With today's technologic advances, high risk pregnancies and deliveries now have a better chance of having a positive outcome. With this manual, you can be more knowledgeable about screening for risk factors, preventive management, and appropriate interventions when problems arise. The book also includes information on incidence, etiology, physiology, pathophysiology, medical management with protocols, collaborative problems, and desired outcomes for nurse practitioners.
The text reflects evidence-based practice guidelines and current AWHONN Standards of Practice. It also covers the advance practice nurse's role in implementing care.