A Comprehensive Textbook of Midwifery and Gynecological Nursing

by Annamma Jacob

This is the 3rd edition of the book A Comprehensive Textbook of Midwifery and Gynecological Nursing. The text is comprehensive, updated and fully revised as per the present day requirements of training in nursing in the subject of midwifery and gynecology. The book has 71 chapters classified into twelve sections. The first section deals with history of midwifery and the challenges of present day nursing. Subsequent two sections are reproductive system, embryology and fetology which provide a comprehensive description of human development with the help of well-illustrated diagrams in a user friendly language. A sound foundation of understanding of normal labor, normal pregnancy and puerperium is provided in the next three sections giving details of normal labor, pregnancy and normal puerperium in simple text and easy to understand illustrations along with recent advances. Abnormalities of labor, pregnancy and puerperium are described in section seven. The section eight and nine deal with neonates and ill babies in detail. Section ten is focussed on community midwifery dealing with primary health care and domiciliary care in maternity nursing and preventive obstetrics. Section eleven describes special topics like pain relief in labor, exercise during pregnancy, child birth education, etc. Section twelve is dedicated to gynaecological nursing. In this present edition eleven chapters in gynaecological nursing and three in midwifery have been added. These deal with the recent advances in the subject in order to keep students updated with latest technologies and treatment modalities.

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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 9789350255575
Speciality General Nursing and Midwifery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11532
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2012
Pages 812
Book Type Textbook


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