Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives

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qAimed directly at midwives, Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives Second Edition provides a thorough grounding in the structure and functions of the human body associated with childbearing, birth and postnatal care. This new edition has a fully revised section on how this knowledge can be applied to practice and includes cutting edge information on reproductive cycles and sexual differentiation and behaviour. Clear language and illustrations ensure complete understanding and effective learning.q qThis text will be invaluable to both practising midwives and midwifery students.q --Book Jacket.The passive transfer of autoimmune antibodies may affect fetal growth and development and can potentially cause at least transient symptoms of the disease in the neonate. ... Preterm babies are at a higher risk of vertical infection of group B streptococci if their mothers are group B ... The use of antibiotics in the intrapartum period does reduce the number of group B streptococcal infections in the neonateanbsp;...

Title:Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives
Author:Jane Coad, Melvyn Dunstall, Rona McCandlish
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2005


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