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Skills for Midwifery Practice. Edition: 4

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Now with a new design, the ever popular Skills for Midwifery Practice continues to provide the ideal level of instruction and guidance for a wide range of clinical skills, each one of which is presented in a unique, template format to help make learning easy.

Step-by-step guidance is given on a range of topics including abdominal examination, taking of maternal and neonatal vital signs, infection control, mother and baby hygiene, elimination and drug administration. Childbearing and intrapartum skills are also extensively covered as are neonatal assessment and nutrition, principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy, moving and handling, wound management and CPR.

Skills for Midwifery Practice is invaluable to midwives in training, qualified midwives returning to practice, as well as other members of the obstetric healthcare team.

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1 Principles of abdominal examination:during pregnancy and labour 1

2 Principles of abdominal examination:during the postnatal period 000

3 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: temperature measurement

4 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: pulse measurement

5 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: blood pressure measurement

6 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: respiration assessment

7 Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs: neurological assessment

8 Principles of infection control: standard precautions

9 Principles of infection control: hand hygiene

10 Principles of infection control: principles of asepsis

11 Principles of infection control: obtaining swabs

12 Principles of hygiene needs: for the woman

13 Principles of hygiene needs: for the baby

14 Principles of elimination management:micturition and catheterisation

15 Principles of elimination management:urinalysis

16 Principles of elimination management:defaecation

17 Principles of elimination management:obtaining urinary and stool specimens

18 Principles of drug administration: legal aspects, pharmacokinetics and anaphylaxis

19 Principles of drug administration: oral administration

20 Principles of drug administration: injection technique

21 Principles of drug administration: administration of medicines per vaginam

22 Principles of drug administration: administration of medicines per rectum

23 Principles of drug administration:intravenous drug administration

24 Principles of drug administration: inhalational analgesia: Entonox

25 Principles of drug administration: epidural analgesia

26 Principles of drug administration: transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

27 Facilitation of related childbearing skills: optimal fetal positioning

28 Facilitation of related childbearing skills: speculum use

29 Facilitation of related childbearing skills: membrane sweep

30 Principles of intrapartum skills: first stage issues

31 Principles of intrapartum skills: second stage issues

32 Principles of intrapartum skills: third stage issues

33 Principles of intrapartum skills: examination of the placenta

34 Principles of intrapartum skills: perineal repair

35 Principles of intrapartum skills: management of birth at home

36 Principles of intrapartum skills: management of birth in water

37 Assessment of the baby: assessment at birth

38 Assessment of the baby: daily examination

39 Assessment of the baby: capillary sampling

40 Assessment of the baby: developmental dysplasia of the hips

41 Principles of infant nutrition: breastfeeding

42 Principles of infant nutrition: cup feeding

43 Principles of infant nutrition: sterilisation of feeding equipment

44 Principles of infant nutrition: formula feeding

45 Principles of infant nutrition: nasogastric feeding

46 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: maternal venepuncture

47 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: intravenous cannulation

48 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: intravenous infusion

49 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous infusion: blood transfusion

50 Principles of moving and handling

51 Principles of perioperative skills

52 Principles of wound management: healing and care

53 Principles of restricted mobility management: pressure area care

54 Principles of restricted mobility management: prevention of thromboembolism

55 Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: maternal resuscitation

56 Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: neonatal resuscitation

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      9780702061875
    • UPC/ISBN
      9780702061875
    • Stock Last Checked
      Dec 1, 2021
  • Manufacturer
    Elsevier
  • Publication Date
    Mar 15, 2016
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