Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession

Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession – 8/ed

Robert Lawrence Ruth Lawrence

$105.00

Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession is a complete, authoritative, evidence-based text on all of the scientific and clinical topics related to breastfeeding – from basic data on the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, nutritional, immunological, and psychological aspects of human lactation…to guidance on a full range of problems in clinical management.

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Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession is a complete, authoritative, evidence-based text on all of the scientific and clinical topics related to breastfeeding – from basic data on the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, nutritional, immunological, and psychological aspects of human lactation…to guidance on a full range of problems in clinical management.

For more than 35 years, Dr. Ruth Lawrence’s landmark reference has been the definitive guide to breastfeeding for the medical profession. The 8th Edition continues to bring together evidence-based clinical information on all aspects of breastfeeding, from the basic science of human lactation to issues of clinical management. Comprehensive, easy to read, and clinically relevant, it provides the most up-to-date information for physicians regarding breastfeeding, issues surrounding breastfeeding, and care of the lactating woman.

New to this Edition

  • Access the fully searchable text online at Expert Consult;
  • Treat conditions associated with breastfeeding-such as sore nipples, burning pain, or hives-using extensive evidence-based information;
  • Apply the latest understanding of anatomy and physiology through coverage of recent Australian CT and MR studies of the breast and its function;
  • Stay current on new research on infectious diseases germane to lactation and new antibiotics, antivirals, and immunizations available for use during lactation;
  • Effectively manage the use of medications during lactation thanks to an updated discussion of this difficult subject.

Paperback.

8th edition USA October 2015.

Click here for our complete list of recommended books for studying for the IBLCE Exam.

Chapter 1 The Revolution in Infant Feeding Chapter 2 Anatomy of the Breast Chapter 3 Physiology of Lactation Chapter 4 Biochemistry of Human Milk Chapter 5 Host-Resistance Factors and Immunologic Significance of Human Milk Chapter 6 Psychological Impact of Breastfeeding Chapter 7 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Infants/Making an Informed Decision Chapter 8 Practical Management of the Mother-Infant Nursing Couple Chapter 9 Maternal Nutrition and Supplements for Mother and Infant Chapter 10 Weaning Chapter 11 Normal Growth, Failure to Thrive, and Obesity in Breastfed Infants Chapter 12 Medications, Herbal Preparations, and Natural Products in Breast Milk Chapter 13 Transmission of Infectious Diseases Through Breast Milk and Breastfeeding Chapter 14 Breastfeeding Infants With Problems Chapter 15 Premature Infants and Breastfeeding Chapter 16 Medical Complications of the Mothers Chapter 17 Human Milk as a Prophylaxis Chapter 18 Employment and Away From Home Activities While Breastfeeding Chapter 19 Induced Lactation and Relactation (Including Nursing an Adopted Baby) and Cross-Nursing Chapter 20 Reproductive Function During Lactation Chapter 21 The Collection and Storage of Human Milk and Human Milk Banking Chapter 22 Breastfeeding Support Groups and Community Resources Chapter 23 Educating and Training the Medical Professional Appendices Appendix A Composition of Human Milk Appendix B Normal Serum Values for Breastfed Infants Appendix C Herbals and Natural Products Appendix D Precautions and Breastfeeding Recommendations for Selected Maternal Infections Appendix E Manual Expression of Breast Milk Appendix F The Storage of Human Milk Appendix G Measurements of Growth of Breastfed Infants Appendix H Organizations Interested in Supporting and Providing Materials for Breastfeeding Appendix I Breastfeeding Health Supervision. Appendix J Academy of Breastfeeding Protocols 1-21 Protocol #1: Guidelines for Glucose Monitoring and Treatment of Hypoglycemia in Term and Late-Preterm Neonates Protocol #2: Guidelines for Hospital Discharge of the Breastfeeding Term Newborn and Mother: "The Going Home Protocol" Protocol #3: Hospital Guidelines for the Use of Supplementary Feedings in the Healthy Term Breastfed Neonate Protocol #4: Mastitis Protocol #5: Peripartum Breastfeeding Management for the Healthy Mother and Infant at Term Protocol #6: Guideline on Co-sleeping and Breastfeeding Protocol #7: Model Breastfeeding Policy Protocol #8: Human Milk Storage Information for Home Use for Healthy Full-Term Infants Protocol #9: Use of Galactogogues in Initiating or Augmenting Maternal Milk Supply Protocol #10: Breastfeeding the Near-Term Infant (35-37 Weeks Gestation) Protocol #11: Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Neonatal Ankyloglossia and Its Complications in the Breastfeeding Dyad Protocol #12: Transitioning the Breastfeeding/Breast-Milk-Fed Premature Infant From the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Home. Protocol #13: Contraception During Breastfeeding Protocol #14: Breastfeeding-Friendly Physician’s Office: Optimizing Care for Infants and Children Protocol #15: Analgesia and Anesthesia for the Breastfeeding Mother Protocol #16: Breastfeeding the Hypotonic Infant Protocol #17: Guidelines for Breastfeeding Infants with Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, or Cleft Lip and Palate Protocol #18: Use of Antidepressants in Nursing Mothers Protocol #19: Breastfeeding Promotion in the Prenatal Setting Protocol #20: Engorgement Protocol #21: Guidelines for Breastfeeding and Substance Use or Substance Use Disorder Appendix K Medical Education for Basic Proficiency in Breastfeeding Appendix L Glossary

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