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Title Midwifery : best practice 2
Published Edinburgh : Books for Midwives, [2004]


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Description viii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Sect. 1. Focus On: Normal Birth -- Is there a future for normal birth? / S. Downe -- What is normal childbirth? The midwife practitioner's view / R. Weston -- What is normal childbirth? The educational perspective / S. Kirkman -- What is normal childbirth? A consumer perspective / M. L. Nolan -- A curriculum for normality / T. Anderson -- Sect. 2. Pregnancy -- Individualised due dates / G. Purrett -- Pregnancy tests: A vital topic for prenatal education / A. Robertson -- Are we failing women? Advice for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy / R. Allen -- Hyperemesis gravidarum: Not just morning sickness! / J. Jakeway -- Diagnosis and management of obstetric cholestasis / E. McDermott -- Obstetric cholestasis: A mother's experience / J. Chambers -- Is folic acid the best thing in sliced bread? / J. Ockenden -- Massage in pregnancy / M.-P. Cassar -- Sect. 3. Focus On: Domestic violence -- Domestic violence in pregnancy / S. Price and K. Baird -- Identifying a cry for help: A Case study describing a proactive approach towards tackling domestic violence / S. Cripps -- Addressing domestic violence through maternity services: Policy and practice / S. Marchant, L. L. Davidson, J. Garcia and J. E. Parsons -- Women's responses to screening for domestic violence in a health-care setting / J. Webster, S. M. Stratigos and K. M. Grimes -- Sect. 4. Being with women -- Ways and means ... of giving information / H. Hulme Hunter -- Client-centred midwifery: The role of conscious decision making in empowering practitioner and client / H. Davies -- Midwifery in China / C. Grabowska -- Muslim birth practices / A. Sheikh and A. R. Gatrad -- 'Giving midwifery care': Student midwives' views of their working role / C. M. Begley -- Maternal mental illness: Mind ... the gap / S. Hamilton -- Sect. 5. Labour and birth -- The hormonal dance of labour: Can we teach women how to get 'in the mood' for labour? / J. Ockenden -- Birth plans: A relic of the past or still a useful tool? / M. Nolan -- Electronic fetal monitoring: Inherited clinical guidelines / B. A. Lawrence Beech -- Eating and drinking in labour / J. Berry -- The third stage maze: Which practice pathway for optimum outcomes? / L. Wattis -- Water labour and birth: Time of let it flow / J. Ockenden -- The hour of birth: Comparisons of circadian pattern between women cared for by midwives and obstetricians / M. H. B. Heres, M. Pel, M. Borkent-Polet, P. E. Treffers and M. Mirmiran -- Sect. 6. Focus On: Elements of risk -- When birth goes wrong / R. Weston -- Home birth: A paediatrician's story / F. Wedgwood -- Media representation of women's health / M. Barrell -- Coccydynia: A woman's tail / I. Ryder and J. Alexander -- Sect. 7. The postnatal experience -- 'All through the night': Co-sleeping - risky business or survival mechanism? / L. Davies -- Postnatal care in the month after birth / D. Singh and M. Newburn -- Is breast always best? / N. Bean -- Sock it to me: Using a breast model to enable women to establish lactation / A. Blenkinsop -- Skin to skin contact: Benefits and difficulties / H. Wallace and D. Marshall -- The instruction in pelvic floor exercises provided to women during pregnancy or following delivery / L. Mason, S. Glenn, I. Walton and C. Hughes -- Sect. 8. Focus On: Parenting -- Putting parents at the heart of classes / M. Nolan -- Our children's safety / J. Fraser -- Motherhood: Unrealistic expectations? / J. Gibson -- Nine women, nine months, nine lives: Delivering psychology into our preparation for parenthood / S. Wheatley -- Sect. 9. Stories and reflection -- Telling the tales and stirring the tea / N. McHugh -- Midwifery and research: Comparable skills in listening and the use of language / S. Battersby and R. Deery -- For midwifery care, choose a midwife / V. Howes -- Transition: Reflections on becoming a student midwife / A. Fielder -- Having a baby is like running a marathon because ... / L. Davies -- Carly is sixteen / J. Fraser -- Hospital infection: The scourge of childbirth / P. Briance -- Grandma's gynaecology 1 / P. Connellan -- Grandma's gynaecology 2 / P. Connellan -- Grandma's gynaecology 3 / P. Connellan -- Power to the woman / V. Howes -- A word about language / J. Bowler
Summary "Midwifery: Best Practice 2 comprises a succinct review of key issues within the profession in a user-friendly and convenient format, providing a practical reference source for midwives at all levels. Using a broad selection of contributions that establish best practice and current thinking in midwifery, this compilation offers midwives articles and papers that contain the best ideas, information and evidence to inform midwifery practice."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Articles taken from back issues of The practising midwife and Midwifery
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Obstetrics.
Labor (Obstetrics)
Practice Guidelines as Topic.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Midwifery [MESH]
Pregnancy [MESH]
Midwifery -- methods.
Author Wickham, Sara.
LC no. 00002607
ISBN 075068805X
9780750688055 paperback
Other Titles Midwifery : best practice (Wickham : 2nd ed.)
Practising midwife