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Challenges in midwifery care / edited by Ishbel Karger and Sheila C. Hunt.

Date
1997
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About this work

Description

"Experienced midwives are well equipped to cope with any unusual situation which arises. True? You are about to assist a woman in labour and you realise she is profoundly deaf. You are admitting a woman and find she has had no antenatal care to speak of, and she tells you that she takes drugs. A woman you are caring for in labour is finally persuaded to allow you to make a vaginal examination, and you discover that she was genitally mutilated as a young child - there is a long scar where the external genitals should be. Do you really feel confident to care for any or all of these women, sensitively, and in a way which overcomes any difficulties their particular situations present? If you have any doubt, then read what the writers of this book have to say." -- Back cover.

Publication/Creation

Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1997.

Physical description

ix, 224 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Notes

Copy 1. Donor: Family of Sheila Kitzinger.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

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    M27748

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0333609042
  • 9780333609040