The Student's Guide to Becoming a Midwife

Editor/Author Peate, Ian and Hamilton, Cathy
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-11-841093-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 29
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017
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The Students Guide to Becoming a Midwife is essential reading for all student midwives. Now updated to include the latest 2012 NMC Midwifery Rules and Standards and a brand new chapter on the midwife and public health, this comprehensive resource provides a wide range of need-to-know information for student midwives, including: Effective communication and documentation Confidentiality Interdisciplinary working The fundamentals of antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care Assessment and examination of the new-born baby Medicines Public health Clinical decision-making Evidence-based practice.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • 1 Effective Communication
  • 2 Effective Documentation
  • 3 Confidentiality
  • 4 The Aims of Antenatal Care
  • 5 Programmes of Care During Childbirth
  • 6 Interprofessional Working: Seamless Working within Maternity Care
  • 7 Intrapartum Care
  • 8 Effective Emergency Care
  • 9 Initial Assessment and Examination of the Newborn Baby
  • 10 Effective Postnatal Care
  • 11 Medication and the Midwife
  • 12 The Midwife and Public Health
  • 13 Regulating the Midwifery Profession
  • 14 The Impact of Cultural Issues on the Practice of Midwifery
  • 15 Legislation and the Midwife
  • 16 Decision Making
  • 17 Health, Safety and Environmental Issues
  • 18 Evidence-Based Practice
  • 19 Statutory Supervision of Midwives
  • 20 Clinical Governance: A Framework for Improving Quality in Maternity Care
  • Glossary