Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma

The MOET Course Manual
Author: Kate Grady,Charlotte Howell,Charles Cox
Publisher: RCOG
ISBN: 9781904752219
Category: Education
Page: 396
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The Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (MOET) course teaches the practical skills and procedures needed to save the mother and fetus in life-threatening circumstances. The Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (MOET) course teaches the practical skills and procedures needed to save the mother and fetus in life-threatening circumstances.

Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma

The MOET Course Manual
Author: Sara Paterson-Brown,Charlotte Howell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316677680
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Obstetric emergencies are unplanned and often unanticipated. Management requires a clear understanding of the life-saving and damage-limiting treatments that can be implemented.

PROMPT Kurs-Handbuch


Author: Constantin von Kaisenberg
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1108430325
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 244
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Der PROMPT Kurs (Praktisches Geburtshilfliches Multi-Professionelles Training) handelt das Management geburtshilflicher Notfallsituationen ab. Die deutschsprachige Ausgabe des Kurs-Handbuches wurde an die lokale Praxis und klinische Leitlinien angepasst. Jeder Teilnehmer eines PROMPT Training Kurses sollte zuvor das Kurs-Handbuch gelesen haben.

ABC of Major Trauma


Author: David V. Skinner,Peter A. Driscoll
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118332318
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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Prehospital care is a growing area in medicine, and emergency treatments are becoming more sophisticated as the potential to save lives grow. The fourth edition of this ABC has been thoroughly updated and includes new chapters on nuclear and biological emergencies. Each chapter gives concise and clear guidance and is accompanied by excellent photographs and diagrams. Edited and written by leading UK trauma authorities, this is a truly comprehensive and practical book for everyday use by emergency medicine staff, nurses, hospital doctors, paramedics, and ambulance services. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Author: Keith Edmonds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470753331
Category: Medical
Page: 736
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This time honoured classic has been re-built completely: after six editions the editor has decided that a radical revision is necessary. The new edition has been developed as a result of intensive consultation with trainees in OB/GYN as to what they want, what they need and how they learn. The book is organised into two halves covering obstetrics and gynaecology. Within each, the chapters are structured into sections containing pedagogic features such as boxes, highlights and key points for the first time. It contains everything the clinician needs to practice the art of obstetrics and gynaecology and sufficient information to help sub-specialists develop their specific interests. This text is recommended reading for the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology membership examination. This seventh edition contains 21 new chapters: Anatomy of the Pelvis and Reproductive Tract Placenta and Fetal Membranes Antenatal Care Anaesthesia and Analgesia Recurrent Miscarriage Ectopic Pregnancy Trophoblastic Disease Genetics and Prenatal Diagnosis Drugs and Pregnancy Obstetric Emergencies Prolonged Pregnancy Renal Disease Termination of Pregnancy Imaging in Gynaecology PMS Assisted Reproduction Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopy Sexual Dysfunction Psychological Aspects of Pregnancy Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault - now on MRCOG curriculum Ethical Dilemmas This seventh edition has been significantly updated with a wide range of internationally renowned contributors who are all experts in their field, bringing this book to the cutting edge of knowledge in obstetrics and gynaecology. "It was my favourite textbook when I was working for my examinations and I am still using it. I can recommend this edition to current trainees wholeheartedly. It is certainly worth buying." Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Human Simulation for Nursing and Health Professions


