Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Best Practices in the Maternity Setting

Author: Karin Cadwell
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9780763751845
Release Date: 2009-10-06
Genre: Health & Fitness

Implementing Continuity of Care in Breast Feeding emphasizes quality and continuity of care; management issues; and policies and procedures that support breastfeeding in the hospital setting whether in the inpatient maternity, NICU, or ambulatory care.

Human Milk in the NICU

Author: Lois D. W. Arnold
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449609931
Release Date: 2010-10-22
Genre: Family & Relationships

This unique text covers the use of banked, or stored, human milk in the hospital for premature and sick infants, and discusses the advantages of human milk feedings and the elements of hazard or risk introduced by the use of formulas, including rationales for the use of both mother s own milk and donor human milk in the NICU. This reference also highlights domestic health policies that impact the use of human milk for sick and fragile infants, international models and policies for milk banking, the history of donor milk banking and how it came into being and ethical issues surrounding the delivery of milk banking services and donor human milk in the NICU."

Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding

Author: Linda J. Smith
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449659479
Release Date: 2010-09-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

This text examines the research and evidence connecting birth practices to breastfeeding outcomes. It takes an in-depth look at the post-birth experiences of the mother and baby, using the baby’s health as the vehicle and the intact mother-baby dyad as the model to address birth practices that affect breastfeeding. The Second Edition has been completely revised to include new information on infant outcomes, including epidural anesthesia and Cesarean surgery, clinical strategies for helping the mother and baby recover from birth injuries, medications and complications, and information on Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiatives with a Mother-Friendly Module.

Essential Communication Skills for Nursing and Midwifery E Book

Author: Philippa Sully
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702044380
Release Date: 2010-05-19
Genre: Medical

Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing and midwifery practice - this book will enable readers to communicate effectively and with confidence in their professional practice. It focuses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships. It is a 'how to do it' book that relates the theory of effective and ethical communication to the practice of nursing and midwifery and provides a framework for developing communication skills to meet a variety of situations.

Obstetrics Normal and Problem Pregnancies

Author: Steven G. Gabbe
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323392174
Release Date: 2016-03-18
Genre: Medical

After 30 years, Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies remains your go-to choice for authoritative guidance on managing today’s obstetric patient. International experts put the latest knowledge in this specialty at your fingertips, with current and relevant information on everything from fetal origins of adult disease, to improving global maternal health, to important topics in day-to-day obstetrical practice. Highly readable, well-illustrated, and easy to understand, this bestselling obstetrics reference is an ideal tool for residents and clinicians. Take advantage of the collective wisdom of global experts in the field, including two new editors— Drs. Vincenzo Berghella and William Grobman -- and nearly 30 new contributors. Gain a new perspective on a wide range of today's key issues - all evidence-based and easy to read. Sweeping updates throughout including four new chapters: ‘Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Delivery’; ‘Placenta Accreta’; ‘Obesity’; and ‘Improving Global Maternal Health: Challenges and Opportunities’ New Glossary of the most frequently used key abbreviations for easy reference Expanded use of bolded statements and key points as well as additional tables, flow diagrams, and bulleted lists facilitates and enhances the mastery of each chapter More than 100 images in the Obstetrical Ultrasound chapter provide an important resource for normal and abnormal fetal anatomy

Midwifery Continuity of Care

Author: Caroline Homer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729578448
Release Date: 2008-05-21
Genre: Medical

The many pressures on maternity services such as escalating intervention rates, rising costs, and midwife and doctor shortages has resulted in a growing interest in how midwifery continuity of care can be provided. Midwifery Continuity of Care provides a robust and well structured ‘how to’ guide to this topic by discussing the development, implementation and evaluation of differing ways of providing continuity. This new book includes practical advice on engagement with stakeholder as well as outlining ways of receiving and acting on feedback in relation to development, implementation and ongoing evaluation. Midwifery Continuity of Care includes summaries and vignettes which bring midwifery continuity of care to life and make them relevant to practising midwives, managers and others working within maternity services. Written by an international team of contributors, this book highlights the lessons learned by others to help develop new ways of thinking and practising. It will be an invaluable practical guide to all midwives, midwifery managers, student midwives and educators, and will also be of interest to policy makers and health service executives. Introduces the subject of midwifery models of care Includes the different types of models of care, such as: team midwifery, caseload midwifery, one to one midwifery, and lead maternity caregiver Includes international contributions and examples from Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Canada and the US Discusses care within different settings: city; rural; and remote; as well as the different organisational and industrial challenges Provides information in the form of evidence, stories and experiences to facilitate and support the establishment of models of midwifery care. Written by a team who have direct experience rather than only in an academic sense Brings shared knowledge together from different contexts will be valuable in a range of settings Includes photographs, tables and figures

