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Page Count: 1220
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Mayes' Midwifery - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,15th Edition

by Sue Macdonald, MSc PGCEA ADM RM RN FETC FRCM (Hon) and Gail Johnson, MA, DPSM, PGDip Adult Education, RM, RN
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Mayes' Midwifery - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,15th Edition
ISBN: 9780702065217
Page Count: 1220
Imprint: Bailliere Tindall
List Price: $55.95
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A new edition of a classic textbook fully updated to meet the needs of today’s midwifery student. Now available for the first time in full color, the 15th edition of Mayes Midwifery has an enhanced artwork program and comes with an extensive website which provides 600 MCQs and wide selection of case studies and reflective activities; a downloadable image bank assists with essay and assignment preparation.

    • New edition of a classic textbook updated and designed for today’s midwifery student!
    • Chapters authored by experts in their field, including midwifery academics and clinicians as well as allied professionals such as researchers, physiotherapists, neonatal nurse specialists, social scientists and legal experts
    • Evidence and research based throughout to help facilitate safe clinical practice
    • Learning outcomes and key points help readers structure their study and recap on what they have learned
    • Reflective activities encourage the application of theory to practice
    • Contains practice based tools and checklists
    • Presents and discusses the latest national and international guidelines
    • Associated website with over 600 MCQs, reflective activities to encourage the application of theory to practice, case studies and additional learning tools
    • Downloadable image bank to assist readers with essay preparation and other assignments
    • Suitable for use in normal community and midwife led arenas, high tech environments and more rural areas of clinical practice
    • Brand new design - incorporating helpful learning features - aids reader engagement and retention of facts
    • Updated artwork program helps clarify complex physiological processes and other challenging concepts
  • 1. Introduction


    History of the First Edition


    History of the Second Edition


    Objectives of the Second Edition


    Format of the Book


    Acknowledgments for the First Edition


    Acknowledgments for the Second Edition


    Abbreviations


    A Brief History of Paleopathology


    Research in Paleopathology at the Smithsonian Institution


    2. The Biology of Skeletal Tissues


    Cellular Biology of Bone and Cartilage


    Bone Cells


    Cartilage Cells


    Types of Cartilage


    Growth and Development of Bone


    Modeling of Skeletal Tissue


    Types of Bone Tissue


    Remodeling of Skeletal Tissue


    Microscopic Bone Remodeling


    Activation


    Resorption


    Reversal


    Formation


    Quiescence


    Osteon Remodeling


    Bone Biochemistry and Mineral Homeostasis


    Growth and Development of the Spine


    Growth and Development of Teeth


    Vascular Conditions That Affect Bone Formation and Destruction


    3. Background Data in Paleopathology


    Data Basic to Paleopathological Analysis


    Age Determination


    Ethnic Determination


    Sex Determination


    Stature Determination


    Demographic Analysis


    Archeological Excavation and Documentation


    4. Methods Used in the Analysis of Skeletal Lesions


    Gross Study of Skeletal Lesions


    Distribution of Lesions within the Skeleton


    Types of Bone Abnormalities


    Types of Abnormalities Associated with Joints


    Radiological Study of Skeletal Lesions


    Microscopic Study of Skeletal Lesions


    5. Recent Advances in Bone, Dentin, and Enamel Biochemistry


    Introduction


    Mineralized Tissue Cell Biology


    The Mineral of Bone, Dentin, and Enamel


    Paleopathological Considerations


    The Collagens of Bones and Teeth


    Paleopathological Considerations


    The Noncollagenous Proteins of Bones and Teeth


    Paleopathological Considerations


    Growth, Turnover, and Aging


    Conclusions


    6. Light Microscopic Analysis in Skeletal Paleopathology


    The Need for Microscopic Analysis


    Materials and Methods


    Postmortem Changes


    General Comments on Proliferative Reactions


    Periosteal Reactions on Long Bones


    Polsters


    Grenzstreifen


    Meningeal Reactions


    Fracture of Skull Vault and Concomitant Phenomena


    Primary Inflammatory Processes of the Pericranium and Skull Vault


    Porotic Hyperostosis


    Pseudopathology


    Conclusions and Summary


    7. Theoretical Issues in Paleopathology


    Evolutionary Dynamics in The Human


    Response to Disease


    Scientific Nature of Paleopathology


    Diagnostic Issues in Paleopathology


    Inferences about the Health Status of a Population Based on Evidence of Skeletal Disease


    Limitations of Skeletal Evidence of Disease


    Female Immune Reactivity and Maternal Mortality


    Gender As a Factor in Malnutrition and Morbidity


    Hypothetical Models of Male and Female Immune Reactivity


    Male/Female Ratios in Infectious Disease


    Implications for Interpreting Evidence of Disease in Archeological Human Skeletons


    Implications for Research in Paleopathology


    Conclusions


    8. Trauma


    Introduction


    Fracture


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    Dislocation


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    Deformation


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    Scalping


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    Mutilation


    Trephination


    History


    Paleopathology


    Traumatic Problems Arising from Pregnancy


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    Sincipital-T Mutilation


    Summary and Conclusions


    9. Infectious Diseases: Introduction, Biology, Osteomyelitis, Periostitis, Brucellosis, Glanders, and Septic Arthritis


    Introduction


    Humoral Versus Cellular Responses to Infectious Agents


    Vascular Changes in Response to Infectious Agents


    The Biology of Infection


    Osteomyelitis


    Pathology


    Hematogenous Osteomyelitis


    Changes in Individual Bones


    Paleopathology


    The Skull


    Postcranial Osteomyelitis


    Periostitis


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    Brucellosis


    Introduction


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    Glanders


    Pathology


    Septic Arthritis


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    10. Infectious Diseases: Tuberculosis and Leprosy


    Tuberculosis


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    Leprosy


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    11. Infectious Diseases: Treponematosis and Other Bacterial Infectious Diseases


    Treponematosis


    Pathology


    Paleopathology


    Leishmaniasis

  • 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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