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 FRCM and Jayne Samples, DM, MSc, BSc (Hons) RM RGN FHEA

Publication Date: 16 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 FRCM, Independent Midwifery Educator and Researcher, Bristol, UK and Jayne Samples, DM, MSc, BSc (Hons) RM RGN FHEA, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Lead Midwife for Education, 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