Bailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book


Author: Denise Tiran
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070206954X
Category: Medical
Page: 352
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The 13th edition of this established and well-respected pocketbook has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the needs of midwives in a variety of clinical settings throughout the world. User friendly text presented in a handy pocket size format Woman friendly definitions Helpful appendices address primary PPH, maternal basic life support, neonatal resuscitation, management of shoulder dystocia, and cord prolapse Abbreviations list defines common terms Suitable for all midwifery settings, from high-tech obstetric units to home births to remote isolated areas in developing countries Expanded number of entries to aid comprehensiveness Includes updates in genetics, antenatal tests and investigations, infertility terminology and techniques

Baillière's Midwives' Dictionary


Author: Denise Tiran
Publisher: Bailliere Tindall
ISBN: 9780702022814
Category: Midwifery
Page: 353
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Bailliere's Midwives' Dictionary has been an invaluable educational and professional resource for generations of midwives and students. Now in its Ninth Edition, the Dictionary has been radically but sensitively revised to include well over 100 new terms and definitions, reflecting the vast array of changes and developments in midwifery training and practice. In addition to the illustrated definitions section, there are 18 Appendices, with new and expanded information on: Antenatal Investigations; Apgar Score; Postpartum Haemorrhage; P.V. Examination of Fetal Position; Social Security Benefits; and Useful Addresses.

Bailliere's Nurses' Dictionary E-Book

for Nurses and Health Care Workers
Author: Barbara F. Weller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702047791
Category: Medical
Page: 608
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Now in its 25th edition, the popular and established Baillière’s Nurse’s Dictionary has been extensively revised and includes new entries to address the changing world of nursing and healthcare services. This edition is firmly focused on the needs of nurses and healthcare practitioners. Packed with useful information, it provides the essential pocket reference resource for everyone involved in nursing and healthcare. NEW! Online Spellchecker - download to your PC for correct spelling of medical terms in papers and dissertations. Word of the day - Learn a new term daily Convenient, portable size Expanded appendices, and with new terms in many subject areas, including: Sports medicine Health advice Nutrition Nurse prescribing Complementary therapies Management/administration Research Emergency and trauma care Clinical governance. Online resources consisting of: Spellchecker – download to your PC for correct spelling of medical terms in papers and dissertations Word of the day – learn a new term daily Useful weblinks.

Bailliere's Nurses' Dictionary

For Nurses and Health Care Workers
Author: Barbara F. Weller
Publisher: Bailliere Tindall
ISBN: 9780702053283
Category: Medical
Page: 601
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This popular classic, Baillière's Nurses' Dictionary, is now in its 26th edition, and fully updated to ensure it retains its usefulness to nurses and health care workers. New entries reflect the constantly changing world of health care services. Containing a wealth of useful information in a convenient pocket-sized format, this is an essential resource for everyone involved in nursing and health care. Appendices: 1 Nutrition 2 Resuscitation 3 First Aid 4 Medicines and their Control 5 The Legal and Professional Framework of Nursing 6 Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics Section 1: Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Section 2: Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) 7 Common Abbreviations 8 Common Prefixes, Suffixes and Roots 9 Units of Measurement and Tables of Normal Values 10 Immunization and Vaccinations 11 Occupational Health and Safety 12 Prevention and Control of Infection 13 Practice Development 14 Clinical Supervision Convenient, portable size Illustrations clarify anatomy and physiology terminology Useful appendices Additional online resources Expanded appendices Online pronunciation guide

