Midwifery Essentials: Labour - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702070990, 9780702071393

Midwifery Essentials: Labour, Volume 3

2nd Edition

Volume 3

Authors: Helen Baston Jenny Hall
eBook ISBN: 9780702071393
eBook ISBN: 9780702071409
Paperback ISBN: 9780702070990
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 19th June 2017
Page Count: 224
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Early assessment and admission in labour

Chapter 3 The first stage of labour

Chapter 4 Non-pharmacological methods of coping with labour

Chapter 5 Labour and birth in a pool

Chapter 6 Pharmacological methods of pain relief

Chapter 7 Induced or accelerated labour

Chapter 8 The second stage of labour

Chapter 9 The third stage of labour

Chapter 10 Caesarean birth

Chapter 11 Perineal repair


Description

The second edition of the popular Midwifery Essentials series continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence!

Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated throughout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice. Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and contemporary women-centred care and presents helpful ‘scenarios’ to encourage debate and reflection. Special features include:

  •  Helpful ‘jigsaw’ approach enables readers explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. effective communication, team working and promotes health.
  • Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding current practice
  • Chapters designed to be read as a ‘standalone’ or in succession
  • Makes reference to the latest national and international guidelines
  • Embraces the principles of ‘Better Births’

The Midwifery Essentials series is ideal for all midwives – whether qualified or in training – and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment.


Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702071393
eBook ISBN:
9780702071409
Paperback ISBN:
9780702070990

About the Authors

Helen Baston Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Midwife Public Health; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University.

Jenny Hall Author

EdD RM ADM MSc (Reproduction & Health) PGDip(HE)

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK