Skills for Midwifery Practice, 3e

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9780702031465: Skills for Midwifery Practice, 3e

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.

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The Practicing Midwife; Vol.9; No: 1;

This is an indispensable textbook for students that covers the basic skills needed for midwifery practice.

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