Ethics and Midwifery, 2nd Edition

By Lucy Frith, BA, MPhil and Heather Draper, BA, MA, PhD
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  • Provides a multi-disciplinary approach to guide midwives through dilemmas which occur in clinical practice
  • Anexcellent team of contributors from the field of midwifery and ethics make this an essential purchase for every midwifery student and practitioner
  • An excellent team of contributors provides a multi-disciplinary approach to guide midwives through ethical dilemmas which occur in clinical practice.
    ISBN 9780750653503
    Author Information By Lucy Frith, BA, MPhil, Lecturer in Ethics, Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, UK and Heather Draper, BA, MA, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Ethics, The Centre for Biomedical Ethics, University of Birmingham
    Table of Content Ethics and consent in midwifery. Legal and ethical issues in midwifery practice. Failure to deliver: ethical issues relating to epidural analgesia in uncomplicated labour. Routine antenatal HIV testing and its implications for informed consent. Risk and normality in the maternity services. Midwives and sexuality: earth mother or coy maiden. Ethical issues in neonatal intensive care. Screening and the prefect baby. Ethics of fetal tissue transplantation and research on embryos. Reproductive technologies and midwives. Midwifery and homeopathy. Midwifery autonomy and the code of professional conduct: an unethical combination? Retention and autonomy in midwifery practice. Midwifery Research: some ethical considerations. Researching sensitive issues: a personal view.
    Publication Date 04-03-2004
    Pages 320
    Stock Status In Stock
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