Fast Facts for the L&D Nurse Labor and Delivery Orientation

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Author: Cassie Groll, DNP, CNM, IBCLC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2023
ISBN 10: 0826151248
ISBN 13: 9780826151247
eISBN: 9780826151315
Edition: 3rd
Contains all the "survival tools" every new L&D nurse needs to gain confidence in the labor and delivery arena This succinct, easy-to-use orientation guide for nurses new to labor and delivery (L&D) is the only resource to deliver quick-access guidance in bulleted format regarding everyday procedures, requisite equipment, and how to capably handle emergency situations. The third edition is completely updated to reflect the newest evidence-based practices from ACOG and SMFM. It presents a new chapter on Aromatherapy, along with salient new information on breastfeeding, labor progression, amniotic fluid embolism, and prematurity. Detailed illustrations enhance understanding of both routine procedures and complications. New to the Third Edition: *Updated to encompass the newest evidence-based guidelines from ACOG an SMFM *Includes a new chapter on Aromatherapy *New information on breastfeeding, labor progression, amniotic fluid embolism, and prematurity *New illustrations on breech presentation and delivery and umbilical cord prolapse Key Features: *Delivers foundational knowledge in quick-access, bulleted format *Designed to facilitate quick access to critical information to aid decision-making *Fully outlines the equipment, medications, labs, and terminology needed for each scenario in the L&D suite *Highlights potential OB complications *Incorporates interventions/management pearls throughout
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