Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Walker, Marsha
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 79
Now in its third edition, this book is a trusted compendium on breastfeeding for the practicing clinician.
It provides a research-based approach to breastfeeding care by including literature reviews while covering incidence, etiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, and clinical algorithms. By offering both the problem-solving approach busy clinicians need to resolve issues encountered in everyday practice and an evidence-based foundation, this reference helps impact positive change in the workplace.
- Expanded to include new approaches to solving common and uncommon breastfeeding problems
- Discusses the political and social landscape of breastfeeding including new state and federal laws and policies related to breastfeeding
- Explains and clarifies new revelations about infant sucking mechanics as seen under ultrasound presented as a combination of vacuum and compression