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ISBN: 9780702075872
Page Count: 216
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A-Z Midwifery,

by Diane M. Fraser, PhD, MPHil, BEd, MTD, RM, RGN and Margaret A. Cooper, BA, RGN, RM, MTD
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ISBN: 9780702075872
Page Count: 216
Imprint: Elsevier
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Well illustrated with over 170 entries, together with a helpful array of figures, tables and pull-out boxes, this helpful guide includes a wealth of information arranged in a useful A-Z format. Published in conjunction with The Practising Midwife, this publication will be ideal for all midwives – whether qualified or in training – and all other health care professionals working in the maternity environment.

    • Helpful single entry style enables rapid access to essential information
    • Clear illustration programme aids understanding of anatomical structures and difficult concepts
    • Contains useful Further Reading boxes to direct additional study
    • Over 170 entries provide key coverage of a variety of topics ranging from antenatal screening and clinical procedures, including foetal monitoring, to pain relief, the management of psychiatric disorders, medical emergencies and public health
  • A

    ABO incompatibility

    AIDS

    Alcohol consumption

    Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylactic syndrome of pregnancy

    Anaemia

    Antenatal Care

    Antenatal Examination

    Antenatal Screening

    Antepartum Haemorrhage

    Anticoagulation Therapy

    Anxiety

    Apgar Score

    Arrhythmias, cardiac

    B

    Bandl’s Ring

    Bishop’s Score

    Blood Pressure

    Body Mass Index (BMI)

    Booking Interview

    Bradycardia

    Breastfeeding

    Breastmilk

    Breech Presentation

    Burns Marshall Method

    C

    Caesarean Section

    Cardiac disease in pregnancy

    Cardiotocography (CTG)

    Chorioamnionitis

    Coombs’ Test

    Conjoined twins

    Constipation

    D

    Depression

    Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

    Domestic Abuse

    Dystocia

    E

    Eclampsia

    Epidural

    Entonox

    Episiotomy

    Ectopic pregnancy

    Erythema Toxicum

    External Cephalic Version (ECV)

    F

    Female Genital Mutilation

    Ferguson Reflex

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)

    Fetal Blood Sampling (FBS)

    Fontanelles

    Forceps delivery

    Fundal Height

    G

    German Measles

    Gestational Diabetes

    Group B Streptococcus

    H

    Haemolytic disease of the newborn

    Haemorrhage

    Healthcare associated infections

    Haemorrhagic disease of the newborn

    Heart disease

    HELLP Syndrome

    Hepatitis

    Herpes

    HIV

    Hyperemesis gravidarum

    Hyperglycaemia

    Hyperthermia

    Hypoglycaemia

    Hypothermia

    Hypoxia

    I

    Induction of Labour

    Initial antenatal assessment

    Infertility

    Influenza/Influenza vaccination

    Instrumental Delivery - See Operative vaginal delivery; Forceps; Ventouse method

    Intrauterine Death

    Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

    J

    Jaundice

    K

    Karyotyping

    Kernicterus (bilirubin toxicity)

    Ketoacidosis

    Ketonuria

    Kidney disease

    Kleihauer Test

    Klinefelter syndrome

    L

    Laboratory results

    Labour

    Lactation

    Løvset manoeuvre

    M

    Mastitis

    Mauriceau-Smellie-Veit manoeuvre

    McRoberts manoeuvre

    Meconium

    Membrane rupture

    Multiple pregnancy

    N

    Nausea

    Needlestick/Sharps Injury

    Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

    Neonatal infections

    Neonatal specialist care

    Neonatal screening

    Neural tube defects

    Neural tube defect screening

    Nosocomial infections

    Nuchal translucency

    Nipples, anatomical variation

    Nipples, sore

    O

    Obesity

    Obstetric Cholestasis

    Obstructed labour

    Occipitoposterior positions

    Oedema

    Oligohydramnios

    Ophthalmia neonatorum

    Operative vaginal delivery

    Opiate drugs

    Oxytocin

    P

    Pain

    Pain in labour

    Pain control

    Pelvic floor

    Perinatal mental health

    Perineum

    Phototherapy

    Placenta

    Placenta praevia

    Postnatal Care

    Postnatal depression

    Postpartum haemorrhage

    Pre-eclampsia

    Prematurity/Preterm birth

    Prostaglandins

    Puerperal psychosis

    Pyrexia

    Q

    Quadruplets

    Quickening

    R

    Resuscitation of the newborn

    Rhesus D incompatibility

    Rubella

    Rubin’s manoeuvre

    S

    Sepsis

    Sexually transmitted infections

    Shock

    Shoulder Dystocia

    Stillbirth

    Symphysiotomy

    T

    Tachycardia

    TENS

    Toxoplasmosis

    Twins

    U

    Umbilical Cord

    Urinary tract infections in newborns

    Uterus

    Uterus, Acute inversion

    V

    Vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC)

    Vaginal Examination

    Vaginal seeding

    Valsalva manoeuvre

    Varicella zoster

    Ventouse method see Operative Delivery

    Vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB)

    W

    Waterbirth

    Weight gain in pregnancy

    Wharton’s jelly

    Woods’ manoeuvre

    Z

    Zavanelli manoeuvre

    Zika virus

  • Diane M. Fraser, PhD, MPHil, BEd, MTD, RM, RGN, Professor of Midwifery and Head of Academic Division of Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Notttingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK and Margaret A. Cooper, BA, RGN, RM, MTD, Pre-Registration Midwifery Programme Director, Academic Divison of Midwifery, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
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