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Christine Furber

Reader and Lead Midwife for Education, University of Manchester

Eating disorders in pregnancy: practical considerations for the midwife

It is estimated that 5–8% of women may be experiencing an eating disorder in early pregnancy (Micali et al, 2016; Bye et al, 2018a) Eating disorders fall into four main categories: anorexia nervosa,...

Antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic stewardship, and the midwife's role

Antimicrobial—or antibiotic—resistance poses an urgent problem for midwives and public health authorities on a global level Antimicrobial resistance is defined by the National Institute for Health and...

The Newborn Infant Physical Examination: Incorporating the theory into midwifery education

The Newborn Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) can be performed by any health professional deemed suitably qualified (Public Health England, 2016) Health professionals must, however, be educated,...

Integrating public health practice into the graduate's role through pre-registration education

Midwifery public health practice has significant potential for minimising mortality and morbidity in future populations Many debilitating health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and some...

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