Myles Pocket Reference for Midwives E Book

Author: Cathy Ashwin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702074431
Release Date: 2017-04-29
Genre: Medical

Well illustrated with over 100 figures, tables and pull out boxes this slim pocket reference includes a wealth of information ranging from communications skills, drug calculations and administration, to clinical examination and complications in labour. Designed to be carried in a scrubs/uniform pocket, this helpful guide will be ideal for all midwives whether qualified or in training. Helpful bullet point style enables rapid access to essential information Splash proof cover ensures durability Rich illustrative programme enables rapid access to key information

A Pocket Guide for Student Midwives

Author: Stella McKay-Moffat
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470712436
Release Date: 2010-09-07
Genre: Medical

A Pocket guide for Student Midwives, 2nd edition is an accessible, portable book offering student midwives everything they need to grasp the key elements of midwifery language, knowledge and skills. The new edition of this useful ‘aide memoire’ is structured in two parts. The first includes relevant terms, abbreviations and definitions. The second part is a quick A-Z reference guide to common conditions, procedures, emergency situations, and supporting information enhanced by visual material to aid comprehension of normality and anomalies. The innovative action flow charts enables rapid access to information that logically guides the reader through procedures in potentially life threatening situations, in both home and hospital settings. A Pocket guide for Student Midwives, 2nd edition is essential reading for the new non-nurse student midwife, the experienced nurse entering the midwifery profession, and senior student midwives alike. A handy portable ‘survival guide’ for student midwives Fully updated to include the latest NMC directives, legislation, and policies Includes flow charts, illustrations, and activities

Myles Textbook for Midwives

Author: Diane Fraser
Publisher:
ISBN: 0443072345
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

The new edition of this market-leading textbook builds on the strengths of the previous edition. Completely updated and revised, it provides the most up-to-date perspectives and research on a complete range of the theoretical, practical, and background concepts with which modern midwives should be familiar. In addition, it offers numerous summary boxes and flowcharts and provides clear guidance on how to critically appraise valuable research. Anatomy and physiology chapters have been placed at the beginning of the book. Two new chapters - Exercises for Pregnancy, Labour and the Puerperium and Childbirth. More emphasis has been placed on the puerperium, presenting the mother and midwife as partners in determining postnatal care. Discusses the new midwifery regulatory body, examining changes in legislation from a practical perspective. The chapter on antenatal investigations examines the dilemmas faced by potential parents and the challenges that adverse outcomes present to the midwife. Includes a color plate section with over 40 full-color photographs. Includes 160 new two-color line illustrations. Offers "critical appraisal" boxes related to recent research.

Pocket Guide to Breastfeeding

Author: Diana Du Plessis
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
ISBN: 0702180319
Release Date: 2008-12-01
Genre: Breastfeeding

Although breastfeeding can be very rewarding, it can also be difficult at times. This guide is full of practical information, explanations, ideas and tips for both the breastfeeding mother and the nursing professionals helping her. The different chapters include some common questions and answers that will direct the reader to the help that is needed. This really useful book can be read from cover to cover or section by section as preferred. For the mother who is still undecided whether or not to breastfeed, this guide offers all the guidance she needs. If the mother has been breastfeeding and wants to wean, all the information she needs is contained in these pages. The guide encourages mothers to trust in their abilities to breastfeed successfully. It is an excellent resource, not only for nursing professionals, but for all expectant mothers who want to breastfeed their infants. Key features: Packed with frequently asked questions and answers that allow for the book to be used as a quick reference guide; Based on years of practical experience so both the mother and midwife can rely on the information; Explains common problems and offers practical solutions.

Mosby s Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring

Author: Lisa Anne Miller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323083522
Release Date: 2012-02-23
Genre: Medical

Rev. ed. of: Mosby's pocket guide to fetal monitoring / Susan Martin Tucker, Lisa A. Miller, David A. Miller.

