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    Review: Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Fourth Edition by Marsha Walker is “an extensive volume of evidence-based information”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 15, 2017 4:47:50 PM

    In a new review of Marsha Walker's Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition for Clinical Lactation, Heather D. Leopold, RN, LMT, writes that,

    “In a world where mothers are often pitted against each other, lactation is particularly contentious as breastfeeding experts, who may or may not be medical professionals, are steadily challenged about the validity of the information they present. We are often called names and told we should stop being so dogmatic. Many times, lactation specialists may not be able to put their finger on specific information they know to be true and instead scramble to find resources.

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    Topics: breastfeeding, lactation, nursing, Review, lactation, Marsha Walker, breastfeeding

    Review: Marsha Walker's Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Fourth Edition is “a good reference for detailed lactation and breastfeeding guidance”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 7, 2017 4:21:04 PM

    The praise keeps on coming for Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition by Marsha Walker. Earlier this year, it was awarded Third Place in the 2016 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Maternal-Child Health Category. Now it has received a 4-star review. Ann Hammack Johnson, PhD, RN, CPNP, from Texas Woman's University, writing for Doody's Review Service calls it,

    “…a good reference for detailed lactation and breastfeeding guidance. [It] provides a clear synthesis of evidence-based guidance for both common and unique issues related to breastfeeding…”

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    Topics: breastfeeding, Doody's Review Service, lactation, nursing, Review, lactation, Marsha Walker, breastfeeding

    New Edition: Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 10, 2016 12:17:20 PM

    If you're a busy clinician you know that integrating the latest research into everyday practice can be a challenge. The recently published Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition by Marsha Walker can help. Using a research-based and problem-solving approach, it includes literature reviews while covering incidence, etiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, and clinical algorithms.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, lactation, Marsha Walker, breastfeeding

    New Review: Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 3, 2014 9:09:19 AM

    Doody's Review Service recently reviewed Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Third Edition by Marsha Walker. According to reviewer, Candace C. Knight, Ph.D., BSN, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, it "contains a multitude of helpful resources for establishing and maintaining breastfeeding."

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    Topics: breastfeeding, Doody's Review Service, lactation, lactation consultant, Review, Marsha Walker

    New eBook Options for Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 23, 2013 11:15:43 AM

    Marsha Walker's trusted compendium on breastfeeding for the practicing clinician is even more accessible now that we've made Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Third Edition available on CourseSmart and Google eBook.

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    Topics: breastfeeding, lactation consultant, Google eBook, Marsha Walker, breastfeeding

    Marsha Walker's Trusted Compendium on Breastfeeding for the Practicing Clinician is Back

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 10, 2013 11:47:49 AM

    Now in its third edition, Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence by Marsha Walker offers both the problem-solving approach busy clinicians need to resolve issues encountered in everyday practice and an evidence-based foundation. As a result, it helps clinicians impact positive change in the workplace.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, lactation, lactation consultant, Marsha Walker, breastfeeding

    New on CourseSmart: Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 17, 2012 1:32:57 PM

    Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice, Third Edition is now available as a CourseSmart eBook. Developed by the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) and edited by Rebecca Mannel, Patricia J. Martens, Marsha Walker, it is the essential guide to prepare for certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Based on the most current evidence base for practice, it includes four new chapters:

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    Topics: IBCLC, IBLCE, lactation consultant, IBLCE exam blueprint, Marsha Walker, Patricia J. Martens, Rebecca Mannel

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