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Breastfeeding A Guide for the Medical Profession
By Ruth A. Lawrence, MD University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY and Robert M. Lawrence, MD New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Imprint: Mosby
Breastfeeding A Guide for the Medical ProfessionPediatrics

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.

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REVIEW OF THE LAST EDITION “The ‘gold standard’ among breastfeeding reference books….Make sure it is on your bookshelf. Wherever you work, it will be one of your most valuable resources….Mothers and babies around the world are indeed fortunate to have Ruth Lawrence as their champion….Her pioneering efforts…have significantly advanced the knowledge base and scientific understanding of human lactation and clinical breastfeeding practices.”—Birth

Key Features

  • 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 experience
  • Offers 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 more
New to this Edition
  • Provides 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.

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Electronic Media Breastfeeding A Guide for the Medical Profession (Book with Access Code) , 7th Edition

$119.00  
Breastfeeding A Guide for the Medical Profession (Book with Access Code) , 7th Edition
Format Hardcover
Medium Electronic Access
ISBN 9781437707885
Copyright Year 2010
Edition 7
Length 980 Pages

Breastfeeding is a comprehensive reference that provides basic science information as well as practical applications. Dr. Ruth Lawrence-a pioneer in the field of human lactation-covers the uses of certain drugs in lactating women, infectious diseases related to lactation, the latest Australian research on anatomy and physiology, and much more��in print and online.

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