Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Third edition

Author: Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Date Published: 2014
Pages: 440 pages of actual reading
Cover Type: Soft Cover
Expiration Date: 12/31/2019

This third edition of Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician is now out of print. You may still order the quiz if you have access to the book.

CCRNs: This course meets new synergy model Category B.

If you order this quiz online, you may complete it online even if you ordered the shipped version.

Now in its third edition, Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence is a 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

Table of Contents:

Part 1: The Context of Lactation and Breastfeeding

1. Influence of the Biospecificity of Human Milk

2. Influence of the Maternal Anatomy and Physiology on Lactation

3. Influence of the Infant's Anatomy and Physiology

4. Influence of Peripartum Factors, Birthing Practices, and Early Caretaking Practices

Part II: Infant-Related Challenges to Breastfeeding

5. First 24-48 Hours: Common Challenges

6. Beyond the Initial 48-72 Hours: Infant Challenges

7. Physical, Medical, and Environmental Problems and Issues

Part III: Maternal-Related Challenges to Breastfeeding

8. Maternal Pathology: Breast and Nipple Issues

9. Physical, Medical, Emotional, and Environmental Challenges to the Breastfeeding Mother

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