Book Only

Author: Linda Smith
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763776169
Release Date: 2010-10-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

Consistent with the direction being followed by the IBLCE exam board, The Third Edition of Linda J. Smith’s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With over 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad’s development, and poses questions that are often unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors! This new edition offers: • Information organized by Chronological Stages versus by Disciplines • Over 100 more questions than the Second Edition, and over 30 new clinical pictures • Practice Exams that follow the 2010 IBLCE exam format by having 175 multiple-choice questions, of which, 100 questions have clinical pictures The companion online image gallary contains full color clinical pictures to help you learn!

The Future of Nursing

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309208956
Release Date: 2011-02-08
Genre: Medical

The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.

Case Studies in Breastfeeding

Author: Karin Cadwell
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763726001
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Health & Fitness

With A Consultative Framework, This Text Presents Illustrative Case Studies To Increase The Practitioner'S Knowledge About Managing Complex Breastfeeding Cases.

100 Questions and Answers about Breastfeeding

Author: Karin Cadwell
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9780763787530
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Genre: Medical

This text is an evidence-based, comprehensive approach to the many questions women have when they are thinking about breastfeeding and during the time they are breastfeeding their baby. The only text available to provide both the nurse's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Breastfeeding gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by two prominent nurses, Karin Cadwell and Cindy Turner-Maffei, with

Pocket Guide for Lactation Management

Author: Cadwell
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284111200
Release Date: 2016-07-22
Genre: Medical

Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Third Edition is an essential resource for new and experienced lactation care providers. Convenient and easy-to-use, it offers problem solving and counseling strategies for the wide-variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with child-bearing families. Topics include breastfeeding and public health, the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding for hospitals and birth centers, normal breastfeeding, and addressing challenges from both the mother’s and baby’s perspective. Completely updated and revised, the Third Edition includes new metric charts, updated growth expectations, new guidelines, the latest research, and an expanded glossary.

The Breastfeeding Atlas

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 0967275881
Release Date: 2014-07-29
Genre: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

The Breastfeeding Atlas has been completely revised to reflect new research in the field of lactation. The text contains new photos, new case studies and evidence-based breastfeeding management information. Barbara Wilson-Clay and Kay Hoover have over 50 years of combined expertise as lactation consultants, educators and photographers. The Breastfeeding Atlas taps into their broad experience as clinical practitioners. This is a must-have book for students and practitioners alike!

Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation A Guide for the Practitioner

Author: Karin Cadwell
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763735779
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Family & Relationships

Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation: A Guide for the Practitioner, Second Edition explores the characteristics of breastfeeding problems that can be seen, heard, or observed, and allows the assessor to distinguish between breastfeeding problems and actual medical issues. This text is designed for healthcare professionals who are responsible for developing a process for determining the breastfeeding status of mothers and infants. While past experience can provide some direction for exploration, a thorough assessment demands detailed examination of the unique aspects of the new situation. Assessors must individually tailor their approach depending on the circumstances; this text offers appropriate solutions to various potential issues. The second edition of Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation includes extensive new colored pictures and diagrams, as well as additional key information on the challenges of breastfeeding a premature infant.

Breastfeeding A Z

Author: Karin Cadwell
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449687762
Release Date: 2013-01-09
Genre: Health & Fitness

Breastfeeding A-Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage, Second Edition provides lactation consultants, nurses, physicians, and nutritionists with evidence-based information on breastfeeding issues that may present as telephone calls. Completely updated and revised with new health policy information, this new edition covers the triage guides for common problems such as breast pain, engorgement, and concerns about milk supply. Also included is an encyclopedia of terms relevant to breastfeeding in both plain language and in medical terminology. Important words direct further questions and help readers clarify the situation and decide the appropriate urgency and disposition of the case. Breastfeeding A-Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage, Second Edition is ideal for new and experienced clinicians.