Myles Textbook for Midwives, recognised as the leading international textbook for midwives, has been fully updated with recent guidelines, protocols and research evidence, and with updated illustrations. This edition has a new chapter on emotion work and focuses on normality, whilst equipping midwives to recognise and respond to complexity in childbearing and parenthood. This 15th edition features a free website providing: * Bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing * Illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use This is the midwifery textbook of choice throughout the world!Focus on woman-friendly careWomen’s stories to highlight good practiceColour photographs identify problem conditions and illustrate breastfeeding positionsFocuses on normality whilst equipping midwives to handle complexityBonus website features a bank of multiple-choice questions for self-testing, and illustrations from the book, with and without labels, for student and instructor use New chapter on "emotion work"New and improved 2-colour figures throughoutColour photograph section now grouped by topicUpdated to cover latest guidelines, protocols and research evidence
High-level summary of the clinical content needed for practice
Concise, bullet-point style for quick reference
Section on anatomy
Great revision aid!
• Pocket-sized guide to midwifery
• High-level summary of the clinical content needed for practice
• Bullet-pointed for quick reference
• Section on anatomy
• Great revision aid!Perinatal Mental Health chapter updated from confidential enquiries into maternal deaths; findings and recommendations applied to practise
New appendix on ‘An aid to calculations in midwifery practice’ helps students to calculate correct doses of medicines and intravenous infusions
Illustrations improved to enhance clarity of understanding
More-compact size makes it easier to carry around.