Introduction to Research for Midwives,with Pageburst online access,3

Introduction to Research for Midwives

Author: Colin Rees

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702034908

Category: Medical

Page: 249

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Are you struggling to understand the basic principles and jargon used in research? Are you evaluating research articles or doing a literature review? Packed with practical advice and tips that really work, this is the book for you! Research is now a fundamental part of midwifery practice but not everyone finds it easy. This introductory text explains the world of research from the viewpoint of both those carrying out the research and those using the results of research. In simple language and with clear examples, it demonstrates how quantitative and qualitative research projects are constructed and how they are evaluated. This book enables midwives, midwifery students and other health professionals, to apply research to their own practice and to evaluate existing research. . No understanding or prior experience of research is required . Written in a simple, practical and accessible style . Ensures evidence-based practice through a critical understanding of research . A comprehensive glossary of research terms cuts through the jargon . Up-to-date examples of both quantitative and qualitative research . Practical, time-saving study skills features on critiquing articles and reviewing the literature . Each chapter examines a topic from the viewpoint of those carrying out research and those applying the results to practice . Key points summarise essential information for quick revision . Current health care evidence-based practice context . Up-to-date examples of research projects

Skills for Midwifery Practice

Author: Ruth Johnson,Wendy Taylor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044253

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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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.

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book

Author: Jane Coad,Melvyn Dunstall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045934

Category: Medical

Page: 472

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Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.

Physiology in Childbearing

With Anatomy and Related Biosciences

Author: Dorothy Stables,Jean Rankin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044113

Category: Medical

Page: 800

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This ISBN is now out of print. A new edition with e-book is available under ISBN 9780702044762. The third edition of this popular textbook gives a clear, easy-to-read account of anatomy and physiology at all stages of pregnancy and childbirth. Each chapter covers normal physiology, changes to the physiology in pregnancy, and application to practice. The physiology of childbearing is placed within a total biological context, drawing on evolution, ecology, biochemistry and cell biology. Follows childbearing from preconception to postnatal care and the neonate Logical progression through the body systems Highly illustrated, with simple diagrams Emphasises links between knowledge and practice to promote clinical skills Main points summarised to aid study. Website: 10 multiple-choice questions per chapter for self-testing Downloadable illustrations, with and without labels Fully searchable.

Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy

Author: Rosemary Hagedorn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443064708

Category: Medical

Page: 187

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A readable, jargon-free, introduction to the theories, models and frames of reference which now form the theoretical basis of occupational therapy practice. This theory is now regarded as an essential part of the occupational therapy curriculum

Advanced Practice Nursing

An Integrative Approach

Author: Ann B. Hamric,Charlene M. Hanson,Mary Fran Tracy,Eileen T. O'Grady

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455739804

Category: Medical

Page: 726

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Preceded by: Advanced practice nursing. 4th ed. c2009.

Essential Midwifery

Author: Christine Henderson,Kathleen Jones

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780723424390

Category: Medical

Page: 454

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ESSENTIAL MIDWIFERY is a comprehensive new text which covers the whole spectrum of life events relating to reproduction, from puberty to parenthood. It emphasises the normality of the process of childbirth and stresses the provision of a client-centred approach. Sociological and psychological issues and how a proper understanding of them should be used to enhance practice are integrated throughout. Biological and behavioural aspects of the life changes are explained, making complex concepts clear. The book's approach is based on theory applied to practice and takes a well-woman, holistic approach to care before, during and immediately after pregnancy. Intrinsic to this approach is the inclusion of the baby, other siblings and the father of the children. The use of research-based material, as applied to practice, is incorporated throughout and is a key feature of this book. * Discusses the spectrum of life events relating to reproduction, from puberty to parenthood. * Focuses on physiology, sociology, and psychology relevant to normal childbirth and explains how to apply these concepts to midwifery. * Covers factors related to midwife practice, skills required, regulation of practice, and how to provide woman-centered care. * Chapters include learning outcomes, key concepts, case studies, references, and further reading resources. * Provides charts, tables, and diagrams to summarize and clarify information.

