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Theory for Midwifery Practice (2nd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

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19 April 2011

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19 April 2011

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This new edition of a highly regarded classic midwifery text encourages critical thinking about the art and science of midwifery. Promoting the idea that thinking directly affects practice, it offers a clear explanation of...

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This new edition of a highly regarded classic midwifery text encourages critical thinking about the art and science of midwifery. Promoting the idea that thinking directly affects practice, it offers a clear explanation of the concepts, theories and models that shape effective evidence-informed care for women.

This insightful book challenges the reader to reconsider the knowledge at the heart of your own midwifery practice. It is the essential text on midwifery's growing theoretical framework for students and practitioners alike.

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  • Written by a host of expert contributors joining best-selling author Rosamund Bryar
  • Contains engaging end-of-chapter activities
  • Captures the expansion of midwifery research that has tested and developed the field's traditional theory base
  • Highlights the value of theory from other disciplines - from psychology to ergonomic design
  • Incorporates the professional experience of theorists from across the world.

 

Extensively updated and reworked edited collection

New exercises: undergraduate and postgraduate specific activities highlight the significance of the theoretical framework to everyday practice

 
PART I
Introduction; R.Bryar & M.Sinclair
Conceptualising Midwifery; R.Bryar & M.Sinclair
Midwifery Theory Development; R.Bryar & M.Sinclair
Understanding Motivational Theory and the Psychology of Breastfeeding; J.Stockdale, M.Sinclair, G.Kernohan & J.Keller
PART II
Motivation, Breastfeeding and Midwives: Theory in action; J.Stockdale, M.Sinclair, G.Kernohan & J.Keller
The Breastfeeding Chair; L.Jones & S.Kendall
Exploring Emotion in Midwifery Work: A First Person Account; B.Hunter
Nesting and Matrescence; D.Walsh
Exploring the Presence of Comfort Within the Context of Childbirth; K.Durnell Schuiling, C.Sampselle & K.Kolcaba
Birth Territory: a Theory for Midwifery Practice; K.Fahy, J.Parratt, M.Foureur, C.Hastie
Using Concept Development to Develop a Model of Birth Technology Competence; K.Crozier & M.Sinclair
Contemporary Caesarean Section Theory: Risk, Uncertainty and Fear; M.Kealy & P.Laimputtong
Developing a Theoretical Framework for Greater Understanding: the Example of Bullying in Midwifery; P.Gillen, M.Sinclair & G.Kernohan
The Partnership model; R. Mander.

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ROS BRYAR Professor of Community and Primary Care Nursing and Head of Public Health and Primary Care Unit at City University, London, England.

MARLENE SINCLAIR Professor of Midwifery Research in the Nursing Research Institute at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.

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ROS BRYAR Professor of Community and Primary Care Nursing and Head of Public Health and Primary Care Unit at City University, London, England.

MARLENE SINCLAIR Professor of Midwifery Research in the Nursing Research Institute at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.

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