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Module Reading List

Fundamentals of Midwifery Practice, 2019/20, Semester B13
Amanda Firth
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

Banister, C. 2004. The midwife's pocket formulary ISBN: 0750688033London: Elsevier.

Baston, H and Hall, J., 2017. Midwifery essentials. Volume 1, Basics ISBN: 9780702070976 (pbk.); 0702070971 Edinburgh: Elsevier. 

Baston, H and Hall, J., 2017. Midwifery essentials [electronic resource] Volume 4, Postnatal ISBN: 0702042560; 9780702042560 Edinburgh: Elsevier. 

Baston, H. & H. Durward. 2010. Examination of the Newborn. A Practical GuideSecond Edition. London: Routledge.

Bowden, J. and V. Manning. 2006. Health promotion in midwifery- principles and practice. 2nd edition. London: Hodder Arnold.

Edwards, G., and Bryon, S., 2007., Essential Midwifery practice: public health. Oxford;Maiden MA: Blackwell publishing Ltd. 

Frith, L., and Draper., 2004. Ethics and midwifery:Issues in contemporary practice. Edinburgh: Books for Midwives.

Fraser, D., and Cooper, M. 2018., A-Z midwifery ISBN: 9780702075872 (pbk.) : £10.99; 9780702075995 (ePub ebook) : £51.95 Edinburgh: Elsevier.

Gross,R and Kinnerson, N..,2007. Psychology for nurses and allied health professionals. Oxon: Hoddor Arnold.

Hutton, M. 2009. Essential calculation skills for nurses, midwives and health practitioners. Maidenhead: McGraw Hill & Open University Press.

Jordan, S. 2010. Pharmacology for midwives, the evidence base for safe practice. New York: Palgrave Publishers Ltd

Jomeen,J. 2010. Choice, control, and contemporary childbirth : understanding through women's stories. Milton Keynes: Radcliffe Publishing.

Lapham, R. 2015. Drug Calculations for Nurses: a step-by-step approach.  4th edition. Boca Raton: CRC Press. 

Lewis, L. 2015. Ed. Fundamentals of midwifery [electronic resource] : a textbook for students ISBN: 9781118528150 40.49 (NL).   Chichester: Wiley. 

Lomax, A. Ed. 2011. Examination of the newborn: an evidence based guide.Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. 

Macdonald, S and J, and Johnson,G. Ed. 2017. Mayes' Midwifery 15th Edition. London. Edinburgh: Elsevier.  

Marshall, J., Baston, H., and Hall, J. 2017. Midwifery essentials:. Volume 5, Infant feeding ISBN: 9780702071010 (pbk.) : £10.99 Edinburgh: Elsevier. 

Marshall, J.E. and Raynor, M.D. Eds. 2014 Myles textbook for Midwives.  16th edition. Oxford: Churchill Livingstone. 

Naidoo, J and Wills, J. Eds. 2008. Health Studies; an introduction. Great Britain. Palgrave

MacMillan Nelson, 2003. Transition to motherhood. JOGNN : Journal of obstetric, gynecologic and neonatal nursing. 32 (4), 465-477

Riorden, J. Ed. 2010. Breastfeeding and human lactation. Sudbury Mass: Jones and Bartlett.

Stables, D. and Rankin, J. 2010. Physiology in Childbearing. 3rd Edition. London. Bailliere Tindall/Elsevier.

Spiby, H. &  Munro, J., 2010. Evidence based midwifery : applications in context. Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell.

Taylor, B.J., 2006. Reflective practice : a guide for nurses and midwives. 2nd Ed., Maidenhead. Open University Press.

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Bain Taylor, D. 2013. Writing skills for nursing and midwifery students ISBN: 9781446208342 (pbk.) : £17.99; 9781446208335 (hbk.) : £60.00; 1446208338 (hbk.) : £60.00; 1446208346 (pbk.) : £17.99.  London:SAGE. 

Brown, A. 2016. Breastfeeding Uncovered : Who Really Decides How We Feed Our Babies?/ Amy Brown. ISBN: 9781780662756; 1780662750 London: Pinter and Martin.

Burns, N. and Grove, SK., 2011. Understanding Nursing Research: building an evidence-based practice. 5th Edition. Philadelphia, Pa: London: Saunders.

Edwins, J. 2008. Community midwifery practice. Chichester: Blackwell Publishing.

Fraser, D.M and Cooper, M.A., 2012. Survival Guide to Midwifery. London: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.

Gerrish, K., and Lacey, A. Eds. 2010. The Research Process in Nursing. 6th Edition. Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell.

Johnson, R., and Taylor, W., 2011., Skills for midwifery practice. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Lawrence, R. A., and Lawrence, R.M, 2005. Breastfeeding, a guide for the medical profession. 6th edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby.

Larkin, M. 2011. Social aspects of health, illness and healthcare. Maidenhead: McGraw Hill and Open University Press

Page, L.A., and McCandlish, R., 2006.The New Midwifery: Science and sensitivity in practice, 2nd edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Peate, I., Hamilton, C., 2008., Becoming a midwife in the 21st century. Chichester: Wiley.

Rayner, M.D., Marshall, J.E., Sullivan, A. 2005. Decision making in midwifery practice. London, Churchill Livingstone.

Rees, C.,2011. Introduction to Research for Midwives3rd edition Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.

Reeves, J., 2008. Inter-professional approaches to young fathers. Keswick. M&K Publishing.

Walker, J., Payne,. S., Smith. P., Jarrett, N., 2012. Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions. Maidenhead: McGraw Hill & Open University Press.

World Health Organisation, 2003. Community-based strategies for breastfeeding promotion and support in developing countries. Geneva: WHO

Wilson., J. 2006.Infection Control in Clinical practice. 3rd Edition. London: Bailliere Tindal, Elsievier.

This list was last updated on 28/09/2018