates, and each addresses: An explanation of the condition; Standard 'Non-pregnancy' treatment; Pre-conception care; Antenatal care; Intrapartum care, and Postnatal care. The management, treatment and care by both doctors and midwives are provided to allow a mutual understanding of each others roles and responsibilities.

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Varney's Midwifery


Author: Tekoa L. King,Mary C. Brucker,Jan M. Kriebs,Jenifer O. Fahey
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284061418
Category: Medical
Page: 1200
View: 5061
Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.The gold standard for midwives and students is back with Varney’s Midwifery, Fifth Edition. New to this edition are chapters describing the profession of midwifery, reproductive physiology, clinical genetics, and support for women in labor. Interwoven throughout is information on primary care, gynecology, maternity care, and neonatal care. With chapters written by a variety of expert midwives and an increased emphasis on reproductive anatomy and physiology, this new edition assists students and clinicians in understanding not only what to do but why. Updated to reflect evidence-based care, this edition also discusses the pathophysiology of various conditions in the context of normal changes in the reproductive cycle. Also included are numerous new anatomical and clinical illustrations.

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Anesthesia and the Fetus


Author: Yehuda Ginosar,Felicity Reynolds,Stephen H. Halpern,Carl Weiner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111847709X
Category: Medical
Page: 424
View: 9010
Anesthesia and the Fetus integrates into one volume the multidisciplinary components of: fetal development fetal pharmacology assessments of fetal and neonatal outcome anesthesia and analgesia during pregnancy anesthesia and analgesia during labor ethics and law Written by an internationally renowned group of clinicians and scientists, Anesthesia and the Fetus provides a contemporary guide and reference to the role of anesthesia, and the anesthesiologist, in protecting the mother and her unborn child during pregnancy.