Mosby’s OB/Peds & Women’s Health Memory NoteCards

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh,Cathy Miller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294235

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Use this set of colorful cards to master concepts in maternity, women's health, and pediatrics! With 65 cartoons covering key topics, Mosby's OB/Peds & Women's Health Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses uses humor and illustrations to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, portable cards use mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids to help you prepare for class, clinicals, and the NCLEX® exam. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Cathy Miller, this one-of-a-kind tool makes studying obstetrics and pediatrics an exceptionally memorable experience! 65 full-color cartoons offer a humorous and engaging way to learn, including cards on nutrition and diabetes in pregnancy, preeclampsia versus eclampsia, sexually transmitted diseases, respiratory distress syndrome, RSV, and childhood diabetes. Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts. Colored thumb tabs make it easy to find topics quickly. What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications. Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability. Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics: Serious/Life-Threatening Implications in pink Common Clinical Findings in blue Important Nursing Implications in yellow Patient Teaching in green

Myles Textbook for Midwives

Author: Jayne E. Marshall,Maureen D. Raynor

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702051456

Category: Medical

Page: 780

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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. 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 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 optimising care of the perineum for women with perineal trauma, including those who have experienced female genital mutilation Guidance to support the trend for midwives to undertake the neonatal physical examination of the healthy term infant Additional coverage of basic neonatal resuscitation

CTG Made Easy E-Book

Author: Susan Gauge

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046779

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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This title is now available under ISBN 9780702052149. CTG Made Easy 4th edition continues the successful format of previous editions, offering a practical guide to all health professionals involved in monitoring the fetal heart rate during labour, and specifically in the interpretation of CTG traces. The workbook approach remains, with many new and updated case histories and CTGs, all using current terminology and a recommended proforma for interpretation. The book will aid health professionals to acquire competence and confidence in all aspects of fetal heart rate monitoring during labour, improving the care offered to women and babies. In-depth debate on choice of intermittent or continuous electronic fetal heart rate monitoring enables correct identification of the appropriate method Updated references and recommendations from latest national guidelines ensure readers have access to current research-based evidence and expert opinion Clear explanation of the physiology of baseline and periodic abnormalities provides vital information for interpretation and assessment of fetal compromise CTG features are described following up-to-date recommendations from NICE Charts describe the classification of CTGs and illustrations describe variable decelerations to aid understanding Discussion of current adjuncts to electronic fetal heart rate monitoring give the reader insight into current developments and possible future practice RCOG and NICE proforma and classifications aid consistency in interpretation and use of terminology Recent cases of litigation are used to demonstrate the difficulties encountered with monitoring techniques and interpretation of the data, giving the reader an insight into cases that proceed to litigation New to this edition Evidence relating to fetal monitoring in labour updated to current national guidance Expanded section debating the issues surrounding intermittent auscultation versus continuous electronic fetal heart rate monitoring Expanded section on the physiological control of the fetal heart rate, fetal blood sampling and acid base balance. Risk management updated, including risks and benefits of current methods of fetal heart rate monitoring, future developments, and legal issues References comprehensively reviewed, including NICE and RCOG clinical guidelines New online resources 20 additional CTGs and case histories are available online

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323358514

Category:

Page: 1152

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Part of the Saunders Pyramid to Success for NCLEX-PN series, this unique and comprehensive review program focuses specifically on material featured in the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's most recent NCLEX-PN test plan. The companion CD-ROM contains all 1,800 multiple-choice questions from the text plus over 1,200 additional practice questions.

Mayes' Midwifery

Author: Sue MacDonald

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780702062117

Category:

Page: 1220

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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

Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist - E-Book

Author: Wanda Webb,Richard K. Adler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323394280

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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The concise, easy-to-understand Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, 6th Edition provides students and clinicians with a practical guide for the study and understanding of neurology in speech-language pathology (SLP). Correlated with clinical syndromes and diseases seen in SLP, it gives you a solid understanding of the nervous system, including: development of the nervous system, organization of the brain, protective mechanisms, descending motor and ascending sensory pathways, and cranial nerves. New content, case studies, and a strong clinical focus make this new edition essential as you move into practice. Case studies and clinical applications in clinically oriented chapters provide you with realistic clinical applications. Presents complex information clearly in a concise, easy-to-understand manner. Clinical emphasis throughout makes this text valuable as you move into clinical practice — and prepare for the Praxis exam. Evolve companion website has vocabulary flashcards and study questions with answers so students can assess their knowledge. Key terms in each chapter and an end-of-text glossary give you easy access to accurate, concise definitions. NEW! Separate section on pediatric speech and language disorders, including a chapter on the developing brain. EXPANDED! Updated sections on neurodiagnostic and neuroimaging procedures, as well as childhood apraxia of speech, fluency disorders, Autism, and TBI. NEW! Updated discussion of the anatomy and function of the cerebellum gives you the most current information. UPDATED! Covers the latest neuroimaging research on anatomy, physiology, and disorders of speech-language. EXPANDED! Discusses the brain connectivity and the neural network underlying learning and language. EXPANDED! Addresses motor control for speech production so you stay in the know.

