Pain in Childbearing and Its Control / Edition 1

Pain in Childbearing and Its Control / Edition 1

by Rosemary Mander
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632040971

ISBN-13: 9780632040971

Pub. Date: 05/18/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Pain in Childbearing and its Control will enable midwives to understand and select the most appropriate ways to help mothers cope with the pain inherent in childbearing. It is also relevant for other health-care providers and childbirth educators. Focusing on the mother's experience of pain and her contribution to its control, this research-based text describes the

Overview

Pain in Childbearing and its Control will enable midwives to understand and select the most appropriate ways to help mothers cope with the pain inherent in childbearing. It is also relevant for other health-care providers and childbirth educators. Focusing on the mother's experience of pain and her contribution to its control, this research-based text describes the historical and scientific understanding of pain and considers methods of researching and measuring pain. Pregnancy, labour and post-natal stages are covered in detail, along with fetal and neonatal pain. Throughout the text, theoretical approaches to pain and pain control are presented within the context of practical care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632040971
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/18/1998
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I: Before the Journey's Commencement. 1. The Past and the Peoples; 2.Experiences and Observations; 3. Medication: constraints and consequences; 4.Scientific Background (by Dr Hally McCrea, Lecturer at the University of Ulster); Part II: Beginning the Journey. 5. Childbirth Education;6. Pain in Pregnancy;Part III: The Journey. 7. Labour Pain; 8. Non-Pharmacological Methods of Controlling Pain; 9. Pharmacological Methods of controlling pain; Part IV: The Journey's End. 10. Postnatal Pain; 11. Fetal/Neonatal Pain; 12. Conclusion. References; Index.

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