Midwifery Essentials: Medical Conditions - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702071041, 9780702071607

Midwifery Essentials: Medical Conditions, Volume 8

1st Edition

Volume 8

Authors: Helen Baston Jenny Hall Jayne Samples
Paperback ISBN: 9780702071041
eBook ISBN: 9780702071607
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 4th June 2019
Page Count: 230

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Table of Contents

01 - Introduction

02 - Cancer in pregnancy

03 - Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

04 - Respiratory disorders in childbearing

05 - Disorders of the blood

06 - Digestive conditions

07 - Cardiac conditions

08 - Infections in pregnancy and childbearing

09 - Neurological conditions

10 - Endocrine disorders and pregnancy


New 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.

Key Features

  • Provides 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


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About the Authors

Helen Baston

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Midwife Public Health, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / Lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Jenny Hall

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Midwifery Educator and Researcher, Bristol, UK

Jayne Samples

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Lead Midwife for Education, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Huddersfield, UK