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cover image - Midwifery Essentials 3rd edition VST,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780729589468
Publication Date: 08-16-2021
Page Count: 124
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $24.99

Midwifery Essentials 3rd edition VST, 3rd Edition

by Joanne Gray, PhD, RM and Rachel Smith, MMid(Hons), RM

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cover image - Midwifery Essentials 3rd edition VST,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780729589468
Publication Date: 08-16-2021
Page Count: 124
Imprint: Elsevier
    • Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives
    • Handy pocket-sized, spiral bound
    • Waterproof, write on /wipe off pages with plenty of space to personalise notes
  • Introduction

    General principles

    Antenatal period

    Schedule of antenatal visits

    Routine antenatal screening

    Routine antenatal visit checklist

    Calculating expected date of birth (EDB)

    Routine blood tests in pregnancy

    Other screening tests in pregnancy

    Vital sign measurement—maternal

    Korotkoff’s sounds

    Hypertension in pregnancy

    Diabetes in pregnancy

    Universal screening for gestational diabetes

    Abdominal palpation

    Body mass index (BMI)

    Fetal growth patterns

    Consultation and referral

    During labour and birth

    Labour and birth definitions

    Mechanism of labour and birth (occipitoanterior position)

    Promoting normal birth

    Vaginal examinations

    The cervix in labour

    Bishop’s score

    Intermittent fetal heart rate auscultation

    Electronic fetal monitoring (EFM)—definitions

    Electronic fetal monitoring classification of features—intrapartum classification of CTG features

    Fetal scalp blood sampling (FBS)

    Shoulder dystocia

    Management of the third stage

    Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH)

    Preoperative checklist

    Postoperative checklist

    Postnatal period

    Postnatal assessment checklist

    Contraception in postpartum women

    Supporting breastfeeding

    Newborn baby

    Immediate care of the newborn

    Apgar score

    Newborn screening test

    Principles of newborn assessment

    General information

    Basic life support

    Neonatal resuscitation

    Common abbreviations in medication administration

    Metric system

    24-hour time

    Drug calculations

    Safe administration of medications

    Common abbreviations in midwifery practice

    Standard precautions

    Documentation guidelines

    Professional communication tool—ISOBAR

    Handover checklist

    Phone consultation checklist


  • Joanne Gray, PhD, RM, Professor of Midwifery, Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and Rachel Smith, MMid(Hons), RM, Midwifery Education Consultant, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Adjunct Fellow, Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia