This full-colour book provides midwives with highly practical, readily accessible information on the wide range of infections affecting pregnancy and childbirth. It comprehensively outlines the vital role of the midwife in infection, including prevention, identification of high-risk individuals, educational opportunities, signs and symptoms, sample collection, screening and ongoing care.
JUDY BOTHAMLEY RN, RM, ADM PGCEA, MA Senior Lecturer in Midwifery University of West London MAUREEN BOYLE RN, RM, ADM PGCEA, MSc Senior Lecturer in Midwifery University of West London
IntroductionInfectious Organisms and the Immune SystemCommon Infections Associated with ChildbirthSexually Transmitted InfectionsSepsisGBSHIVViral HepatitisSerious Respiratory InfectionsWhooping CoughViral Rash Illness in PregnancyFood Borne Illness in PregnancyVector-Transmitted DiseasesInfection Control IssuesGlossary
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