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Case Study and Literature Review

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  • Essay length: 3268 words
  • Submitted: 01/06/2007
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The assignment will be based on a case study of a woman to whom you have provided continuity of care. The assignment will include a literature search on an aspect of care relevant to the case study.

Introduction.

This assessment is based on a case study of Katie during her pregnancy, birth and postnatal period. It will include a literature review on breastfeeding as an aspect of care. It will also reflect upon the experience the student gained in providing continuity of care. With the application of Driscoll's reflective cycle (Driscoll 2000). Pseudonyms will be used to ensure confidentially as stated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (2004) The midwife will be referred to as Jane and the client Katie.

Case Study

Whilst on a community visit. my mentor and I were called to see a client, Katie. Katie was 21 weeks gestation and had slipped onto the kitchen floor she was very shaken and worried about her baby. After a thorough examination she was found to have suffered no ill effects. Over the next few months I saw Katie at antenatal clinic and found her very easy going and always willing to

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