Jones & Bartlett Learning Releases Varney's Midwifery, Fifth Edition
Jones & Bartlett Learning announced today the publication of Varney's Midwifery, Fifth Edition by Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Jan M. Kriebs, Jenifer O. Fahey, Carolyn L. Gegor, and Helen Varney. The gold standard for midwives and students, it features new chapters describing the profession of midwifery, reproductive physiology, clinical genetics, and support for women in labor. Learn more at go.jblearning.com/Varney5e.
"This is the text for all midwives in their pursuit of lifelong learning, be they new or experienced clinicians," said author, Tekoa L. King. "It is the first revision of the classic text in more than a decade, with expanded content while maintaining goals and standards of previous editions."
With chapters written by a variety of expert midwives and an increased emphasis on reproductive anatomy and physiology, this new edition assists students and clinicians in understanding not only what to do but why.
"For more than thirty years, Varney's Midwifery has served the profession as its definitive resource. Now, it is up to the minute again. It is a great honor to publish such an esteemed work," said Bill Brottmiller, Executive Publisher, Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Updated to reflect evidence-based care, this edition also discusses the pathophysiology of various conditions in the context of normal changes in the reproductive cycle. Also included are numerous new anatomical and clinical illustrations. Interwoven throughout is information on primary care, gynecology, maternity care, and neonatal care.
"Varney's Midwifery, Fifth Edition is the midwifery text for the 21st century reflecting increased understanding of physiology, appreciation of a wide variety of treatments, and recognition of the expanding scope of practice of midwives today," said author, Mary C. Brucker.