Midwifery Practice

Midwifery Practice: Critical Illness, Complications and Emergencies Case Book

Marshall & Jackson (eds)

$49.95

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.

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.

UK 2012

SKU: MI4017 Author:

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.

UK 2012

Table of Contents

Glossary of Common Abbreviations used throughout the Book
Case Study 1: Recognition of the Critically Ill Woman
Case Study 2: Obesity – Risk Management Issues
Case Study 3: Pre-Eclampsia, Eclampsia and HELLP Syndrome (Haemolysis, Elevation of Liver Enzymes and Low Platelets)
Case Study 4: Thromboembolism
Case Study 5: Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation(DIC)
Case Study 6: Obstetric Cholestasis
Case Study 7: Haemoglobinopathies
Case Study 8: Ante-Partum and Postpartum Haemorrhage
Case Study 9: Uterine Inversion and Ruptured Uterus
Case Study 10: Anaphylaxis
Case Study 11: Sepsis
Case Study 12: Cardiac Arrest
Case Study 13: Diabetic Coma
Case Study 14: Shoulder Dystocia
Appendix 14.1: Shoulder Dystocia Proforma

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