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    Announcing Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fifth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 25, 2016 4:16:59 PM

    Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fifth EditionMidwives and women's healthcare providers need easy access to valuable clinical information in order to deliver the best care. That's why we've just published Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fifth Edition by Nell L. Tharpe, Cindy L. Farley, and Robin G. Jordan. Completely updated and revised to reflect the changing clinical environment, it offers current evidence-based practice, updated approaches, and opportunities for midwifery leadership in every practice setting. Also included are integrative, alternative, and complementary therapies.

    The Fifth Edition examines the transition to the use of ICD-10 codes, women’s health policy and advocacy, risk assessment and decision-making in practice, and inspiring trust in midwifery care. New clinical practice guidelines include health promotion and primary care practice, such as promoting restorative sleep, optimizing oral health, promoting a healthy weight, and caring for the woman with a substance abuse disorder.

    In addition, it features expanded and updated information on a wide-variety of topics, such as:

    • Sexual diversity and gender identity
    • Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and preeclampsia
    • Physiologic labor and prevention of the primary cesarean
    • Birth options and locations
    • Assessing the fetus
    • Recommendations on delayed cord clamping and family-centered cesarean
    • Walcher and Tharpe maneuvers for management of shoulder dystocia


    What's more, each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

    Are you interested in learning more? Preview a sample chapter now or visit our website.

    Topics: midwifery, Nell L. Tharpe, New Edition, women's health, Navigate, nursing, Robin G. Jordan, midwifery, Cindy L. Farley, Women's Health

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