Bailliere's Midwives' Dictionary
Bailliere's Midwives' Dictionary,
Edition 13
By Denise Tiran, MSc RM PGCEA

Publication Date: 12 June 2017

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Baillière's Midwives' Dictionary remains the dictionary of choice for midwives throughout the world!

The 13th edition of this established and well-respected pocket dictionary has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the needs of midwives in a variety of clinical settings throughout the world. Woman friendly in approach with a variety of helpful illustrations, the dictionary also contains helpful appendices - post-partum haemorrhage, maternal basic life support, neonatal resuscitation, management of shoulder dystocia, and cord prolapse - together with a useful glossary.

Key Features

  • User friendly text presented in a handy pocket size format
  • Woman friendly definitions
  • Helpful appendices address primary PPH, maternal basic life support, neonatal resuscitation, management of shoulder dystocia, and cord prolapse
  • Abbreviations list defines common terms
  • Suitable for all midwifery settings, from high-tech obstetric units to home births to remote isolated areas in developing countries

New Features

  • Expanded number of entries to aid comprehensiveness
  • Includes updates in genetics, antenatal tests and investigations, infertility terminology and techniques
About the author
By Denise Tiran, MSc RM PGCEA , Educational Director, Expectancy; Visiting Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Table of Contents

Dictionary of terms


1 Management of primary postpartum haemorrhage

2 Basic life support (mother)

3 Neonatal resuscitation

4 Management of shoulder dystocia

5 Management of cord prolapse

6 Abbreviations

Book Reviews

Amazon reviews of previous edition

A fantastic little book for any student midwife, full of all the terminology ever needed - it is also small enough to keep in your pocket. Highly recommended!

This is a must have for any midwifery has really helped me!

Book details
ISBN: 9780702069062
Page Count: 270
Illustrations: Approximately 50 illustrations
Retail Price: €14.99