Skills for Midwifery Practice

Skills for Midwifery Practice

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This highly acclaimed step-by-step guide provides the relevant physiology, available evidence and rationale for each clinical skill. In a highly readable format, Skills for Midwifery Practice offers self-assessment and short summaries, as well as detailed instruction on achieving a range of clinical skills.show more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 186 x 250 x 30mm | 899.99g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0702031461
  • 9780702031465
  • 25,643

Table of contents

1 Principles of abdominal examination:during pregnancy and labour 1 2 Principles of abdominal examination:during the postnatal period 000 3 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: temperature measurement 4 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: pulse measurement 5 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: blood pressure measurement 6 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: respiration assessment 7 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: neurological assessment 8 Principles of infection control: standard precautions 9 Principles of infection control: hand hygiene 10 Principles of infection control: principles of asepsis 11 Principles of infection control: obtaining swabs 12 Principles of hygiene needs: for the woman 13 Principles of hygiene needs: for the baby 14 Principles of elimination management:micturition and catheterisation 15 Principles of elimination management:urinalysis 16 Principles of elimination management:defaecation 17 Principles of elimination management:obtaining urinary and stool specimens 18 Principles of drug administration: legal aspects, pharmacokinetics and anaphylaxis 19 Principles of drug administration: oral administration 20 Principles of drug administration: injection technique 21 Principles of drug administration: administration of medicines per vaginam 22 Principles of drug administration: administration of medicines per rectum 23 Principles of drug administration:intravenous drug administration 24 Principles of drug administration: inhalational analgesia: Entonox 25 Principles of drug administration: epidural analgesia 26 Principles of drug administration: transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation 27 Facilitation of related childbearing skills: optimal fetal positioning 28 Facilitation of related childbearing skills: speculum use 29 Facilitation of related childbearing skills: membrane sweep 30 Principles of intrapartum skills: first stage issues 31 Principles of intrapartum skills: second stage issues 32 Principles of intrapartum skills: third stage issues 33 Principles of intrapartum skills: examination of the placenta 34 Principles of intrapartum skills: perineal repair 35 Principles of intrapartum skills: management of birth at home 36 Principles of intrapartum skills: management of birth in water 37 Assessment of the baby: assessment at birth 38 Assessment of the baby: daily examination 39 Assessment of the baby: capillary sampling 40 Assessment of the baby: developmental dysplasia of the hips 41 Principles of infant nutrition: breastfeeding 42 Principles of infant nutrition: cup feeding 43 Principles of infant nutrition: sterilisation of feeding equipment 44 Principles of infant nutrition: formula feeding 45 Principles of infant nutrition: nasogastric feeding 46 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: maternal venepuncture 47 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: intravenous cannulation 48 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: intravenous infusion 49 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous infusion: blood transfusion 50 Principles of moving and handling 51 Principles of perioperative skills 52 Principles of wound management: healing and care 53 Principles of restricted mobility management: pressure area care 54 Principles of restricted mobility management: prevention of thromboembolism 55 Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: maternal resuscitation 56 Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: neonatal resuscitation Glossary Indexshow more

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