cover image - Midwifery Essentials: Labour - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780702071409
Page Count: 224
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Midwifery Essentials: Labour - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition

by Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM and Jennifer Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Midwifery Essentials: Labour - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780702071409
Page Count: 224
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $16.95
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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 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

  • 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. and Jennifer Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA, Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK
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