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
Introduction Infectious Organisms and the Immune System Common Infections Associated with Childbirth Sexually Transmitted Infections Sepsis GBS HIV Viral Hepatitis Serious Respiratory Infections Whooping Cough Viral Rash Illness in Pregnancy Food Borne Illness in Pregnancy Vector-Transmitted Diseases Infection Control Issues Glossary
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