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Midwifery Emergencies at a Glance

Midwifery Emergencies at a Glance

Denise Campbell, Susan M. Carr

ISBN: 978-1-119-13804-4

Aug 2018, Wiley-Blackwell

144 pages



Midwifery Emergencies at a Glance is a succinct, illustrated guide covering the practical skills needed to manage obstetric and midwifery emergencies, as well as high-risk midwifery care. It provides clear guidance on the factors which predispose to complications so that preventative management can be employed whenever possible.  Broad-ranging yet easy-to-read, Midwifery Emergencies at a Glance details the underlying physiology and pathophysiology related to the emergency and explores both the physical and psychological care of the woman, partner and newborn during and following the emergency. 

Key features:

  • Evidence-based, with guidance from the NMC, RCOG, NICE, and The Resuscitation Council
  • Presented in an innovative, visual style that makes the key concepts easy to understand
  • Provides helpful websites that expand on various topics as well as providing information on support groups for the woman and her family

Midwifery Emergencies at a Glance is an ideal guide for practising midwives, pre‐registration student midwives, general practitioners and junior doctors to support both revision and clinical practice. 

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