Skills for Midwifery Practice

ISBN-10: 0702031461
ISBN-13: 9780702031465
Edition: 3rd 2010
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Description: Do you need to acquire or update your midwifery skills? This highly acclaimed step-by-step guide provides the relevant physiology, available evidence and rationale for each clinical skill. In a highly readable format, 'Skills for Midwifery Practice'  More...

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List price: $75.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 5/25/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Do you need to acquire or update your midwifery skills? This highly acclaimed step-by-step guide provides the relevant physiology, available evidence and rationale for each clinical skill. In a highly readable format, 'Skills for Midwifery Practice' offers self-assessment and short summaries, as well as detailed instruction on achieving a range of clinical skills. Tells you everything you need to know about:Abdominal examinationAssessment of maternal and neonatal vital signsInfection controlHygiene needsElimination managementDrug administrationIntrapartum and other related childbearing skillsAssessment of the babyInfant nutritionPhlebotomy and intravenous therapyMoving and handlingPerioperative skillsWound managementRestricted mobility managementCardiopulmonary resuscitation for the woman and babyAn essential midwifery textbook that covers the fundamental practical tasks required of the student Clear layout ensures easy access to information Highly illustrated to aid understanding Designed to improve competency when delivering basic skills Expanded chapter on the skills used during the first stage of labourApplication of national guideline for the management of carePostnatal examinationDiscussion of the use of infrared touch/non-touch thermometry techniquesSpecific information on locating pulse sitesMore on SATS monitoringIncreased information on the skills for the second stage of labour, infant feeding and daily examination of the babyGreater reference to infection control protocols and the reduction of hospital-acquired infections.

Principles of abdominal examination:during pregnancy and labour 1
Principles of abdominal examination:during the postnatal period 000
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 and catheterisation
Principles of elimination management:urinalysis
Principles of elimination management:defaecation
Principles of elimination management:obtaining urinary and stool specimens
Principles of drug administration: legal aspects, pharmacokinetics and anaphylaxis
Principles of drug administration: oral administration
Principles of drug administration: injection technique
Principles of drug administration: administration of medicines per vaginam
Principles of drug administration: administration of medicines per rectum
Principles of drug administration:intravenous drug administration
Principles of drug administration: inhalational 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 related childbearing skills: speculum use
Facilitation of related childbearing skills: membrane sweep
Principles of intrapartum skills: first stage issues
Principles of intrapartum skills: second stage issues
Principles of intrapartum skills: 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: management of 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 infusion: blood transfusion
Principles of moving and handling
Principles of perioperative skills
Principles of wound management: healing and care
Principles of restricted mobility management: pressure area care
Principles of restricted mobility management: prevention of thromboembolism
Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: maternal resuscitation
Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: neonatal resuscitation
Glossary
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