ISBN 9780702051463,Myles Textbook for Midwives

Myles Textbook for Midwives


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Elsevier Publishing Company

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780702051463

ISBN-10 0702051462

Paper Back

Edition 16th
Number of Pages 784 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

The sixteenth edition of this seminal textbook, Myles Textbook for Midwives, has been extensively revised and restructured to ensure that it reflects current midwifery practice, with an increased focus on topics that are fundamental to midwifery practice today. The book comes with Elsevier EVOLVE ancillaries - an online learning package which consists of 500 self-assessment questions and answers and a fully downloadable image bank. KEY FEATURES Designed to enable midwifery practitioners to provide safe and competent care, which is tailored to the patient's individual needs Extensively illustrated to assist visual learning with additional 'pull out' textboxes to highlight key information Streamlined chapters with similar themes and approach help consolidate learning Reflects all modern midwifery curricula by presenting a strong emphasis on evidenced-based practice and the use of technology Over 500 on-line multiple-choice questions to enable readers to test their knowledge Offers a full image bank of downloadable illustrations to assist with personal projects and/or further learning References, Further Reading and Useful Websites promote further learning Glossary of Terms and Acronyms provide simple definitions of more complex terminologies. NEW TO THIS EDITION Full colour illustrations now used throughout the book, in response to student feedback Contains many new chapters, some of which are authored by members of the multi-professional team Up-to-date guidance on professional regulation, midwifery supervision, legal and ethical issues, risk management and clinical governance Recognition that midwives increasingly care for women with complex health needs, in a multicultural society Examination of the dilemmas involved in caring for women with a raised body mass index Chapter on optimiszng care of the perineum for women with perineal trauma, including those who have experienced female genital mutilation