We are excited to announce a new edition of the pioneering Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring: The 5-Tier System by Julian T. Parer, Tekoa L. King, and Tomoaki Ikeda. This essential reference reviews the practice of fetal heart rate monitoring. Beginning with a description of the anatomy of fetal circulation, placental function as a respiratory organ, and acid-base balance, it also presents normal fetal cardiovascular and cerebral metabolism.
While women make up more than half of the population in the United States, health care isn't always tailored to them. The just published A Guide to Women’s Health, Second Edition by Tolu Oyelowo and Judith Johnson seeks to change that. A practical and multidisciplinary text, it enables students and clinicians to identify and treat conditions quickly and effectively.
Concise and easy-to-use, the Second Edition offers evidence-based information on conventional, complementary, and alternative care choices for a wide-range of conditions affecting women. Topics include epidemiology, etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic and management considerations, self-care, and wellness.
The trusted, comprehensive, and evidence-based Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition by Kerri Durnell Schuiling and Frances E. Likis has received another rave review. Julie Baker-Townsend, DNP, WHNP- BC, FNP-BC, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody’s Review Service calls it,
“…an excellent, easy to read graduate level book on women's gynecologic health [that] covers all aspects of gynecological care including cultural care, evidence-based guidelines, and feministic approaches...”
We're so proud to announce our new partnership with the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to publish Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Fourth Edition by Beth M. Kelsey and Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos. The reference, due out in May 2017, is a comprehensive review designed to help student midwives and women’s health nurse practitioners prepare for certification exams.
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“We are excited to enter into this partnership with ACNM to create a product that will benefit the midwifery community and help students take that next step in their careers.” - Teresa Reilly, Acquisitions Editor, Jones & Bartlett Learning
As the first text of its kind, Care of the Well Newborn by B.J. Snell and Sandra L Gardner focuses on care of the term newborn for the first month of life. In a new review, Sherita K. Etheridge, MSN, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, writing for Doody's Review Service calls it,
"...a very useful reference specific to newborns. It offers more detailed information for this population than most maternal-child books."
Increasingly, women are seeking primary care from their women's healthcare providers. The eagerly anticipated Primary Care of Women, Second Edition by Barbara K. Hackley and Jan M. Kriebs is an essential and easy-to use resource for healthcare providers who offer primary care to women.
Ideal for new and experienced clinicians, it focuses on the need to address women’s health holistically. Each chapter begins by discussing common symptoms and how to evaluate them before moving on to diagnosis and management of the most common conditions seen in women.
Approaching women’s gynecologic health from a woman-centered and holistic viewpoint is crucial for providing thoughtful and effective care. Our just published Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition by Kerri Durnell Schuiling and Frances E. Likis is a trusted, comprehensive, and evidence-based text that does just that.
Encompassing both health promotion and management of gynecologic conditions, it provides clinicians and students with a strong foundation in gynecologic care and the knowledge necessary to apply it in clinical practice. With an emphasis on the importance of respecting the normalcy of female physiology, the Third Edition is an essential reference for all women’s healthcare providers.
Today begins the start of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). Held annually since 1992 and recognized in more than 170 countries, World Breastfeeding Week highlights the global impact that breastfeeding has as “a key element in getting us to think about how to value our wellbeing from the start of life, how to respect each other, and care for the world we share.” The theme is “Breastfeeding: A Key to Sustainable Development.”
Out of the nearly 4 million babies born each year, the majority are well newborns. Yet, most texts do not concentrate on them. The just published Care of the Well Newborn by B.J. Snell and Sandra L. Gardner is a unique text that focuses on care of the term newborn for the first month of life.
Written by distinguished experts in the field, it teaches students and professionals how and what to assess in the care of the nonverbal newborn, while also providing criteria for recognizing deviations from normal and strategies for managing complications that arise. The first text of its kind, Care of the Well Newborn provides easily accessible information on evidence-based neonatal care that follows current guidelines, standards, and recommendations.
Midwives 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.