Nursing and Midwifery: Student's Clinical Midwifery Survival Guide : 9781442558175

Nursing and Midwifery: Student's Clinical Midwifery Survival Guide

 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9781442558175
ISBN 10
 
1442558172
Published
 
19/04/2012
Published by
 
Pearson Australia
Pages
 
67
Format
 
In stock
 
Title type
Book
$28.99
 
 
Title type
 
$19.99
 
 
Description
The Nursing and Midwifery Student’s Clinical Midwifery Survival Guide is a small pocket-sized guide providing quick reference to useful information needed for the care of low risk midwifery clients. It has been written specifically for nursing students and beginning practice midwives.
Table of contents
  • Menstrual cycle – key points to remember
  • Fertility assessment
  • Signs of pregnancy  
  • Components of an antenatal history
  • Assessing for depression: pre & post natal
  • Antenatal risk questionaire
  • Changes in pregnancy
  • Topics for antenatal education
  • Anxiety during pregnancy
  • Calculation of expected date of birth (edb)
  • Antenatal physical assessment 
  • Critical factors in labour
  • Signs and symptoms of impending labour
  • Stages of labour
  • Mechanisms of normal labour
  • Cardiotocographs
  • Key points in the management of normal labour
  • Preterm labour
  • Imminent breech birth
  • Obstetrics emergencies
  • Postpartum period
  • Assessment of the newborn
  • Establishing breast feeding
  • Care of mother and newborn
  • Handy measurements
  • Common abbreviations
  • Useful websites
Features & benefits
  • Pocket-sized, with water-resistant paper for easy handling and durability
  • Easy to read and locate relevant information
  • Set in a fully Australian context
  • Common abbreviations and useful websites are also highlighted at the end of the guide