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cover image - Mayes' Midwifery,16th Edition
ISBN: 9780323834827
Publication Date: 08-03-2023
Page Count: 1350
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $71.99

Mayes' Midwifery, 16th Edition

by Sue Macdonald, MSc PGCEA ADM RM RN FETC FRCM (Hon) and Gail Johnson, MA, DPSM, PGDip Adult Education, RM, RN


cover image - Mayes' Midwifery,16th Edition
ISBN: 9780323834827
Publication Date: 08-03-2023
Page Count: 1350
Imprint: Elsevier
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    • Expert contributors include midwifery academics and clinicians, researchers, physiotherapists, neonatal nurse specialists, social scientists and legal experts
    • Learning outcomes and key points to support structured study
    • Reflective activities to apply theory to practice
    • Figures, tables and breakout boxes help navigation and revision
    • Associated online resources with over 600 MCQs, reflective activities, case studies, downloadable image bank to help with essay and assignment preparation
    • Further reading to deepen knowledge and understanding
    • New chapters addressing the issues around being a student midwife and entering the profession
    • More detail about FGM and its legal implications, as well as transgender/binary individuals in pregnancy and childbirth
    • New information on infection and control following from the COVID-19 pandemic
    • Enhanced artwork program
  • Part 1: The midwife in context
    1 Global midwifery—an international perspective
    2 An introduction to midwifery history in the United Kingdom
    3 The regulation of midwives
    4 Clinical governance and the midwife
    5 Learning, being, and developing as a midwife
    6 Being a student midwife
    7 Evidence-based practice and research for practice
    8 Leadership and management in midwifery
    9 An introduction to ethics for midwifery practice
    10 Law and the midwife
    11 Pharmacology and the midwife
    Part 2: Childbirth in context
    12 Sociocultural and spiritual context of childbearing
    13 Psychological context of childbirth
    14 Sex, gender, sexuality, and childbearing
    15 National Health Service policy and midwifery
    16 Maternity service provision
    17 Legal frameworks for the care of the child
    Part 3: Public health, health promotion in the context of childbirth
    18 Epidemiology
    19 Infection prevention and control in maternity care
    20 Nutrition for a healthy pregnancy
    21 Complementary therapies and natural remedies in pregnancy and birth
    22 Public health, health promotion, and education
    23 Preconception care
    24 Education for parenthood
    25 Physical preparation for childbirth and beyond
    26 Vulnerable women and families
    Part 4 The anatomy and physiology of fertility, conception and pregnancy
    27 Anatomy of male and female reproduction
    28 Female reproductive physiology — cyclical changes in the ovaries, uterus, and mammary gland, across the infertile cycle
    29 Genetics and genomics
    30 Fertility and its control
    31 Infertility and assisted conception
    32 From fertilisation to feto-placental development
    33 The fetal skull
    Part 5 Pregnancy
    34 Maternal cardiovascular, respiratory, haemodynamic, uterine, and gastrointestinal-mammary adaptations to the fertile cycle
    35 Antenatal care
    36 Antenatal investigations
    37 The choice and personalisation agenda
    Part 6 Labour and birth
    38 Neuroendocrinology of parenting: from nocturnal uterine activation to suckling-lactation and emotional connectivity between parents and infant
    39 Care in the first stage of labour
    40 Care in the second stage of labour
    41 Supporting choices in reducing pain and fear during labour
    42 Care in the third stage of labour
    43 The pelvic floor
    Part 7 Postnatal care and the care of the newborn baby
    44 Women and family-centred postnatal care
    45 Physiology, assessment, and care of the newborn
    46 Thermoregulation
    47 Infant feeding and relationship building
    Part 8 Women and babies with complex needs
    48 The preterm baby and the small baby
    49 Respiratory and cardiac disorders in the neonate
    50 Neonatal jaundice
    51 Neonatal infection
    52 Congenital anomalies and metabolic and endocrine disorders
    53 Pregnancy loss and baby deaths
    54 Nausea and vomiting
    55 Bleeding in pregnancy
    56 Hypertensive and medical disorders in pregnancy
    57 Sexually transmitted infections
    58 Abnormalities and anomalies of the genital tract
    59 Multiple pregnancy and birth
    60 Preterm labour and birth
    61 Induction of labour and post-term pregnancy
    62 Presentation and prolapse of the umbilical cord
    63 Rhythmic variations of labour
    64 Malpositions and malpresentations
    65 Obstructed labour and uterine rupture
    66 Obstetric interventions
    67 Shoulder dystocia
    68 Complications related to the third stage of labour
    69 Maternal morbidity following childbirth
    70 Mental health and well being in pregnancy and childbirth
    71 Pregnancy loss and the death of a baby
    72 Midwifery—practising in a complex world
  • Sue Macdonald, MSc PGCEA ADM RM RN FETC FRCM (Hon), Midwife Consultant and Educationalist; Formerly Education and Research Manager and Lead Midwife for Education, Royal College of Midwives, London, UK and Gail Johnson, MA, DPSM, PGDip Adult Education, RM, RN, Professional Advisor Education, Royal College of Midwives, London, UK
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