Edited by Janet Medforth, Susan Battersby, Maggie Evans, Beverley Marsh and Angela Walker

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780199584673
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729867 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing


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Definition of a midwife 4

Role of the midwife 5

Principles for record keeping 6

Statutory midwifery supervision 8

Role of supervisor of midwives 9

Role of the LSA and LSA midwifery officer 10

Drug administration in midwifery 12

The official definition of a midwife comes from the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM):...

Chapter.  2761 words. 

Subjects: Midwifery ; Obstetrics

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