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Varney's Midwifery

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ISBN-10: 0763718564

ISBN-13: 9780763718565

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Helen Varney, Carolyn L. Gegor, Jan M. Kriebs

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2003 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! With over 400 pages of new content and skills chapters added, this unparalleled reference keeps today's midwives completely informed with the latest advances and research in midwifery. Varney's Midwifery covers the provision of primary care to women from puberty through senescence, including the maternity cycle and primary care of the well newborn. It contains new chapters on nutrition in women's health, primary care and midwifery, pharmacology and midwifery, international midwifery and safe motherhood, cultural competence in midwifery practice, and common diagnoses in women's gynecological health. Four new skills chapters are also included.
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Book details

List price: $599.85
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 5/29/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1386
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 8.206
Language: English

The Profession and History of Midwifery in the United States
Basics of Management of Care
Primary Care of Women
Cultural Competence in Midwifery Practice
International Midwifery and Safe Motherhood
Preconception Care
Nutrition in Women's Health
Primary Care and Midwifery
Chronic Infectious Diseases
Women and Exercise
Pharmacology and Midwifery
Health Issues of Lesbian and Bisexual Women
Substance Abuse
Health Care of Midlife and Aging Women
Reproductive Health Care
Common Diagnoses in Women's Gynecological Health
Infections of the Genital Tract
Family Planning and Contraception
Natural Methods of Family Planning
Nonhormonal Contraceptive Methods
Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices
Hormonal Contraception
Antepartal Care
Normal Pregnancy Database: Adaptations of the Mother, Development and Growth of the Embryo and the Fetus, and the Placenta
Management Plan for Normal Pregnancy
Fetal Assessment
Screening for and Collaborative Management of Antepartal Complications
Complications of Gestational Age Assessment and the Postdate Pregnancy
Intrapartal Care
The Normal First Stage of Labor
Fetal Assessment During Labor
The Normal Second Stage of Labor
Screening for and Collaborative Management of Selected Complications During the First and Second Stages of Labor
Management of Selected Obstetric Complications and Deviations from Normal
The Normal Third Stage of Labor
Third Stage Complications and Management
The Normal Fourth Stage of Labor
Management of Immediate Postpartum Hemorrhage
Birth in the Home and in the Birth Center
Newborn Care
Physiological Transition to Extrauterine Life
Immediate Care and Assessment of the Healthy Newborn
Resuscitation at Birth
Examination of the Newborn
Primary Care of the Newborn: The First Six Weeks
Recognition and Immediate Care of Sick Newborns
Postpartal Care
The Normal Puerperium
Infant Feeding
Screening for and Midwifery Management of Puerperal Abnormality
Universal Precautions
Finger Puncture
Inserting an Intravenous Catheter
Giving Intravenous Medications
Spin-Down Hematocrit
Removal of Norplant
Breast Examination
Obstetric Abdominal Examination
Checking for Costovertebral Angle Tenderness
Checking for Deep Tendon Reflexes and Clonus
Pelvic Examination
Obtaining a Specimen for Papanicolaou (Pap) Diagnostic Evaluation
Obtaining a Specimen for Gonococcal (GC) and Chlamydia Diagnostic Testing
Making a Wet Smear Slide of Vaginal Secretions
Using a Microscope
Anatomy of the Pelvis, Pelvic Types, Evaluation of the Bony Pelvis, and Clinical Pelvimetry
Breast Massage, Manual Expression, and Nipple Rolling
Injection of Intradermal Sterile Water Papules for Relief of Low Back Pain in Labor
Inserting an Intrauterine Pressure Catheter; Amnioinfusion
Attaching a Fetal Scalp Electrode
Perineal Prep (Cleaning)
Second Stage Pushing
Pudendal Block
Local Infiltration
Hand Maneuvers for Birth with the Mother in Lithotomy or Modified Lithotomy Position
Hand Maneuvers for Birth with the Mother in Dorsal Position
Hand Maneuvers for Birth with the Mother in the Hands and Knees Position
Hand Maneuvers for Birth with the Mother in the Squatting or Supported Squat Position
Inspection of the Placenta, Membranes, and Cord
Postbirth Inspection of the Cervix and Upper Vaginal Vault
Manual Removal of the Placenta
Fourth Stage Intrauterine Exploration
Bimanual Compression
Cutting an Episiotomy and Repairing Episiotomies and Lacerations
Physical Examination of the Newborn
Endometrial Biopsy