‘Think like a nurse’ with the 2nd Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award winner. It offers the perfect balance of maternal and child nursing care with the right depth and breadth of coverage for students in today’s maternity/pediatric courses. And, it’s accompanied byThe Women’s Health Companion, a complete guide to the role of the nurse in promoting women’s health.
A unique emphasis on optimizing outcomes, evidence-based practice, and research supports the goal of caring for women, families and children, not only in traditional hospital settings, but also wherever they live, work, study, or play. Clear, concise, and easy to follow, the content is organized around four major themes, holistic care, critical thinking, validating practice, and tools for care that help students to learn and apply the material.
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What instructors are saying…
“Well written, eye-catching and well organized chapters”
– Sami Rahman, MEd, MSN, RN
"Clear, concise, uses tables and figures to support important concepts and content.”
– Darlene A. Ardary, PhD, RN, CPN, CSN
Lock Haven University
“It is thorough on content and it contains many student tools like charts, tables and concept maps.”
– Carmen Torres MSN, MHS, RN, CNE
Bergen Community College
“I like the different aspects that are included that get the students engaged in learning. It is a comprehensive text to use when teaching Maternal child nursing. It is simple enough for all students but engaging enough to keep even your most adept student challenged.”
– Teresa Carnevale, PhD, MSN, RN
Beaver College of Health Sciences
“A complete continuum of the child from preconception through adolescents. All inclusive in a easy to read and understandable format.”
– Stephanie Palmersheim MSN, RN
St. Luke’s College
Sioux City, Iowa
“Good flow with information and material from Care of Maternal Health Nursing to Care of Pediatric Nursing."
– Lisa Stoddart, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Nursing Professor Pediatrics
San Joaquin Delta College
Awarded third place in the 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award in the Maternal-Child Nursing/Childbirthing category