Well illustrated with over 170 entries, together with a helpful array of figures, tables and pull-out boxes, this helpful guide includes a wealth of information arranged in a useful A-Z format. Published in conjunction with The Practising Midwife, this publication will be useful for all midwives – whether qualified or in training – and all other health care professionals working in the maternity environment.
- Helpful single entry style enables rapid access to essential information
- Clear illustration programme aids understanding of anatomical structures and difficult concepts
- Contains useful Further Reading boxes to direct additional study
- Over 170 entries provide key coverage of a variety of topics ranging from antenatal screening and clinical procedures, including foetal monitoring, to pain relief, the management of psychiatric disorders, medical emergencies and public health