The Midwifery Electronic Resource Room (ERR) is a topic specific collection of electronic books, journals, guidance and current awareness bulletins that Cornwall Health Library service users may access.
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Suggested reading list: Nursing Associates
|A clinician’s brief guide to the Mental Capacity Act||Nick Brindle …[et al]||Request from library Print book|
|A nurse’s survival guide to drugs in practice||Ann Richards||Request from library Print book|
|Care planning: a guide for nurses||Benita Wilson, Andrea Woollands and David Barrett||Request from library Print book|
|Essentials of human anatomy and physiology||Elaine N. Marieb, Suzanne M. Keller||Request from library Print book|
|Focus on nursing pharmacology||Amy M. Karch||Request from library Print book|
|Foundation Clinical Nursing Skills||edited by Charles Docherty and Jacqueline McCallum||Request from library Print book|
|Fundamentals of Infection and Control: Theory and Practice||Debbie Weston||Request from library Print book|
|Fundamentals of nursing||Patricia Potter [and three others]||Request from library Print book|
|Learning to care: the nursing associate||Ian Peate||Request from library Print book|
|Medical microbiology : a guide to microbial infections: pathogenesis, immunity, laboratory investigation and control||edited by Michael R. Barer …[et al]||Request from library Print book|
|Mental Health Nursing Skills||edited by Patrick Callaghan, John Playle, Linda Cooper||Request from library Print book|
|Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance||edited by Alan Glasper, Colin Rees; series editor Ian Peate||Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance (OpenAthens) eBook|
|Palliative and end of life care in nursing||Jane Nicol, Brian Nyatanga||Request from library Print book|
|People skills||Neil Thompson||Request from library Print book|
|Respiratory nursing at a glance||edited by Wendy Preston, Carol Kelly||Request from library Print book|
|Ross and Wilson anatomy and physiology in health and illness||Anne Waugh, Allison Grant||Request from library Print book|
|The British Medical Association new guide to medicines and drugs||chief medical editor Kevin M. O’ Shaughnessy||Request from library Print book|
|The handbook for nurse associates and assistant practitioners||Gillian Rowe …[et al]||Request from library Print book|
|The handbook for nursing associates and assistant practitioners (2nd ed.)||Gillian Rowe …[et al]||Request from library Print book|
|The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures (10th ed.)||edited by Sara Lister, Justine Hofland, Hayley Grafton||Request from library Print book The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures eBook|
|Your foundation in health and social care (2nd ed.)||edited by Graham Brotherton and Steven Parker||Request from library Print book|
PICO information and instructions
Suggested reading list: General Nursing
Suggested Journal Articles: University of Plymouth
Additional Information Sources
|British Journal of Healthcare Assistants||Fulltext starts 01/2007 (starts volume 1)||British Journal of Healthcare Assistants (OpenAthens) MAG Online|
|Truro & Penwith Library Catalogue||College resources||Truro and Penwith College website|
|Evidence Search||Searches internet for websites recommended by NICE||Evidence Search|
|UpToDate||International evidence based summaries of conditions||UpToDate|
|Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical and Cancer Nursing Procedures||10th edition||Royal Marsden Manual website|
|Clinical Knowledge Summaries – CKS||Evidence and guidance on best practice for managing conditions||Clinical Knowledge Summaries|
|BMJ Best Practice||Clinical decision making tool from BMJ||BMJ Best Practice|
|A guide to supporting breastfeeding for the medical profession||edited by Amy Brown and Wendy Jones (2020)||Request from library Print book|
|Anatomy and physiology for midwives||Jane Coad, Melvyn Dunstall and Kevin Pedley. – 4th ed (2020)||Request from library Print book|
|Aromatherapy in midwifery practice||Denise Tiran (2016)||Request from library Print book|
|Breastfeeding answers made simple: a pocket guide for helping mothers||Nancy Mohrbacher (2012)||Request from library Print book|
|Complementary therapies for pregnancy and childbirth||edited by Denise Tiran and Sue Mack. – 2nd ed (2000)||Request from library Print book|
|Core curriculum for interdisciplinary lactation care||Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee ; edited by Suzanne Hetzel Campbell …[et al] (2019)||Request from library Print book|
