Real Nursing Skills 2.0: Skills for Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health
This extensively updated and enhanced volume in the Real Nursing Skills series offers a complete foundation for competency in maternal-newborn and women's health nursing. KEY FEATURES: Its interactive DVD-ROM contains 30+ comprehensive procedures and rationales demonstrated through realistic video clips, animations, illustrations, and photographs. Students review each skill's purpose, delegation, preparation, procedure, post-procedure, expected and unexpected outcomes, documentation, and variation (if applicable). Areas of coverage include: women's health care, maternity nursing, prenatal care, intrapartum and postpartum care, and newborn care. Many skills in this edition are updated, and several are added, including: stress and non-stress testing; insertion of epidural catheter; positioning for labor and birth; performing postpartum assessment; several aspects of feeding; obtaining newborn vital signs; and diapering, swaddling, and positioning.