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Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity ; Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care. "... provides clinical information and insights in a concise, structured and informative way that encourages critical thinking." Reviewed by Kim Shrieves on behalf of Nursing Times, April 2015 Concise, yet comprehensive, content is presented within the scope of practice for the LVN/LPN, but with sufficient depth to facilitate students in a ladder program allowing them to be successful with the ADN program requirements for the specialties. Step-by-step procedure lists throughout the text help you master important maternity and pediatric nursing processes with Skills Performance Checklists available on the Evolve website. Nursing Care Plans with Critical Thinking Questions reinforce the nursing process and strengthen problem-solving skills as applied to maternity nursing. Logical organization of content from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness makes locating and accessing information easy. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations and text page references help improve terminology and language skills of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) students and students with limited proficiency in English, before they enter clinical practice. Health Promotion boxes emphasize the importance of family-centered care, health promotion and illness prevention, women’s health issues, and growth and development of child and parent to help you understand and teach wellness and disease prevention to patients in your care. Nutrition content highlights the importance of proper nutrition for women before, during, and after pregnancy (for those who are breastfeeding), as well as critical information about the nutrition needs and problems of newborns, infants, and children. Nursing Tips throughout provide pertinent information applicable in the clinical setting that reinforces what you have just learned while building on previously learned information. NEW! Unfolding case studies with illustrations follow first-time parents Tess and Luis throughout the stages of pregnancy and birth of their twins, with a series of critical thinking questions. NEW! Updated NCLEX exam-style review questions have been revised to a higher cognitive level to better reflect the NCLEX examination. NEW! Expanded coverage of bioterrorism and natural disasters better reflects the evolving role of the nurse in disaster situations. NEW! Enhanced appendix includes Pediatric Lab Values for quick and easy reference.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Gloria Leifer
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-10-01
File : 864 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780323293587

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Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX® test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care. Cultural Considerations boxes and a Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool help in developing individualized plans of care. Updated health promotion content includes Health Promotion boxes focusing on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness -- including the complete immunization schedules for all ages. Nursing Tips provide information applying to the clinical setting. Objectives are listed in each chapter opener. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references at the beginning of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you understand how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply critical thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes animations, videos, answers to review questions and answer guidelines for critical thinking questions, an English/Spanish audio glossary, critical thinking case studies, and additional review questions for the NCLEX examination.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Gloria Leifer
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-11-28
File : 864 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780323293570

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Leifer’s Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing is a rich resource that enhances your comprehension and application of material from every chapter of the textbook. With a variety of learning activities, critical thinking exercises, case studies, and review questions, this study guide reinforces your mastery of the essential maternity and pediatric nursing concepts and skills you need to pass the NCLEX-PN® Examination and succeed in your nursing career. NCLEX exam-style multiple-choice review questions at the end of each chapter test basic chapter knowledge as well as ask for appropriate nursing actions, what the nurse should expect in terms of medical care of the patient, and what complications the patient is at risk of developing. Case Studies and Applying Knowledge activities provide additional opportunities to apply learned information to clinical care. Thinking Critically activities require you to apply what you’ve learned in the textbook to new situations and draw conclusions based on that knowledge. Learning activities include matching, labeling, and completion exercises to help you learn basic concepts of maternity and pediatric nursing. Crossword puzzles in selected chapters are a nice way to change up the format when testing comprehension of terms and concepts. Answer key is located on the student’s Evolve website. Several Thinking Critically sections and case studies with critical thinking questions have been added. Alternate-item format questions are included in the review questions for the NCLEX® Examination.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Gloria Leifer
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-01-29
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780323293600

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Master key concepts and apply them to your nursing practice! Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 6th Edition, by Gloria Leifer, RN, MA, CNE, this study guide reinforces your understanding of essential concepts and skills. It offers the preparation you need to pass the NCLEX® Examination and succeed in your nursing career. Features include: Learning activities Case studies with critical thinking questions Thinking Critically scenarios Applying Knowledge exercises Review questions Crossword puzzles Several Thinking Critically sections and case studies with critical thinking questions have been added. Alternate-item format questions are included in the review questions for the NCLEX® Examination.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Gloria Leifer
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-06-21
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780323262934

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Gain a solid foundation in Canadian maternity and pediatric nursing! Written in a clear, concise, friendly style, Leifer’s Intro to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada, is the first Canadian edition of the best-selling Leifer textbook. Fully revised by author, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, RN, MN, PNC(C), it includes Canadian statistics, terminology, references, guidelines, resources, Canadian nursing best practices, assessments, and more! It’s organized by developmental stages and includes discussions of pediatric disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness. With a rich focus on family health, this text contains exam-style review questions, case studies, and numerous other pedagogical features to give you the tools you need to successfully care for patients within the Canadian social and institutional context. Logical organization of content by simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, makes it easy for you to locate and access information. Health Promotion Considerations boxes focus on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postpartum health, newborn health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness---including Canadian immunization schedules for all ages. Unfolding Case Studies with open-ended critical thinking questions assess application of content to practice as you follow one family through conception and the birth process. Nursing Care Plans provide expected outcomes, interventions, and rationales for nursing interventions. Comprehensive coverage of over 35 skills, outlined in step-by-step format cover a wide range of maternal and pediatric nursing interventions. Focus on health promotion and illness prevention, covers women’s health issues, and growth and development of child and parent. Cultural considerations applied as they relate to maternal/infant, and pediatric care in detailed tables. Safety Alerts emphasize protecting patients, family, health care providers, and the public from accidents, medication errors, and the spread of disease. Nursing Tips throughout text provide you with pertinent information applicable in the clinical setting.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Gloria Leifer
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2019-09-06
File : 848 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781771722070

