Overview

This ISBN is now out of print. An edition with e-book is now available under ISBN 9780702041310.

Myles Textbook for Midwives, recognised as the leading international textbook for midwives, has been fully updated with recent guidelines, protocols and research evidence, and with updated illustrations. This edition has a new chapter on emotion work and focuses on normality, whilst equipping midwives to recognise and respond to complexity in childbearing and parenthood. ...

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Myles' Textbook for Midwives

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Overview

This ISBN is now out of print. An edition with e-book is now available under ISBN 9780702041310.

Myles Textbook for Midwives, recognised as the leading international textbook for midwives, has been fully updated with recent guidelines, protocols and research evidence, and with updated illustrations. This edition has a new chapter on emotion work and focuses on normality, whilst equipping midwives to recognise and respond to complexity in childbearing and parenthood. This 15th edition features a free website providing: * Bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing * Illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use This is the midwifery textbook of choice throughout the world!

  • Focus on woman-friendly care
  • Women’s stories to highlight good practice
  • Colour photographs identify problem conditions and illustrate breastfeeding positions
  • Focuses on normality whilst equipping midwives to handle complexity
  • Bonus website features a bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing, and illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use
  • New chapter on "emotion work"
  • New and improved 2-colour figures throughout
  • Colour photograph section now grouped by topic
  • Updated to cover latest guidelines, protocols and research evidence
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702040719
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
  • Publication date: 4/16/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 15
  • Pages: 1148
  • File size: 20 MB
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Table of Contents

SECTION 1 Midwifery

1 The Midwife

2 The Social Context of Childbirth and Motherhood

3 Woman-Centred, Midwife-Friendly Care: Principles, Patterns and Culture of Practice

4 Ethics in Midwifery

5 Evidence-Based Practice

6 The History and Regulation of Midwifery

SECTION 2 Human Anatomy and Reproduction

7 The Female Pelvis and the Reproductive Organs

8 The Female Urinary Tract

9 Hormonal Cycles: Fertilisation and Early Development

10 The Placenta

11 The Fetus

SECTION 3 Pregnancy

12 Preparing for Pregnancy

13 Change and Adaptation in Pregnancy

14 Parent Education: a New Dimension

15 Special Exercises for Pregnancy, Labour and the Puerperium

16 Antenatal Care

17 Abnormalities of Early Pregnancy

18 Problems of Pregnancy

19 Common Medical Disorders Associated with Pregnancy

20 Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

21 Sexually Transmissible and Reproductive Tract Infections in Pregnancy

22 Multiple Pregnancy

23 Specialised Fetal Investigations

SECTION 4 Labour

24 The First Stage of Labour: Physiology and Early Care

25 The First Stage of Labour: Management

26 Pain Relief and Comfort in Labour

27 Transition and the Second Stage of Labour

28 Physiology and Management of the Third Stage of Labour

29 Prolonged Pregnancy and Disorders of Uterine Action

30 Malpositions of the Occiput and Malpresentations

31 Operative Deliveries

32 Midwifery and Obstetric Emergencies

SECTION 5 THE Puerperium

33 Physiology and Care in the Puerperium

34 Physical Problems and Complications in the Puerperium

35 The Psychology and Psychopathology of Pregnancy and Childbirth

36 Family Planning

37 Bereavement and Loss in Maternity Care

SECTION 6 The Newborn Baby

38 The Baby at Birth

39 The Normal Baby

40 Feeding

41 The Healthy Low Birthweight Baby

42 Recognising the Ill Baby

43 Respiratory Problems

44 Trauma during Birth; Haemorrhage and Convulsions

45 Congenital Abnormalities

46 Jaundice and Infection

47 Metabolic Problems, Endocrine Disorders and Drug Withdrawal

SECTION 7 The Context of Midwifery Practice

48 Pharmacology and Childbirth

49 Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Maternity Care

50 Community, Public Health and Social Services

51 Supervision of Midwives and Clinical Governance

52 Risk Management

53 Organisation of the Health Services in the United Kingdom

54 International Midwifery

55 Vital Statistics

Glossary of Selected Terms

Index
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