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Birth Emergency Skills Training® - the B.E.S.T. Book

By Bonnie U. Gruenberg, CNM, MSN, EMT-P

Straddling the interface between the world of midwifery and the world of medicine, B.E.S.T. balances a friendly tone and visual appeal with evidence-based and clinically useful information.     

BEST is the winner of  

Benjamin Franklin Award 2009 for Best E-Book
2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Winner Ebook Non-fiction
2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist : Health and Wellness
Premier Book Awards 2008, Best Book of the Year Award: Health
USA Book News National Best Books 2008 Awards Finalist: Health- Medical Reference --Benjamin Franklin Award, Independent Book Publishers Association


Located in Lancaster County, PA, Synclitic Media is a midwife-owned business that publishes cutting-edge resources of enduring value for health care professionals, students, and families.

In the Works…
rom Synclitic Media
Birth Emergency Skills Training ® Second Edition

Updated and enhanced with case studies, new artwork, and innovative learning tools.  

" ... systematic and clear approach to critical thinking, assessment, diagnosis and intervention when emergencies arise. "
Katherine Camacho Carr, PhD, ARNP, CNM, FACNM., former ACNM president

“... a book that should be in every midwife’s ‘ personal library."
Jan Tritten - Founder and Editor-in-Chief  of Midwifery Today magazine.

“Comprehensive, thorough, and evidence-based.”

Abigail Eaves, CNM, MSN

"Amazing!  Full of concise, critical thinking and step-by-step cognitive actions for everyone from the beginner to the expert. ." Phyllis  Block, CNM, MSN

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Birth Emergency Skills Training® - the B.E.S.T. Workshop

B.E.S.T. Live, with hands-on skills practice, group interaction, and stimulating presentations. Presented at locations world-wide by CNM Andrea Dixon.

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BEST is now available in Russian!!