|Fetal monitoring in practice||Donald Gibb, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran. – 4th ed (2017)||Request from library Print book Fetal monitoring in practice (OpenAthens) eBook|
|Handbook of CTG interpretation: from patterns to physiology||edited by Edwin Chandraharan (2017)||Request from library Print book|
|Handbook of perinatal and neonatal palliative care||Rana Limbo||Request from library Print book|
|Hard pushed: a midwife’s story||Leah Hazard (2019)||Request from library Print book|
|Midwifery continuity of care: a practical guide||Caroline Horner…[et al]. – 2nd ed (2019)||Request with SWIMS Print book|
|Midwifery emergencies at a glance||Denise (Dee) Campbell, Susan M. Carr (2018)||Request from library Print book|
|Midwifery skills at a glance||edited by Patricia Lindsay, Carmel Bagness, Ian Peate (2018)||Request from library Print book|
|Neonatal intensive care nursing||edited by Glenys Boxwell, Julia Petty and Lisa Kaiser. – 3rd ed (2020)||Request from library Print book|
|Obstetric decision-making and simulation||edited by Kirsty MacLennan, Catherine Robinson (2019)||Request from library Print book|
|Oxford handbook of midwifery||edited by Janet Medforth …[et al]. – 3rd ed (2017)||Oxford handbook of midwifery (OpenAthens) eBook|
|Physical examination of the newborn at a glance||Denise (Dee) Campbell, Lyn Dolby; series editor Ian Peate (2018)||Request from library Print book|
|Prenatal and postnatal care: a woman–centered approach||edited by Robin G. Jordan, Cindy L. Farley, Karen Trister Grace. – 2nd ed (2019)||Request from library Print book|
|Problem-based obstetric ultrasound||Basky Thilaganathan …[et al.] (2019)||Request from library Print book|
|PROMPT: PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training: course manual||edited by Cathy Winter …[et al]. – 3rd ed (2017)||Request from library Print book|
|PROMPT CiPP care of the critically ill pregnant or postpartum woman: course handbook||edited by the PROMPT Editorial Team (2019)||Request from library Print book|
|The breastfeeding atlas||Barbara Wilson-Clay, Kay Hoover. – 6th ed (2017)||Request from library Print book|
|The midwife’s labour and birth handbook||edited by Vicky Chapman, Cathy Charles. – 4th ed (2018)||Request from library Print book|
|The womanly art of breastfeeding||Diane Eiessinger, Diana West and Teresa Pitman. – 8th ed (2010)||Request from library Print book|
|Why birth trauma matters||Emma Svanberg (2019)||Request from library Print book|
|Why mothering matters||Maddie McMahon (2017)||Request from library Print book|
|BJOG : an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology||Fulltext starts 01/1997 (starts volume 104 issue 1)||BJOG (OpenAthens) Wiley|
|British Journal of Midwifery||Fulltext starts 01/1996 (starts volume 4)||British Journal of Midwifery (OpenAthens) MAG Online|
|Evidence Based Midwifery||Fulltext starts 06/2011||Evidence Based Midwifery (OpenAthens) ProQuest|
|MIDIRS Midwifery Digest||Fulltext starts 01/2006||MIDIRS Midwifery Digest (OpenAthens) OVID|
|Journal of Human Lactation||Fulltext starts 12/1996||Journal of Human Lactation (OpenAthens) SAGE|
|Multiple pregnancy: antenatal care for twin and triplet pregnancies||NICE||2011||Open Access|
|Infant Feeding||Infant Feeding Policy||Helen Shanahan and Stephanie Heard Infant Feeding Coordinators Obs and Gynae Directorate||10th October 2021|
University of Plymouth
For students, Cornwall Health Library provide NHS Health Education England resources for University of Plymouth healthcare students to use during the time of their course.
These resources are also available to them if they continue employment in Cornwall healthcare.
Library resources are provided in print format (books and some journals) and in digital form (online journal databases & other NHS healthcare tools such as BMJ Best Practice, UpToDate & NICE Guidelines etc). These are available on our Knowledge and Library Hub (KLHUB)
You will be able to access our KLHUB using an OpenAthens account. This can be set up using your NHS email placement address here
Or, if you do not have an NHS email address, through your University of Plymouth email address.
Librarians at Cornwall Health Library are available for healthcare students to book appointments with (1-2-1 or group sessions) to help you with all different aspects of your course.
Your Cornwall Health Library Subject Librarian is Sinead Blowers (she/her/hers).
Sinead is available mon-fri, 8am-4pm.
To save you time, we have collated all of the key resources for your course in this Nursing Subject Guide (link to training)
It is recommended that you use both sets of resources through your courses and your employment to help your assignments, research and everyday healthcare practice.
Page last reviewed: 28 July, 2022