Author: Linda Wilson, RN, PhD,Leland Rockstraw, RN, PhD,Donna Wilson, RN, MSN, RRT
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826106706
Category: Medical
Page: 392
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"This book could easily become the "go to" text for standardized patient utilization and the backbone for implementation strategies in learning programs...It is a must-have for all disciplines interested in adding the human simulation experience to their programs."--Nursing Education Perspectives "Today there is an explosion in the use of simulation in nursing and health professions education. The contributors to this text are experts in this format of teaching. They are the designers of the learning spaces, the authors of simulation cases and evaluation methods, the experts who program the human patient simulators and who teach the patient actors to enact the clinical scenariosÖI consider this a "handbook" on the design, evaluation and practice of simulation for clinical education. If you are a faculty member with concerns about how your students will make the transition from student to professional, use simulation in your curriculum and learn for yourself that pretending is simulation for life but simulation is pretending for the delivery of exquisite clinical care." Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean and Professor Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions Human simulation is changing the face of clinical education in the health professions. Its use has expanded beyond medical school to encompass nursing and mental health clinical education. This comprehensive guide to establishing and managing a human simulation lab has been written by nationally acclaimed simulation experts and is geared for undergraduate, graduate, and professional settings. The text takes the reader step-by-step through the process of planning, organizing, implementing, and maintaining a simulation lab. It describes the required technology, how to train standardized patients, how to implement a simulation, evaluation and analysis of the simulation experience, and how to develop a business plan. The guide details simulation in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, physician's assistant programs, and mental health education, as well as the use of simulation with critically ill patients, and in perioperative, perianasthesia, women's health, and rehabilitation science settings. Key Features: Offers a blueprint for developing, implementing, and managing a human simulation lab Details use of simulation in numerous nursing and mental health settings along with case studies Provides tools for evaluation and analysis of the simulation experience Presents undergraduate and graduate nursing simulation scenarios and pedagogical strategies Discusses simulation training and required technology Includes templates for writing cases for BSN and MSN levels

Tscherne Unfallchirurgie

Trauma-Management
Author: Harald Tscherne,Gerd Regel
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783540616054
Category: Medical
Page: 407
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Das Trauma-Management stellt als Auftakt zu einem 13-bändigen Werk zur gesamten Unfallchirurgie das Polytrauma als eine der besonderen Herausforderungen in den Mittelpunkt. Mit der Kompetenz des Hannoveraner Zentrums (für Unfallchirurgie) wird anhand erprobter und bewährter Modelle das erforderliche Höchstmaß an Organisation, Logistik, Infrastruktur, Ausbildung und Training ebenso souverän präsentiert wie das diagnostische und therapeutische Spektrum. Standardisierte Handlungskonzepte vermitteln die in der Akutsituation notwendige Sicherheit und Routine. Die Forderung nach einem konsequenten Management des traumatisierten Patienten wird so in beispielhafter Weise von konkreten Lösungsvorschlägen für die Praxis begleitet. TOC:Inhaltsübersicht: Teil I: Infrastruktur zur Behandlung Unfallverletzter: Allgemeine Aspekte. Struktur der präklinischen Versorgung. Struktur der klinischen Versorgung. Notfallaufnahme. Intensivstation. Operationsbereich. Normalstation.- Teil II: Präklinische Behandlung des Verletzten: Erstmaßnahmen des Notarztes.- Teil III: Klinische Behandlung des Schwerverletzten: Allgemeine Aspekte. Pathophysiologie. Akutversorgung. Verzögerte Primärversorgung. Intensivmedizinische Versorgung. Posttraumatisches Management.

Mayes' Midwifery E-Book

A Textbook for Midwives
Author: Sue Macdonald
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702045969
Category: Medical
Page: 1084
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Mayes’ Midwifery, an established key textbook for students and qualified midwives, contains essential knowledge for professional practice. For this 14th edition, each section and chapter has been fully updated and enhanced by leading authors to ensure the text complies with contemporary practice and current guidelines. Added benefits are the availability of a variety of additional online resources for each chapter, including case studies, video and website links, and a bank of multiple-choice questions to test knowledge. With a strong emphasis on normal birth, the book covers the spectrum of midwifery-related topics applied to practice, providing a foundation of knowledge, and encouraging independent thought through the use of reflective exercises in each chapter and online. The book provides midwives with material that meets individual ways of learning and supports current modes of midwifery education. Mayes’ Midwifery is the text for initial preparation and for ongoing midwifery practice. New chapters on essential contemporary issues: Vulnerable women Perspectives on the future of midwifery, in a global context Evidence-based information to guide best practice Learning outcomes and Key Points in all chapters Reflective activities Now with an integrated website offering additional resources and material including: Multiple-choice questions for self-testing Case studies Reflective activities to consolidate your professional development Useful additional reading, resources and weblinks Expanded topics Downloadable materials including illustrations

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics


Author: Kate Curtis,Clair Ramsden
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579824
Category: Medical
Page: 1494
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Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)

