Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives - Jane Coad

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives

By Jane Coad

  • Release Date: 2011-06-20
  • Genre: Anatomy & Physiology


Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.
Learning outcomes and key points facilitate study
. Extensively illustrated with line diagrams for maximum clarity
. Case studies and boxes illustrate application of principles to clinical practice 
. One continuous case study illustrates various aspects of anatomy and physiology at different stages of pregnancy
. 'Application to Practice' content electronic access to text and illustrations . animation depicting foetal development in the womb . 'Good Practice Point' boxes provide more links to midwifery practice . illustrations reflect modern midwifery presentation, not just side-lying . accessible, woman-centred language