Skills for Midwifery Practice

Skills for Midwifery Practice

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This title is now out of print. A new version with e-book is available under ISBN 9780702044809. 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. Tells you everything you need to know about: Abdominal examination Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs Infection control Hygiene needs Elimination management Drug administration Intrapartum and other related childbearing skills Assessment of the baby Infant nutrition Phlebotomy and intravenous therapy Moving and handling Perioperative skills Wound management Restricted mobility management Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for the woman and baby An essential midwifery textbook that covers the fundamental practical tasks required of the student Clear layout ensures easy access to information Highly illustrated to aid understanding Designed to improve competency when delivering basic skills Expanded chapter on the skills used during the first stage of labour Application of national guideline for the management of care Postnatal examination Discussion of the use of infrared touch/non-touch thermometry techniques Specific information on locating pulse sites More on SATS monitoring Increased information on the skills for the second stage of labour, infant feeding and daily examination of the baby Greater reference to infection control protocols and the reduction of hospital-acquired infections.Ruth Johnson, Wendy Taylor ... Draper, J.; Newell, R., A discussion ofsomeofthe literature relating to history, repair and consequences ofperinealtrauma, Midwifery12 (1996) 140a€“145. ... TheSUNStrial, Br J Obstet Gynaecol 110 (2003) 684a€“689.

Title:Skills for Midwifery Practice
Author:Ruth Johnson, Wendy Taylor
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2010-03-22


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