Publication Year: 2006
Authors/Editor: Bowden, Jan; Manning, Vicky
Publisher: CRC Press
Health Promotion in Midwifery has been fully revised and updated for this expanded new edition, exploring the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery.
The text clearly outlines and discusses the midwifes role in health promotion making it essential reading for all student and practising midwives, as well as clinical practitioners.
New features including reflection boxes and case studies that make the text accessible and user-friendly and encourage the reader into further research and reflection on their own practice. New chapters on domestic violence and partnership working and midwives have been incorporated, and sections on current issues such as sexual health, breastfeeding and mental health promotion have been brought fully up-to-date.
* Fully revised and updated in accordance with all policy and curriculum changes
* Emphasis on the links between theory and practice throughout
* Case studies, summaries and further reading to facilitate learning
* Importance of role of midwife in health promotion is threaded through all chapters
* Led by new editor team with contributions from a variety of experienced practitioners