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cover image - Skills for Midwifery Practice Australian & New Zealand edition - E-Book,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780729589451
Publication Date: 04-12-2022
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $73.99

Skills for Midwifery Practice Australian & New Zealand edition - E-Book, 2nd Edition

by Sally-Ann De-Vitry Smith and Sara Bayes

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Skills for Midwifery Practice Australian & New Zealand edition - E-Book,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780729589451
Publication Date: 04-12-2022
Imprint: Elsevier
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    • Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives
    • Step-by-step instructions for each skill
    • Images and diagrams to aid understanding
    • A woman-centred approach and cultural considerations throughout
    • Models of midwifery care (Continuity of Care and Lead Maternity Carer’s Model)
    • Australian/NZ specific guidelines, policies, statistics, terminology and medication administration guidelines
    • An eBook included in all print purchases
  • PART 1: GENERAL SKILLS

    Section 1: Principles of infection control Chapter 1: Standard Precautions and hand hygiene Chapter 2: Asepsis Chapter 3: Principles of hygiene needs

    Section 2: Vital signs Chapter 4: Temperature Chapter 5: Pulse Chapter 6: Respiration Chapter 7: Blood pressure Chapter 8: Neurological assessment

    Section 3: Screening and Testing Chapter 9: Screening tests Chapter 10: Venepuncture Chapter 11: Cannulation Chapter 12: Obtaining Swabs Chapter 13: Use of Speculum Chapter 14: Capillary sampling

    Section 4: Principles of elimination management Chapter 15: Micturition and catheterisation Chapter 16: Urine samples Chapter 17: Defecation and stool specimens

    Section 5: Principles of drug administration Chapter 18: Medication administration: Legal aspects, pharmacology and anaphylaxis Chapter 19: Oral Chapter 20: Per vaginum Chapter 21: Per rectum Chapter 22: By injection Chapter 23: Intravenous medications and intravenous therapy Chapter 24: Blood and iron transfusion Chapter 25: Inhalation

    Section 6: Skills for supporting antenatal wellbeing Chapter 26: Building a therapeutic relationship Chapter 27: Abdominal examination during pregnancy Chapter 28: Interprofessional working to optimise women's antenatal care

    Section 7: Skills for preparing women for labour, birth and early parenting Chapter 29: Facilitating learning in expectant and new parents

    PART 2: WORKING WITH THE WOMAN AND BABY DURING LABOUR AND BIRTH

    Section 8: Monitoring well-being in early labour Chapter 30: Principles of intrapartum skills: first-stage issues Chapter 31: Abdominal examination during labour Chapter 32: Membrane Sweep Chapter 33: Fetal Heart Monitoring Chapter 34: Non-pharmacological pain relief Chapter 35: Water immersion for labour and birth Chapter 36: Birth at Home

    Section 9: Monitoring well-being in established labour Chapter 37: Fetal Blood Sampling Chapter 38: Epidural analgesia

    Section 10: Monitoring wellbeing during the expulsive phase Chapter 39: Intrapartum skills in the second stage Chapter 40: Care of the perineum before and during birth Chapter 41: Assisted and operative birth Chapter 42: Maternal and newborn resuscitation

    Section 11: Monitoring wellbeing during and after the third stage Chapter 43: Principles of intrapartum skills: third stage Chapter 44: Postpartum haemorrhage Chapter 45: Examination and repair of the genital tract following birth

    PART 3: WORKING WITH THE WOMAN AND BABY AFTER BIRTH

    Section 12: Skills for optimising the woman's and baby's physiological wellbeing Chapter 46: Promoting physiological stability in the mother-baby dyad immediately after normal term birth Chapter 47: Caring for a woman after a caesarean section Chapter 48: Caring for the baby's physiological wellbeing after birth

    Section 13: Skills for supporting the woman to feed her baby Chapter 49: Supporting the woman to initiate breastfeeding Chapter 50: Supporting the woman who chooses to formula feed

    PART 4: CARE OF SELF AND OTHERES

    Section 14: Skills for working safely Chapter 51: Self Care Chapter 52: Manual handling Chapter 53: Workplace Health and Safety

  • Sally-Ann De-Vitry Smith and Sara Bayes
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