MCN, The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, the only journal for both pediatric and perinatal nurses, has been a leader in the field for over 30 years.
MCN's mission is to provide the timeliest information to nurses practicing in perinatal, neonatal, midwifery, and pediatric specialties. MCN focuses on today's major issues and high priority problems in maternal/child nursing, women's health, and family nursing with extensive coverage of advanced practice healthcare issues relating to infants and young children. Each issue features peer-reviewed, clinically relevant articles. Coverage includes updates on disease and related care; ideas on health promotion; insights into patient and family behavior; discoveries in physiology and pathophysiology; clinical investigations; and research manuscripts that assist nurses toward evidence-based practices. Continuing education contact hours are available in each issue.
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A core reference for residents and practitioners for over 40 years, Danforth's Obstetrics and Gynecology is now in its Tenth Edition—thoroughly revised and reorganized to provide complete, authoritative coverage of the modern clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology. This edition has a new co-editor, Ingrid Nygaard, MD, a urogynecologist. A new urogynecology section includes chapters on urinary and fecal incontinence and overactive bladder. Other new chapters cover stillbirth and psychological disorders of pregnancy and the postpartum. This edition also features a modern two-color design, problem cases, boxed pearls and pitfalls, key points at the beginning of each chapter, and more algorithms, tables, and bulleted lists.
A companion Website offers the fully searchable text and an image bank which now allows any clinician, either in training or practice, to have in one place what they need to know.
American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Award 2009 in the category of Maternal and Child Health
This telephone triage book is designed for use by professional nurses assessing and advising patients over the telephone on topics related to obstetric and gynecology. It is designed to crystallize the professional's existing knowledge base and to provide clear guidance on handling a wide variety of patient situations which the triage nurse might need to work through.
The introductory section outlines the key medical/legal, counseling, and practical aspects of telephone triage and includes a new chapter on the use of online information retrieval. Subsequent sections present specific protocols for selected obstetric, gynecologic, and women's health problems. New and expanded protocols in this edition include updated infertility management and medications, additional contraceptive methods such as NuvaRing and Implanon, current abnormal Pap smear management, hormone therapy advice, and emergency contraception options.
Fully updated and now in full-color throughout, Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick! Second Edition is the perfect point-of-care reference for nurses working with pregnant patients in any clinical setting. This pocket-sized book provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day on all aspects of prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, and neonatal care. The book includes a section on ECG interpretation, the most up-to-date ACLS guidelines, a glossary of common terms, conversion charts, and over 125 quick-reference charts and illustrations.
Colored tabs help nurses find information quickly. The wipeable page surface allows nurses to write notes and remove them easily.
Co-published with the Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this comprehensive book on advanced obstetrics practice focuses on the care of childbearing women with complications during pregnancy and the related professional concerns of perinatal professionals caring for them. This substantially revised edition reflects the significant change in this specialty area and the need to collaborate in practice to maximize patient outcomes. All chapters have been revised by RN-MD author teams.
This edition includes the AWHONN Perinatal Morbidity Advisory Panel Top 5 Issues: obesity, thromboembolic disease, diabetes, perinatal infections, and cardiac disease. The entire first section presents the realities of today's practice including ethics, collaboration, and patient safety. Nineteen chapters detail the primary complications of pregnancy.
The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this practical handbook is a current, reliable, and readable guide to the intelligent use of today's contraceptive options. The authors provide the essential information that clinicians and patients need to choose the best contraceptive method for the patient's age and medical, social, and personal characteristics.
The book concisely covers all available drugs and devices. Each contraceptive method is covered in a single chapter that includes history of the contraceptive, method of action, pharmacology (when applicable), contraindications, and use. This edition includes new and updated information on new oral contraceptive pills, transdermal and vaginal delivery, post-pregnancy contraception, use of Essure for sterilization, and uses of contraceptives for non-contraceptive indications.
Practical, up-to-date, and reliable information from top clinicians in perinatal and neonatal nursing makes The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing a comprehensive resource for nurses and all care providers. Each peer-reviewed issue features a separate perinatal and neonatal focus — providing in-depth content on perinatal topics such as labor, delivery and intrapartum services, as well as neonatal intensive care — all in one journal.
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Common Gynecological Disorders chart is an excellent tool to help physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses explain common gynecological diseases to patients. Organized by main presenting symptom, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, abnormal vaginal discharge, and regional pain, the chart covers the most common gynecological disorders. Each topic has a simple, brief textual explanation and an easy to understand image.
The chart defines normal and abnormal menstrual cycles and illustrates female reproductive anatomy. Grouped by main symptom, the disorders covered include:
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This model of the thyroid gland and larynx shows normal anatomy and common diseases of the thyroid.
Includes the following structures:
Hyoid bone, thyroid membrane, thyroid cartilage, cricoid cartilage, normal thyroid and trachea.
The 3 average size thyroids show the following :
Hashimoto's thyroiditis (lymphocytic thyroiditis)
Includes an illustrated patient education card with labeled structures, descriptions of the diseases and the effects/symptoms of hypo and hyperthyroidism (card may be affixed to base).
Thyroid model sizes: 2” x 1-1/4” x 2”, 3” x 1-1/2” x 2”, 2-3/4” x 1-1/2” x 2-1/4”
Larynx 5-1/2” x 2” x 3-1/2”
Card size: 8-1/4” x 6-1/4”
For more information see our chart: Thyroid Disorders ISBN 978 158779 8320
Perfect for students and patients, this easy-to-understand chart covering Prenatal Development provides a visual overview of prenatal development from fertilization through the third trimester of development. The chart shows and describes the fertilization and implantation process; provides illustrations of the developing embryo and fetus for each period of time; lists average length (in inches and centimeters) during those time periods; and notes some key milestones such as when the baby begins kicking and when women begin to "show."
This chart also graphically represents time periods of sensitivity for major and minor birth defects for the central nervous system and key organs and structures. At the bottom of the chart you will find a key message in regard to the importance of the mother's health to the baby's health, counseling expectant mothers to eat health foods, take folic acid, exercise wisely, and stay away from harmful substances.
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