Christian Wright

Christian Wright
Northern Territory Department of Health

MMid, DTN, BNurs

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Introduction
Christian Wright MMid DTN BNurs RN RM, is currently working among the Yolnu, Anindilyakwa and Numburindi people of remote Arnhem land, in the Northern Territory of Australia. Christian continues to contribute to research in Nursing and Midwifery.

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Gastroschisis is an abdominal wall defect in the fetus, affecting as many as 1 in 2000 pregnancies. This is a complex medical condition that is growing in prevalence worldwide, and one to which midwives will inevitably be exposed. There is a lack of consensus in the literature as to the cause of gastroschisis and for clear evidence-based treatment...
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Background There has been a significant cultural shift in attitudes towards male partners' involvement in maternity care, resulting in a cultural acceptance that male partners should be involved throughout pregnancy and birth. Anecdotal evidence, however, shows that male partners may still experience negative attitudes from obstetric and midwifery...
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In the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States of America and Europe, universal and routine screening for domestic violence is recommended for pregnant women, extending into the postnatal period. However, the lack of self-confidence among midwives and midwifery students in implementing diagnostic domestic violence screening, is consistent with...
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The active management of the third stage of labour, has been defined as the interval between the birth of the neonate and expulsion of the placenta, with the use of an oxytocic drug administered immediately after birth, early cord clamping and cutting, and controlled cord traction (Deneux-Tharaux et al, 2013). Synthetic uterotonics are designed to...
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In order to examine hypnotherapy, the psycho-physiological science underpinning the practice is an important issue and is significant for the use of hypnotherapy by women in labour and birth. Contemporary literature regarding hypnotherapy and its’ side effects and limitations focuses on the culture inherent in hypnotherapy ideology, whilst the pert...

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