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cover image - Midwifery Essentials: Basics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780702071355
Page Count: 258
Imprint: Elsevier
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Midwifery Essentials: Basics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 2nd Edition

by Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Jennifer Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA FRCM and Alys Bethan Einion, BSc(Hons), MA, MAPD, DipHE, PGCE, RN, RM

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New edition of a title in the popular Midwifery Essentials series originally published in conjunction with The Practising Midwife journal. The series covers core topics in midwifery education in an engaging and friendly format using a helpful ‘jigsaw’ approach which encourages readers to explore topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. effective communication, team working and health promotion. Helpful ‘scenarios’ throughout each volume encourage debate and reflection, core elements of midwifery education.

    • 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’
  • Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 2 Communication

    Chapter 3 Hygiene and infection control: the immobile woman

    Chapter 4 Blood pressure measurement

    Chapter 5 Temperature measurement

    Chapter 6 Pulse and respiration

    Chapter 7 Collection of specimens

    Chapter 8 Urianalysis

    Chapter 9 Venepuncture

    Chapter 10 Neonatal blood tests

    Chapter 11 Administration of medicines

    Chapter 12 Administration of injections

    Chapter 13 Surgical care

  • Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Consultant Midwife Public Health, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / Lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK., Jennifer Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA FRCM, Independent Midwifery Educator and Researcher, Bristol, UK and Alys Bethan Einion, BSc(Hons), MA, MAPD, DipHE, PGCE, RN, RM, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, School of Maternal and Child Health, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
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