AWHONN High-Risk & Critical Care Obstetrics by Nan H. Troiano RN MSN, Carol J. Harvey RNC C-EFM MS,

By Nan H. Troiano RN MSN, Carol J. Harvey RNC C-EFM MS, Bonnie Flood Chez RNC MSN

Co-published with the organization of Women's future health, Obstetrics & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this complete booklet on complicated obstetrics perform specializes in the care of childbearing ladies with issues while pregnant and the comparable expert issues of perinatal pros taking good care of them. This considerably revised variation displays the numerous swap during this strong point quarter and the necessity to collaborate in perform to maximise sufferer results. All chapters were revised via RN-MD writer teams.

This variation comprises the AWHONN Perinatal Morbidity Advisory Panel most sensible five concerns: weight problems, thromboembolic disorder, diabetes, perinatal infections, and cardiac disorder. the total first part provides the realities of cutting-edge perform together with ethics, collaboration, and sufferer safeguard. Nineteen chapters element the first issues of pregnancy.

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For these infants born in the so-called “gray zone” of infant viability, the line between patient autonomy and medical futility is blurred, and medical decision-making becomes even more complex and needs to embrace careful consideration of several factors. These factors include appraisal of prenatal data and the information obtained during consultations with the parents before delivery; evaluation of the patient’s gestational age, birth weight, and clinical condition upon delivery; ongoing reassessment of the patient’s response to resuscitation and intensive care; and continued involvement of the parents in the decision-making process after delivery.

Ethics in obstetrics and gynecology. The Global Library of Women’s Medicine. cml/section_ view&articleid=491 specialty care, and the patients and families served. 4 Like any other social skill or knowledge, morality evolves by learning from the examples of those around us, so it is important not to confuse medical and nursing ethics with the many sources of morality in a pluralistic society. ), ethnic and cultural traditions, families, the traditions and practices of medicine and nursing (including education and training), and personal experience.

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