Myles Textbook for Midwives African 3rd Edition

by Jayne Marshall, Maureen Raynor, Anna Nolte

The most popular midwifery textbook in the world! The new African edition of this highly successful textbook builds on the strengths of the recently revised Myles Textbook for Midwives: 16th Edition. It gives the most up-to-date perspectives and research on a complete range of the theoretical, practical and background knowledge with which the modern African midwife has to be familiar. Adapted by a key local authority, Myles Textbook for Midwives: Third African Edition includes the role and function of the midwife in Africa, regional South African legislation and a discussion of the scope, local practice and ethical considerations of midwifery practice in Africa. 


New to this edition

• Recognition that midwives indreasingly care for women with complex health needs in a multicultural society

• Examination of the challenges involved in caring for women with a raised body mass index

• Chapter on optimizing care and repair of the perineum, including women who have undergone female genital mutilation

• Guidance to support the trend for midwives to undertake the neonatal physical examination of the healthy term infant

• Additional cover of basic neonatal resuscitation 

Chapter Features

• Extensively illustrated to assist visual learning

• Boxes highlight key information to aid memory recall

• Streamlined information with similar themes and approach, help consolidate learning

• Introduction, Aims of the Chapter and Conclusion provide a helpful structure to the information

• References, Further Reading and Useful Websites promote further learning

• Glossary of Terms and Acronyms provide simple definitions of more complex terminologies 


ISBN: 9780702066269 SKU: 2020207002256
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