Skills for Midwifery Practice

Author: Ruth Johnson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702044250
Release Date: 2010-03-22
Genre: Medical

This title is now out of print. A new version with e-book is available under ISBN 9780702044809. This highly acclaimed step-by-step guide provides the relevant physiology, available evidence and rationale for each clinical skill. In a highly readable format, 'Skills for Midwifery Practice' offers self-assessment and short summaries, as well as detailed instruction on achieving a range of clinical skills. Tells you everything you need to know about: Abdominal examination Assessment of maternal and neonatal vital signs Infection control Hygiene needs Elimination management Drug administration Intrapartum and other related childbearing skills Assessment of the baby Infant nutrition Phlebotomy and intravenous therapy Moving and handling Perioperative skills Wound management Restricted mobility management Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for the woman and baby An essential midwifery textbook that covers the fundamental practical tasks required of the student Clear layout ensures easy access to information Highly illustrated to aid understanding Designed to improve competency when delivering basic skills Expanded chapter on the skills used during the first stage of labour Application of national guideline for the management of care Postnatal examination Discussion of the use of infrared touch/non-touch thermometry techniques Specific information on locating pulse sites More on SATS monitoring Increased information on the skills for the second stage of labour, infant feeding and daily examination of the baby Greater reference to infection control protocols and the reduction of hospital-acquired infections.

Mosby s Pocket Guide to Cultural Health Assessment E Book

Author: Carolyn D'Avanzo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323086042
Release Date: 2008-01-08
Genre: Medical

With all of the cultural and ethnic information that could affect patient and family care, POCKET GUIDE TO CULTURAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT, 4th Edition is the perfect portable yet complete reference. This guide discusses the clinical implications of ethnic populations from over 170 countries with a wealth of information on each—from languages spoken to health care beliefs and practices to eye contact. Ideal for everyday use, this handbook is the most comprehensive and portable resource on the market for patient care. Alphabetically organized by country with all sections presented consistently to give you quick access to important cultural information. Presents comprehensive content on all cultural aspects that affect patient assessment. Includes brief descriptions of each country’s topography and provides maps to illustrate potential environmental etiologies of an illness. Updated international childhood immunization schedules and the latest information from the World Health Organization provide the most up-to-date healthcare standards from around the world. Extensive bibliographies give you resources for further information. A streamlined and concise format with thumb tabs dividing each section makes this pocket guide the perfect quick reference tool. Thoroughly updated content includes new country names and their demographics, patient data, health care practices, and other cultural implications that affect care of today’s culturally diverse patient population. New international contributors bring together a wealth of information on the specifics of care for patients from over 170 countries. Includes more historical and political information for each country to provide current background information. Increased emphasis on how a population appears in the worldview and how their religion affect decision-making gives you a fuller perspective on each country’s culture. More information on naturalistic healing and practices helps you treat patients from a variety of backgrounds.

Ich bin Malala

Author: Malala Yousafzai
Publisher: Droemer eBook
ISBN: 9783426424230
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Am 9. Oktober 2012 wird die junge Pakistanerin Malala Yousafzai auf ihrem Schulweg überfallen und niedergeschossen. Die Fünfzehnjährige hatte sich den Taliban widersetzt, die Mädchen verbieten, zur Schule zu gehen. Wie durch ein Wunder kommt Malala mit dem Leben davon. Als im Herbst 2013 ihr Buch "Ich bin Malala" erscheint, ist die Resonanz enorm: Weltweit wird über ihr Schicksal berichtet. Im Juli 2013 hält sie eine beeindruckende Rede vor den Vereinten Nationen. Barack Obama empfängt sie im Weißen Haus, und im Dezember erhält sie den Sacharow-Preis für geistige Freiheit, verliehen vom Europäischen Parlament. Malala Yousafzai lebt heute mit ihrer Familie in England, wo sie wieder zur Schule geht. Malala Yousafzai wird mit dem Friedensnobelpreis 2014 ausgezeichnet. »Dieses Memoir unterstreicht ihre besten Eigenschaften. Ihren Mut und ihre Entschlossenheit kann man nur bewundern. Ihr Hunger nach Bildung und Neugestaltung ist authentisch. Sie wirkt so unschuldig, und da ist diese unverwüstliche Zuversicht. Sie spricht mit einem solchen Gewicht, dass man vergisst, dass Malala erst 16 ist.« The Times »Niemand hat das Recht auf Bildung so knapp, so einprägsam und überzeugend zusammengefasst wie Malala Yousafzai, die tapferste Schülerin der Welt.« Berliner Zeitung »Der mutigste Teenager der Welt« Bild »Bewegend erzählt Malala Yousafzai ihr Schicksal.« Brigitte

