A Comprehensive Textbook of Midwifery

by Annamma Jacob

The book named “A Comprehensive Textbook of Midwifery “explains the technical and diagnostic efficiency to the midwifery academicians and nursing management. It contains eleven sections that are further partitioned into fifty seven chapters and give detailed information with guide and illustrations. Historical review of midwifery, nursing process in maternal-newborn care and development of maternity services and current trends are covered in the section one. Female pelvis and generative organs, hormonal cycles, male reproductive system, fertilization, implantation and development of the fertilized ovum, fetal organs and fetal circulation, fetal skull, development of the placenta and fetus are also explained in a simple manner. Section on normal pregnancy discusses physiological changes due to pregnancy, diagnosis of pregnancy, minor disorders in pregnancy and antenatal care. Physiology and management of first, second, third, and fourth stage of labor are given. Physiology and management of the normal puerperium, family planning, disorders of pregnancy, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, obstetric operations, obstetric emergencies, complications of third stage of labor, injuries to the birth canal, complications of puerperium, infant feeding, pain relief and comfort in labor, vital statistics in obstetrics, drugs used in obstetrics and radiology and ultrasonics in obstetrics are explained in different sections.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Jacob Annamma Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain College of Nursing, Bengaluru, India
St. Philomina’s College of Nursing, Mother Theresa Road, Bengaluru
College of Nursing, CMC Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu;
LT College of Nursing, SNDT Womens’ University, Mumbai
Al-Sabah Hospital, Ministry of Public Health, Kuwait
Suburban Medical Center, Paramount, Southern California, USA
Graduate School for Nurses BNE, SIB, CMAI
ISBN 9788184482409
Speciality General Nursing and Midwifery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10008
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2008
Pages 783
Book Type Textbook


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