FREE Shipping: All Individuals in United States, Mexico, Central and South America & The Caribbean
Pregnant Women, Violent Men
What Midwives Need to Know
Sheila C. Hunt, PhD, MSc(Econ), MBA, ILTM, RGN, RM, PGCE and Ann M. Martin, BA, MA
Limited Stock - Order Soon
This important and much-needed book will help the midwife to understand the nature of violence, its roots and its manifestation in pregnancy as well as enabling all midwives to help women who are victims of such abuse more effectively. It aims to increase the midwife's understanding of a very complex aspect of society so as to enable her to stand alongside the woman as she faces an impossible future - to be her friend and advocate. Each chapter includes case studies and scenarios to illustrate the complexity of care and to help apply theory to clinical midwifery practice.
"A powerful and challenging new book for midwives. Wonderful books like this are bringing domestic violence out of the professional closet." Jane Salvage, Nursing Times, February 2002
By Sheila C. Hunt, PhD, MSc(Econ), MBA, ILTM, RGN, RM, PGCE, Dean, Professor of Nursing & Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Scotland; and Ann M. Martin, BA, MA, Lecturer with the Open University
Elsevier is a leading publisher of health science books and journals, helping to advance medicine by delivering superior education, reference information and decision support tools to doctors, nurses, health practitioners and students. With titles available across a variety of media—print, online and handheld, we are able to supply the information you need in the most convenient format.