Midwifery Essentials: Basics. Volume 1. Edition No. 2

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  • 258 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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The second edition of the popular Midwifery Essentials series 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.

The Midwifery Essentials series 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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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

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Baston, Helen Consultant Midwife Public Health, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK..

Hall, Jennifer Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK.

EdD RM ADM MSc (Reproduction & Health) PGDip(HE)
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