Myles Textbook for Midwives, 16e

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The sixteenth edition of this seminal textbook, Myles Textbook for Midwives, has been extensively revised and restructured to ensure that it reflects current midwifery practice, with an increased focus on topics that are fundamental to midwifery practice today. The book comes with Elsevier EVOLVE ancillaries – an online learning package which consists of 500 self-assessment questions and answers and a fully downloadable image bank. Designed to enable midwifery practitioners to provide safe and competent care, which is tailored to the patient’s individual needs

Extensively illustrated to assist visual learning with additional ‘pull out’ textboxes to highlight key information

Streamlined chapters with similar themes and approach help consolidate learning

Reflects all modern midwifery curricula by presenting a strong emphasis on evidenced-based practice and the use of technology

Over 500 on-line multiple-choice questions to enable readers to test their knowledge

Offers a full image bank of downloadable illustrations to assist with personal projects and/or further learning

References, Further Reading and Useful Websites promote further learning

Glossary of Terms and Acronyms provide simple definitions of more complex terminologies Full colour illustrations now used throughout the book, in response to student feedback

Contains many new chapters, some of which are authored by members of the multi-professional team

Up-to-date guidance on professional regulation, midwifery supervision, legal and ethical issues, risk management and clinical governance

Recognition that midwives increasingly care for women with complex health needs, in a multicultural society

Examination of the dilemmas involved in caring for women with a raised body mass index

Chapter on optimising care of the perineum for women with perineal trauma, including those who have experienced female genital mutilation

Guidance to support the trend for midwives to undertake the neonatal physical examination of the healthy term infant

Additional coverage of basic neonatal resuscitation