Fundamentals of Midwifery: A Textbook for Students, 1e
- Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (March 2, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1118528026
- ISBN-13: 978-1118528020
Fundamentals of Midwifery: A Textbook for Students makes the subject of midwifery accessible, informative and motivating, ensuring that it is an essential text for the aspiring midwife! This resource brings together knowledge from a collection of clinical experts and experienced academics to support your learning and prepare you for the challenges faced in contemporary midwifery healthcare. It presents you with the 'must-have' information that you need concerning both the theoretical and practical aspects of what it means to be a midwife. With extensive full colour illustrations throughout, as well as activities and scenarios, this user-friendly textbook will support you throughout your entire education programme. Fundamentals of Midwifery is essential reading for all pre-registration student midwives, as well as newly qualified midwives. KEY FEATURES: * Broad and comprehensive in scope, with chapters on: team working; antenatal care, intrapartum and postnatal care; infant feeding; public health and health promotion; perinatal mental health; complementary therapies; pharmacology and medicines management; and emergencies. * Interactive and student-friendly in approach, with activities throughout. * Brings together professional and clinical topics in one user-friendly book. * Ties in with the latest NMC Standards for pre-registration midwifery education. * Supported by an online resource centre featuring interactive multiple-choice questions, additional scenarios and activities, and links to further reading.