Myles Textbook for Midwives

Myles Textbook for Midwives

Book Title: Myles Textbook for Midwives

Author: Wendy Taylor

Format: Paperback | 796 pages

Publication Date: 10 Jul 2014

ISBN-13: 9780702051456

Myles Textbook for Midwives is the world's best-selling midwifery textbook, now in its 16th edition, with sales to 75 countries and with a large and growing market for the International Edition in Asia.

Retaining the clear, accessible writing style that so readily characterised the success of earlier editions, Myles Textbook for Midwives 16th edition continues to offer an exceptionally clear explanation of the relevant anatomy and physiology relating to pregnancy and childbirth as well as comprehensive coverage of the other associated topics which range from antenatal education for birth and parenting to the effective management of midwifery and obstetric emergencies.

Prepared by editors of international renown, the 16th edition has been fully updated to include the latest guidance on professional regulation, midwifery supervision, legal and ethical issues, risk management and clinical governance. Completely new chapters - many written by authors from the multi-professional team - cover obesity, perineal trauma (including care of the woman who has undergone FGM), the neonatal physiological examination and neonatal life support.

Now published for the first time in full colour, Myles Textbook for Midwives 16th edition also comes with Elsevier EVOLVE ancillaries - an exciting online learning package consisting of 500 self-assessment questions and answers and a fully downloadable image bank.



Designed to enable midwifery practitioners to provide safe and competent care, which is tailored to the patient's individual needs
Extensively illustrated to assist visual learning with additional 'pull out' textboxes to highlight key information
Streamlined chapters with similar themes and approach help consolidate learning
Reflects all modern midwifery curricula by presenting a strong emphasis on evidenced-based practice and the use of technology
Over 500 on-line multiple-choice questions to enable readers to test their knowledge
Offers a full image bank of downloadable illustrations to assist with personal projects and/or further learning
References, Further Reading and Useful Websites promote further learning
Glossary of Terms and Acronyms provide simple definitions of more complex terminologies



Full colour illustrations now used throughout the book, in response to student feedback
Contains many new chapters, some of which are authored by members of the multi-professional team
Up-to-date guidance on professional regulation, midwifery supervision, legal and ethical issues, risk management and clinical governance
Recognition that midwives increasingly care for women with complex health needs, in a multicultural society
Examination of the dilemmas involved in caring for women with a raised body mass index
Chapter on optimising care of the perineum for women with perineal trauma, including those who have experienced female genital mutilation
Guidance to support the trend for midwives to undertake the neonatal physical examination of the healthy term infant
Additional coverage of basic neonatal resuscitation