Pharmacology for Midwives

Pharmacology for Midwives : The Evidence Base for Safe Practice

By (author) Sue Jordan

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Midwives have an important role in the management of drugs during pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period. This book provides a review of the principles of pharmacology and the drugs prescribed in normal and abnormal pregnancy.

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 186 x 246 x 28mm | 979.75g
  • 15 Sep 2011
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 10 figures, 5 graphs, 41 black & white tables
  • 0230215580
  • 9780230215580
  • 16,043

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SUE JORDAN is Reader in Nursing and Midwifery at the School of Health and Human Science at Swansea University, UK.

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"I consider this an essential text for our pharmacology module in year 1. Affordable, accessible and facilitates the students' achievement of NMC Essential Skills cluster 5 (medicines management)" - Anne Lincoln, Lecturer, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London, UK "This is a very comprehensive text ideally suited to its intended audience. The layout is clear and content well organized giving valuable information in a very readable format. A must for all students and practising midwives." - Kate Taylor, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, University of Worcester, UK "...well presented text that will see the students through not only the first year module but their 3 years and post qualification." - Ellen Kitson-Reynolds, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, UK Praise for the first edition: 'An excellent book, It is well written and readable. Contains excellent information and is well researched and referenced. The practice points/implications for practice and case studies are relevant and enhance the book. I will be strongly recommending it to the units as well as to students and qualified staff, Drs could also benefit from reading this. Well Done. - Mrs V R Morse, School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan 'A much needed& long overdue text which focuses on pharmacology in the midwifery setting. Well laid out& easy to read. A must for every student& practising midwifery.' - Mrs Glenys McGuire, Department of Midwifery, University of Huddersfield 'This is an excellent and very useful textbook. I was delighted to read through it - valuable contents.' - Mrs Linda Javncey, Department of Nursing& Midwifery, University of Stirling 'Extensive evidence based resource that students can use from the beginning of their career right into practice' - Mrs Maggie Prain, School of Women's Health Studies, UCE Birmingham

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