Midwifery Practice: Critical Illness, Complications and Emergencies Case Book contains 14 common pregnancy and childbirth emergency scenarios to help prepare student midwives for practice. Each case explores and explains the pathology, pharmacology and care principles, and uses test questions and answers to help assess learning. The practical cases link theory to practice and their grounding in reality will really help bring midwifery to life.
The book also:
- Covers the principles, pathology and skills involved in a range of birthing scenarios
- Acts as a useful aide memoire when simulating managing care procedures
Demonstrates the importance of inter-professional team working in problem-solving
- Uses tables, diagrams and textboxes throughout, which act as a useful reference point
Midwifery Practice is a valuable tool for student midwives, medical students and paramedics and for health professionals pursuing postgraduate studies in high dependency/ critical care.