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Welcome to your Normal Midwifery reading list! Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
Pharmacology for Midwives by The new edition of this ground-breaking text is an essential resource for the management of drugs during pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period. Fully updated in line with current midwifery practice, it includes new chapters on Disorders of the Immune System and Recreational Drugs, and expanded coverage of pain relief.
Call Number: 618.2061 JOR
Publication Date: 2010
Midwife's Guide to Antenatal Investigations by This book serves as a guide to a comprehensive range of diagnostic screenings and tests used during pregnancy. It links routine antenatal care with specialist investigations, describing when follow up is required and how to interpret the results. Designed for ease of reference, this resource helps midwives make informed, evidence-based clinical decisions. It also provides guidance about how best to discuss sensitive issues with mothers and how to provide support to parents receiving bad news. This book is an essential resource for midwives and other health professionals involved in delivering antenatal care to women and their families. Expert contributors ensure that the information is reliable and up-to-date, and the easy-to-use format guides practitioners through each procedure, interpretation of results, and appropriate interventions. The only book of its kind, developed to provide midwives with a comprehensive guide to antenatal investigations in an accessible format. Includes a range of clinical scenarios and considers the parents' point of view, which brings the tests to life and helps midwives understand the clinical application and impact of investigations. A chapter written by the national charity ARC (Antenatal Results and Choices) relates first-hand accounts from parents whose newborns have been diagnosed with an abnormality, providing insight into how best to provide sensitive care to parents facing difficult situations. Extensive illustrations, diagrams, summary tables and ultrasound scan images make the information in the book clear and understandable. Best practice guidance from National Screening Committee (NSC) are provided to ensure all practitioners are aware of the NSC policy. Clinical guidance is supported by explanations of common and specialist terminology and developments in technology. The fundamental principles underlying genetic and chromosomal testing are described. The historical and cultural aspects of antenatal investigations are discussed, as well as the potential impact of these technologies on the future role of the midwife.
Call Number: 618.32075 SUL + eBook
Publication Date: 2006
Neonatal Care: a textbook for student midwives and nurses by "Neonatal Care" provides student midwives, student nurses, nursery nurses and senior health care assistants with a practical and theoretical guide to all aspects of basic neonatal care. All chapters are mapped where appropriate to the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (2004) and the NMC Standards of proficiency for pre-registration midwifery education (2004). The role of the health care assistant is increasing significantly, particularly in the postnatal care of mother and baby, and there is a requirement for them to develop knowledge and skills to support their developing role. This book will enable HCAs to gain an understanding of basic neonatal care, including the identification of issues that may need to be referred to someone with more advanced skills. The chapters provide a gradual progression through the types of neonatal services available, the care the neonate may require and why, and the midwife or nurse s role in facilitating neonatal care within the family. There is also consideration of cultural and diversity issues, communication, and legal and professional matters pertinent to caring for the neonate. All chapters have specific learning outcomes and self assessment exercises to enable readers to assess and track their own progress."
Call Number: 618.9201 WIL
Publication Date: 2008