This textbook, serving an important tool for worldwide practitioners who specialize in the maternal and child health (MCH) field as well as public health, addresses the most common perinatal and neonatal conditions. Exploring a broad spectrum of the field, topics such as epidemiology and practical management guidelines based on evidence-based information or consensus recommendations by specialty societies are covered extensively. The textbook focuses on providing evidence-based recommendations coupled with practical applications in a systematic approach which will benefit both practitioners and student learners of MCH.
An Evidence-Based Approach to Clinical Management in Maternal and Child Health
is a comprehensive resource reference for graduate students, practitioners and
academics, with additional CD-ROM materials such as pull-outs flow sheets, sample
tracking tools, sample review materials, reference materials, and an introductory
section on developing community-based maternal and child health programs in
regions with low and poor resources.
By Josephine R Fowler (JPS Health Network, USA)
Global Perspective of Maternal and Child Health
Risk Assessment in Maternal and Child Health
Common Perinatal Conditions
Neonatal and Early Childhood Infections
Infections in the Perinatal Period
Substance Abuse and Alcohol During the Perinatal Period
Choosing Medications in the Perinatal Period
Management of Labor and Delivery, Common Situations
Program Development in Maternal and Child Health
Readership: Maternal and child health (MCH) graduate students, doctors-in-training, teaching physicians, public health and MCH providers.