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Maternity & Infant Care Database (MIDIRS)
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PsycINFO is a database of scholarly literature in the field of psychology. It is produced by the American Psychological Association and is useful for Mental Health Nursing.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide
Provides recommendations on medicine use in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Includes patient fact sheets.
Key Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Oxford Handbook of Midwifery (2011)
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions (2012)
Oxford Complete Medical Dictionary 8th Ed. (2010)
Key Web Resources
Births Australia ABS Data
Australian College of Midwives
Nursing & Midwifery Board of Austraia
Codes guidelines & accreditation
'Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand
Guidelines and articles of interest
Midwifery Masterclass Videos
ACU produced midwifery videos.
Women and Birth Australia
Breastfeeding Review: Nursing Mothers Association of Australia
British Journal of Midwifery
MIDIRS Midwifery Digest
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