Oxford Handbook of Midwifery, Third Edition
Oxford University Press
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Oxford Handbooks in Nursing
Now in its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Midwifery continues to be the essential one-stop guide to the key principles of the care and management of pregnancy, birth and beyond. Concise yet comprehensive, with its recognizable and easy-to-use Oxford Handbook format, this is a treasure-trove of clear, practical guidance for midwives.
Written by experienced midwives and following the latest guidelines and key care-protocols, this handbook is up to date and authoritative, with sections on sexual health, contraception, neonatal care and infant feeding. Each chapter includes assessment, diagnosis and management of care with treatment interventions.
The third edition includes new information on initiation of breast feeding with biological nurturing, as well as a highlighted section on how to manage obstetric emergencies. Important psychosocial care issues are also addressed.
This edition provides concise, practical and accessible information in a logical sequence, as the layout follows the woman’s journey through pregnancy, birth and early motherhood.
- Concise and comprehensive guide to all aspects of midwifery and obstetric care
- Authoritative practical guidance from experienced midwives, educators, and researchers
- Follows the latest national guidelines and key care-protocols for principles of care
- Provides information in a logical sequence following the woman's journey through pregnancy, birth and early motherhood
New to this edition:
- Includes more on maternal ill health and mortality, following the MBRRACE report
- Provides new information on initiation of breast feeding with biological nurturing
- Each chapter has been extensively updated to include new national guidelines, protocols and recommendations
Whether you are a student needing a helping hand through the subject, or an experienced practitioner needing to refresh your knowledge in an emergency, you can be sure that this handbook will meet your needs.
Editors: Janet Medforth, Linda Ball, Angela Walker, Sue Battersby, and Sarah Stables