Myles' Textbook for Midwives E-Book: Edition 15

Elsevier Health Sciences
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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
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Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Apr 16, 2009
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Pages
1148
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ISBN
9780702040719
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Gynecology & Obstetrics
Medical / Nursing / General
Medical / Nursing / Maternity, Perinatal, Women's Health
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