Myles' Textbook for Midwives

Author: Diane M. Fraser,Margaret A. Cooper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040711

Category: Medical

Page: 1148

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This ISBN is now out of print. An edition with e-book is now available under ISBN 9780702041310. Myles Textbook for Midwives, recognised as the leading international textbook for midwives, has been fully updated with recent guidelines, protocols and research evidence, and with updated illustrations. This edition has a new chapter on emotion work and focuses on normality, whilst equipping midwives to recognise and respond to complexity in childbearing and parenthood. This 15th edition features a free website providing: * Bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing * Illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use This is the midwifery textbook of choice throughout the world! Focus on woman-friendly care Women’s stories to highlight good practice Colour photographs identify problem conditions and illustrate breastfeeding positions Focuses on normality whilst equipping midwives to handle complexity Bonus website features a bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing, and illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use New chapter on "emotion work" New and improved 2-colour figures throughout Colour photograph section now grouped by topic Updated to cover latest guidelines, protocols and research evidence

Human Form, Human Function + Prepu

Author: Lippincott Williams &. Wilkins,Thomas H. McConnell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781469804651

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This package contains the following products: 9780781780209 McConnell Human Form, Human Function, North American Edition 9781451170443 McConnell PrepU for McConnell's Human Form, Human Function

Psychiatric Interviewing E-Book

The Art of Understanding: A Practical Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, and Other Mental Health Professionals

Author: Shawn Christopher Shea

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143773782X

Category: Medical

Page: 752

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With time at a premium, today's clinicians must rapidly engage their patients while gathering an imposingly large amount of critical information. These clinicians appropriately worry that the "person" beneath the diagnoses will be lost in the shuffle of time constraints, data gathering, and the creation of the electronic health record. Psychiatric Interviewing: The Art of Understanding: A Practical Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, and other Mental Health Professionals, 3rd Edition tackles these problems head-on, providing flexible and practical solutions for gathering critical information while always attending to the concerns and unique needs of the patient. Within the text, Dr. Shea deftly integrates interviewing techniques from a variety of professional disciplines from psychiatry to clinical psychology, social work, and counseling providing a broad scope of theoretical foundation. Written in the same refreshing, informal writing style that made the first two editions best sellers, the text provides a compelling introduction to all of the core interviewing skills from conveying empathy, effectively utilizing open-ended questions, and forging a powerful therapeutic alliance to sensitively structuring the interview while understanding nonverbal communication at a sophisticated level. Updated to the DSM-5, the text also illustrates how to arrive at a differential diagnosis in a humanistic, caring fashion with the patient treated as a person, not just another case. Whether the reader is a psychiatric resident or a graduate student in clinical psychology, social work, counseling or psychiatric nursing, the updated third edition is designed to prepare the trainee to function effectively in the hectic worlds of community mental health centers, inpatient units, emergency rooms, and university counseling centers. To do so, the pages are filled with sample questions and examples of interviewing dialogue that bring to life methods for sensitively exploring difficult topics such as domestic violence, drug abuse, incest, antisocial behavior, and taking a sexual history as well as performing complex processes such as the mental status. The expanded chapter on suicide assessment includes an introduction to the internationally acclaimed interviewing strategy for uncovering suicidal ideation, the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events (CASE Approach). Dr. Shea, the creator of the CASE Approach, then illustrates its techniques in a compelling video demonstrating its effective use in an interview involving a complex presentation of suicidal planning and intent .A key aspect of this text is its unique appeal to both novice and experienced clinicians. It is designed to grow with the reader as they progress through their graduate training, while providing a reference that the reader will pull off the shelf many times in their subsequent career as a mental health professional. Perhaps the most unique aspect in this regard is the addition of five complete chapters on Advanced and Specialized Interviewing (which comprise Part IV of the book) which appear as bonus chapters in the accompanying e-book without any additional cost to the reader. With over 310 pages, this web-based bonus section provides the reader with essentially two books for the price of one, acquiring not only the expanded core textbook but a set of independent monographs on specialized skill sets that the reader and/or faculty can add to their curriculum as they deem fit.

Understanding Early Years Theory in Practice

Author: Maureen Daly,Elisabeth Byers,Wendy Taylor

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780435402136

Category: Child development

Page: 214

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Provides childcare students and practitioners with an overview of the major theories of children's development and learning (from birth to eight years).