Description : This exam-oriented book provides a good source for learning all aspects related to obstetric and gynecological nursing care. - Includes information on all of the latest procedures obs/gyn nursing care. - All common procedures are supplemented with diagrams to help readers fully understand procedures. - Uses simple and easy-to-understand language. - Emphasis on common procedures, instruments and health advice. - Organised to improve knowledge and skills in midwifery practice.
Description : Fully revised and updated to include the most up-to-date guidelines, references and resources, this new edition of the bestselling Oxford Handbook of Midwifery provides a concise and logical approach to midwifery practice in all its varied care settings. Giving a complete picture of the role of the midwife, the handbook reflects the mother's journey through conception, pregnancy and birth to the final postnatal examination of mother and baby. This new edition includes recent advances in midwifery practice including developments in antenatal care, labour, postnatal care and infant feeding. The content is systematically structured to enable quick navigation and ensure the relevant information is at your fingertips whenever you need it. The handbook covers the vast majority of situations encountered in the many broad and varied settings of midwifery practice, from the normal, low-risk care of the mother and neonate, through to the more complex areas of working alongside obstetric or paediatric colleagues in high-risk pregnancy and birth situations. It provides all the information you will need to assist you when participating in complex care with confidence. With a wealth of references, recommendations, and guidance from the authors' many years of experience this handbook will help you achieve the best possible results for your patients. The fundamentals of midwifery are divided into seven main sections, covering antenatal care; normal labour and birth; complicated labour and birth; postnatal care; family planning; care of the newborn; and infant feeding. It also gives information rarely covered in standard midwifery texts, including sexual health, complementary therapies, common blood values, investigations, and midwifery emergencies. Key interventions are laid out as algorithms to aid quick assimilation of the crucial facts. Written by practising midwives, and checked by subject experts, you can trust this handbook to have the latest and best information you need. Presented in concise and easily readable style, the book is laid out with clear headings, and key facts listed in bullet points. Pocket-sized, with sturdy plastic covers, the Oxford Handbook of Midwifery is a unique and invaluable companion for students, practising midwives, educators, and anyone who needs to understand the challenging and rewarding work of midwifery.
Description : A practical manual for nursing students to improve their knowledge, competence and skills in midwifery. Students and practising nurses can get first-hand information from this book on the various procedures in obstetrics and gynecology. Written in a simple and crisp language, the content are comprehensive, understandable and extremely useful with necessary text, diagrams, tables and illustrations. The procedures have been formulated on evidence-based knowledge, focussing on the latest ideas and practices in the nursing profession.
Description : Manual of Nursing Procedures and Practice will guide nurses in a variety of settings to provide expertise and efficient patient care. It will also be an iconic resource in coaching and mentoring the novice and practicing nurses to build their competence and confidence.
Description : A concise and comprehensive review book that provides all essential elements you need to prepare for the American Midwifery Certification Board examination.* Covers all aspects of full scope midwifery practice management* Provides concrete study strategies and test taking tips that help you to be as prepared as possible* Includes multiple choice exam questions to refine your test taking skillsThis easy to follow AMCB certification review book is excellent for the new grads and busy professionals. Authored by certified nurse-midwives with extensive experience in both education and clinical practice, this book provides a clear plan for to help you be successful on the AMCB exam the first time! Seven major chapters address primary care, gynecology, antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum care, including newborn and a section on professional issues. Each chapter contains a thorough review of physiology and pathophysiology, followed by assessment, diagnosis and treatment using most recent professional standards of care and evidenced based practice.