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Health Promotion in Midwifery 2nd Edition: Principles and practice

By Jan Bowden,Vicky Manning
  • ISBN Code: : 1444113313
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Medical
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Health Promotion in Midwifery explores the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery. It clearly outlines and discusses the midwife’s role in health promotion, making it essential reading for all student and practising midwives, as well as clinical practitioners. Emphasizing the link between theory and practice, the second edition incorporates chapters on domestic violence, sexual health, breastfeeding, and mental health promotion. Text boxes make the text accessible and user-friendly and case studies and summaries put the material in practical context. Additional readings encourage readers to further research and reflection on their own practice. Throughout the book, the importance of the role of the midwife in health promotion is emphasized. This second edition brings together contributions from a variety of experienced practitioners.

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  • Pdf File: feminism-breasts-and-breast-feeding.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book uses a feminist approach to examine the vast amount of material on breast-feeding. Baby milk manufacture is usually seen as the sole cause of the decline in breast-feeding. Using interviews with women the author looks at other dimensions: the sexualization of breasts; the conditions under which infant feeding takes place and professional interventions into mothering. Policy documents and popular breast-feeding books are shown to be preoccupied with getting women to do what they deem natural rather than with women's real needs.

A History of Midwifery in the United States

By Dr. Joyce E. Thompson, DrPH, RN, CNM, FAAN, FACNM,Helen Varney Burst, RN, CNM, MSN, DHL (Hon.), FACNM
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Book Code : 0826125387
  • Total of Pages : 528
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 489
  • Pdf File: a-history-of-midwifery-in-the-united-states.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Written by two of the professionís most prominent midwifery leaders, this authoritative history of midwifery in the United States, from the 1600s to the present, is distinguished by its vast breadth and depth. The book spans the historical evolution of midwives as respected, autonomous health care workers and midwifery as a profession, and considers the strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities for this discipline as enduring motifs throughout the text. It surveys the roots of midwifery, the beginnings of professional practice, the founding of educational institutions and professional organizations, and entry pathways into the profession. Woven throughout the text are such themes as the close link between midwives and the communities in which they live, their view of pregnancy and birth as normal life events, their efforts to promote health and prevent illness, and their dedication to being with women wherever they may be and in whatever health condition and circumstances they may be in. The text examines the threats to midwifery past and present, such as the increasing medicalization of childbearing care, midwiferyís lack of a common identity based on education and practice standards, the mix of legal recognition, and reimbursement issues for midwifery practice. Illustrations and historical photos depict the many facets of midwifery, and engaging stories provide cultural and spiritual content. This is a ìmust-haveî for all midwives, historians, professional and educational institutions, and all those who share a passion for the history of midwifery and women. Key Features: Encompasses the most authoritative and comprehensive information available about the history of midwifery in the United States Considers the strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities for midwifery Illustrated with historical photos and drawings Includes engaging stories filled with cultural and spiritual content, introductory quotes to each chapter, and plentiful chapter notes Written by two preeminent leaders in the field of midwifery

Foundations for Health Promotion - E-Book

By Jennie Naidoo,Jane Wills
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 0702054445
  • Total of Pages : 340
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 197
  • Pdf File: foundations-for-health-promotion-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The new edition of the highly successful Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over 300 artworks, tables and 'pull out' boxes, this helpful text covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health and social care professionals and anyone engaged with education about health and wellbeing. Comprehensive updating and expansion to reflect recent research findings and major organizational and policy changes Clear structure and signposting for ease of reading and study Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups in health services, local and municipal services and education Interactive learning activities with indicative answers help readers consolidate their learning Comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect major organizational and policy changes Interactive learning activities with indicative answers at the end of each chapter 'Pull out' boxes illustrate recent research findings and case studies of practice

Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 2)

By Robert Black,Ramanan Laxminarayan,Marleen Temmerman,Neff Walker
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Book Code : 1464803684
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 703
  • Pdf File: disease-control-priorities-third-edition.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The evaluation of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) by the Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (DCP3) focuses on maternal conditions, childhood illness, and malnutrition. Specifically, the chapters address acute illness and undernutrition in children, principally under age 5. It also covers maternal mortality, morbidity, stillbirth, and influences to pregnancy and pre-pregnancy. Volume 3 focuses on developments since the publication of DCP2 and will also include the transition to older childhood, in particular, the overlap and commonality with the child development volume. The DCP3 evaluation of these conditions produced three key findings: 1. There is significant difficulty in measuring the burden of key conditions such as unintended pregnancy, unsafe abortion, nonsexually transmitted infections, infertility, and violence against women. 2. Investments in the continuum of care can have significant returns for improved and equitable access, health, poverty, and health systems. 3. There is a large difference in how RMNCH conditions affect different income groups; investments in RMNCH can lessen the disparity in terms of both health and financial risk.

