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Main description:

A concise, pocket–sized, rapid reference handbook on all key areas of midwifery, aimed at students and newly qualified staff.



  • Covers a broad range of midwifery topics which are mapped against the 6Cs essential to compassionate midwifery care

  • Each section is structured around the key criteria used in midwifery examinations

  • Bite–sized information supported by the latest evidence–base, making it the perfect revision tool for OSCEs and written examinations

  • Every chapter includes key points, essentials of midwifery care, professional accountability, and links to further resources


Contents:

List of authors

Introduction


Acknowledgements


Part 1 Antenatal Care


1.1 Antenatal Health Assessment


1.2 Anxiety and Depression


1.3 Bio–physical Tests.


1.3.1 Blood tests


1.3.2 Ultrasound


1.3.3 Other biophysical tests


1.4 Bleeding in Pregnancy


1.5 Fetal Growth and Development


1.6 Gestational Diabetes Mellitus


1.7 Infections in pregnancy.


1.8 Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy


1.9 Minor Disorders of Pregnancy


1.10 Pre–conceptual Health


1.11 Pre–eclampsia


1.12 Preparation for Parenthood


References


Part 2: Labour and Birth


2.1 First Stage of Labour


2.1.1 Non–pharmacological analgesia


2.1.2 Occipito–posterior position


2.1.3 Pharmacological analgesia


2.2 Promoting Normality


2.2.1 Active labour & birth


2.2.2 Environment & culture


2.3 Second Stage of Labour


2.3.1 Perineal trauma


2.3.2 Water birth


2.4 Third Stage of Labour Challenges


2.5 Cord Prolapse


2.6 Eclampsia


2.7 Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage


2.8 Shoulder Dystocia


References


Part 3: Postnatal Care


3.1 Contraception & Sexual Health


3.2 Facilitating Breastfeeding


3.3 Postnatal Health Assessment


3.4 Mental Illness after Childbirth


References


Part 4: Hot Topics


4.1 Breech Birth


4.2 Domestic Abuse


4.3 Obesity


4.4 Recognising the Deteriorating Woman


4.5 Sepsis


References


Conclusion: top tips for examination success


Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781119023388
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: May, 2016
Pages: 160

Subcategories: Midwifery