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Midwifery Essentials: Labour: Volume 3, 2nd ed.

Author: Baston, Helen;hall, Jenny Pages: 225 Size: 3.15 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Published: 18 April, 2017
eISBN-13: 9780702071393

The second edition of the popular Midwifery Essentials series continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence!

Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated throughout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice. Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and contemporary women-centred care and presents helpful ‘scenarios’ to encourage debate and reflection.

The Midwifery Essentials series is ideal for all midwives – whether qualified or in training – and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment.

  • Fully updated to provide a useful, friendly source of information
  • Strong focus on contemporary women-centred care
  • Designed to stimulate debate and reflection upon current practice, local policies and procedures
  • Scenarios enable practitioners to understand the context of maternity care and explore their role in safe and effective service provision
  • Helpful ‘jigsaw’ approach enables readers to explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. consent, safety and health promotion
  • Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding clinical procedures
  • Chapters designed to be read as a ‘standalone’ or in succession
  • Emphasises the crucial role of effective communication
  • Makes reference to the latest national and international guidelines
  • Contains new scenarios to reflect recent changes in practice
  • Improved layout aids retention and learning
  • Fully updated throughout with the latest evidence base for clinical skills and procedures
  • Embraces the principles of ‘Better Births’

Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal: Volume 4, 2nd ed.

Author: Baston, Helen;hall, Jenny Pages: 201 Size: 2.23 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Published: 17 April, 2017
eISBN-13: 9780702071447
eISBN-10: 0702071447
Print ISBNs: PB: 9780702071003, 0702071005

The second edition of the popular Midwifery Essentials series continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence!

Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated throughout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice. Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and contemporary women-centred care and presents helpful ‘scenarios’ to encourage debate and reflection.

The Midwifery Essentials series is ideal for all midwives – whether qualified or in training – and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment.

  • Fully updated to provide a useful, friendly source of information
  • Strong focus on contemporary women-centred care
  • Designed to stimulate debate and reflection upon current practice, local policies and procedures
  • Scenarios enable practitioners to understand the context of maternity care and explore their role in safe and effective service provision
  • Helpful ‘jigsaw’ approach enables readers to explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. consent, safety and health promotion
  • Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding clinical procedures
  • Chapters designed to be read as a ‘standalone’ or in succession
  • Emphasises the crucial role of effective communication
  • Makes reference to the latest national and international guidelines
  • Contains new scenarios to reflect recent changes in practice
  • Improved layout aids retention and learning
  • Fully updated throughout with the latest evidence base for clinical skills and procedures
  • Embraces the principles of ‘Better Births’

Midwifery Essentials: Basics: Volume 1, 2nd ed.

Author: Baston, Helen;hall, Jenny;einion, Alys Bethan Pages: 259 Size: 2.75 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Elsevier
Published: 20 April, 2017
eISBN-13: 9780702071331

The second edition of the popular Midwifery Essentials series continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence!

Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated throughout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice. Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and contemporary women-centred care and presents helpful ‘scenarios’ to encourage debate and reflection.

The Midwifery Essentials series is ideal for all midwives – whether qualified or in training – and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment.

  • Fully updated to provide a useful, friendly source of information
  • Strong focus on contemporary women-centred care
  • Designed to stimulate debate and reflection upon current practice, local policies and procedures
  • Scenarios enable practitioners to understand the context of maternity care and explore their role in safe and effective service provision
  • Helpful ‘jigsaw’ approach enables readers to explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. consent, safety and health promotion
  • Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding clinical procedures
  • Chapters designed to be read as a ‘standalone’ or in succession
  • Emphasises the crucial role of effective communication
  • Makes reference to the latest national and international guidelines
  • Contains new scenarios to reflect recent changes in practice
  • Improved layout aids retention and learning
  • Fully updated throughout with the latest evidence base for clinical skills and procedures
  • Embraces the principles of ‘Better Births’

Mayes’ Midwifery, 15th ed.

Author: Macdonald, Sue;johnson, Gail Pages: 1,221 Size: 32.75 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Bailliere Tindall
Published: 14 August, 2017
eISBN-13: 9780702063367

Mayes Midwifery retains all of the features that characterised the success of earlier editions – authority, accessibility and comprehensiveness – while addressing the wider context of current midwifery practice by applying evidence into practice.

The book explores anatomy and applied physiology, a wide range of public health issues, as well as cultural competence. Fast moving areas such as professional and leadership issues, fertility control, genetics, foetal development, medical problems in pregnancy and care of the new born and baby with complex needs are brought right up to date.

The latest edition of Mayes’ Midwifery has also been redesigned to further assist with engagement of the topics while the artwork programme has been upgraded to help with the understanding of complex physiological processes. As with the previous edition, the book also comes with an associated website containing over 600 MCQs, case studies, and reflective activities together with a wealth of other learning tools.

