A Comprehensive Textbook of Midwifery & Gynecological Nursing

by Annamma Jacob

The fourth edition of the textbook presents topics of midwifery and gynecological nursing in 12 sections and 71 chapters. Photographs, illustrations and tables are included in all relevant topics. Medications and instruments used in midwifery and gynecology practice are presented. Essentials of midwifery practice in institutional and community settings as well as domiciliary midwifery and neonatal care are explained. Nursing management of women going through normal antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum experience as well as women experiencing complications and unexpected emergencies are explained. Care of newborns in the immediate period following birth and continued care during initial days of life are detailed. A special feature is the inclusion of nursing process with all relevant topics and a list of all possible nursing care plan formats in the appendix. The care plans would serve nursing students to plan and provide comprehensive care to mothers and newborns. Benign and malignant conditions of the reproductive and accessory organs in women are detailed in the gynecology nursing section with special emphasis on nursing management of women with such problems. Menstrual cycle disorders, infectious conditions of pelvic organs and, infertility and its management are explained. Study questions are given at the end of every chapter.

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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
Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789351526384
Speciality General Nursing and Midwifery, Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12492
Edition 4/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 996
Book Type Textbook


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