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Module Reading List HECS1130

Foundations of Midwifery Practice, 2021/22, Semester 2
Katherine Dewhurst
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

Arnold, E and Boggs K. 2020. Interpersonal relationships: Professional communication skills for nurses. 8th Ed. Elsevier: St Louis, Missouri. 

Baston, H and Hall, J., 2017. Midwifery essentials. Volume 1, Basics Edinburgh: Elsevier. 

Baston, H and Hall, J., 2017. Midwifery essentials Volume 4, Postnatal Edinburgh: Elsevier. 

Baston, H. & H. Durward. 2017Examination of the Newborn. A Practical Guide. 3rd Edition. London: Routledge.

Beauchamp, T.L & Childress, J.F 2001 Principles of Biomedical Ethics. 5th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Bowden, J. and V. Manning. 2016. Health promotion in midwifery- principles and practice. 3rd edition. London: Hodder Arnold.

Burnard, P. 2002. Learning human skills : an experiential and reflective guide for nurses and health care professionals. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.   

Cotterell, S. 2010. Skills For Success: the personal development planning handbook Palgrave: Hampshire 

Cottrell, S. 2013. The study skills handbook 4th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

 Davey, L and Houghton, D. 2020. The midwife's pocket formulary  .4th ed.London: Elsevier.

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 Edinburgh: Elsevier.

Ghaye, T. & Lillyman, S. 2010. Reflection: principles and practice for healthcare professionals. Mark Allen: Wiltshire 

Gibbs, G. 1988. Learning by doing : a guide to teaching and learning methods. Further Education Unit. Oxford Polytechnic. Oxford.   

Gross,R and Kinnerson, N..,2013. Psychology for nurses and allied health professionals. 2nd edition. Oxon: Hoddor Arnold.   

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

Johns, C. 2013. Becoming a reflective practitioner: 4th Ed. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell 

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 Chichester: Wiley. 

Lomax, A. Ed. 2015. Examination of the newborn: an evidence based guide.2nd edition.Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. 

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

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

Marshall, J., Baston, H., and Hall, J. 2017. Midwifery essentials:. Volume 5, Infant feeding Edinburgh: Elsevier. 

Marshall, J.E. and Raynor, M.D. Eds. 2020 Myles textbook for Midwives.17th edition. Oxford: Churchill Livingstone.   

 Meyley, E. & Trenwoweth, S. (eds). 2007. Succeeding in nursing and midwifery education Wiley: Chichester. 

 Naidoo, J and Wills, J. Eds. 2015. Health Studies; an introduction. 3rd Edition. Great Britain. Palgrave

O’Toole, G. 2016. Communication: core interpersonal skills for health. 3rd Ed. Chatsworth: Elsevier.

Pattinson, S.D. 2011. Medical Law and Ethics. 3rd Ed. Sweet and Maxwell.

Redman, P. 2011. Good Essay Writing, A social Sciences Guide, 4th Ed. OU Press: London. 

 Rolfe, D., Freshwater, D., Jasper M. 2011. Critical reflection for nursing and the helping professions : a user's guide 2nd Ed. Palgrave: Hampshire  

Sheaff, M. 2005. Sociology and healthcare: an introduction for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. Berkshire: Open University Press. 

Stables, D. and Rankin, J. 2017. Physiology in Childbearing. 4th 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.

Thompson, N. 2015. People Skills (4th Edition) London: Red Globe Press 

 Wambach K. and Spencer B., Ed. 2019. Breastfeeding and human lactation. 6th Edition. Sudbury Mass: Jones and Bartlett.

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Bain Taylor, D. 2013. Writing skills for nursing and midwifery students.  London:SAGE. 

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

Grove, S. and Gray, J, 2018. Understanding Nursing Research: building an evidence-based practice. 7th 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.2nd Edition. London: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.

Gerrish, K., and Lathlean, J. Eds. 2015. The Research Process in Nursing. 7th Edition. Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell.

Johnson, R., and Taylor, W., 2016., Skills for midwifery practice. 4th Edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Hill M., .2019. Give Birth like a Feminist: Your body. Your baby. Your choicesLondon. Harper Collins 

Lawrence, R. A., and Lawrence, R.M, 2015. Breastfeeding, a guide for the medical profession. 8th 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.

Palmer, G., 2009 The Politics of Breastfeeding 3rd Edition. London. Pinter and Martin

Peate, I., Hamilton, C., 2014., The Student's Guide to becoming a Midwife. 2nd Edition. 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. 4th Edition. 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 07/12/2021