Midwifery
Midwifery,
Edition 3 Preparation for Practice
By Sally Pairman, DMid, MA, BA, RM, RGON, Jan Pincombe, PhD, MAppSc, PGradDipEd, BA, RM, RN, RIN, FACMI, Carol Thorogood, PhD, MPhil, BApp Psych, Dip Education, RN RM and Sally K. Tracy, DMid, MA, BNurs, Adv Dip N, RM, RGON ; Edited by Sally Pairman, DMid, MA, BA, RM, RGON

Publication Date: 03 Mar 2015

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Description

Midwifery: Preparation for Practice is both highly respected and upheld as the definitive midwifery text for the Australian and New Zealand market. Written and edited by a selection of internationally recognised leaders in the midwifery, this book shares the wealth of knowledge and expertise in midwifery practice, education, research and regulation.

This text aims to develop and support competent, confident midwives by providing up-to-date evidence and practice based resources for students and midwives who work in partnership with women in woman-centred models of midwifery care.

 

Key Features

• Key contributors from Australia and New Zealand

• Critical Thinking Exercises and Research Activities

• Midwifery Practice Scenarios

• Reflective Thinking Exercises and Case Studies

• Instructor and Student resources on Evolve, including Test Bank questions, answers to Review Questions and PowerPoint presentations.

New Features

  • • New chapter on Models of Health
  • • Increased content on cultural considerations, human rights, sustainability, mental health, obesity in pregnancy, communication in complex situations, intervention, complications in pregnancy and birth and assisted reproduction
  • • Midwifery Practice Scenarios throughout.
About the author
By Sally Pairman, DMid, MA, BA, RM, RGON, Head of School, School of Midwifery and Group Manager Health, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand; Chair of Midwifery Council of New Zealand; Jan Pincombe, PhD, MAppSc, PGradDipEd, BA, RM, RN, RIN, FACMI, Professor of Midwifery, Program Director, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide; Carol Thorogood, PhD, MPhil, BApp Psych, Dip Education, RN RM , Associate Professor Nursing and Midwifery Charles Darwin University and Sally K. Tracy, DMid, MA, BNurs, Adv Dip N, RM, RGON , Professor of Midwifery, University of Sydney, Australia; Edited by Sally Pairman, DMid, MA, BA, RM, RGON, Head of School, School of Midwifery and Group Manager Health, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand; Chair of Midwifery Council of New Zealand
Table of Contents
  1. Australian and New Zealand health care and maternity systems
  2. The Australian and New Zealand context
  3. Models of health
  4. Midwifery and maternity in a global context
  5. Risk, fear and safety
  6. Ways of looking at evidence and measurement
  7. The place of birth
  8. Challenges to women’s health
  9. Midwives working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
  10. Midwives and Maori women: Advancing our relationships
  11. Options for women around fertility and reproduction
  12. Professional frameworks for practice in Australia and New Zealand
  13. Legal frameworks for practice in Australia and New Zealand
  14. Ethical frameworks for practice
  15. Sustaining midwifery practice
  16. Theoretical frameworks for midwifery practice
  17. Working in partnership
  18. Working in collaboration
  19. Promoting physiological birth
  20. The physiology of conception and pregnancy
  21. Nutrition and physical activity foundation for pregnancy, childbirth and lactation
  22. Screening and assessment
  23. Working with women in pregnancy
  24. Physiological changes during labour
  25. Supporting women in labour and birth
  26. Working with pain in labour
  27. Using water for labour and birth
  28. Perineal care and repair
  29. Physiological changes during the postnatal period
  30. Supporting women becoming mothers
  31. Transitions to motherhood
  32. Supporting the newborn infant
  33. Supporting the breastfeeding mother
  34. Completing the midwife-woman partnership
  35. Pharmacology and prescribing
  36. Contraception
  37. Challenges in pregnancy
  38. Disturbances in the rhythm of labour
  39. Interventions in pregnancy labour and birth
  40. Maternal life-threatening emergencies
  41. Complications in the post-natal period for the mother
  42. The compromised neonate
  43. Grief and loss during childbearing
Book Reviews

"This is an outstanding book for midwifery students. It is up to date and above average in quality."

- Julie Baker-Townsend, DNP, WHNP- BC, FNP-BC (University of North Florida Brooks College of Health) Doody’s Review: 93 – 4 Stars!

Book details
ISBN: 9780729541749
Page Count: 1370
Retail Price: £75.99