Mayes’ Midwifery 15th edition is an essential tool for midwives at every stage of their professional career – student midwives seeking knowledge, skills and guidance on their journey to becoming midwives – midwives returning to practice and for qualified midwives wherever they work. Nurses and health care assistants working on maternity units in the UK and overseas will also find the volume an important resource.

  • New edition of a classic textbook updated and designed for today’s midwifery student!
  • Chapters authored by experts in their field, including midwifery academics and clinicians as well as allied professionals such as researchers, physiotherapists, neonatal nurse specialists, social scientists and legal experts
  • Evidence and research based throughout to help facilitate safe clinical practice
  • Learning outcomes and key points help readers structure their study and recap on what they have learned
  • Reflective activities encourage the application of theory to practice
  • Contains practice based tools and checklists
  • Presents and discusses the latest national and international guidelines
  • Associated website with over 600 MCQs, reflective activities to encourage the application of theory to practice, case studies and additional learning tools
  • Downloadable image bank to assist readers with essay preparation and other assignments
  • Suitable for use in normal community and midwife led arenas, high tech environments and more rural areas of clinical practice
  • Brand new design – incorporating helpful learning features – aids reader engagement and retention of facts
  • Updated artwork program helps clarify complex physiological processes and other challenging concepts

Essentials of Dementia: Everything You Really Need to Know for Working in Dementia Care

Author: Shibley Rahman, Robert Howard ; Foreword By Karen Harrison Dening. Pages: 242 Size: 1.01 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Published: 18 January, 2018
eISBN-13: 9781784507541

To provide high quality dementia care, professionals need to be both knowledgeable about dementia and skilled in the provision of care. This book is an introductory reference guide that will help students, professionals and practitioners develop their skills and expertise to better respond to the needs of people with dementia. It sets out information and advice on essential topics, research and evidence-based practice within dementia care in a clear, sensible way.

Based on the standard course structure for higher and further dementia education, this wide-ranging textbook covers topics including dementia diagnosis, person-centred care and law, ethics and safeguarding. The new go-to book for the dementia curriculum, it is an invaluable tool for anyone wishing to improve the required core skills and values needed to care for those affected by dementia.

Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Edited By Karen Holland, Roger Watson. Pages: 288 Size: 4.79 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published: 24 July, 2012
eISBN-13: 9781118302453

Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare is an invaluable guide to ‘getting it right’, focusing on all aspects of writing for publication. It will help the reader to develop skills in writing articles, book reviews and other forms of publications, and can also be used as an aide-memoire for editors and journal or book reviewers. It explores: How to get started How to write various forms of publication including abstracts, papers, book reviews, journal articles and books Good practice in reviewing The editorial process Ethical and legal aspects of publishing Offering guidance, tips, examples and activities, this practical how-to book written by experts in the field is essential reading for all nurses and healthcare professionals.

OSH Dementia: From advanced disease to bereavement

Author: Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, and Sharon Scott
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2011
Print ISBN-13: 9780199237807
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199237807.001.0001

This resource concentrates on advanced dementia, and addresses issues such as pain management, decision-making, spiritual needs, communication, the Mental Health Capacity Act, dementia in the younger patient, and the carer’s perspective.

Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (2 ed.)

Author: Sue Beckwith and Penny Franklin
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2011
Print ISBN-13: 9780199575817
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199575817.001.0001

The Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, Second Edition gives concise, practical and expert advice on all aspects of non-medical prescribing, and has been completely revised and updated since the first edition. Containing the practical principles nurses and other non-medical prescribers need to practice safely, effectively and cost-consciously whatever the situation, it provides evidence-based advice on a wide selection of subjects to give a complete picture of the role of the prescriber. The topics covered range from basic pharmacology, to the legal aspects and processes of prescribing practice, as well as prescribing for specific conditions and special groups, such as the older person and the very young. It features the most recent legislation and changes to prescribing standards, giving nurses and non-medical prescribers access to the most up-to-date information to inform their practice. There is also additional content on complementary and alternative medicine, and guidelines on prescribing for cosmetic effect.

Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health (2 ed.)

Author: Julia Smedley, Finlay Dick, and Steven Sadhra
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2013
Print ISBN-13: 9780199651627
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199651627.001.0001

Fully revised for this second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health is a concise practice-based guide that brings together the latest legislation and guidance with current practice in the field, and is the authoritative guide to assessing and managing health risks in the workplace.

Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

Author: Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk, and Jason Payne-James
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2009
Print ISBN-13: 9780199229949
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199545629.001.1

This resource acts as a practical guide for clinical forensic specialists. It contains basic background information on the legal aspects of medicine for doctors, nurses and medical students.