AWHONN's Perinatal Nursing

Publication Year: 2020

Edition: 5th Ed

Authors/Editor: Simpson, Kathleen Rice; Creehan, Patricia A.; O'Brien-Abel, Nanc

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-639823-9

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

Doody Core Title

  • Score: 2.87 (Perinatal) Doodys Essential Title
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Leave the self-doubt behind — get fully grounded in effective perinatal care, with Perinatal Nursing, 5th Edition, an official publication of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). This freshly updated, comprehensive resource offers expert guidelines and best practices for the full range of patient care issues, from cultural practices and pregnancy complications to newborn assessments and nutrition. Stay current with this must-have, evidence-based support for both perinatal and labor and delivery nursing.

Strengthen and upgrade your perinatal nursing strengths and expertise:

  • NEW and expanded content on pregnancy complications – Bleeding in pregnancy, preterm labor and birth, diabetes, cardiac disease, pulmonary complications, multiple gestation, obesity and more

  • NEW content on newborn nutrition – The infant feeding decision, breastfeeding benefits, nutritional components, and preterm milk and lactation

  • NEW and updated content on patient safety and maternal morbidity and mortality in the United States – Instructions on how to make maternity units safer based on the most current evidence, and through application of various care bundles

  • Evidence-based information on clinical conditions – Includes chapter on obesity that covers risks to the mother and fetus, care from preconception to postpartum, and bariatric surgery

  • Text boxes emphasize crucial care standards and guidelines

  • All chapters written by expert nurse clinicians and researchers to support positive perinatal outcomes

  • Nursing staffing standards are included as they apply to each patient population

  • Ideal for those seeking certification in obstetrics nursing (RNC-OB) and maternal newborn nursing (RN-MNN, RNC-LRN)

  • Perfect on-the-job resource and review text for all perinatal nurses, maternal units, and students


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Simpson, Kathleen Rice; Creehan, Patricia A.; O'Brien-Abel, Nanc
ISBN: 978-1-49-639823-9
Advanced Practice
Nurse Practitioner
Obstetrics & Women's Health
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed
Pages: 760
Illustrations: 136
Year: 2020
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

Doody Core Title
  • 2.87 (Perinatal) Doodys Essential Title