Think like a nurse' with the 2nd Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award winner. It offers the perfect balance of maternal and child nursing care with the right depth and breadth of coverage for students in today's maternity/pediatric courses. And, it's accompanied by The Women's Health Companion, a complete guide to the role of the nurse in promoting women's health. A unique emphasis on optimizing outcomes, evidence-based practice, and research supports the goal of caring for women, families and children, not only in traditional hospital settings, but also wherever they live, work, study, or play. Clear, concise, and easy to follow, the content is organized around four major themes, holistic care, critical thinking, validating practice, and tools for care that help students to learn and apply the material. Don't miss the Plus Code, inside new, printed texts. It unlocks the resources online at DavisPlus, including Davis Digital Version, your complete text online, and an Electronic Study Guide with learning tools and clinical resources.