Skills for Midwifery Practice

ISBN-10: 0443101280
ISBN-13: 9780443101281
Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)
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Description: This book provides the basic nursing skills & core midwifery skills needed by all midwives. Focusing on the childbearing woman & her baby, it aids all midwives in their care of the pregnant, labouring & postnatal woman & of the fetus & baby.

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Book details

List price: $63.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 508
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

This book provides the basic nursing skills & core midwifery skills needed by all midwives. Focusing on the childbearing woman & her baby, it aids all midwives in their care of the pregnant, labouring & postnatal woman & of the fetus & baby.

Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
Principles of abdominal examination during pregnancy
Principles of abdominal examination during labour
Principles of abdominal examination during the postnatal period
Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs temperature measurement
Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs pulse measurement
Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs blood pressure measurement
Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs respiration assessment
Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs neurological assessment
Principles of infection control standard precautions
Principles of infection control hand hygiene
Principles of infection control principles of asepsis
Principles of infection control obtaining swabs
Principles of hygiene needs for the woman
Principles of hygiene needs for the baby
Principles of elimination management micturition
Principles of elimination management catherterisation
Principles of elimination management urinanalysis
Principles of elimination management defecation
Principles of elimination management obtaining urinary and stool specimens
Principles of drug administration legal aspects
Principles of drug administration pharmacokinetics and anaphylaxis
Principles of drug administration oral administration
Principles of drug administration injection technique
Principles of drug administration administration of medicines per vaginum
Principles of drug administration administration of medicines per rectum
Principles of drug administration intravenous drug administration
Principles of drug administration inhalation analgesia: Entonox
Principles of drug administration epidural analgesia
Principles of drug administration transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
Facilitation of related childbearing skills optimal fetal positioning
Facilitation of childbearing skills speculum use
Facilitation of childbearing skills membrane sweep
Principles of intrapartum skills examination per vaginum
Principles of intrapartum skills second stage issues
Third stage issues
Principles of intrapartum skills examination of the placenta
Principles of intrapartum skills perineal repair
Principles of intrapartum skills management of birth at home
Principles of intrapartum skills managing birth in water
Assessment of the baby assessment at birth
Assessment of the baby daily examination
Assessment of the baby capillary sampling
Assessment of the baby developmental dysplasia of the hips
Principles of infant nutrition breastfeeding
Principles of infant nutrition cup feeding
Principles of infant nutrition sterilisation of feeding equipment
Principles of infant nutrition formula feeding
Principles of infant nutrition nasogastric feeding
Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy maternal venepuncture
Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy intravenous cannulation
Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy intravenous infusion
Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy blood transfusion
Principles of moving and handling
Principles of perioperative skills
Principles of wound management principles of wound healing
Principles of wound management postoperative w

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