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The gold standard for midwives and students is back with Varney's Midwifery, Fifth Edition. New to this edition are chapters describing the profession of midwifery, reproductive physiology, clinical genetics, and support for women in labor. Interwoven throughout is information on primary care, gynecology, maternity care, and neonatal care. With chapters written by a variety of expert midwives and an increased emphasis on reproductive anatomy and physiology, this new edition assists students and clinicians in understanding not only what to do but why. Updated to reflect evidence-based care, this edition also discusses the pathophysiology of various conditions in the context of normal changes in the reproductive cycle. In this edition, the skills chapters haveAlso included are numerous new anatomical and clinical illustrations. been significantly revised and reformatted into relevant chapter appendices to help students, new midwives, and international readers learn essential skills in sequential steps. These critical midwifery skills include performing a pelvic examination, hand maneuvers for birth, delivery of a fetus in breech presentation, and current evidence-based steps for managing a postpartum hemorrhage.

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General Information  
Author(s)Mary C Brucker and Carolyn L Gegor and Helen Varney and Jan M Kriebs and Jenifer O Fahey and Tekoa L King
PublisherViva
ISBN9789380853864
Pages1332
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2014