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Oxford Handbook of Midwifery [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780199584673Series: Oxford Handbooks in NursingPublication details: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2011.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9780191653254
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Oxford Handbook of MidwiferyDDC classification:
  • 618.2
LOC classification:
  • RG950 .O94 2011
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Contributor; Symbols and abbreviations; Part 1 Introduction; 1 Introduction; Definition of a midwife; Role of the midwife; Principles for record keeping; Statutory midwifery supervision; Role of supervisor of midwives; Role of the LSA and LSA midwifery officer; Drug administration in midwifery; 2 Pre-conception care; Taking a menstrual history; Nutrition; Lifestyle; Medical conditions; 3 Sexual health; Bacterial vaginosis; Candidiasis; Chlamydia; Genital warts; Gonorrhoea; Hepatitis B; Hepatitis C; Herpes simplex virus; Syphilis; Vaginal infections; 4 Antenatal care
8 The need for social supportSocial support; Screening for domestic abuse; Recognition of sexual abuse; Management of substance misuse; Preparing the parents for birth; The birth plan; Preparation for infant feeding; 9 Recognizing and managing pregnancy complications; Bleeding in early pregnancy; Antepartum haemorrhage; Breech presentation; Hyperemesis; Infections; Intrauterine growth restriction; Multiple pregnancy; Obstetric cholestasis; Pregnancy-induced hypertension; The impact of obesity during pregnancy and beyond; 10 Medical conditions during pregnancy; Asthma; Cardiac conditions
Confirmation of pregnancyAdaptation to pregnancy; Blood values in pregnancy; The booking interview; Taking a sexual history; Principles of antenatal screening; Screening for risk in pregnancy; Antenatal screening; Screening for syphilis; HIV screening; The full blood count; ABO blood group and rhesus factor: anti-D prophylaxis for the Rh-negative mother; Screening for Down's syndrome risk; Group B haemolytic streptococcus; Sickle cell anaemia; Thalassaemia; Antenatal examination; Abdominal examination; Monitoring fetal growth and well-being; 5 Health advice in pregnancy; Smoking; Alcohol
DiabetesEpilepsy; Thromboembolic disorders; Principles of thromboprophylaxis; Thyroid disorders; Renal conditions; Part 2 Normal labour; 11 Normal labour: first stage; Physiology of the first stage of labour; Diagnosis of onset of labour; Support for women in labour; High- and low-risk labour; Principles of care for low-risk women; Principles of care in the first stage of labour; Home birth; Hospital birth; Water birth; Mobility and positioning in labour; Nutrition in labour; Assessing progress of labour; Abdominal examination; Vaginal examination; The partogram; Cardiotocograph monitoring
Monitoring fetal well-being
Nutrition during pregnancyWeight gain in pregnancy and body mass index; Food safety; Folic acid; Iron; Peanut allergy; Exercise; Employment; Sexuality during pregnancy and beyond; Dealing with disability during pregnancy and beyond; 6 Minor disorders of pregnancy; Introduction; Backache; Constipation; Frequency of micturition; Indigestion and heartburn; Nausea and vomiting; Varicose veins and haemorrhoids; 7 Helping women cope with pregnancy: complementary therapies; Introduction; Homoeopathy; Aromatherapy; Bach flower remedies; Reflexology; Oriental medicine; Yoga; Herbal medicine
Summary: 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
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Cover; Contents; Contributor; Symbols and abbreviations; Part 1 Introduction; 1 Introduction; Definition of a midwife; Role of the midwife; Principles for record keeping; Statutory midwifery supervision; Role of supervisor of midwives; Role of the LSA and LSA midwifery officer; Drug administration in midwifery; 2 Pre-conception care; Taking a menstrual history; Nutrition; Lifestyle; Medical conditions; 3 Sexual health; Bacterial vaginosis; Candidiasis; Chlamydia; Genital warts; Gonorrhoea; Hepatitis B; Hepatitis C; Herpes simplex virus; Syphilis; Vaginal infections; 4 Antenatal care

8 The need for social supportSocial support; Screening for domestic abuse; Recognition of sexual abuse; Management of substance misuse; Preparing the parents for birth; The birth plan; Preparation for infant feeding; 9 Recognizing and managing pregnancy complications; Bleeding in early pregnancy; Antepartum haemorrhage; Breech presentation; Hyperemesis; Infections; Intrauterine growth restriction; Multiple pregnancy; Obstetric cholestasis; Pregnancy-induced hypertension; The impact of obesity during pregnancy and beyond; 10 Medical conditions during pregnancy; Asthma; Cardiac conditions

Confirmation of pregnancyAdaptation to pregnancy; Blood values in pregnancy; The booking interview; Taking a sexual history; Principles of antenatal screening; Screening for risk in pregnancy; Antenatal screening; Screening for syphilis; HIV screening; The full blood count; ABO blood group and rhesus factor: anti-D prophylaxis for the Rh-negative mother; Screening for Down's syndrome risk; Group B haemolytic streptococcus; Sickle cell anaemia; Thalassaemia; Antenatal examination; Abdominal examination; Monitoring fetal growth and well-being; 5 Health advice in pregnancy; Smoking; Alcohol

DiabetesEpilepsy; Thromboembolic disorders; Principles of thromboprophylaxis; Thyroid disorders; Renal conditions; Part 2 Normal labour; 11 Normal labour: first stage; Physiology of the first stage of labour; Diagnosis of onset of labour; Support for women in labour; High- and low-risk labour; Principles of care for low-risk women; Principles of care in the first stage of labour; Home birth; Hospital birth; Water birth; Mobility and positioning in labour; Nutrition in labour; Assessing progress of labour; Abdominal examination; Vaginal examination; The partogram; Cardiotocograph monitoring

Monitoring fetal well-being

Nutrition during pregnancyWeight gain in pregnancy and body mass index; Food safety; Folic acid; Iron; Peanut allergy; Exercise; Employment; Sexuality during pregnancy and beyond; Dealing with disability during pregnancy and beyond; 6 Minor disorders of pregnancy; Introduction; Backache; Constipation; Frequency of micturition; Indigestion and heartburn; Nausea and vomiting; Varicose veins and haemorrhoids; 7 Helping women cope with pregnancy: complementary therapies; Introduction; Homoeopathy; Aromatherapy; Bach flower remedies; Reflexology; Oriental medicine; Yoga; Herbal medicine

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