Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)
Extend Your Rental at Any Time
Need to keep your rental past your due date? At any time before your due date you can extend or purchase your rental through your account.
Sorry, this item is currently unavailable.
Praise for the 1st edition: "This book is a must have for any midwife, particularly those working in the community, clinics and in high-risk areas.... This book is an extremely useful reference tool." (MIDIRS Midwifery Digest) "The important facts are laid out concisely, primarily focusing on management, using evidence based guidelines for best midwifery practice." (RCGP Journal) Medical Disorders in Pregnancy: A Guide for Midwives, 2nd edition clearly outlines existing and pre-existing conditions which women can experience during pregnancy. This comprehensive and practical handbook identifies issues for pre-conception care, defines the condition, explores possible complications, outlines recommended treatment and emphasizes specific midwifery care. This fully revised and updated edition of Medical Disorders in Pregnancy: A Guide for Midwives builds on the success of the first edition by covering more subjects. It includes physiology, more illustrations and algorithms and its accessible reference-style text enables information to be quickly and easily found. Special Features A practical guide on medical disorders written specifically for midwives Jointly written by medical and midwifery experts in the field Accessible reference style format makes information easy and quick to find Emphasis on inter-professional working
S. Elizabeth Robson is Principal Lecturer in Midwifery at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. With 25 years of experience as a midwifery lecturer, she leads a module on medical disorders for student midwives with a particular interest in immunology. Her link lecturer areas comprise a high-risk maternity ward and community team. She has presented nationally, and has a number of publications.
Jason Waugh is Consultant in Obstetrics and Maternal Medicine at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. He has published extensively in the fields of hypertension and renal and cardiovascular disease in pregnancy as well as producing national guidelines for the management of pre-eclampsia and renal disease. He is President of the UK’s Macdonald Obstetric Medicine Society.