Midwifery Essentials: Basics, Volume 1

Midwifery Essentials: Basics

Volume 1

By Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Lead Midwife for Education; Supervisor of Midwives, Mother & Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK; Jennifer Hall, MSc, ADM, PGDip(HE), RN, RM, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; Clinical Editor, The Practising Midwife and Alyson Henley-Einion, BSc(Hons), MA, MAPD, DipHE, PGCE, RN, RM, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, School of Maternal and Child Health, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK


Basics Volume:

1. Introduction

2. Communication

3. Hygiene and infection control: the immobile woman

4. Blood pressure measurement

5. Temperature measurement

6. Pulse and respiration

7. Collection of specimens

8. Urinalysis

9. Venepuncture

10. Neonatal blood tests

11. Administration of medicines

12. Administration of injections

13. Surgical care