Myles' Textbook for Midwives

Myles' Textbook for Midwives

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Edited by Diane M. Fraser, Edited by Margaret A. Cooper

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  • Publisher: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • Format: Hardback | 1148 pages
  • Dimensions: 189mm x 246mm x 51mm | 2,377g
  • Publication date: 16 April 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0443069395
  • ISBN 13: 9780443069390
  • Edition: 15, Revised
  • Edition statement: 15th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 510 illustrations (50 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 18,816

Product description

"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; and illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use. This is the midwifery textbook of choice throughout the world!

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Table of contents

SECTION 1 Midwifery 1 The Midwife 2 The Emotional Context of Midwifery 3 The Social Context of Childbirth and Motherhood 4 Woman-Centred, Midwife-Friendly Care: Principles, Patterns and Culture of Practice 5 Ethics in Midwifery 6 Evidence-Based Practice 7 Midwifery Regulation in the UK SECTION 2 Human Anatomy and Reproduction 8 The Female Pelvis and the Reproductive Organs 9 The Female Urinary Tract 10 Hormonal Cycles: Fertilization and Early Development 11 The Placenta 12 The Fetus SECTION 3 Pregnancy 13 Preparing for Pregnancy 14 Change and Adaptation in Pregnancy 15 Antenatal Education: Principles and Practice 16 Special Exercises for Pregnancy and the Puerperium 17 Antenatal care 18 Specialized Antenatal Investigations 19 Abnormalities of Early Pregnancy 20 Problems of Pregnancy 21 Medical Disorders Associated with Pregnancy 22 Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy 23 Sexually Transmissible and Reproductive Tract Infections in Pregnancy 24 Multiple Pregnancy SECTION 4 Labour 25 The First Stage of Labour: Physiology and Early Care 26 Active First Stage of Labour 27 Comfort and Support in Labour 28 The Transition and the Second Stage of Labour 29 Physiology and Management of the Third Stage of Labour 30 Prolonged Pregnancy and Disorders of Uterine Action 31 Malpositions of the Occiput and Malpresentations 32 Assisted births 33 Midwifery and Obstetric Emergencies SECTION 5 The Puerperium 34 Physiology and Care in the Puerperium 35 Physical Problems and Complications in the Puerperium 35 The Psychology and Psychopathology of Pregnancy and Childbirth 36 Perinatal Mental Health 37 Contraception and sexual health 38 Bereavement and Loss in Maternity Care SECTION 6 The Newborn Baby 39 The Baby at Birth 40 The Normal Baby 41 Infant Feeding 42 The Healthy Low Birthweight Baby 43 Recognizing the Ill Baby 44 Respiratory Problems 45 Trauma during Birth; Haemorrhage and Convulsions 46 Congenital Abnormalities 47 Jaundice and Infection 48 Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders and Drug Withdrawal SECTION 7 The Context of Midwifery Practice 49 Pharmacology and Childbirth 50 Complementary Therapies in Midwifery 51 Community, Public Health and Social Services 52 Midwifery Supervision and Clinical Governance 52 Risk Management in Midwifery 53 Organization of the Health Services in the United Kingdom 54 International Midwifery 55 Maternal and perinatal health, mortality and statistics Glossary of Selected Terms Index