A new edition of a classic textbook fully updated to meet the needs of today’s midwifery student. Now available for the first time in full color, the 15th edition of Mayes Midwifery has an enhanced artwork program and comes with an extensive website which provides 600 MCQs and wide selection of case studies and reflective activities; a downloadable image bank assists with essay and assignment preparation. 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
Specifically reflects the historical and socio-political environment in which midwives in Australia and New Zealand practice. This new edition has a greater emphasis on the development of critical thinking and researching skills.
Legal and ethical competence is a cornerstone of professional midwifery practice and an essential part of midwifery training. Law and Ethics for Midwifery is a unique and practical resource for student midwives. Written by an experienced midwifery lecturer, this text draws on a wide variety of real life case studies and focuses particularly on the core areas of accountability, autonomy and advocacy. Opening with two chapters providing overviews respectively of ethical theories and legislation, the book is then arranged thematically. These chapters have a common structure which includes case studies, relevant legislation, reflective activities and a summary, and they run across areas of concern from negligence through safeguarding to record-keeping. Grounded in midwifery practice, the text enables student midwives to consider and prepare for ethical and legal dilemmas they may face as midwives in clinical practice.
The Student’s Guide to Becoming a Midwife is essential reading for all student midwives. Now updated to include the latest 2012 NMC Midwifery Rules and Standards and a brand new chapter on the midwife and public health, this comprehensive resource provides a wide range of need-to-know information for student midwives, including: Effective communication and documentation Confidentiality Interdisciplinary working The fundamentals of antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care Assessment and examination of the new-born baby Medicines Public health Clinical decision-making Evidence-based practice With case studies, words of wisdom from current midwives and a range of activities and self-test questions throughout – making it easy to learn and understand key concepts – The Student’s Guide to Becoming a Midwife is the ideal companion for students throughout their course.
A concise, pocket-sized, rapid reference handbook on all key areas of midwifery, aimed at students and newly qualified staff. Covers a broad range of midwifery topics which are mapped against the 6Cs essential to compassionate midwifery care Each section is structured around the key criteria used in midwifery examinations Bite-sized information supported by the latest evidence-base, making it the perfect revision tool for OSCEs and written examinations Every chapter includes key points, essentials of midwifery care, professional accountability, and links to further resources
Professional Ethics for Midwives: Conscious Practice is an applied ethics book designed for both students and practicing midwives to build ethical thinking in the context of daily practice. This unique text uses an accessible writing style and includes chapters on diversity and justice, informed consent, multiple relationships, confidentiality and privacy, scope of practice, and others. Realistic case examples throughout the text encourage critical thinking in applied ethics. The authors present a unique model for midwives’ ethical thinking and appendices include widely used codes of ethics in the field.
The second edition of this successful text is an essential andaccessible guide to legal aspects of midwifery for all midwifesupervisors, midwives, and midwifery students. Midwives will findthis book provides them with the knowledge and understanding theyrequire to make sense of the legal principles that affect theirday-to-day work and allay their anxieties, encouraging them toextend and develop their practice safely and with confidence. This new edition includes new and revised case studies throughout.It also contains new sections on NHS accountability, the HumanRights Act, the Data Protection Act, reproductive technologies anddisciplinary pathways. ? Relates legal issues to everyday midwifery practice ? Written by an experienced midwife for midwives ? Accessible, relevant and up-to-date
The need for joint medical and midwifery care is stressed in thelatest CEMACH report, with a recommendation that contemporarymidwifery education prepares midwives for problems in pregnancy andadverse pregnancy outcome. Pre-conception care for women withmedical disorders has also been stressed. Medical Disorders in Pregnancy is one of the first texts writtenspecifically for midwives that provides an outline of commonmedical disorders that may be affected by pregnancy or which maycause pregnancy complications. For ease of use, all conditions arepresented on two page templates, and each addresses: An explanationof the condition; Standard 'Non-pregnancy' treatment;Pre-conception care; Antenatal care; Intrapartum care, andPostnatal care. The management, treatment and care by both doctorsand midwives are provided to allow a mutual understanding of eachothers roles and responsibilities.