Anderson, Barbara A.

Best Practices in Midwifery : Using the Evidence to Implement Change - New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2012. - 1 online resource (277 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Best Practices in Midwifery: Using the Evidence to Implement Change; Half Title; About the Authors; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; I.Evidence-Based Maternity Care:The External Environment; 1. Evaluating and Usingthe Evidence; The Hierarchy of Evidence; Systematic Reviews; Meta-Analyses; Critical Appraisal; Randomized Controlled Trials; Cohort and Case-Control Studies; Consensus Statements; Anecdotal Information; Searching for the Evidence; Search Strategy; Subject Headings; Limiters; Indexing; Databases for Evidence-Based Nurse-Midwifery Practice MedlineCINAHL; The Cochrane Collaboration; The Joanna Briggs Institute; Meta-Search Engines; Point-of-Care Tools; Using the Evidence for Best Practice: Exemplar; References; 2. The Evidence for Providing the Midwifery Workforce; Maternal Health in the United States; Comparison With Global Maternal Mortality; Maternal Morbidity in the United States; Social Determinants of Maternal Mortality and Morbidity; The Midwifery Workforce: The Evidence; The Workforce Shortage; Building and Maintaining the Midwifery Workforce; Best Practices for Ensuring the Midwifery Workforce Make More Midwives: Nurse-Midwifery EducationOrganizational Support for Professional Development; Support for Advocacy in Workforce Development; Using the Evidence for Best Practice: Exemplar; References; II. Evidence-Based Best Practices in the Care of the Childbearing Woman; 3. Centering Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Model of Prenatal Care; History of Prenatal Care; Prenatal Care in the United States; The Midwifery Model of Prenatal Care; Centering Pregnancy-A Midwifery Model of Prenatal Care; The Centering Pregnancy Model; Implementing the Model; The Evidence for Best Practice Birth Weight and Gestational AgeKnowledge and Social Support; Outcomes Among Adolescents; Patient Preferences; Centering Pregnancy: Evidence-Based Best Practice; Using the Evidence for Best Practice:Exemplar; References; 4. Therapeutic Presence and Continuous Labor Support: Hallmarks of Nurse-Midwifery; Woman-CenteredChildbirth; Therapeutic Presence and Continuous Labor Support; Barriers to Therapeutic Presence and Continuous Labor Support; Institutional Barriers; Barriers for Labor Nurses; Barriers for Childbearing Women; Negative Implications With Neglect of Continuous Labor Support Therapeutic Presence and Continuous Labor Support: Evidence for Best PracticeBirth Outcomes; Positive Physiological Responses to Continuous Labor Support; Continuous Labor Support and Birth Satisfaction; Continuous Labor Support: Best Practices; Using the Evidence for Best Practice: Exemplar; References; 5.Home Birth: Evidence and Controversy; The Place of Birth; The Transition in Birth Setting; Planned Home Birth; Home Birth: The Evidence; Cohort Studies on Home Birth; Methodologically Sound Cohort Studies Supporting Safety of Home Birth; Flawed Cohort Study on the Safety of Home Birth Meta-Analyses on Home Birth

""This book provides a well-rounded examination of the issues we face in using evidence to inform our everyday clinical decisions The authors have gathered current evidence and created practice scenarios to help the reader visualize EBP in action."". -Holly Powell Kennedy. Nurse-midwives often find themselves in situations where current research-based treatment conflicts with established practices that may be ineffective or even harmful. This text provides a roadmap for nurse-midwives who strive to implement change through evidence-based practice by presenting the most current evidence-based r

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Genital Diseases, Female -- Practice Guideline.
Gynecologic nursing -- Standards.
Maternity nursing -- Standards.
Midwifery -- methods -- Practice Guideline.
Midwifery -- Standards.
Pregnancy Complications -- Practice Guideline.

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