Anna Forster erinnert sich an die Liebe

Author: Sally Hepworth
Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag
ISBN: 9783641201784
Release Date: 2018-06-25
Genre: Fiction

Auch wenn du deine Erinnerung verlierst, wirst du doch nie die Liebe vergessen ... Anna Forster ist erst achtunddreißig, als sie die erschütternde Diagnose Alzheimer erhält. Sie weiß, dass ihr Zwillingsbruder Jack nur ihr Bestes will, und dennoch tut es weh, als er ihr vorschlägt, in ein betreutes Wohnheim zu ziehen. Sie weiß außerdem, dass in der Einrichtung nur eine weitere Person in ihrem Alter lebt – Luke, mit dem sie so viel mehr verbindet als mit allen anderen Menschen, die sie kennt. Anna und Luke verlieben sich ineinander, doch nach einem tragischen Vorfall setzen ihre Familien alles daran, die beiden zu trennen. Nur eine Person kann dem Liebespaar helfen: die Köchin Eve, die selbst einen schweren Schicksalsschlag verkraften musste. Doch ist sie bereit, alles für Anna und Luke aufs Spiel zu setzen?

Churchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary E Book

Author: Chris Brooker
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780080982458
Release Date: 2008-06-04
Genre: Medical

Stay up to date on fast-changing areas of health care with the 75th anniversary edition of this trusted medical dictionary. Expanded coverage familiarizes you with the most current medical terminology in evolving areas such as genetics, complementary therapies, and sports rehabilitation, while detailed illustrations help clarify definitions and ensure confident understanding. Reliable, easy-to-read definitions for more than 12,000 terms. A full-color section that illustrates the body systems in vivid detail. An extensive array of appendices that provide quick access to important information. A concise, compact format that ensures portability and ease-of-use. More than 3,000 new entries present the latest terminology in radiography, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, optometry, paramedical terms, pharmacology, sports rehabilitation, anatomical terms, and more. Over 150 2-color illustrations visually reinforce definitions. A companion website includes: A spellchecker tool you can upload to your computer to ensure accuracy when typing medical terms. Full-color illustrations of the major body systems presented in labeled and unlabeled formats so you can test your identification skills and verify your knowledge. 30 additional color photographs that help you identify selected conditions. Basic Life Support (BLS) Algorithms that reflect the latest resuscitation guidelines Links to additional sources of information.

Pocket Guide to Cultural Health Assessment

Author: Carolyn Erickson D'Avanzo
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015055826807
Release Date: 2003-01
Genre: Medical

This text is to give health care providers quick access to a variety of information to interact effectively with individuals from different groups.

Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring and Assessment

Author:
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015061155779
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

Providing portable and practical information for evaluating intrapartum and antepartum fetal status specifically for use in the clinical environment, this handy guide explains the care and management of the patient in the labor and delivery suite, the fetal intensive care unit, and the antepartum inpatient unit or ambulatory care setting. It also provides up-to-date content on all aspects of electronic fetal monitoring, from operating equipment to interpreting data.

Pocket Guide to Cultural Assessment

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015032692983
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Transcultural nursing

This practical, concise guide presents information on cultural variations that potentially impact patient and family care. The dominant cultures of more than 180 countries are presented alphabetically for easy reference. Information regarding major language, health care beliefs, ethnic or racial specific diseases, and national childhood immunizations is among the valuable data included to provide nurses and other health care professionals with essential information needed for basic assessment. Illus.

Ultraschall in der Gef diagnostik

Author: Wilhelm Schäberle
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783642005206
Release Date: 2009-12-06
Genre: Medical

Der Band fasst die modernen Verfahren und neuesten Erkenntnisse auf dem Gebiet der Gefäßdiagnostik zusammen. Der Textteil beschreibt die Gefäßregion mit Sonoanatomie, Untersuchungsablauf und Normalbefund sowie die Indikation der Ultraschalluntersuchung und die klinische Relevanz der Untersuchungsergebnisse. Der Atlasteil veranschaulicht anhand aussagekräftiger Ultraschallbilder die verschiedenen Krankheitsbilder. Die 3. Auflage behandelt verstärkt die Bedeutung der Ultraschall-Routinediagnostik für seltene Gefäßerkrankungen.