Midwifery Community-Based Care During the Childbearing Year

ISBN-10: 0721647162

ISBN-13: 9780721647166

Edition: 2001

Authors: Linda V. Walsh, John Walsh

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This new comprehensive text recognises the roleof the midwife or clinician practisng using a midwifery model of care as a primary provider for healthy pregnant women. The woman is the central figure in the assessment of her own health needs and the determination of the care processes that will best meet those needs. Stresses throughout, the role of the midwife is to advocate for the woman while creating a climate of care the recognises and values the healthy aspects of pregnancy. When deviation from the normal occur, the reader is led through a process that emphasises consultation, collaboration, and referral to the professionals who are most appropriately prepared to meet the womens needs. Current research is incorporated throughout to prepare the reader for maintaining standards of care by evidence-based practice.
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List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/26/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.256
Language: English

Maternal-Infant Care in the Community
Midwiferya Community-Based Model of Care for Childbearing Women
Clinical Epidemiology in Maternal-Child Health
Healthy Pregnancy
Anatomy of the Female Reproductive Tract
Menstrual Cycle and Conception
Growth and Development of the Fetus and Placenta
Maternal Anatomic and Physiologic Adaptations in Pregnancy
Diagnosis and Dating of Pregnancy
Components of Prenatal Care
Screening for Maternal Risk Factors During Pregnancy
Common Discomforts and Behavior Modifications in Pregnancy
Nutritional Needs and Counseling During Pregnancy
Psychologic, Emotional, and Social Aspects of Pregnancy
Screening for Fetal Health
Midwives As Teachers: the 5-Minute Curriculum
Perinatal Care Among Diverse Populations of Women
Labor, Birth and Postpartum Period
Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of Labor and Birth
Mechanisms of Labor
Maintenance of Comfort and Management of Pain
First-Stage Labor
Second-Stage Labor
Third-Stage Labor
Immediate Pospartum Period
Healthy Newborn
Fourth Trimester
Collaborative Care of Complications During Pregnancy
Medical Complications During Pregnancy
Obstetric Complications in the Prenatal Period
Complications of Labor and Delivery
Complications of the Postpartum Period
Maintaining Quality Maternal-Infant Health Care
Ethical Aspects of Care
Continuous Quality Improvement in Maternal-Infant Care
Maintaining Midwifery in a Rapidly Changing Health Care Environment
Repairing Lacerations and Episiotimies2001. 550 pp., 185 illus
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