Myles' Textbook for Midwives
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|Format:||Mixed media product, 1148 pages, 15th Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 16 April 2009|
This package provides you with the book plus the eBook - giving you the printed book, plus access to the complete book content electronically. "Evolve eBooks" allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other "Evolve eBooks" titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic 'bookshelf', so that you can search across your entire library of nursing eBooks. "Myles Textbook for Midwives", recognised as the leading international textbook for midwives, has been fully updated with recent guidelines, protocols and research evidence, and with updated illustrations. This edition has a new chapter on emotion work and focuses on normality, whilst equipping midwives to recognise and respond to complexity in childbearing and parenthood. This 15th edition features a free website providing: bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing, and illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use. This is the midwifery textbook of choice throughout the world!
Table of Contents
SECTION 1 Midwifery 1 The Midwife 2 The Social Context of Childbirth and Motherhood 3 Woman-Centred, Midwife-Friendly Care: Principles, Patterns and Culture of Practice 4 Ethics in Midwifery 5 Evidence-Based Practice 6 The History and Regulation of Midwifery SECTION 2 Human Anatomy and Reproduction 7 The Female Pelvis and the Reproductive Organs 8 The Female Urinary Tract 9 Hormonal Cycles: Fertilisation and Early Development 10 The Placenta 11 The Fetus SECTION 3 Pregnancy 12 Preparing for Pregnancy 13 Change and Adaptation in Pregnancy 14 Parent Education: a New Dimension 15 Special Exercises for Pregnancy, Labour and the Puerperium 16 Antenatal Care 17 Abnormalities of Early Pregnancy 18 Problems of Pregnancy 19 Common Medical Disorders Associated with Pregnancy 20 Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy 21 Sexually Transmissible and Reproductive Tract Infections in Pregnancy 22 Multiple Pregnancy 23 Specialised Fetal Investigations SECTION 4 Labour 24 The First Stage of Labour: Physiology and Early Care 25 The First Stage of Labour: Management 26 Pain Relief and Comfort in Labour 27 Transition and the Second Stage of Labour 28 Physiology and Management of the Third Stage of Labour 29 Prolonged Pregnancy and Disorders of Uterine Action 30 Malpositions of the Occiput and Malpresentations 31 Operative Deliveries 32 Midwifery and Obstetric Emergencies SECTION 5 THE Puerperium 33 Physiology and Care in the Puerperium 34 Physical Problems and Complications in the Puerperium 35 The Psychology and Psychopathology of Pregnancy and Childbirth 36 Family Planning 37 Bereavement and Loss in Maternity Care SECTION 6 The Newborn Baby 38 The Baby at Birth 39 The Normal Baby 40 Feeding 41 The Healthy Low Birthweight Baby 42 Recognising the Ill Baby 43 Respiratory Problems 44 Trauma during Birth; Haemorrhage and Convulsions 45 Congenital Abnormalities 46 Jaundice and Infection 47 Metabolic Problems, Endocrine Disorders and Drug Withdrawal SECTION 7 The Context of Midwifery Practice 48 Pharmacology and Childbirth 49 Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Maternity Care 50 Community, Public Health and Social Services 51 Supervision of Midwives and Clinical Governance 52 Risk Management 53 Organisation of the Health Services in the United Kingdom 54 International Midwifery 55 Vital Statistics Glossary of Selected Terms Index
|Publisher: ||Churchill Livingstone|
|Dimensions: ||18.0 x 24.0 x 5.0 centimeters (2.34 kg)|