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Varney's Midwifery

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ISBN-10: 1284025411

ISBN-13: 9781284025415

Edition: 5th 2015

Authors: Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Jan M. Kriebs, Jenifer O. Fahey, Carolyn L. Gegor

List price: $244.95
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After nearly a decade, the gold standard for midwives and students is back with Varney’s Midwifery, Fifth Edition. New to this edition are chapters describing the profession of midwifery, reproductive physiology, clinical genetics, and support for women in labor. Interwoven throughout is information on primary care, gynecology, maternity care, and neonatal care. With chapters written by a variety of midwife experts and an increased emphasis on reproductive anatomy and physiology, this new edition assists students and new clinicians in understanding not only what to do but why. Updated to reflect evidence-based care, this edition also discusses the pathophysiology of various conditions in the context of normal changes in the reproductive cycle.In this edition, the skills chapters have been significantly revised and reformatted into relevant chapter appendices to help students, new midwives, and international readers learn essential skills in sequential steps. These critical midwifery skills include performing a pelvic examination, hand maneuvers for birth, delivery of a fetus in breech presentation, and current evidence-based steps for managing a postpartum hemorrhage.New Chapters Include: * Professional Midwifery Today* Mental Health Conditions * Breast Conditions* Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive System* Physiologic Changes in Pregnancy and Fetal Development * Genetics* Anatomy and Physiology of the Intrapartum Period * Support for Women in Labor* Anatomy and Physiologic Changes in the Postpartum Period* Anatomy and Physiology of the Newborn
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Book details

List price: $244.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 11/4/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1300
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 6.072
Language: English