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cover image - Skills for Midwifery Practice, 5E,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780702081910
Publication Date: 03-22-2022
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $49.99

Skills for Midwifery Practice, 5E, 5th Edition

by Ruth Bowen, BA(Hons) RGN RM and Wendy Taylor, BSc (Hons) MSc RN RM

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cover image - Skills for Midwifery Practice, 5E,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780702081910
Publication Date: 03-22-2022
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Elsevier
    • Clear and logical – easy to follow and understand for training midwives
    • Accurate, up-to-date evidence base that is relevant to contemporary midwifery practice
    • Each skill contextualized with background, indications and contraindications to support both clinical practice and study
    • Learning objectives and end-of-chapter self-assessment exercises allow readers to monitor their progress

    New to this edition

    • Latest guidelines and standards
    • New information on resuscitation and other emergencies
    • Now in full color throughout
    • Expanded chapter on the use of standard precautions in light of the global pandemic
    • Developed discussion of alternative feeding methods
  • Principles of abdominal examination: during pregnancy and labour

    2. Principles of abdominal examination: during the postnatal period

    3. Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: temperature measurement

    4. Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: pulse measurement

    5. Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: blood pressure measurement

    6. Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: respiration

    7. Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: neurological assessment

    8. Principles of infection control: standard precautions

    9. Principles of infection control: hand hygiene

    10. Principles of infection control: principles of asepsis

    11. Principles of infection control: obtaining swabs

    12. Principles of hygiene needs: for the woman

    13. Principles of hygiene needs: for the baby

    14. Principles of elimination management: micturition and catheterization

    15. Principles of elimination management: urinalysis

    16. Principles of elimination management: defaecation

    17. Principles of elimination management: obtaining urinary and stool specimens

    18. Principles of drug administration: legal aspects, pharmacokinetics and anaphylaxis

    19. Principles of drug administration: oral administration

    20. Principles of drug administration: injection technique

    21. Principles of drug administration: administration of medicines per vaginam

    22. Principles of drug administration: administration of medicines per rectum

    23. Principles of drug administration: intravenous drug administration

    24. Principles of drug administration: inhalational analgesia: Entonox

    25. Principles of drug administration: epidural analgesia

    26. Principles of drug administration: transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

    27. Facilitation of skills related to childbearing: optimal fetal positioning

    28. Facilitation of skills related to childbearing: Cusco speculum use

    29. Facilitation of skills related to childbearing: membrane sweep

    30. Principles of intrapartum skills: first-stage issues

    31. Principles of intrapartum skills: second-stage issues

    32. Principles of intrapartum skills: third-stage issues

    33. Principles of intrapartum skills: examination of the placenta

    34. Principles of intrapartum skills: perineal repair

    35. Principles of intrapartum skills: management of birth at home

    36. Principles of intrapartum skills: management of labour and birth in water

    37. Assessment of the baby: assessment at birth

    38. Assessment of the baby: daily examination

    39. Assessment of the baby: capillary sampling

    40. Assessment of the baby: developmental dysplasia of the hips

    41. Principles of infant nutrition: breastfeeding

    42. Principles of infant nutrition: cup feeding

    43. Principles of infant nutrition: decontamination of feeding equipment

    44. Principles of infant nutrition: formula feeding

    45. Principles of infant nutrition: nasogastric feeding

    46. Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: maternal venepuncture

    47. Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: intravenous cannulation

    48. Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: intravenous infusion

    49. Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous infusion: blood transfusion

    50. Principles of manual handling

    51. Principles of perioperative skills

    52. Principles of wound management: healing and care

    53. Principles of restricted mobility management: pressure area care

    54. Principles of restricted mobility management: prevention of venous thromboembolism

    55. Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: maternal resuscitation

    56. Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: neonatal resuscitation

    57. Glossary

  • Ruth Bowen, BA(Hons) RGN RM, Supervisor of Midwives
    Formerly Senior Lecturer Midwifery,
    University of Hertfordshire,
    now Clinical Midwife in the UK and Wendy Taylor, BSc (Hons) MSc RN RM, Formerly Senior Lecturer Midwifery,
    University of Hertfordshire,
    now Clinical Midwifery Educator in Whangarei, New Zealand