By Sue Macdonald MSc PGCEA ADM RM RN FETC FRCM (Hon), Julia Magill-Cuerden MA MTD PhD DipEd RM RN DN

This identify is now to be had lower than ISBN 9780702052330. Mayes' Midwifery, a longtime key textbook for college students and certified midwives, comprises crucial wisdom for pro perform. For this 14th variation, each one part and bankruptcy has been totally up-to-date and stronger by way of major authors to make sure the textual content complies with modern perform and present instructions. further advantages are the provision of a number of extra on-line assets for every bankruptcy, together with case reports, video and web site hyperlinks, and a financial institution of multiple-choice inquiries to attempt wisdom.

With a powerful emphasis on common beginning, the e-book covers the spectrum of midwifery-related subject matters utilized to perform, delivering a starting place of data, and inspiring autonomous proposal by using reflective workouts in every one bankruptcy and on-line. The ebook offers midwives with fabric that meets person methods of studying and helps present modes of midwifery education.

Mayes' Midwifery is the textual content for preliminary guidance and for ongoing midwifery practice.

  • New chapters on crucial modern issues:
    • Vulnerable women
    • Perspectives at the way forward for midwifery, in a world context
  • Evidence-based info to lead top practice
  • Learning results and Key issues in all chapters
  • Reflective activities

Now with an built-in site providing extra assets and fabric including:

  • Multiple-choice questions for self-testing
  • Case studies
  • Reflective actions to consolidate your specialist development
  • Useful extra interpreting, assets and weblinks
  • Expanded topics
  • Downloadable fabrics together with illustrations

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Geneva, 2006, WHO. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF): (2007) The state of the world’s children, New York, 2007, UNICEF. UNICEF: 99%: the proportion of maternal deaths that occur in developing countries (website). html. 2008a. Accessed August 28, 2008. World Health Organization (WHO): Maternal mortality: helping women off the road to death, WHO Chronicle 40(5):175–183, 1986. World Health Organization (WHO): Country profiles of reproductive health indicators, Updated November 1998, Geneva, 1998, WHO.

In 1740 the Glasgow Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons instituted a similar system for the city and surrounding counties, which, like Edinburgh’s, appears to have operated throughout the century. ’Towards a complete new system of midwifery’ By the mid-18th century, male practitioners, disdaining the familiar ‘man-midwife’, began to adopt the French term ‘accoucheur’, as conveying greater status. Their approaches to delivery varied, however. Some still dilated the cervix and the labia vulvae, practices continuing among the more ignorant at the century’s close (Clarke 1793:21).

This was to be achieved through a registration Act similar to other professional legislation, as was the rehabilitation of midwifery as a respectable profession for educated women. 5 Rosalind Paget (1855–1948). Trained in nursing and midwifery, Miss Paget joined the Midwives Institute in 1886, in 1887 financing the establishment of the Institute’s journal, Nursing Notes. Also prominent in the Queen’s Nursing Institute, she was for 20 years its representative on the Central Midwives Board. (Royal College of Midwives) A history of the midwifery profession in the United Kingdom practitioners might view registered midwives as competitors for their better-paying cases, the Institute argued that midwives would attend only women too poor to pay doctors’ fees and would not encroach on medical ground by acting in abnormal labour.

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