Description : This new edition continues the outstanding tradition of excellence for which Myles Textbook for Midwives is internationally recognised. Thoroughly updated to reflect the concerns, needs and realities of modern midwifery, the book covers a complete spectrum of theoretical and practical topics - from basic to advanced - with which a midwife today must be familiar. Written by an exceptional and authoritative team of both practising and teaching midwives, and organised for clear and easy access to information, changes for this edtion include the following. New chapters on - Risk management. Complementary therapies. Recognising the ill baby. The range of midwife's clients. International midwifery. Substantially revised chapters on - Research in midwifery. Quality assurance. The midwife and independent midwifery. Statutory control of the practice of midwifery. As a comprehensive textbook, this 13th Edition will be invaluable for students of midwifery at all levels and practicing midwives looking for an up-to-date resource.
Description : The most-popular midwifery textbook in the world! The sixteenth edition of this seminal textbook, Myles Textbook for Midwives, has been extensively revised and restructured to ensure that it reflects current midwifery practice, with an increased focus on topics that are fundamental to midwifery practice today. Well illustrated to assist visual learning Boxes highlighting significant information to aid study Introduction, Aims of the chapter and Conclusion for each chapter References, Further Reading and Useful websites to promote further learning Glossary of terms and acronyms provide simple definition of more complex terminologies Additional online resources Over 500 multiple-choice questions enable students to test their knowledge Unlabelled illustrations help reinforce learning Full image bank of illustrations to make study more visual and assist with projects. Up-to-date guidance on professional regulation, midwifery supervision, legal and ethical issues, risk management and clinical governance Recognises that midwives increasingly care for women with complex health needs, in a multicultural society Increases confidence in empowering women to make appropriate choices Looks at the dilemmas involved in caring for women with a raised body mass index Chapter on optimising care of the perineum for women with perineal trauma, including those who have experienced female genital mutilation Additional coverage of basic neonatal resuscitation, to reflect the trend for midwives to carry out the neonatal physiological examination Streamlined chapters with similar themes and content, to facilitate learning Full colour illustrations now used throughout the book, in response to student feedback.
Description : This ISBN is now out of print. An edition with e-book is now available under ISBN 9780702041310. Myles Textbook for Midwives, recognised as the leading international textbook for midwives, has been fully updated with recent guidelines, protocols and research evidence, and with updated illustrations. This edition has a new chapter on emotion work and focuses on normality, whilst equipping midwives to recognise and respond to complexity in childbearing and parenthood. This 15th edition features a free website providing: * Bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing * Illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use This is the midwifery textbook of choice throughout the world! Focus on woman-friendly care Women’s stories to highlight good practice Colour photographs identify problem conditions and illustrate breastfeeding positions Focuses on normality whilst equipping midwives to handle complexity Bonus website features a bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing, and illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use New chapter on "emotion work" New and improved 2-colour figures throughout Colour photograph section now grouped by topic Updated to cover latest guidelines, protocols and research evidence
Description : The new edition of this market-leading textbook builds on the strengths of the previous edition. Completely updated and revised, it provides the most up-to-date perspectives and research on a complete range of the theoretical, practical, and background concepts with which modern midwives should be familiar. In addition, it offers numerous summary boxes and flowcharts and provides clear guidance on how to critically appraise valuable research. Anatomy and physiology chapters have been placed at the beginning of the book. Two new chapters - Exercises for Pregnancy, Labour and the Puerperium and Childbirth. More emphasis has been placed on the puerperium, presenting the mother and midwife as partners in determining postnatal care. Discusses the new midwifery regulatory body, examining changes in legislation from a practical perspective. The chapter on antenatal investigations examines the dilemmas faced by potential parents and the challenges that adverse outcomes present to the midwife. Includes a color plate section with over 40 full-color photographs. Includes 160 new two-color line illustrations. Offers "critical appraisal" boxes related to recent research.
Description : Discusses all aspects of midwifery, from anatomy and physiology, the preparation for pregnancy and labour to community midwifery, ethics, and quality assurance in maternity care. This 12th edition has been extensively revised and rewritten. An ELBS/LPBB edition is available.
Description : This useful workbook is a companion to the best-selling Myles: Textbook for Midwives, a long-standing favourite with Midwifery students. The Workbook can be used in combination with Myles or any other Midwifery textbook, to extend and consolidate knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of childbearing. The workbook approach complements different styles of learning and will assist the student by providing stimulating learning activities to facilitate and reinforce learning or revision. A varied and interesting range of activities to facilitate learning: Colouring and labelling of illustrations Matching activities Multiple-choice questions Definitions Straightforward language Clear illustrations Answers provided