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Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book

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ISBN: 9780702045936

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

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book

By Jane Coad, BSc PhD PGCEA and Melvyn Dunstall, BSc MSc PGCEA RM RGN

Copyright 2011
$73.99, Online Product, Reference

Availability:Out of print. 09/23/19.



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.


"Another factor influencing learning style is the inclusion of the newly available PAgeburst facility, which allows the reader to download the textbook onto their desktop, iPhone, iPad or ereader and also to keep a virtual copy online that can be accessed with the use of a password from any computer...Downloading the book as an eBook using Pageburst was simple and this package provides an outstanding search option, enabling the reader to gather together a topic from numerous chapters and make notes to the text or highlight the text for furtuer reference."

Midirs, April 2012

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

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

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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

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