Midwifery Essentials: Basics: Volume 1 by Helen BastonMidwifery Essentials: Basics: Volume 1 by Helen Baston

Midwifery Essentials: Basics: Volume 1

byHelen Baston, Jenny Hall

Paperback | June 14, 2017

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The second edition of the popularMidwifery Essentialsseries continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence!

Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated throughout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice. Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and contemporary women-centred care and presents helpful scenarios to encourage debate and reflection. Special features include:

  • 0Helpful jigsaw approach enables readers explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. effective communication, team working and promotes health.
  • -ðExplains the professional and legal issues surrounding current practice
  • -ðChapters designed to be read as a standalone or in succession
  • -ðMakes reference to the latest national and international guidelines
  • -ðEmbraces the principles ofBetter Births

TheMidwifery Essentialsseries is ideal for all midwives whether qualified or in training and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment.

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Title:Midwifery Essentials: Basics: Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:258 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 14, 2017Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0702070971

ISBN - 13:9780702070976

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Communication

Chapter 3 Hygiene and infection control: the immobile woman

Chapter 4 Blood pressure measurement

Chapter 5 Temperature measurement

Chapter 6 Pulse and respiration

Chapter 7 Collection of specimens

Chapter 8 Urianalysis

Chapter 9 Venepuncture

Chapter 10 Neonatal blood tests

Chapter 11 Administration of medicines

Chapter 12 Administration of injections

Chapter 13 Surgical care