Co-published with the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this book features a family-centered approach to perinatal nursing and examines the care of and needs of childbearing women and neonates. The text's many topics include: professional development; standards of care; legal considerations; and professional organizations. Aspects and ramifications of different care delivery systems, such as case management, critical pathways, and collaborative practice are explored. This revised edition contains two new chapters: Strategies to Develop an Evidence-Based Approach to Prenatal Care and Pregnancy and Childbirth Practices of Selected Cultures and Religions. Extensive appendices include sample care maps, guidelines, forms, and algorithms.Simpson, Kathleen R. is the author of 'Perinatal Nursing', published 2001 under ISBN 9780781725101 and ISBN 0781725100.