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
New edition of a title in the popular Midwifery Essentials series originally published in conjunction with The Practising Midwife journal. The series covers core topics in midwifery education in an engaging and friendly format using a helpful ‘jigsaw’ approach which encourages readers to explore topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. effective communication, team working and health promotion. Helpful ‘scenarios’ throughout each volume encourage debate and reflection, core elements of midwifery education.
- Fully updated to provide a useful, friendly source of information
- Strong focus on contemporary women-centred care
- Designed to stimulate debate and reflection upon current practice, local policies and procedures
- Scenarios enable practitioners to understand the context of maternity care and explore their role in safe and effective service provision
- Helpful ‘jigsaw’ approach enables readers to explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. consent, safety and health promotion
- Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding clinical procedures
- Chapters designed to be read as a ‘standalone’ or in succession
- Emphasises the crucial role of effective communication
- No. of pages:
- © Elsevier 2017
- 18th April 2017
- eBook ISBN:
- Paperback ISBN:
Consultant Midwife Public Health, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / Lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
EdD RM ADM MSc (Reproduction & Health) PGDip(HE)
Independent Midwifery Educator and Researcher, Bristol, UK
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