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Postnatal and Neonatal Midwifery Skills

1st Edition

By Alison Edwards


60 pages

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A pocket-sized reference tool for use in any community or postnatal setting, this guide puts crucial postnatal and neonatal information at your fingertips.

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Table of Contents


Bereavement – dealing with the loss of a baby
Bottle feeding
Calculating feed requirements
Changing stools
Cord care
Developmental care
Drugs for neonates
Fluid balance
Hand expression
Hypoglycaemia in the newborn
MEOWS - Modified Obstetric Early Warning System
Neonatal examination
Neonatal jaundice
Neonatal screening
Post birth care
Postnatal examination
Postnatal complications
Skin to skin
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Thermoregulation of the newborn
Transient tachypnoea of the newborn
General abbreviations
Support groups

About the Series

Nursing and Health Survival Guides

These handy pocket-sized books equip the nursing and healthcare student with all the essential information and tips they need whilst studying and on placement. Concise and ideal for quick reference, they cover key areas from clinical skills, through drugs in use and infection control, to health promotion and palliative care.

Offering quick and easy access to selected survival guides, the Nursing and Health Survival Guide app is now available for your smartphone or tablet!

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nursing / Maternity, Perinatal, Women's Health