Munro Kerr's Operative Obstetrics


Author: Thomas F. Baskett,Andrew A. Calder,Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702052485
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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A highly illustrated, practical book covering the obstetric and surgical procedures used in intrapartum care, including commonly used procedures such as assisted vaginal delivery (forceps and vacuum delivery) and more rare techniques such as major vessel ligation and embolization and internal podalic version. The authors take a step-by-step approach to each technique and includes 'tips' and 'pointers' that only an experienced obstetrician would be able to describe. The book is enlivened by the inclusion of short, relevant 'historical highlights'- readers should find these enlightening and entertaining, providing a link with the original Munro Kerr text. Focuses on the intrapartum aspects of obstetric practice - the focus of medico-legal and clinical audit attention Highly illustrated to show techniques in detail Offers tips and advice to the trainee Emphasis on practical matters - a step-by-step approach Includes historical boxes to enliven and entertain Completely re-written from the 10th edition - new authors, new, crisp approach, using short paragraphs and bullet points Over 150 line drawings and black and white clinical photos 10-20 photos to show actual soft-tissue structures

Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures


Author: Pete Gregory,Ian Mursell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118687086
Category: Medical
Page: 392
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'I can enthusiastically recommend the Manual of ClinicalParamedic Procedures as the book that I wish had been availableto me when I was studying to become a paramedic.' From the foreword by Professor Malcolm Woollard, Chair, Collegeof Paramedics; Professor in Pre-hospital and Emergency Care &Director, Pre-hospital, Emergency & Cardiovascular Care AppliedResearch Group, Coventry University Clinical procedures are a fundamental aspect of care forpractitioners working in pre-hospital settings. The Manual ofClinical Paramedic Procedures is written specifically tosupport the practice of paramedics, ambulance technicians, firstresponders and volunteer ambulance personnel. It presentsup-to-date, evidence-based expert knowledge, enabling paramedics todeliver effective, patient-focused care. This accessible handbook provides a comprehensive exploration ofcore competencies and skills, looking at topics including AsepticTechnique, Airway Management, Assisted Ventilation, CardiopulmonaryResuscitation, Defibrillation and External Cardiac Pacing,Observations, Pain Assessment & Management, RespiratoryTherapy, Spinal Management and Venepuncture. Each chapterprovides the relevant anatomy & physiology, evidence-basedrationales for each procedure, and contraindications of use. Key features: The first UK text to explore clinical procedures forparamedics With further reading and illustrations throughout All procedures include the rationale for the actionrecommended Guides paramedics in the clinical application of evidence-basedprocedures

The Midwife's Labour and Birth Handbook


Author: Vicky Chapman,Cathy Charles
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405161053
Category: Medical
Page: 368
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To practice effectively, midwives need to continually update their knowledge of pregnancy and birth. This fully revised and updated new edition of The Midwife's Labour and Birth Handbook is a practical and accessible guide to providing midwifery care while promoting 'women-centred' care and normality. It explores important questions such as: * Why are women not encouraged to make a birth plan for elective CS? * If a VBAC woman declines continuous CTG monitoring then why shouldn't she use a waterbirth pool? * If shoulder dystocia is anticipated, why not encourage all-fours birth in preference to a semi-recumbent position? * Why are the needs of the delivering professional so often put before the advantages of upright postures for promoting descent of a second twin? This new edition incorporates the latest research and national guidelines, and includes new chapters on twins, caesarean section, bullying, risk management and IOL. By bringing together the latest midwifery information in a woman-centred way, The Midwife's Labour and Birth Handbook is an essential guide for both student midwives and experienced practising midwives.

Myles Textbook for Midwives


Author: Jayne E. Marshall,Maureen D. Raynor
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702057452
Category: Medical
Page: 796
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The most-popular midwifery textbook in the world! 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. Well illustrated to assist visual learning Boxes highlighting significant information to aid study Introduction, Aims of the chapter and Conclusion for each chapter References, Further Reading and Useful websites to promote further learning Glossary of terms and acronyms provide simple definition of more complex terminologies Additional online resources Over 500 multiple-choice questions enable students to test their knowledge Unlabelled illustrations help reinforce learning Full image bank of illustrations to make study more visual and assist with projects. Up-to-date guidance on professional regulation, midwifery supervision, legal and ethical issues, risk management and clinical governance Recognises that midwives increasingly care for women with complex health needs, in a multicultural society Increases confidence in empowering women to make appropriate choices Looks at 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 Additional coverage of basic neonatal resuscitation, to reflect the trend for midwives to carry out the neonatal physiological examination Streamlined chapters with similar themes and content, to facilitate learning Full colour illustrations now used throughout the book, in response to student feedback.

