Midwifery Essentials: Labour: Volume 3 (Midwifery Essentials 3 2nd Revised edition)

Midwifery Essentials: Labour: Volume 3 (Midwifery Essentials 3 2nd Revised edition)

By: Helen Baston (author), Jennifer Hall (author)Paperback

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The second edition of the popular Midwifery Essentials series continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence! Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated throughout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice. Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and contemporary women-centred care and presents helpful 'scenarios' to encourage debate and reflection. The Midwifery Essentials series is ideal for all midwives - whether qualified or in training - and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment. Fully updated to provide a useful, friendly source of information Strong focus on contemporary women-centred care Designed to stimulate debate and reflection upon current practice, local policies and procedures Scenarios enable practitioners to understand the context of maternity care and explore their role in safe and effective service provision Helpful 'jigsaw' approach enables readers to explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. consent, safety and health promotion Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding clinical procedures Chapters designed to be read as a 'standalone' or in succession Emphasises the crucial role of effective communication Makes reference to the latest national and international guidelines Contains new scenarios to reflect recent changes in practice Improved layout aids retention and learning Fully updated throughout with the latest evidence base for clinical skills and procedures Embraces the principles of 'Better Births'

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Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Early assessment and admission in labour Chapter 3 The first stage of labour Chapter 4 Non-pharmacological methods of coping with labour Chapter 5 Labour and birth in a pool Chapter 6 Pharmacological methods of pain relief Chapter 7 Induced or accelerated labour Chapter 8 The second stage of labour Chapter 9 The third stage of labour Chapter 10 Caesarean birth Chapter 11 Perineal repair

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780702070990
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780702070990
  • ISBN10: 0702070998
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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