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            Home Birth: The Politics of Difficult Choices
             

            Home Birth: The Politics of Difficult Choices (Hardback)

            By L. Nolan, Mary

            • RRP: $282.00
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            The rhetoric of choice is much used in UK health policy and home birth is one of the three options that women are entitled to choose between when deciding where to have their baby. This book focuses on the experiences of women whose choices were opposed by health professionals du...ring their pregnancy journey.
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            ISBN 9780415557542
            Released NZ 8 Nov 2010
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Matrnl&Sklls Mnl&Cc Card

            Matrnl&Sklls Mnl&Cc Card (Hardback)

            By London

            • RRP: $221.99
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            ISBN 9780131632516
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2004
            Publisher Prentice Hall
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Matrnl Newborn Nursg Pkg

            Matrnl Newborn Nursg Pkg (Hardback)

            By Olds & Olds

            • RRP: $227.99
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            ISBN 9780131682214
            Released NZ 5 Oct 2004
            Publisher Prentice Hall
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Maternal Newborn Child Hlth Nu

            Maternal Newborn Child Hlth Nu (Hardback)

            By London; Ladewig

            ISBN 9780130391889
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2002
            Publisher Prentice Hall
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Ethics in Reproductive and Perinatal Medicine: A New Framework
             

            Ethics in Reproductive and Perinatal Medicine: A New Framework (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Strong, Carson

            • RRP: $42.99
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            <![CDATA[Advances in reproductive and perinatal medicine have given rise to difficult ethical issues. Do all women have the right to choose whether to reproduce? What is the moral status of the fetus during various stages of gestation and what obligations do parents have to the f...etus during this period? In this book Carson Strong develops an ethical framework that helps resolve these and many other issues of vital concern to health professionals, policymakers, and the general public. Strong begins by exploring the significance of reproductive freedom, drawing on constitutional law and feminist writings, among other sources. Next he assesses the moral status of offspring during preembryonic, embryonic, fetal, and postnatal stages of development, discussing the obligations of procreators during gestation and offering a new perspective on the idea that the moral standing of the fetus increases as fetal development proceeds. He then suggests an approach to the question of how priorities should be assigned to conflicting values, one that draws on a version of casuistic reasoning. In the second half of the book, Strong applies this ethical framework to some of the problematic areas in reproductive and perinatal medicine. These include prenatal genetic testing for susceptibilities to common diseases and for "enhancement" of offspring; research using preembryos and embryos; nontraditional family arrangements, such as surrogate motherhood and ovum donation for older women; and treatment of fetuses with anomalies. His discussion takes into account the clinical dimensions of issues and reflects a thorough consideration of the ethical, legal, medical, and psychosocial literature. ]]>
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            ISBN 9780300182989
            Released NZ 15 Apr 1997
            Publisher Yale University Press
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            Caesarean: Just Another Way of Birth?
             

            Caesarean: Just Another Way of Birth? (Paperback, New edition)

            By Mander, Rosemary

            • RRP: $91.99
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            Analyzes the place of caesarean in childbearing at the beginning of the 21st century. This book questions the changes taking place in childbirth and the effects and implications of an increase in caesarean births. It argues that the rising caesarean section rate may not be for th...e benefit of either the woman giving birth or her baby.
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            ISBN 9780415401364
            Released NZ 31 May 2007
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Children and Young People's Nursing: Principles for Practice, Second Edition
             

            Children and Young People's Nursing: Principles for Practice, Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

            Edited by Davies, Alyson M.; Davies, Ruth E.

            • RRP: $86.99
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            Underpinned by a rights-based approach, this essential text critically analyses the theory and practice of children and young people's nursing from several perspectives - public health, acute and community based care, education and research. Chapters address the clinical, legal, ...ethical, political and professional issues and controversies which impact on the care delivered to children, young people and their families both nationally and internationally. This new edition continues to promote reflection and critical thinking about the practice of children's nursing and professional development.
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            ISBN 9781498734325
            Released NZ 26 Sep 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth
             

            Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth (Paperback)

            Edited by Coxon, Kirstie; Scamell, Mandie; Alaszewski, Andy

            • RRP: $91.99
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            Over the last hundred years, pregnancy and childbirth has become increasingly safe - yet it is still a site of risk, and a contested ground on which health professionals and pregnant women both face high costs of error. In this context, all those involved in managing pregnancy an...d birth are expected to identify and mitigate risk: pregnant women are subject to increasing surveillance to ensure the safety of the unborn foetus, and every aspect of childbearing is increasingly medicalised. This publication brings together fascinating social science research to explore the ways in which risk is both created and managed in pregnancy and childbirth. The introductory chapters reflect on the changing social context of childbirth, in particular the medicalisation of both pregnancy and childbirth with development of specialist practitioners, such as obstetricians and midwives who claim to have the knowledge, technology and skills to identify and manage the risks involved. The next three chapters that examine the ways in which women's behaviour during pregnancy is constructed as potentially risky -- for example smoking, drinking alcohol and taking drugs, and how these risks are monitored and mitigated. The final two parts of the book address the construction of and responses to both medicalisation and risk in childbirth. Altogether, it represents a valuable insight into the complex world of pregnancy, childbirth and risk. This book brings together editorials and articles originally published in special and open issues of Health, Risk and Society.
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            ISBN 9780367142445
            Released NZ 9 Feb 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Fibroids and Reproduction
             

            Fibroids and Reproduction (Paperback)

            Edited by Rizk, Botros R. M. B.; Khalaf, Yakoub; Borahay, Mostafa A.

            • RRP: $120.00
            • $120.00
            • Pub Date
              27 Apr 22

            The most common abnormal growth of the female reproductive system, fibroids, are thought to affect the majority of women at some point during their reproductive years. This text from leading fibroid experts looks at the latest evidence on how the problem impinges on reproduction ...and the most up-to-date management and treatment options available to help patients with fibroids hoping to conceive. Print versions of this book also include access to the eBook version with links to procedural videos.
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            ISBN 9780367550677
            Released NZ 27 Apr 2022
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Care of the Newborn, Second Edition
             

            Care of the Newborn, Second Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd New edition)

            Edited by Lumsden, Hilary; Holmes, Debra

            • RRP: $36.99
            • $36.99
            • Pub Date
              31 Dec 23

            The second edition of this essential textbook addresses common problems associated with newborn babies that midwives and neonatal nurses encounter on a daily basis. Completely updated, and underpinned with theory and contemporary practice, chapters give an in-depth account of car...e and treatment strategies for the neonate and family. The book will equip students to identify normal neonatal care and what action to take when the baby becomes unwell.
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            ISBN 9781498744232
            Released NZ 31 Dec 2023
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
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