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Midwifery : Preparation for Practice: 2nd edition, 2010  - Sally Pairman

Midwifery

Preparation for Practice: 2nd edition, 2010

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Published: 30th August 2010
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Midwifery: Preparation for Practice focuses on placing the woman and midwife at the center of care, in line with the philosophy, education and practice standards set by the Australian College of Midwives and the New Zealand College of Midwives. It reflects the socio-political contexts in which students in the two countries practice.

About the Author

Sally Pairman, RM, MA, Head of School, School of Midwifery, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand; Education Consultant to the New Zealand College of Midwives; Jan Pincombe, RM, PhD, FACM, Professor of Midwifery, Joint Appointment The University of South Australia & The Women’s & Children’s Hospital Adelaide South Australia; Fellow of The Australian College of Midwifery (ACMI) and research co-ordinator of the South Australian Branch of ACMI; Carol Thorogood, RM, PhD, FACM, Newcastle University, Newcastle, NSW; Fellow of the Australian College of Midwives Inc.; and Sally Tracy, RM, MA, Doctor of Midwifery, FACM, Associate Professor of Midwifery Practice Development, a joint appointment with the Northern Sydney Area Health Service and the University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Fellow of the Australian College of Midwives and an Editor on the NZ College of Midwives Journal

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        Book is good for purposed. Easy to navigate and understand - a good basic reference text.

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          Well written and designed where writter's promote birth as a natural occurrence and how best we (midwives) can support women in accomplishing this process

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          Fabulously informative for students

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            Easy to read for novice midwifery students!!

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            Partners
            Context
            Australian and New Zealand health and maternity services
            The Australian and New Zealand context
            Understanding world views of midwifery
            Risk and safety
            Ways of looking at evidence and measurement
            Place of birth
            The woman
            Challenges to women's health
            Working with Maori women: challenges for midwives
            Midwives working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
            Options for women around fertility and reproduction
            Transitions
            The midwife
            Professional frameworks for practice in Australia and New Zealand
            Legal frameworks for practice in Australia and New Zealand
            Ethical frameworks for practice
            Life skills for midwifery practice
            Practice
            Partnership
            Theoretical frameworks for midwifery practice
            Working in partnership
            Working in collaboration
            Promoting physiological birth
            Autonomous practice
            The physiology of conception and pregnancy
            Nutritional foundation for pregnancy, childbirth and lactation
            Working with women in pregnancy
            Physiological changes during labour
            Supporting women in labour and birth
            Working with pain in labour
            Using water for labour and birth
            Perineal care and repair
            Physiological changes during the postnatal period
            Supporting women becoming mothers
            Supporting the newborn infant
            Supporting the breastfeeding mother
            Pharmacology and prescribing
            Completing the midwife-woman partnership
            Contraception
            Collaborative practice
            Screening and assessment
            Challenges in pregnancy
            Disturbances in the rhythm of labour
            Interventions in pregnancy, labour and birth
            Life-threatening emergencies
            Complications in the postnatal period
            Complications of the newborn
            Grief and loss during childbearing-the death of a baby
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            ISBN: 9780729539289
            ISBN-10: 0729539288
            Audience: Tertiary; University or College
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 976
            Published: 30th August 2010
            Publisher: Elsevier Australia
            Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 21.6  x 4.3
            Weight (kg): 2.74
            Edition Number: 2