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Basics – Midwifery Essentials Vol 1 (2nd ed)

Alyson Henley-Einion Helen Baston Jennifer Hall

$19.95

Basics – Midwifery Essentials introduces the basic principles and skills required by midwives in their practice. The book also covers professional responsibilities and ethical guidelines, and working within a care team.

This is one of a series of Midwifery Essentials guides (BasicsAntenatalLabourPostnatal, Infant Feeding) which provide students with the essential information needed for best practice at all stages of pregnancy and birth. The series started from the popular Midwifery Basics articles in The Practising Midwife, and are written by senior midwifery lecturers. The guides are user-friendly and include activities, scenarios, diagrams, further resources, and information tables eg basic procedures and drug schedules.

England 2nd edition June 2017.

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Basics – Midwifery Essentials introduces the basic principles and skills required by midwives in their practice:

  • communication
  • hygiene and infection control
  • blood pressure and temperature measurement
  • pulse and respiration
  • collection of specimens, urinalysis, venipuncture, neonatal blood tests
  • administration of medicines and injections
  • surgical care.

The book also covers professional responsibilities and ethical guidelines, and working within a care team.

This is one of a series of Midwifery Essentials guides (BasicsAntenatalLabourPostnatal, Infant Feeding) which provide students with the essential information needed for best practice at all stages of pregnancy and birth. The series started from the popular Midwifery Basics articles in The Practising Midwife, and are written by senior midwifery lecturers. The guides are user-friendly and include activities, scenarios, diagrams, further resources, and information tables eg basic procedures and drug schedules.

England 2nd edition June 2017.

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Communication

Chapter 3 Hygiene and infection control: the immobile woman

Chapter 4 Blood pressure measurement

Chapter 5 Temperature measurement

Chapter 6 Pulse and respiration

Chapter 7 Collection of specimens

Chapter 8 Urianalysis

Chapter 9 Venepuncture

Chapter 10 Neonatal blood tests

Chapter 11 Administration of medicines

Chapter 12 Administration of injections

Chapter 13 Surgical care

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