Decision-Making in Midwifery Practice


Author: Maureen D. Raynor,Jayne E. Marshall,Amanda Sullivan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702039764
Category: Medical
Page: 208
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The book looks at a broad perspective of decision making and each chapter focuses on a specific aspect related to making crucial decisions. Following an initial introduction the book explores the concept of autonomy and the many factors that influence autonomous practise. The role of knowledge in decision making, using evidence to inform decisions, as well as different approaches to decision making are also examined - including the traditional or rational approach, decision analysis and the development of professional judgement. Dilemmas arise when decisions are made and therefore ethical decision making is an important component of this book. Management decisions may be different from those related to giving specific care to women, hence one chapter focuses on making management decisions. Emphasis is also placed on the role of the midwife in helping women make their own decisions, the role of reflection in enhancing the decisions midwives make and the support midwives can receive from their Supervisor of Midwives. Flowcharts explain and facilitate the decision-making process. A very practical approach to decision-making in midwifery, with contributions from midwives who have considerable experience in this area Provides guidelines on how to achieve successful autonomous midwifery practice, enabling theory to be effectively applied to practice Includes coverage of management roles and decision-making as well as clinical scenarios, offering frameworks and flowcharts to guide the inexperienced Suggests different approaches to making difficult decisions

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives E-Book


Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049360
Category: Medical
Page: 364
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Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to: • get the most from reading and lectures • access libraries • use the Internet and databases • develop IT skills • learn through reflection • develop a portfolio • prepare assignments • get the most from placements. activities reflection points case studies annotated further reading useful websites This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence and podcasts The majority of the chapters have been rewritten with either a student, or a practitioner to reflect the need for greater evidence of practice and its importance to midwifery and nursing students. More emphasis on clinical nursing and midwifery practise by relating skills to clinical placements and employment with a new chapter on Clinical Skills. New chapter on ‘Getting ready to study’

Reflexology in Pregnancy and Childbirth


Author: Denise Tiran
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702047899
Category: Medical
Page: 256
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Reflexology in Pregnancy and Childbirth is a definitive text on the safe and appropriate use of reflex zone therapy in pregnancy, labour and the puerperium, focusing on evidence-based practice, professional accountability and application of a comprehensive knowledge of the therapy related to reproductive physiology. Denise Tiran, an experienced midwife, reflex zone therapist, university lecturer and Director of Expectancy – the Expectant Parents’ Complementary Therapies Consultancy - has an international reputation in the field of maternity complementary therapies, has researched and written extensively on reflexology, and has treated nearly 5000 pregnant women with structural reflex zone therapy. KEY FEATURES Case histories to ease application of theory to practice Charts, tables and diagrams are used throughout for ease of learning Includes a section on conception, infertility and sub-fertility Covers legalities and ethical issues. Fully evidence-based Focuses on safety Academic Includes Case histories to illustrate points discussed in the text Charts, Tables and diagrams used throughout for ease of learning Relevant anatomy, physiology and conventional care covered Section on conception, infertility and sub-fertility Legalities and ethical issues Professional accountability

Contemporary Authors

A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television, and Other Field
Author: Gale Group
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787667061
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 445
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Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors® .

Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice


Author: Denise Tiran
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 0857012355
Category: Medical
Page: 232
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Aromatherapy is increasingly incorporated into midwifery practice, particularly in midwife-led units. It is the most commonly used therapy by midwives and birthing practitioners but access to up-to-date safety information is limited. Almost 90% of women may be using complementary therapies during pregnancy and birth and so it is very important that midwives are aware of safe and appropriate use based on contemporary evidence. This book covers safety, effectiveness, evidence, benefits and risks, and legal, ethical and professional issues related to incorporating aromatherapy into maternity care. Useful charts and tables are included for quick reference in clinical practice, making this is the ultimate handbook for using aromatherapy in midwifery practice. The scientific basis behind aromatherapy, including relevant anatomy and physiology, chemistry and pharmacology are covered, as well as a critical appraisal of the contemporary research evidence supporting the use of aromatherapy in maternity care. Essential oil profiles of the oils that can be safely used in pregnancy, birth and postnatally are also included.

Ulrich's

International Periodicals Directory 1997
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780835238069
Category:
Page: 10534
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Willing's Press Guide


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: English newspapers
Page: N.A
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"A guide to the press of the United Kingdom and to the principal publications of Europe, Australia, the Far East, Gulf States, and the U.S.A.

