Skills for Midwifery Practice E-Book, 3rd Edition

By Ruth Johnson, BA(Hons) RGN RM, Wendy Taylor, BSc (Hons) MSc RN RM, Ruth Johnson, BA(Hons) RGN RM and Wendy Taylor, BSc (Hons) MSc RN RM
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· An essential midwifery textbook that covers the fundamental practical tasks required of the student
· Clear layout ensures easy access to information
· Highly illustrated to aid understanding
· Designed to improve competency when delivering basic skills

This title is now out of print. A new version with e-book is available under ISBN 9780702044809.

This highly acclaimed step-by-step guide provides the relevant physiology, available evidence and rationale for each clinical skill. In a highly readable format, 'Skills for Midwifery Practice' offers self-assessment and short summaries, as well as detailed instruction on achieving a range of clinical skills.

 Tells you everything you need to know about:

  • Abdominal examination
  • Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs
  • Infection control
  • Hygiene needs
  • Elimination management
  • Drug administration
  • Intrapartum and other related childbearing skills
  • Assessment of the baby
  • Infant nutrition
  • Phlebotomy and intravenous therapy
  • Moving and handling
  • Perioperative skills
  • Wound management
  • Restricted mobility management
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for the woman and baby
ISBN 9780702044250
Publication Date 22-03-2010
Stock Status In Stock
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