A comprehensive resource for practicing perinatal nurses. Provides commonly-accepted guidelines for practice as well as evidence-based care. Extremely useful as a clinical resource as well as staff educator's guide and textbook. Co-publishing with AWHONN provides additional credibility to this book.
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.