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Module Reading List HECS 2190

Midwifery Theory and Practice 2, 2021/22, Semester 2
Angela Graves
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

*BEAUCHAMP T.L. & CHILDRESS J.F. 2009. Principles of Biomedical Ethics . 6th Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.    

*BENNETT C.B.2015 What is this thing called ethics? London. Routledge  

BLACKBURN S.T. 2013 Maternal, fetal and neonatal physiology: a clinical perspective. 4th Ed. Philadelphia:WB Saunders   

BOTHAMLEY J. & M. BOYLE. 2009. Medical conditions affecting pregnancy and childbirth . Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing.

BRAZIER M., CAVE E. 2011. Medicine, Patients and the Law . 5 th Edition. London: Penguin.

CENTRE FOR MATERNAL AND CHILD ENQUIRIES (CMACE). 2011. Saving Mothers’ Lives: reviewing maternal deaths to make motherhood safer: 2006–08. The Eighth Report on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in the United Kingdom.BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology. 2011;118 (Suppl. 1):1–203.

FAHY,K., M.FOUREUR, C.HASTIE. 2008.Birth territory and midwifery guardianship : theory for practice, education and research. Edinburgh: Butterworth Heinemann: Elsevier.

*FRASER, D.M. & M.A. COOPER. 2009. Myles textbook for midwives 15th edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingston.  

FRITH, L. & H. DRAPER. 2004. Ethics and midwifery: issues in contemporary practice . London: Books for Midwives.

GRAY, D.E., 2013. Doing Research in the Real World. London. SAGE Publications Ltd.

GREENHALGH, T. 2010. How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine. 4th Edition, Chichester; Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Griffith, R. & Tengnah, C. 2017. Law and Professional Issues in Nursing4th Edition. Sage. London.Chapter Two; 'Principled decision-making in nursing' will be particularly useful for the Independent Study in Week 1 of the module.  Chapter 4   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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

MACDONALD.S, JOHNSON.G, WARWICK.C (Eds) 2017. Mayes' Midwifery 15th Ed Edinburgh. Elsevier   

PATTINSON S.D. 2013. Medical Law and Ethics. 3rd  Edition. London. Sweet and Maxwell.

RACHELS J. RACHELS S 2019 The elements of moral philosophy 9th Ed New York. McGraw-Hill    

RACHELS J. & RACHELS S. 2012. The elements of moral philosophy. 7th Edition. New York. McGraw-Hill.

SAMANTA J SAMANTA A.2015 Medical Law Palgrave. Macmillan  

RANKIN J. 2017 Physiology in Childbearing 4th Ed. London Elsevier  

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

THOMPSON C & D. DOWDING. 2009. Essential decision making and clinical judgement for nurses. Churchill Livingstone.

WICKHAM,S. 2006. Appraising research into childbirth : an interactive workbook. Edinburgh. Butterworth Heinemann, Elsevier.

NHS EVIDENCE. Evidence in Health and Social Care . Available from Updated regularly, this resource enables you to access evidence quickly and use filters to refine your search.

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Recommended reading

BOWERS,D., HOUSE.A OWENS.D, BEWICK.B (Eds) 2014 Understanding Clinical Papers 3rd edition. Sussex. Wiley   

BURNS, N. & S. K. GROVE. 2011. Understanding Nursing Research: building an evidence-based practice . 5th Edition. Philadelphia, Pa.; London: Saunders.

FORD P. J. & DUDZINSKI D.M. eds. 2008. Complex ethics consultations : cases that haunt us. New York. Cambridge University Press.

GARRATT. L. 2011. Survivors of childhood sexual abuse and midwifery practice : CSA, birth and powerlessness. Oxon: Radcliffe Publishing.

HANZAK, E.A. 2005. Eyes without sparkle. A journey through postnatal illness. Abingdon. Radcliffe.

HANLEY.J. 2009. Perinatal mental health : a guide for health professionals and users. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

HODNETT E.D., S. GATES., G.J.  HOFMEYER & C. SAKAL. 2007. ‘Continuous support for women during childbirth (Cochrane Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, issue 2.

KEELING,J & T.MASON. 2008. Domestic violence : a multi-professional approach for health professionals Maidenhead: McGraw Hill & Open University Press.

BERRY.C, HABER.J LOBIONDO-WOOD,G 2014 Study guide for Nursing research: methods and critical appraisal for evidence based practice 8th edition St Louis.Elsevier  

MAGEE H, ASKHAM.  2008. Women’s Views about Safety in Maternity Care: A qualitative study . London: King’s Fund. Available online from:

PARAHOO, K. 2014. Nursing research: principles, process and issues . 3rd Edition. London: Palgrave Macmillan.  

This list was last updated on 04/12/2020