Das ICU-Buch

praktische Intensivmedizin
Author: Paul L. Marino
Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag
ISBN: 9783437231612
Category:
Page: 813
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Obstetric Anesthesia


Author: Alan Santos
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071786147
Category: Medical
Page: 352
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Understand the anesthetic management challenges of the obstetric patient with this complete primer and review Obstetric Anesthesia is a clear, concise, and practical manual covering the basics of obstetric anesthesiology and the principles of basic management at the point of care. This essential introductory text covers the fundamental topics in an efficient and highly clinical manner. Numerous tables, bulleted lists, and text boxes highlight key issues such as common co-existing diseases and conditions that may affect anesthetic management. Obstetric Anesthesia features thirty chapters grouped into six logical sections: Pregnancy Providing Anesthesia Anesthetic Complications Obstetric Complications Common Co-Morbidities During Pregnancy Trauma During Pregnancy Enriched by contributions from practicing obstetrical anesthesiologists and renowned instructors, Obstetric Anesthesia includes the most up-to-date practice guidelines. It is a valuable clinical refresher and an outstanding board review.

OB/GYN Hospital Medicine: Principles and Practice


Author: Jennifer Butler,Alpesh Amin,Laura Fitzmaurice,Christine Kim
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259861708
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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A complete guide to making a successful OB/GYN Hospital Medicine program a reality This authoritative text delivers a complete evidence-based blueprint clarifying every aspect of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine. Encompassing clinical practice as well as program development and business models, the book takes physicians, nurses, administrators, and staff through the necessary steps to start and successfully run OB/GYN hospitalist programs. Readers will also benefit from an efficient approach to managing OB/GYN emergencies, which includes valuable guidance for physicians and physician extenders working in labor and delivery and ERs/ICUs. Utilizing a cohesive 3-part organization, the book begins with an insightful overview of the OB/GYN Hospital Medicine specialty, then explores related healthcare system issues and the full range of obstetric clinical conditions, from asthma in pregnancy to preterm labor. Finally, an essential review of fundamental gynecologic topics, such as pelvic pain, is provided, along with in-depth coverage of modern OB/GYN Hospital Medicine procedures. Taken together, this innovative text represents the definitive introduction to the OB/GYN hospitalist speciality—one that no hospital should be without. Features: •A focus on accessible, high-yield medical education illuminates the burgeoning field of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine •Practical, turnkey coverage of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine and its successful implementation is designed to optimize OB/GYN practice and enhance patient care •Outstanding chapter pedagogy includes learning objectives, clinical case presentations, key patient hand-off points, and abundant clinical images and illustrations

World Health Report 2002 Reducing Risks, Promoting Healthy Life


Author: Katja Pilgermann,Ralf Krumkamp
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3638223752
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 15
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Gesundheitswissenschaften, Note: 1.0, Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal; Standort Magdeburg (-), Veranstaltung: Gesundheitssysteme im internationalen Vergleich, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Der Weltgesundheitsbericht 2002 ist einer der größten Forschungsprojekte die von der WHO unternommen wurde. Er ist aus einer Zusammenarbeit mit weltweiten Experten entstanden, indem die erhobenen Daten der Studien gesammelt und ausgewertet wurden; mit dem Ziel die Gesundheitsgefahren zu erkennen und zu definieren und ein gesundes Leben zu fördern. Die Quantifizierung der Krankheitslast einer Bevölkerung wurde zum ersten Mal für die von der Weltbank finanzierten Studie "The Global Burden of Disease" entwickelt und 1993 publiziert. Es wurde ein neuer Ansatz entwickelt, um den Gesundheitsstatus zu messen. Dabei wurden nicht nur die Zahl der Todesfälle gemessen, sondern auch der Einfluss des vorzeitigen Todes und der Einschränkung durch Krankheit und Verletzung mit einbezogen (DALY). Auch in dieser Studie werden DALY′s verwendet, wobei die Erhebungsmethoden verbessert wurden. Des weiteren stellt der Weltgesundheitsbericht 2002 eine Auflistung der zehn größten Risiken auf. Dies ist eine Auswahl an Risikofaktoren, die die Hauptgründe für die häufigsten Erkrankungen bilden und deren Einfluss auf bestimmte Erkrankungen nachgewiesen sind. Es handelt sich dabei um eine Selektion und der Bericht erhebt keinen Anspruch auf Vollständigkeit. Zusammen sind diese zehn Risiken für mehr als ein Drittel aller Todesfälle weltweit verantwortlich.

