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

  • Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirstie Coxon, Mandie Scamell, Andy Alaszewski

    Over the last hundred years, pregnancy and childbirth has become increasingly safe – yet it is still a site of risk, and a contested ground on which health professionals and pregnant women both face high costs of error. In this context, all those involved in managing pregnancy and birth are…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Audrey Eccles

    Originally published in 1982 Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England traces the development of obstetrics and gynaecology over the past two centuries. Between the 16th and 18th century midwifery passed from a female mystery, employing traditional medicines and superstitions, to a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Making of Man-Midwifery

    Childbirth in England, 1660-1770, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Wilson

    Originally published 1995 The Making of Man-Midwifery looks at how the eighteenth century witnessed a revolution in childbirth practices. By the last quarter of the century increasing numbers of babies were being delivered by men – a dramatic shift from the women-only ritual that had been standard…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1926 and 1995, draw together research by leading academics in the area of medicine and history, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the advancement of medicine throughout history from medicine in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Phenomenology of the Newborn

    Life from Womb to World, 1st Edition

    By Michael van Manen

    Many children spend their first days, weeks, and sometimes months in a neonatal intensive care unit as a consequence of prematurity, congenital anomalies, or birth complications. Their medical needs are thoughtfully appraised and attended to, yet some questions are rarely asked: What experiences do…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Phenomenology of Practice

  • Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy

    Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Björn Salomonsson

    Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy builds on Björn Salomonsson’s experiences as a psychoanalytic consultant working with parents and their babies. Emotional problems during the perinatal stages can arise and be observed and addressed by a skilled midwife, nurse or health visitor.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence

    Beyond Attachment Theory, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Buchanan

    This unique book offers an innovative feminist critique of attachment theory that offers an alternative understanding of relationships between women and their babies in domestic violence. Fiona Buchanan identifies a way forward for working with women, babies and people who have grown up with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • 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

  • Colonial Modernities

    Midwifery in Bengal, c.1860–1947, 1st Edition

    By Ambalika Guha

    The subject of medicalisation of childbirth in colonial India has so far been identified with three major themes: the attempt to reform or ‘sanitise’ the site of birthing practices, establishing lying-in hospitals and replacing traditional birth attendants with trained midwives and qualified female…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge India
    The Social History of Health and Medicine in South Asia

  • Improving Healthcare

    A Handbook for Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Baillie, Elaine Maxwell

    Good intentions to do our best in healthcare are not enough. Healthcare professionals need to know how to close the gap between best evidence and practice, by understanding and applying quality improvement principles and processes. Improving Healthcare is a practical guide, providing healthcare…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

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