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Skills for Midwifery Practice 4e
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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. Presents over 150 essential midwifery procedures in an easy-to-read, quick reference format 'Learning Objectives' and 'end-of-chapter' self-assessment exercises allow readers to monitor their progress Refers to the latest evidence and research, including current national and international guidelines Explains the underlying physiology associated with pregnancy and childbirth Over 150 artworks help explain physiological processes and clinical procedures 'Roles and Responsibilities' boxes define the nature and extent of current practice Ideal for use as a basis for teaching and assessment New format - now with colour - makes learning even easier! Explores the use and significance of the Modified Early Obstetric Warning Scoring Chart Discusses advances in equipment usage including the application of sequential compression devices, temporal artery thermometers, and pulse oximetry in the early detection of critical congenital heart disease Contains advances in microbiology and infection control including the application and removal of gloves and the use of ANTT for each relevant procedure Physiology updates include an expanded section on normal and abnormal breathing patterns, the structure of the stratum corneum at birth and the factors that affect its barrier function, and neonatal reflexes present at birth Updated information regarding the use of the automated external defibrillator during maternal resuscitation, and the use of blended air and oxygen and pulse oximetry during neonatal resuscitation Care of the traumatised perineum - including expanded discussion of modern suture materials Recognition and management of complications associated with infusion therapy and epidural analgesia
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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 Glossary Index

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