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

  • Gastrointestinal Nursing

    A Lifespan Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Ong, Rachel Skittrall

    Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract make up some of the most common illnesses experienced across the lifespan affecting individuals in infancy, childhood and adulthood.   This essential guide to the gastrointestinal system will enable nurses and allied health professionals to apply principles…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20
    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

  • Fluids and Electrolytes

    Essentials for Healthcare Practice, 1st Edition

    By Bernard M. Garrett

    Fluids and Electrolytes: Essentials for Healthcare Practice is designed to give a solid understanding of fluid and electrolyte physiology and its implications for practice, including acid-base balance and intravenous (IV) therapy, in a concise and easily understandable format. Chapters…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    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

  • Children and Young People's Nursing

    Principles for Practice, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Alyson M. Davies, Ruth E. Davies

    Underpinned by a rights-based approach, this essential text critically analyses the theory and practice of children and young people’s nursing from several perspectives - public health, acute and community based care, education and research. Chapters address the clinical, legal, ethical, political…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    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 Families and Carers

    A Nursing Perspective, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Birthing Justice

    Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth, 1st Edition

    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

  • 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

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