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book

By Jane Coad,Melvyn Dunstall
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 0702045934
  • Total of Pages : 472
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 876
  • Pdf File: anatomy-and-physiology-for-midwives-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.

Midwifery and Public Health

By Padraig O'Luanaigh,Cindy Carlson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 0702034614
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 376
  • Pdf File: midwifery-and-public-health.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An up-to-date discussion of community and public health care in relation to midwifery practice, using real life scenarios in a range of hot topic areas. Explores the role the midwife can play in providing and improving public health Reflects current policy on public health issues Clear focus on practice and implementation of public health initiatives The first book to integrate public health with midwifery

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health

By Nell L. Tharpe,Cindy L. Farley,Robin G. Jordan
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Book Code : 1284121917
  • Total of Pages : 710
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 911
  • Pdf File: clinical-practice-guidelines-for-midwifery-women-s-health.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fifth Edition is an accessible and easy-to-use quick reference guide for midwives and women’s healthcare providers. Completely updated and revised to reflect the changing clinical environment, it offers current evidence-based practice, updated approaches, and opportunities for midwifery leadership in every practice setting. Also included are integrative, alternative, and complementary therapies. The Fifth Edition examines the transition to the use of ICD-10 codes, women’s health policy and advocacy, risk assessment and decision-making in practice, and inspiring trust in midwifery care. New clinical practice guidelines include health promotion and primary care practice, such as promoting restorative sleep, optimizing oral health, promoting a healthy weight, and caring for the woman with a substance abuse disorder.

Mayes' Midwifery E-Book

By Sue Macdonald
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 0702045969
  • Total of Pages : 1084
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 667
  • Pdf File: mayes-midwifery-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Mayes’ Midwifery, an established key textbook for students and qualified midwives, contains essential knowledge for professional practice. For this 14th edition, each section and chapter has been fully updated and enhanced by leading authors to ensure the text complies with contemporary practice and current guidelines. Added benefits are the availability of a variety of additional online resources for each chapter, including case studies, video and website links, and a bank of multiple-choice questions to test knowledge. With a strong emphasis on normal birth, the book covers the spectrum of midwifery-related topics applied to practice, providing a foundation of knowledge, and encouraging independent thought through the use of reflective exercises in each chapter and online. The book provides midwives with material that meets individual ways of learning and supports current modes of midwifery education. Mayes’ Midwifery is the text for initial preparation and for ongoing midwifery practice. New chapters on essential contemporary issues: Vulnerable women Perspectives on the future of midwifery, in a global context Evidence-based information to guide best practice Learning outcomes and Key Points in all chapters Reflective activities Now with an integrated website offering additional resources and material including: Multiple-choice questions for self-testing Case studies Reflective activities to consolidate your professional development Useful additional reading, resources and weblinks Expanded topics Downloadable materials including illustrations

Midwifery Practice

By Jo Alexander,Valerie Levy,Sarah Roch
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1349141127
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 900
  • Pdf File: midwifery-practice.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Modern midwifery practice should be based on the findings of up-to-date research, which is necessarily changing and dynamic. The Midwifery Practice Series was specifically designed to enable busy practitioners and students to have access to a broad-ranging survey and analysis of the literature in a form that draws out the research-based implications for practice. With the Core Topics' books the Midwifery Practice series is relaunched and updated. The latest research findings and the implications for midwifery care in the wake of the 'Changing Childbirth' report are considered, along with seminal earlier work. The relationship between critically reviewed research findings and good practice remains essential.

Varney’s Midwifery

By Tekoa L. King,Mary C. Brucker,Kathryn Osborne,Cecilia M. Jevitt
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Book Code : 1284170284
  • Total of Pages : 1380
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 681
  • Pdf File: varney-s-midwifery.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Varney’s Midwifery, Sixth Edition is the gold standard for midwifery practice. Completely updated and revised, this text reflects current evidence-based guidelines. The Sixth Edition addresses care of women throughout the lifespan, including primary care, gynecology, maternity care in a variety of settings, and newborn care. It also provides new content on social determinants of health, the changing face of the population, and the population that midwives serve. With chapters written by expert midwives with an emphasis on anatomy, physiology, and normal physiologic processes, this text will assist students and midwives in providing healthcare services today. Chapter appendices present essential skills that are designed to help students, midwives, and international readers learn skills that are core components of midwifery practice.