Myles' Textbook for Midwives

ISBN-10: 0443069395

ISBN-13: 9780443069390

Edition: 15th 2009

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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 * Illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use This is the midwifery textbook of choice throughout the world! Focus on woman-friendly care Women's stories to highlight good practice Colour photographs identify problem conditions and illustrate breastfeeding positions Focuses on normality whilst equipping midwives to handle complexity Bonus website features a bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing, and illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use New chapter on "emotion work" New and improved 2-colour figures throughout Colour photograph section now grouped by topic Updated to cover latest guidelines, protocols and research evidence
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Book details

List price: $77.95
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 5/27/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1148
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.222

The Midwife
The Emotional Context of Midwifery
The Social Context of Childbirth and Motherhood
Woman-Centred, Midwife-Friendly Care: Principles, Patterns and Culture of Practice
Ethics in Midwifery
Evidence-Based Practice
Midwifery Regulation in the UK
Human Anatomy and Reproduction
The Female Pelvis and the Reproductive Organs
The Female Urinary Tract
Hormonal Cycles: Fertilization and Early Development
The Placenta
The Fetus
Preparing for Pregnancy
Change and Adaptation in Pregnancy
Antenatal Education: Principles and Practice
Special Exercises for Pregnancy and the Puerperium
Antenatal care
Specialized Antenatal Investigations
Abnormalities of Early Pregnancy
Problems of Pregnancy
Medical Disorders Associated with Pregnancy
Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
Sexually Transmissible and Reproductive Tract Infections in Pregnancy
Multiple Pregnancy
The First Stage of Labour: Physiology and Early Care
Active First Stage of Labour
Comfort and Support in Labour
The Transition and the Second Stage of Labour
Physiology and Management of the Third Stage of Labour
Prolonged Pregnancy and Disorders of Uterine Action
Malpositions of the Occiput and Malpresentations
Assisted births
Midwifery and Obstetric Emergencies
The Puerperium
Physiology and Care in the Puerperium
Physical Problems and Complications in the Puerperium
The Psychology and Psychopathology of Pregnancy and Childbirth
Perinatal Mental Health
Contraception and sexual health
Bereavement and Loss in Maternity Care
The Newborn Baby
The Baby at Birth
The Normal Baby
Infant Feeding
The Healthy Low Birthweight Baby
Recognizing the Ill Baby
Respiratory Problems
Trauma during Birth; Haemorrhage and Convulsions
Congenital Abnormalities
Jaundice and Infection
Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders and Drug Withdrawal
The Context of Midwifery Practice
Pharmacology and Childbirth
Complementary Therapies in Midwifery
Community, Public Health and Social Services
Midwifery Supervision and Clinical Governance
Risk Management in Midwifery
Organization of the Health Services in the United Kingdom
International Midwifery
Maternal and perinatal health, mortality and statistics
Glossary of Selected Terms
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