Midwifery Essentials: Medical Conditions
Midwifery Essentials: Medical Conditions,
Edition 1 Volume 8
By Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Jennifer Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA and Jayne Samples

Publication Date : 31 Aug 2019

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A new addition to the popular Midwifery Essentials series which continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence!

Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated throughout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice. Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and contemporary women-centred care and presents helpful ‘scenarios’ to encourage debate and reflection.

The Midwifery Essentials series is ideal for all midwives – whether qualified or in training – and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment.

Key Features

  • Provides 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
About the author
By Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Consultant Midwife Public Health, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK.; Jennifer Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA , Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK and Jayne Samples, Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Huddersfield, UK
Table of Contents

01 - Introduction

02 - Cancer in pregnancy

03 - Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

04 - Respiratory disorders in childbearing

05 - Disorders of the blood

06 - Digestive conditions

07 - Cardiac conditions

08 - Infections in pregnancy and childbearing

09 - Neurological conditions

10 - Endocrine disorders and pregnancy

Book details
ISBN: 9780702071041
Page Count: 220
Retail Price: £10.99