Mayes Midwifery

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This is the new and completely updated edition of a cornerstone midwifery textbook. Thoroughly overhauled to focus on modern clinical realities and with a clear emphasis on the normal, the textbook builds on its reputation for depth of information and breadth of scope, taking the midwifery student with confidence through the first days of study to the first days of qualified practice. New illustrations are added for this edition, to bring it fully up-to-date.

PART 1: THE CONTEXT OF CHILDBIRTH Sociological and Cultural Context Psychological Context Grief and Bereavement Evidence-based Practice
PART 2: SEXUALITY, FERTILITY AND CONCEPTION Anatomy of Male and Female Reproduction Female Reproductive Physiology Sexuality Fertility and its Control Infertility and Assisted Conception Preconception Care
PART 3: PREGNANCY Fertilisation Genetics Implantation and Development of Placenta Embryonic and Fetal Development The Fetal Skull Confirming pregnancy and care of the pregnant woman Maternal and Fetal Responses to Pregnancy Antenatal Investigations Maternal Nutrition Complementary Therapies in Childbearing Health Promotion and Education Education for Parenthood Physical Preparation before Childbirth
PART 4: LABOUR AND DELIVERY Place of Birth Physiological Changes in Labour Care in the first Stage of Labour Relief of Pain during Labour The Pelvic Floor Care in the Second Stage of Labour Care in the Third Stage of Labour
PART 5: THE NEWBORN BABY Physiology and Care Thermoregulation Infant Feeding The Pre-term Neonate Respiratory and Cardiac Disorders Congenital Malformation and Conditions Neonatal Jaundice Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Infection Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
PART 6: THE PUERPERIUM Content and Organisation of Post-natal Care Morbidity following Childbirth
PART 7: CONDITIONS AND COMPLICATIONS OF CHILDBIRTH Nausea and Vomiting Bleeding in Pregnancy Hypertensive Disorders Medical Disorders of Pregnancy Sexually Transmitted Diseases Abnormalities of the Genital Tract Multiple Pregnancy Pre-term labour Induction of Labour and Post-term Pregnancy Disordered Uterine Action Malpositions and Malpresentations Mental Health Problems
PART 8: OBSTETRIC EMERGENCIES Shouldar Dystocia Presentation and Prolapse of the Umbilical Cord Disproportion, Obstructed Labour and Uterine Rupture Procedures in Obstetrics Complications of the Third Stage of Labour
PART 9: HEALTH, SOCIAL SERVICES AND PUBLIC HEALTH The Changing NHS Quality in midwifery Epidemiology Children Act and Social Services
PART 10: THE MIDWIFE The History and Development of the Profession International Perspectives Statutory Framework for Practice Ethics and the Midwife Law and Midwife Management and Leadership in Midwifery The Midwife as a Lifelong Learner Drugs and the Midwife

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This is the new and completely updated edition of a cornerstone midwifery textbook. Thoroughly overhauled to focus on modern clinical realities and with a clear emphasis on the normal, the textbook builds on its reputation for depth of information and breadth of scope, taking the midwifery student with confidence through the first days of study to the first days of qualified practice. New illustrations are added for this edition, to bring it fully up-to-date.

Author Christine Henderson & Susan MacDonald
Publication Date 25 Feb 1976
Publisher Balliere Tindall
Number of Pages 1112
Book Format Softback
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