Printer Friendly

New textbook on nursing and midwifery.

Nursing and midwifery: a practical approach is a textbook on nursing and midwifery in developing countries that was published by Macmillan Health in April 2006 in conjunction with Teaching Aids at Low Cost (TALC).

The book addresses an important gap in the literature, providing a comprehensive textbook for nurses and midwives in a developing nation setting. It has detailed coverage of all core topics as well as dealing with subjects such as health provision, medical ethics and mental illness. It is easy to read and well illustrated throughout, with strong chapters on complex labour, common neonatal problems and care of patients with HIV. Authors of the various sections come from Botswana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda and the UK. The editorial team includes Dr Gillian Barber of the RCM Midwifery Society.

Husband S, Hamilton-Brown P, Barber G. Nursing and Midwifery, A Practical Approach. Macmillan Health, Oxford. Available from TALC at low cost: visit www.talcuk.org.
COPYRIGHT 2006 International Confederation of Midwives
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2006 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Worldwide news
Publication:International Midwifery
Date:Jun 1, 2006
Words:155
Previous Article:Jeanne Raisler of ACNM.
Next Article:Caesarean section delivery and women's choice.
Topics:


Related Articles
NZNO seeks to resolve dual registration issue.
New nursing and midwifery website from WHO Europe.
'Motivation for our work is the health and well-being of women and families in Central Europe': ICM Board member Andrea Stiefel writes about the...
Protecting the autonomy of midwifery in Paraguay: ICM and members' support is crucial: Wilfrida Sosa and Miriam Isabel Yegros de Ortiz, Asociacion de...
Strong support for WHA resolution on strengthening nursing and midwifery.
Midwives obtaining nursing practising certificates may get easier.
'Triad communique' from ICM, ICN and WHO.
Addressing maternal mortality in Bolivia: women say 'respectful treatment is crucial': Ulrika Rehnstrom, a midwife with the United Nations Population...
Nursing director dies suddenly.
Keeping two practising certificates.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters