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Midwifery, 3rd Edition

Preparation for Practice



  • Expected Release Date: 12.13.2014

Midwifery: Preparation for Practice is both highly respected and upheld as the definitive midwifery text for the Australian and New Zealand market. Written and edited by a selection of internationally recognised leaders in the midwifery, this book shares the wealth of knowledge and expertise in midwifery practice, education, research and regulation.

This text aims to develop and support competent, confident midwives by providing up-to-date evidence and practice based resources for students and midwives who work in partnership with women in woman-centred models of midwifery care.


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Key Features

    • 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

Author Information

    By Sally Pairman, DMid, MA, BA, RM, RGON, Head of School, School of Midwifery and Group Manager Health, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand; Chair of Midwifery Council of New Zealand; Jan Pincombe, PhD, MAppSc, PGradDipEd, BA, RM, RN, RIN, FACMI, Professor of Midwifery, Program Director, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide; Carol Thorogood, PhD, MPhil, BApp Psych, Dip Education, RN RM , Associate Professor Nursing and Midwifery Charles Darwin University and Sally K. Tracy, DMid, MA, BNurs, Adv Dip N, RM, RGON , Professor of Midwifery, University of Sydney, Australia

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Midwifery, 3rd Edition
  • Paperback
  • 1390 Pages
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
  • ISBN: 978-0-7295-4174-9
  • Copyright: 2015