Midwifery Products

  • Emergencies Around Childbirth

    A Handbook for Midwives, Third Edition

    Edited by Maureen Boyle

    An easy-to access resource for practising midwives, designed to enhance the confidence, knowledge and skills needed to perform effectively in urgent or emergency situations that can occur in a hospital, at a birth centre or at home. With contributions from highly experienced midwives, this handbook…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20 
    CRC Press

  • Health Promotion in Midwifery

    Principles and Practice, Third Edition

    Edited by Jan Bowden, Vicky Manning

    The new edition of this evidence-based text focuses on knowledge and skills. Chapter updates reflect recent changes and developments in midwifery practice and include hot topics, such as breast feeding, smoking, mental health, obesity, exercise, and postnatal care. This book is essential reading…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18 
    CRC Press

  • Meeting the Needs of Parents Pregnant and Parenting After Perinatal Loss

    By Joann M O'Leary, Jane Warland

    Despite research which highlights parents’ increased anxiety and risk of attachment issues with the pregnancy that follows a perinatal loss, there is often little understanding that bereaved families may need different care in their subsequent pregnancies. This book explores the lived experience of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Hypnobirth

    Evidence, practice and support for birth professionals

    By Teri Gavin-Jones, Sandra Handford

    Maternity services and choices for labour and birth are fast evolving. Hypnobirth involves preparation for childbirth using tried and tested hypnotherapy techniques in harmony with midwifery best practices and increasing numbers of women are turning to the technique. Written by two experienced…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Supporting Families and Carers

    A Nursing Perspective

    By Mary E. Braine, Julie Wray

    Understanding the perspective of carers is an essential aspect of nursing. Supporting Families and Carers: A Nursing Perspective offers insights into the fundamental principles of caring for families and carers irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality or religion. This book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    CRC Press

  • Birthing Justice

    Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

    Edited by Julia Oparah, Alicia Bonaparte

    There is a global crisis in maternal health care for black women. In the United States, black women are over three times more likely to perish from pregnancy-related complications than white women; their babies are half as likely to survive the first year. Many black women experience policing,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22
    Routledge

  • Pocket ECGs for Nurses

    By Andrew R. Houghton, Alun Roebuck

    The ECG is one of the most commonly used investigations in contemporary medicine. Interpretation of the ECG can appear daunting, but it is actually relatively straightforward as long as a systematic approach is taken. Pocket ECGs for Nurses assists with this task by providing a detailed yet…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    CRC Press

  • Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health

    Edited by Fiona Dykes, Renée Flacking

    A unique and innovative resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies. The book begins with an overview of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-02
    Routledge

  • Another Twinkle in the Eye

    Contemplating Another Pregnancy After Perinatal Mental Illness

    By Elaine Hanzak

    Another Twinkle in the Eye is an essential guide for anyone contemplating another pregnancy after perinatal mental illness. The decision to bring a child into the world is rarely one that is taken lightly. When a previous pregnancy and early parenthood has resulted in poor maternal and/or paternal…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    CRC Press

  • Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice

    Birthing in a Contemporary Society

    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

    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
    CRC Press

  • Care of the Newborn by Ten Teachers

    Edited by Hilary Lumsden, Debbie Holmes

    Caring for the well newborn is an essential element of everyday midwifery practice. Providing a comprehensive guide to the problems associated with newborn babies, Care of the Newborn by Ten Teachers is a key textbook for trainee midwives. The ten teachers involved in writing this book…

    Paperback – 2010-01-29
    CRC Press

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