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Authors Susan Ricci and Terri Kyle have teamed up to deliver a unique resource for your students to understand the health needs of women and children. This new combination book, Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, will empower the reader to guide women and their children toward higher levels of wellness throughout the life cycle. The textbook emphasizes how to anticipate, identify, and address common problems to allow timely, evidence-based interventions. Features include unfolding case studies throughout each chapter, multiple examples of critical thinking, and an outstanding visual presentation with extensive illustrations depicting key concepts. A bound-in CD-ROM and a companion Website include video clips and NCLEX®-style review questions.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Susan Scott Ricci
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2009
File : 1902 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0781780551

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Written specifically for the LPN/LVN student, this Third Edition of Introductory Maternity and Pediatric Nursing provides clear, well-illustrated, and clinically relevant coverage of pregnancy, birth, and pediatrics to help student’s master key clinical and critical thinking skills and prepare for the NCLEX® exam and successful practice. This Third Edition is enhanced by new care plans in the clinical chapters, new case studies, a new art program, a new pronunciation guide, and more. Online video clips of live births, Cesarean delivery, breastfeeding, pediatric milestones, the well child, and the hospitalized child bring concepts to life in dynamic full color. To ensure student mastery of key topics, an integrated workbook at the end of each chapter includes NCLEX-style questions (many NEW to this edition), study activities, and critical thinking: "What Would You Do?" exercises.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Nancy T. Hatfield
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2013-11-07
File : 1056 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781469838670

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Gain a solid foundation in Canadian maternity and pediatric nursing! Written in a clear, concise, friendly style, Leifer''s Intro to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada, is the first Canadian edition of the best-selling Leifer textbook. Fully revised by author, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, RN, MN, PNC(C), it includes Canadian statistics, terminology, references, guidelines, resources, Canadian nursing best practices, assessments, and more! It''s organized by developmental stages and includes discussions of pediatric disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness. With a rich focus on family health, this text contains exam-style review questions, case studies, and numerous other pedagogical features to give you the tools you need to successfully care for patients within the Canadian social and institutional context. Logical organization of content by simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, make it easy for students to locate and access information. Health Promotion Considerations boxes focus on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postpartum health, newborn health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness---including Canadian immunization schedules for all ages. Unfolding case studies with open-ended critical thinking questions assess application of content to practice as students follow one family through conception and the birth process. Nursing Care Plans provide expected outcomes, interventions, and rationales for nursing interventions. Comprehensive coverage of over 35 skills, outlined in step-by-step format cover a wide range of maternal and pediatric nursing interventions. Focus on health promotion and illness prevention, covers women''s health issues, and growth and development of child and parent. Cultural considerations applied as they relate to maternal/infant, and pediatric care in detailed tables. Safety Alerts emphasize protecting patients, family, health care providers, and the public from accidents, medication errors, and the spread of disease. Nursing Tips throughout text provide pertinent information applicable in the clinical setting. NEW! Fully revised content for a Canadian audience includes statistics, terminology, references and resources, 2019 Canada''s Food Guide, guidelines from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist''s of Canada (SOGC), the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), and the Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian nursing best practice guidelines, assessments, and more! NEW! Strong focus on health promotion includes application of the social determinants of health, greater emphasis on community nursing, primary health care, and family-centred care approach. NEW! High-Risk Newborn chapter combines preterm/post-term newborn with the child born with a congenital condition. NEW! Chapter covers caring for the child with a chronic illness or in palliative care. UNIQU! Baby-Friendly initiatives incorporated throughout the text. UNIQUE! Canadian cultural considerations include content related to Indigenous Peoples is threaded throughout all applicable chapters. NEW! Updated labour information based on Canadian guidelines and the five P''s of labour. NEW! Complete inclusion of Canadian medications, dosages, and metric measurements. NEW! Enhanced and updated art programme reflect Canada''s cultural diversity in the health care setting. NEW! Coverage of Canadian ethical and legal standards, and provincial and territorial legislation. NEW! Critical Thinking questions applies concepts learned in the chapter to practical situations. NEW! UPDATED! Examination review questions prepare students for their Certification Exams. NEW! Expanded coverage on safety includes maternity and pediatric care in the home and community

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Author : Gloria Leifer
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2019-11
File : 896 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1771722045

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This package contains the following products: 9780781785587 Klossner Introductory Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 2e 9781451163483 Klossner PrepU for Klossner's Introductory Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 2e - This Version of this Product is for Packages Only! Please Use 978-1-4511-6347-6 Stand Alone Sale.

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Genre : Medical
Author : N Jayne Klossner, Msn, Rnc
Publisher : Lww
Release : 2012-07-01
File : 1056 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1469802465

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This full-color LPN/LVN-level textbook presents maternity nursing using a nursing process framework. Throughout the text are features that help students develop critical thinking skills and apply content to practice—such as nursing procedures, nursing care plans, clinical pearls, patients' and caregivers' stories, critical thinking questions, cultural snapshots, family teaching tips, and over 200 illustrations. Each chapter is followed by an integrated study guide/workbook with NCLEX®-style questions, Critical Thinking: What Would You Do? scenarios including dosage calculations, and Study Activities including Internet activities. Introductory Maternity Nursing is an ideal complement to Hatfield, Broadribb's Introductory Pediatric Nursing, Sixth Edition. Instructors who prefer a combined maternity/pediatric text can use Klossner/Hatfield, Introductory Maternity and Pediatric Nursing.

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Genre : Medical
Author : N. Jayne Klossner
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2006
File : 614 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0781762375

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