Midwifery Products

  • Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges

    Survival Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Jones

    Part of the skill of nursing and healthcare involves being able to decipher and understand the meanings of results and abbreviations. Fully updated, this second edition is a handy survival guide which will supply you with up-to-date information and help you understand this language, so that you can…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Nursing and Health Survival Guides

  • Critical Care Assessment by Midwives

    1st Edition

    By Maureen Boyle, Judy Bothamley

    Over the last ten years, pregnancy has not only become more complicated for many women, but the traditional provision of general intensive care units has been reduced. To bridge this gap, critical care units, usually staffed by midwives, have been set up in many maternity units. This textbook is an…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers

    A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Maria Pollard

    Breastfeeding is a major public health issue. Breastmilk provides all the nutrients a baby needs for their first six months. Research studies also show that breastfeeding doesn’t just help to protect infants from infection, but has other benefits such as reducing obesity and can help protect…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Examination of the Newborn

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Helen Baston, Heather Durward

    Newborn babies are examined at around 6 to 72 hours after their birth to rule out major congenital abnormalities and reassure the parents that their baby is healthy. This practical text is a step-by-step guide for all practitioners who undertake this clinical examination. It is particularly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

    1st Edition

    By Jane Knight

    Fertility Awareness is key to understanding sexual and reproductive health at all life stages. It can be used to either plan or avoid pregnancy. Fertility Awareness Methods (FAMs) are highly effective when motivated couples are taught by trained practitioners. These methods are in demand for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Health Promotion in Midwifery

    Principles and Practice, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jan Bowden, Vicky Manning

    Health Promotion in Midwifery explores the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery. It clearly outlines and discusses the midwife’s role in health promotion, linking theory and practice. The third edition of this evidence-based text covers essential topics such as…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge

  • Supporting Women for Labour and Birth

    A Thoughtful Guide, 1st Edition

    By Nicky Leap, Billie Hunter

    Fear of childbirth, the increasing use of epidurals and soaring caesarean section rates are the focus of much apprehension, debate, and controversy in contemporary maternity care. Across the world, support in labour has been shown to reduce obstetric interventions and improve outcomes for…

    Paperback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge

  • Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Steen, Michael Thomas

    Mental wellbeing is an integral part of being, and feeling, healthy, and it is estimated that one in four people will suffer from some form of mental illness during their lifetime. In spite of this, it is often overlooked in mainstream healthcare. The overall aim of this book is to provide…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge

  • Law and Ethics for Midwifery

    1st Edition

    By Elinor Clarke

    Legal and ethical competence is a cornerstone of professional midwifery practice and an essential part of midwifery training. Law and Ethics for Midwifery is a unique and practical resource for student midwives. Written by an experienced midwifery lecturer, this text draws on a wide…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

  • Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice

    Birthing in a Contemporary Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Lindsay, Ian Peate

    Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice makes clear the links between social, anthropological and psychological concepts, midwifery practice and women’s experience of birth. Demonstrating how empathising with women and understanding the context in which they live can affect…

    Paperback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge

  • Drug Calculations for Nurses

    A step-by-step approach, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Robert Lapham

    The administration of drug treatments in hospitals has become increasingly complex. It sometimes involves potent drugs that may be fatal if administered incorrectly. The ability to perform drug calculations accurately is therefore paramount to prevent placing patients at risk. Drug Calculations for…

    Paperback – 2015-06-05
    Routledge

  • Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health

    A Guide for Health Professionals and Support Workers, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hanley

    Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health focuses on how women and families suffering from perinatal mental illness can be supported by a wide range of practitioners. Based on the skills of attentive listening, it is designed for use by health professionals and support workers concerned with…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge

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