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Oxford handbook of midwifery

Author: Janet Medforth; Linda Ball; Angela Walker; Susan Battersby; Sarah Stables
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: Oxford medical publications.; Oxford handbooks in nursing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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This handbook provides midwives with everything they need for successful practice. It contains concise, practical and expert guidance on all aspects of the midwife's role, from pre-conceptual advice to the final post-natal examination of the mother and baby.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Medforth; Linda Ball; Angela Walker; Susan Battersby; Sarah Stables
ISBN: 9780198754787 0198754787
OCLC Number: 989595966
Description: xvii, 850 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm
Contents: Part one. Introduction. Preconception care --
Sexual health --
Antenatal care --
Health advice in pregnancy --
Helping women cope with pregnancy: complementary therapies --
The need for social support --
Infections and sepsis --
Medical conditions during pregnancy --
Obesity --
Pregnancy complications --
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Part two. Normal labor. Normal labor: first stage --
Pain relief in labor: non-pharmacological --
Pain relief in labor: pharmacological --
Normal labor: second stage --
Normal labor: third stage --
Immediate care of the newborn. Part three. Complicated labor. Management of malpositions and malpresentations --
High-risk labor --
Maternal emergencies during pregnancy, labor, and postnatally. Part four. Postnatal care. Disorders of postnatal care. Part five. Contraception. Part six. Care of the newborn. Part seven. Feeding. Breastfeeding --
Artificial feeding.
Series Title: Oxford medical publications.; Oxford handbooks in nursing.
Other Titles: Handbook of midwifery
Responsibility: edited by Janet Medforth, Linda Ball, Angela Walker, Sue Battersby, and Sarah Stables.

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