Volume 1. Midwifery Essentials: Basics

1st Edition

Volume 1

Editors:

  • Helen Baston
  • Jennifer Hall
  • Helen Baston
  • Jennifer Hall
  • Alys Einion
  • Key Features

    • Effective communication for each clinical skill
    • Principles of infection control and hygiene
    • Essential observations of blood pressure, temperature and pulse
    • Collection of specimens and blood from woman and baby, urinalysis, and venepuncture
    • Principles of medicines management and injection technique
    • Fundamentals of surgical care.

    Table of Contents

    Basics Volume:

    1. Introduction

    2. Communication

    3. Hygiene and infection control: the immobile woman

    4. Blood pressure measurement

    5. Temperature measurement

    6. Pulse and respiration

    7. Collection of specimens

    8. Urinalysis

    9. Venepuncture

    10. Neonatal blood tests

    11. Administration of medicines

    12. Administration of injections

    13. Surgical care

    Details

    No. of pages:
    208
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702042546
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702061608