Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Ambulatory Obstetric Settings, Third Edition (Spiral)

Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Ambulatory Obstetric Settings, Third Edition By Kelly D. Rosenberger, Nancy Cibulka, Mary Lee Barron Cover Image

Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Ambulatory Obstetric Settings, Third Edition (Spiral)


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Praise for the First Edition:

"This is a concise, yet comprehensive book. I would recommend that any advanced practice nurse working in obstetrics have it on the bookshelf. It could also be used as a protocol manual for small practices." Score: 100, 5 Stars

--Doody's Medical Reviews

Now in its third edition, this remains the only comprehensive source of current, evidence-based information for busy nurse practitioners and related professionals who provide preconception, prenatal, and postpartum care in outpatient settings. This resource encompasses essential clinical topics and practice standards in an easy-to-read, outline format with a convenient spiral binding. The third edition presents important new information on Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy, COVID-19 during Pregnancy and Lactation, Rural Maternity Services, Utilization of Telehealth Services in Pregnancy, Adverse Child Experiences, LGBTQ Considerations, Genetic Counseling, and more. Additionally, unique topics of emerging clinical relevance address the complex and evolving nature of prenatal care in the 21st century, such as the latest trends in preterm labor prevention, disaster planning, managing exposure to the Zika virus, obesity, dermatoses, and HIV in pregnancy.

New to the Third Edition:

  • New chapters on Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy and COVID-19 during Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Updated sections on rural maternity services, telehealth services, adverse childhood experiences, nutrition, and LGBTQ considerations
  • Clinical updates on genetic screening and testing, nausea and vomiting, use of low-dose aspirin to prevent complications, HIV prevention, using PrEP, breastfeeding, avoidance of non-medically indicated early-term delivery, use of marijuana and heroin
  • Greatly expanded section on options for noninvasive prenatal testing for aneuploidy
  • New information from the FDA on drug labeling
  • New recommendations on anemia screening in pregnancy
  • Updated imaging recommendations
  • New and updated guidelines from Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses; American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; American Academy of Pediatricians; American College of Nurse Midwives; National Certification Corporation; National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US Preventive Services Task Force
  • Two new appendices covering Telehealth Resources, Best Practice Guides, and LGBTQIA+ resources

Key Features:

  • Ensures speedy access to clinical information through clear organization, outline format, and spiral-bound text
  • Presents complete guidelines for each topic in consistent format
  • Provides guidelines on identifying complications and when to refer for specialist care
  • Offers detailed information on genetic counseling, health promotion and assessment, lactation issues, and medications during pregnancy
  • Includes downloadable patient teaching guides
Product Details ISBN: 9780826148452
ISBN-10: 082614845X
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: January 24th, 2022
Pages: 420
Language: English