Navigating the Maze of Research - E-Book

Enhancing Nursing and Midwifery Practice
Author: Sally Borbasi,Debra Jackson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729580903
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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A new third edition of this essential research E-book for Australian and New Zealand nursing and midwifery students. This third edition of Navigating the Maze of Research: Enhancing Nursing and Midwifery Practice is the ideal tool for nursing and midwifery students in Australia and New Zealand. Learning to access, evaluate and apply research findings in everyday clinical practice can be difficult. This excellent introductory E-book presents concepts in an accessible and engaging manner; demonstrating how to use research and, importantly, which research to use. Authors Sally Borbasi and Debra Jackson have also introduced a wealth of new content while continuing to provide the E-book’s inimitable balance of theory and activities. All chapters have been significantly revised and updated to reflect current nursing and midwifery research theory and practice, and midwifery students will welcome the increased focus on midwifery specific research. Additional new content in this E-edition of Navigating the Maze of Research includes an increased focus on developing an evidence-based culture in the nursing workplace; a new chapter on applying the research process; a more explicit discussion of nursing ethics; case studies linking practice to research; and increased detail on sampling techniques and reliability and validity. Additional online resources are available for lecturers and students via Elsevier’s Evolve platform. Content is presented in an accessible and engaging manner. Consistent format that makes the text easy to navigate Chapter features include: - Abstract - Key terms - Hints - Student Challenges - Tips for International Students - Other boxed information - Evolve icons indicated throughout the text Resources kit References Evolve eBook and online resources including Power point slides, test banks, activities and weblinks An increased focus on evidence-based practice throughout An increased focus on research specific to Midwives A more explicit discussion of ethical principles A new chapter on Applying the Research Process More detail on sampling techniques, reliability and validity Case studies linking research to practice

Reference Sources in Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Agriculture


Author: Harold Robert Malinowsky
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 355
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"Thoughtfully compiled, current, and reasonably priced.... Recommended as a 'one-stop-shopping' source..". -- Library Journal"This work is an essential purchase for libraries with collections in the four designated areas". -- ARBABoth print and nonprint sci-tech information sources can be quickly located, and their uses evaluated, with this new resource -- the only sourcebook to cover all four major branches of science. More than 2,400 entries of complete bibliographic information are accompanied by a brief description of each work.Every source is indexed by author, subject, and title. Special chapters cover how technology is changing the way scientists communicate, and how to build a viable collection in specific disciplines.

Current Catalog


Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medicine
Page: N.A
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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.

Sexually Transmitted Infections


Author: Bhushan Kumar,Somesh Gupta
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 8131229785
Category: Medical
Page: 1422
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Covers all aspects (historical, epidemiological, diagnostic, clinical, preventative, public health and medico-legal) of STIs in complete detail with a special emphasis on STIs in special groups—migrants, homosexuals, and sexually abused. Covers basic and laboratory sciences extensively to blend with the basics required by the clinician for proper understanding of the disease process. Clinical photographs, illustrations, photographs of specimens and cultures, histopathology, flow charts and line diagrams are given extensively throughout the text to make relevant clinical situation self-explanatory. Has very useful and practical information for even the clinician in the periphery, where the investigative component is either non-existent or very basic and many new drugs are not available or unaffordable. Management of HIV in adults and children in resource-poor countries has been covered extensively along with syndromic management of STIs. This enables a physician to choose from approaches in a particular situation depending upon the available means—laboratory or therapeutic. Covers sexual dysfunction in both men and women and the basics of human sexual behavior and sexual health. Section Editors and Contributors from all continents of the world have made this a truly global reference book. It is a useful reference text for epidemiologists, public health experts, clinicians, microbiologists, health workers, social organizations and counselors working in the field of STIs, sexual health, and HIV.