Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702071003, 9780702071423

Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal, Volume 4

2nd Edition

Volume 4

Authors: Helen Baston Jenny Hall
eBook ISBN: 9780702071423
eBook ISBN: 9780702071447
Paperback ISBN: 9780702071003
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th June 2017
Page Count: 200
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Postnatal care: principles and practice

Chapter 3 Care of the baby at birth

Chapter 4 Examination of the newborn

Chapter 5 Hospital postnatal care

Chapter 6 Postoperative care following a caesarean

Chapter 7 Postnatal care in the community

Chapter 8 Emotional well-being following birth

Chapter 9 Formula feeding

Chapter 10 Supporting the mother to feed her baby


Description

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.

Key Features

  • 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

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702071423
eBook ISBN:
9780702071447
Paperback ISBN:
9780702071003

About the Authors

Helen Baston Author

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 Author

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK