ISBN 9780750688055,Midwifery: Best Practice, Volume 2

Midwifery: Best Practice, Volume 2



Elsevier Publishing Company

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9780750688055

ISBN-10 075068805X


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 232 Pages
Language (English)

Electronics & communications engineering

In an age where information is increasingly abundant and sometimes overwhelming, it can be difficult to keep up-to-date with current thinking. This second volume of Midwifery: Best Practice provides a solution to this information overload by presenting essential discussions in an easy-to-read, accessible format. Edited by a well-known and respected lecturer in midwifery and published in association with The Practising Midwife and Midwifery - two leading midwifery journals - this unique compilation provides a wide range of articles, research, and stories covering topics from pregnancy to postnatal experiences. Presenting a succinct review of key issues within the profession, this user-friendly, practical, and convenient reference offers a broad selection of contributions that establish best practice and current thinking in midwifery.
Concentrates on issues surrounding pregnancy and birth, including domestic violence and risk - two topical and sensitive issues within the profession and of interest to every midwife.
Provides easy-to-access information on the latest subjects relevant to midwifery.
Challenges existing ways of thinking, raises totally new ideas for consideration, and stimulates learning, debate and reflection.
Includes articles and papers that contain the best ideas, information, and evidence to inform midwifery practice.
Presents a page of questions in each section that can be used for group discussions or personal reflection on the issues raised.
Groups articles into nine sections that include an introduction and a summary with ideas for turning reading into professional development activities.

With 68 expert contributors