By Kathleen Rice Simpson PhD RNC FAAN, Patricia A. Creehan MSN RNC

An respectable e-book of the organization of Women’s future health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Perinatal Nursing, Fourth Edition provides up to date info in response to the main rigorous proof and provides feedback for most sensible practices. This new version of the authoritative, finished textual content utilized by perinatal nurses all over the world incorporates a wealth of recent content material to maintain perform current.

You’ll achieve for this hugely sensible source for: elevated assurance of high-risk being pregnant, from bleeding in being pregnant to preterm exertions and delivery, diabetes, cardiac sickness, pulmonary problems, a number of gestation, and maternal-fetal delivery. And, you will expertly deal with state-of-the-art broader scope of perinatal nursing with . . . an all-new bankruptcy on weight problems in being pregnant covers hazards to the mum and fetus, care from preconception to postpartum, in addition to bariatric surgical procedure. And, an extended bankruptcy on baby foodstuff comprises new sections at the youngster feeding choice, advantages of breastfeeding, dietary parts, and preterm milk and lactation. New chapters concerning sufferer protection and the advance of a hugely trustworthy perinatal unit, tell nurses find out how to behavior staff education and drills for obstetric emergencies, create checklists, and successfully handoff patients.

Two skilled perinatal nurses staff with the distinguished Association of Women’s healthiness, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses and greater than 70 participants and reviewers for an independent point of view. You’ll understand the simplest facts and most recent criteria for all parts of your perinatal perform via drawing on a wealth of knowledge accrued into the new version of AWHONN’s Perinatal Nursing, 4th edition.

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Discourage breath holding longer than 6 to 8 seconds per pushing effort (AWHONN, 2008; Barnett & Humenick, 1982; Roberts, 2002). • Women should be assisted to appropriate positions for pushing, such as upright, semi-Fowlers, lateral, and squatting (AWHONN, 2008; Mayberry, Strange, Suplee, & Gennaro, 2003; Roberts, Algert, Cameron, & Torvaldsen, 2005). , 2003). • The woman’s knees should not be forcibly pushed back against her abdomen in positions that stretch the perineum or risk joint or nerve injury; rather, the woman should be allowed to position herself for comfort or keep her feet flat on the bed as desired (Simpson & James, 2005a; Tubridy & Redmond, 1996).

The sign-out process includes a review of the procedure; sponge, instrument, and needle counts; and the key concerns regarding the immediate recovery period. One of the key aspects of the WHO’s (2008) surgical safety checklist is communication among members of the team in a nonhierarchical style. indd 24 important component is “sterile” communication, that is, no interruptions and all team members focused on the information that is being shared. Care providers are familiar with sterile technique as it applies to the instruments, equipment, and procedure but not necessarily with sterile communication.

Are automatically generated data from blood pressure devices and pulse oximeters accurate? • Does documentation continue during the second stage of labor? • Are patients in the second stage of labor encouraged to push before they feel the urge to push?

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