Practical Health Care Simulations


Author: Gary E. Loyd,Carol L. Lake,Ruth B. Greenberg
Publisher: Hanley & Belfus
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 613
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Here is the first book to respond to the growing movement towards clinical simulations in health care education. It provides all of the guidance needed to make an informed decision about whether to begin using patient simulators · describes how to develop and operate a simulation center · and discusses how to design educational and assessment simulations that reflect specific educational curricula. Features the expertise of three authorities who have extensive experience in working with the University of Louisville School of Medicine's Dr. John M. and Dorothy Paris Simulation Center-one of the leading medical simulation centers in the world. Explains the value of simulation for a variety of healthcare disciplines and discusses which types of simulations are most relevant for each field. Discusses the resources (space, personnel, equipment) needed to establish a simulation program. Evaluates the specific simulation products that are currently available. Details the "nuts and bolts" of preparing relevant "patients" and scenarios. Describes applications for assessment, certification, and re-certification. Presents an overview of future trends in simulation (such as virtual reality simulations) and discusses issues related to planning for simulation center growth. With 29 additional contributors.

Obstetric Intensive Care Manual, Fourth Edition


Author: Michael Foley,Strong Jr.,Thomas Garite
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071820140
Category: Medical
Page: 368
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A unique how-to manual focusing on the clinical management of the critically ill pregnant patient Since the release of the first edition more than a decade ago, Obstetric Intensive Care Manual has become the go-to guide for obstetricians, intensivists, residents, and nurses seeking immediate, practical guidance on intensive and critical care obstetric issues. Enhanced by numerous summary tables, algorithms, and figures that make essential information instantly retrievable, this is the perfect resource for busy clinicians who require authoritative how-to guidance the moment it is needed. Presenting treatment information on commonly encountered emergencies such as anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy, thyroid storm, and psychiatric disorders, this is the perfect resource for clinicians who don’t have time to hunt around for the right answer. Features: Step-by-step guidance for outstanding care of critically ill patients Numerous summary tables, algorithms, figures, boxed information, and illustrations A presentation that makes even the most complex treatment protocol simple to implement The expertise of world-renowned contributors Completely updated throughout with an all-new chapter on the management of a sickle cell crisis in pregnancy

Midwifery

Preparation for Practice
Author: N.A
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 9780729537568
Category: Medical
Page: 878
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Midwifery Preparation for Practice 2e is the only text which reflects the historical and socio - political environment in which midwives in Australia and New Zealand practice. In addition, it is the only text which incorporates the philosophy and standards endorsed by New Zealand and Australian Colleges of Midwives while also focusing on the partnership between midwives with women and the woman- centred model of midwifery care. The second edition has built on the existing philosophy and structure of Midwifery: Preparation for Practice, though with a greater emphasis on the development of critical thinking and researching skills. Key chapters have been re-written to reflect recent changes in government legislation while current research and pertinent examples are included throughout the text. This new edition is supported by a comprehensive suite of resources for both Instructors and Students using the Evolve website as a platform. These ancillaries will re-enforce the critical thinking elements for students with interactive case studies and scenario based learning exercises as well as the multiple choice questions. Presents unique philosophy and woman-centered approach in line with the standards set by the ACNM and NZCM Key contributors from Australia and New Zealand Key terms, Chapter Overview, Learning Outcomes and Review Questions included in every chapter. Reflective exercises, Critical thinking exercises and Clinical Scenarios to encourage active student learning 2 new Indigenous chapters highlight key health aspects relevant for Midwives working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and Maori women New chapter on Perineal care and repair Increased coverage of anatomy and physiology Instructor and Student resources on Evolve with a focus on critical thinking - Weblinks, interactive case studies, PowerPoints, additional exercises with questions and answers