cover image - Myles Survival Guide to Midwifery - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702071768
Page Count: 622
Imprint: Elsevier
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Myles Survival Guide to Midwifery - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition

by Maureen D. Raynor, MA PGCEA ADM RMN RN RM and Christine Catling, RM MSc (Mid) PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Myles Survival Guide to Midwifery - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702071768
Page Count: 622
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $35.95
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New edition of the hugely popular Survival Guide to Midwifery, originally created in response to student requests for quality-assured, ‘dip into’ information designed for use in the clinical environment. The latest edition is fully updated throughout and has new authorship from the UK and Australia.


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    • Helpful bullet point style allows rapid access to essential information
    • Useful revision guide for examinations and assessments
    • Contains common abbreviations, medications, drug calculations, glossary of common terms, and normal values
    • Thoroughly revised to reflect key developments in current midwifery practice
    • Now includes further reading and useful website addresses
  • SECTION 1 ANATOMY AND REPRODUCTION

    1 The Female Pelvis and the Reproductive Organs

    2 The Female Urinary Tract

    3 Hormonal Cycles

    4 The Placenta

    5 The Fetus

    SECTION 2 PREGNANCY

    6 Preparing for Pregnancy

    7 Change and Adaptation in Pregnancy

    8 Common Disorders of and Exercises for Pregnancy

    9 Antenatal Care

    10 Specialised Fetal Investigations

    11 Abnormalities of Early Pregnancy

    12 Problems of Pregnancy

    13 Common Medical Disorders Associated with Pregnancy

    14 Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

    15 Sexually Transmissible and Reproductive Tract Infections in Pregnancy

    16 Multiple Pregnancy

    SECTION 3 LABOUR

    17 The First Stage of Labour

    18 The Second Stage of Labour

    19 The Third Stage of Labour

    20 Prolonged Pregnancy and Disorders of Uterine Action

    21 Malpositions of the Occiput and Malpresentations

    22 Operative Births

    23 Midwifery and Obstetric Emergencies

    SECTION 4 PUERPERIUM

    24 Physiology and Care in the Puerperium

    25 Physical Problems and Complications in the Puerperium

    26 Perinatal Mental Health

    SECTION 5 THE NEWBORN BABY

    27 The Baby at Birth and Neonatal Resuscitation

    28 The Normal Baby

    29 Infant Feeding

    30 The Healthy Low-Birth-Weight Baby

    31 Recognising the Ill Baby

    32 Respiratory Problems

    33 Trauma During Birth, Haemorrhage and Convulsions

    34 Congenital Malformations

    35 Jaundice and Infection

    36 Metabolic Disturbances, Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Endocrine Disorders and Drug Withdrawal

    37 Complementary Therapies and Maternity Care

    Appendix 1 Drugs (Medicines)

    Appendix 2 An Aid to Calculations Used in Midwifery Practice

    Appendix 3Normal Values in Pregnancy

    Appendix 4 Glossary of Selected Terms

  • Maureen D. Raynor, MA PGCEA ADM RMN RN RM, Senior Lecturer (Midwifery), De Montfort University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Leicester, UK and Christine Catling, RM MSc (Mid) PhD, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia
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