Breastfeeding: A Guide For The Medical Profession, 6e (Breastfeeding (Lawrence))

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Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession, 6e (Breastfeeding (Lawrence))

The completely revised and updated New Edition of this trusted text delivers complete, authoritative, evidence-based information on all of the scientific and clinical topics related to breastfeeding?from basic data on the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, nutritional, immunological, and psychological aspects of human lactation...to guidance on a full range of problems in clinical management. Written by a pioneer in the field of human lactation, the 6th Edition has been revised from cover to cover to include information on new drugs and herbal products, infections, and much more.Provides the basic tools of knowledge and experience to enable readers to provide thoughtful guidance to the breastfeeding mother that is most applicable to her circumstances, problems, and lifestyle. Features a wealth of references from the most recent studies.Integrates evidence-based data with practical experienceOffers complete coverage of anatomy and physiology * the composition of human breast milk * guidance on lactation management * equipment, pumps, and other devices * contraindications to breastfeeding * and much moreProvides an extensive new section on gigantomastia, a relatively new entity that is now being seen more frequently.Presents new discussions of infections and infectious diseases in both the mother and infant.Delivers updated information on drugs and lactation including newly approved medications, over-the-counter medications, and herbal remedies.Features 2 new chapters: Problems Associated with the Nipple, Areola, and Breast Itself and The Premature Infant and Breastfeeding.

Specifications of Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession, 6e (Breastfeeding (Lawrence))

GENERAL
AuthorRuth A. Lawrence, Robert Lawrence
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition6
ISBN-100323028233
ISBN-139780323028233
PublisherMosby
Number Of Pages976
Publication Date2005-03-18
DIMENSIONS
Height1.78 inch.
Length9.5 inch.
Width7.64 inch.
Weight4.4 pounds.

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