Lewis, Louise.

Fundamentals of Midwifery : A Textbook for Students - Hoboken : Wiley, 2014. - 1 online resource (451 p.) - eBooks on Demand Fundamentals . - Fundamentals .

Cover; Titles of related interest; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; About the series; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; How to use your textbook; About the companion website; Chapter 1: To be a midwife; Introduction; The professional status and regulation of midwifery; The NMC; European Union; EU directives; The International Confederation of Midwives; ICM Scope of Practice; Key midwifery concepts; Interpersonal skills and attributes; Professional expectations; Life as a student midwife; The programme; The statutory supervision of midwives Raising and escalating concernsQuality assurance; Student support; Health screening; Criminal record; Life as a midwife; Career routes; Conclusion; End of chapter activities; Crossword; Find out more; References; Chapter 2: Team working; Introduction; Woman-centred care; Effective team working; What is a team?; Leadership; Management; Communication; Collaboration; Power dynamics; Regulation; Accountability; Escalating concerns; Team player; Conclusion; End of chapter activities; Crossword; Find out more; References; Chapter 3: Sociology applied to maternity care; Introduction Overview of sociological perspectivesDefinition of society; The family; Domestic abuse; Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults; Poverty; Gender and sexuality; Ethnicity and race; Disability; Health and wellbeing; Conclusion; End of chapter activities; Crossword; Find out more; References; Chapter 4: Psychology applied to maternity care; Introduction; Defining psychology; Theories of psychology; Social constructionist approach; Behaviourist approach; Freudian approach; Cognitive approach; Humanistic approach; Bio-psychological approach; Summary Psychology and public health in maternity careHealth beliefs and behaviours; Health locus of control; Unrealistic optimism; The stages of change model; Social cognition models; Health Belief Model; Theory of Planned Behaviour; Summary; Emotions across the childbearing experience; Antenatal considerations; Psychological factors in the antenatal period; Psychosocial factors in the antenatal period; Birth; Postnatal considerations; Baby blues and postnatal depression; Summary; Women and midwives: relationships and communication; The psychological importance of the woman-midwife relationship Initiating, building and maintaining relationshipsFirst impressions; Building and/or maintaining a woman-midwife relationship; Concepts that underpin effective communication and the woman-midwife relationship; Summary; Bonding and attachment; Defining bonding and attachment; The importance of bonding; The importance of attachment; Potential factors influencing attachment and bonding; Summary; Conclusion; End of chapter activities; Crossword; Find out more; References; Chapter 5: Parenthood; Introduction; Parenthood; Motherhood and fatherhood; Defining parents Genetic, biological and social parents

Fundamentals of Midwifery: A Textbook for Students makes the subject of midwifery accessible, informative and motivating, ensuring that it is an essential text for the aspiring midwife! This resource brings together knowledge from a collection of clinical experts and experienced academics to support your learning and prepare you for the challenges faced in contemporary midwifery healthcare. It presents you with the 'must-have' information that you need concerning both the theoretical and practical aspects of what it means to be a midwife. With extensive full colour illustrations throughout,

9781118528150 67.43 (NL)


Gynecologic nursing.
Maternity nursing.
Midwifery.


Electronic books.

RG950

618.2