Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book, 3rd Edition

Author :
By Jane Coad, BSc PhD PGCEA and Melvyn Dunstall, BSc MSc PGCEA RM RGN
Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of a ...view more

Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.

ISBN :
9780702045936
Publication Date :
10-06-2011
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Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.


New to this edition
• electronic access to text and illustrations
• animation depicting foetal development in the womb
• 'Good Practice Point' boxes provide more links to midwifery practice
• illustrations reflect modern midwifery presentation, not just side-lying
• accessible, woman-centred language

Key Features
• Learning outcomes and key points facilitate study• Extensively illustrated with line diagrams for maximum clarity• Case studies and boxes illustrate application of principles to clinical practice • One continuous case study illustrates various aspects of anatomy and physiology at different stages of pregnancy• 'Application to Practice' content

Author Information
By Jane Coad, BSc PhD PGCEA, Professor in Nutrition, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand and Melvyn Dunstall, BSc MSc PGCEA RM RGN, Formerly Deputy Research & Development Manager, Lead Midwife for Research, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey, UK