Myles

Myles' Textbook for Midwives

This ISBN is now out of print. An edition with e-book is now available under ISBN 9780702041310.

Myles Textbook for Midwives, recognised as the leading international textbook for midwives, has been fully updated with recent guidelines, protocols and research evidence, and with updated illustrations. This edition has a new chapter on emotion work and focuses on normality, whilst equipping midwives to recognise and respond to complexity in childbearing and parenthood.

This 15th edition features a free website providing:

* Bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing

* Illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use

This is the midwifery textbook of choice throughout the world!

Audience
Midwifery students and midwives undertaking training.

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Published: April 2009

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06844-7

Contents

  • SECTION 1 Midwifery

    1 The Midwife

    2 The Emotional Context of Midwifery

    3 The Social Context of Childbirth and Motherhood

    4 Woman-Centred, Midwife-Friendly Care: Principles, Patterns and Culture of Practice

    5 Ethics in Midwifery

    6 Evidence-Based Practice

    7 Midwifery Regulation in the UK

    SECTION 2 Human Anatomy and Reproduction

    8 The Female Pelvis and the Reproductive Organs

    9 The Female Urinary Tract

    10 Hormonal Cycles: Fertilization and Early Development

    11 The Placenta

    12 The Fetus

    SECTION 3 Pregnancy

    13 Preparing for Pregnancy

    14 Change and Adaptation in Pregnancy

    15 Antenatal Education: Principles and Practice

    16 Special Exercises for Pregnancy and the Puerperium

    17 Antenatal care

    18 Specialized Antenatal Investigations

    19 Abnormalities of Early Pregnancy

    20 Problems of Pregnancy

    21 Medical Disorders Associated with Pregnancy

    22 Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

    23 Sexually Transmissible and Reproductive Tract Infections in Pregnancy

    24 Multiple Pregnancy

    SECTION 4 Labour

    25 The First Stage of Labour: Physiology and Early Care

    26 Active First Stage of Labour

    27 Comfort and Support in Labour

    28 The Transition and the Second Stage of Labour

    29 Physiology and Management of the Third Stage of Labour

    30 Prolonged Pregnancy and Disorders of Uterine Action

    31 Malpositions of the Occiput and Malpresentations

    32 Assisted births

    33 Midwifery and Obstetric Emergencies

    SECTION 5 The Puerperium

    34 Physiology and Care in the Puerperium

    35 Physical Problems and Complications in the Puerperium

    35 The Psychology and Psychopathology of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    36 Perinatal Mental Health

    37 Contraception and sexual health

    38 Bereavement and Loss in Maternity Care

    SECTION 6 The Newborn Baby

    39 The Baby at Birth

    40 The Normal Baby

    41 Infant Feeding

    42 The Healthy Low Birthweight Baby

    43 Recognizing the Ill Baby

    44 Respiratory Problems

    45 Trauma during Birth; Haemorrhage and Convulsions

    46 Congenital Abnormalities

    47 Jaundice and Infection

    48 Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders and Drug Withdrawal

    SECTION 7 The Context of Midwifery Practice

    49 Pharmacology and Childbirth

    50 Complementary Therapies in Midwifery

    51 Community, Public Health and Social Services

    52 Midwifery Supervision and Clinical Governance

    52 Risk Management in Midwifery

    53 Organization of the Health Services in the United Kingdom

    54 International Midwifery

    55 Maternal and perinatal health, mortality and statistics

    Glossary of Selected Terms

    Index

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