Infections Affecting Pregnancy and Childbirth: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Infections Affecting Pregnancy and Childbirth

1st Edition

By Judy Bothamley, Maureen Boyle

CRC Press

384 pages

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Paperback: 9781909368354
pub: 2015-01-15
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Description

This full-colour book provides midwives with highly practical, readily accessible information on the wide range of infections affecting pregnancy and childbirth. It comprehensively outlines the vital role of the midwife in infection, including prevention, identification of high-risk individuals, educational opportunities, signs and symptoms, sample collection, screening and ongoing care.

Reviews

"an invaluable source of knowledge and information […] would highly recommend to all midwifery students, midwives and allied health care professionals."- Cathy Ashwin, Prinicipal Editor, MIDIRS

Table of Contents

Introduction

Infectious Organisms and the Immune System

Common Infections Associated with Childbirth

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sepsis

GBS

HIV

Viral Hepatitis

Serious Respiratory Infections

Whooping Cough

Viral Rash Illness in Pregnancy

Food Borne Illness in Pregnancy

Vector-Transmitted Diseases

Infection Control Issues

Glossary

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED022090
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MED033000
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics
MED070000
MEDICAL / Perinatology & Neonatology