Midwifery Essentials. Volume 1 Basics

Midwifery Essentials. Volume 1 Basics - Midwifery Essentials

Second edition

Paperback (23 Jun 2017)

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Publisher's Synopsis

New edition of a title in the popular Midwifery Essentials series originally published in conjunction with The Practising Midwife journal. The series covers core topics in midwifery education in an engaging and friendly format using a helpful 'jigsaw' approach which encourages readers to explore topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. effective communication, team working and health promotion. Helpful 'scenarios' throughout each volume encourage debate and reflection, core elements of midwifery education.

  • Fully updated to provide a useful, friendly source of information
  • Strong focus on contemporary women-centred care
  • Designed to stimulate debate and reflection upon current practice, local policies and procedures
  • Scenarios enable practitioners to understand the context of maternity care and explore their role in safe and effective service provision
  • Helpful 'jigsaw' approach enables readers to explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. consent, safety and health promotion
  • Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding clinical procedures
  • Chapters designed to be read as a 'standalone' or in succession
  • Emphasises the crucial role of effective communication
  • Makes reference to the latest national and international guidelines
  • Contains new scenarios to reflect recent changes in practice
  • Improved layout aids retention and learning
  • Fully updated throughout with the latest evidence base for clinical skills and procedures
  • Embraces the principles of 'Better Births'

Book information

ISBN: 9780702070976
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Imprint: Elsevier
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 618.2
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 258
Weight: 204g
Height: 113mm
Width: 187mm
Spine width: 11mm