Essentials of Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing

by BT Basavanthappa

The book “Essentials of Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing” mainly focuses on management and assessment of midwifery and obstetrical nursing. Nurses and midwives are important people in addressing the prioritized health problems in order to promote wellbeing of human beings. This book provides good quality knowledge and skills to practice in the area of midwifery and obstetrical nursing for students. This book has fourteen chapters. Trends in midwifery and obstetrical nursing, historical perspectives and current trends in India, national programme related to mother and child health, national programmes related to communicable diseases, maternal and child health programmes, the package of services provided under the RCH programme and child survival and safe motherhood are various topics covered in the chapters. Anatomy and physiology of reproductive system explains about female reproductive system, uterine blood supply, blood supply, female genital tract, conception and foetal growth, human sexuality and human sexual response. It also covers the genetic and embryology aspects. Assessment and management of pregnancy, intranatal period, postnatal period, normal neonate, high-risk pregnancy, abnormal labour, abnormalities during postnatal period and high-risk newborn are explained in detail. In addition, pharmacotherapeutics in obstetrics, family welfare programme and legal and ethical aspects of midwifery and obstetrical nursing are clearly explained.

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Author
1. Basavanthappa BT
Author's Affiliation
1. Govt College of Nursing, Fort, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, PhD Guide for Research Work
Govt. College of Nursing, Fort, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Govt. College of Nursing, Fort, Bangalore, India
Govt. College of Nursing, Fort, Bangalore
Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, PhD Guide for Research Work
Govt College of Nursing, Bangalore
Government College of Nursing, Fort, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Raja Rajeswari College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India; Faculty of Nursing, RGUHS, Karnataka, India and Academic Council, RGUHS, Karnataka, India; UG, PG and Doctoral Courses on Nursing, Various Universities; Nursing Research Society of India, New Delhi, India, Trained Nurses Association of India, New Delhi, India; RGUHS, Nursing Teachers Association, Karnataka, India
Raja Rajeswari College of Nursing, Benga
ISBN
9789350251638
Speciality
General Nursing and Midwifery
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11290
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2011
Pages
684
Book Type
Textbook

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