Active Management of Labour - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780723432029

Active Management of Labour

4th Edition

Authors: K. O'Driscoll D. Meagher Michael Robson
Paperback ISBN: 9780723432029
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 24th November 2003
Page Count: 236
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<br>Section 1: Text<br>1. Nulliparous v parous women <br>2. Induction v acceleration <br>3. Malpresentations, malformation, twins <br>4. Duration of labour <br>5. Diagnosis of labour <br>6. Progress: first stage <br>7. Progress: second stage <br>8. Acceleration of slow labour <br>9. Oxytocin in labour <br>10. Normal and abnormal labour (dystocia) <br>11. Inefficient uterine action <br>12. Cephalopelvic disproportion <br>13. Occipitoposterior position <br>14. Trauma <br>15. Pain <br>16. Antenatal preparation <br>17. Analgesic drugs <br>18. Epidural anaesthesia <br>19. Personal attention <br>20. Role of the doctor <br>21. Role of the nurse/midwife<br>22. Role of the mother <br>23. Care of the fetus <br>24. Induction <br>25. Organization<br>26. Cervix in labour <br>27. Caesarean section rates <br>28. Cerebral palsy <br><br><br>Section II: Visual Records <br>1. Nulliparous labour <br>2. Duration of labour <br>3. Diagnosis of labour <br>4. Progress in labour <br>5. Care of the fetus <br>6. Oxytocin <br>7. Analgesia <br>8. Method of delivery and additional items <br>9. Normal labour (1) <br>10. Normal labour (2) <br>11. Normal labour (3) <br>12. Abnormal labour: slow progress (1) <br>13. Abnormal labour: slow progress (2) <br>14. Abnormal labour: slow progress (3) <br>15. Abnormal labour: secondary arrest (1) <br>16. Abnormal labour: secondary arrest (2) <br>17. Method of treatment: artificial rupture of membranes <br>18. Method of treatment: oxytocin infusion (1) <br>19. Method of treatment: oxytocin infusion (2) <br>20. Failure to respond to treatment: error in diagnosis <br>21. Failure to respond to treatment: membranes intact <br>22. Failure to respond to treatment: hesitant use of oxytocin <br>23. Failure to respond to treatment: cephalopelvic disproportion <br>24. Induction: success <br>25. Induction: failure (1) <br>26. Induction: failure (2) <br>27. Fetal distress: placental insufficiency/accident of labour <br>28. Parous labour<br> <br><br>Section III: Clinical Data <br>1. Comparative figures for 35 years <br>2. Analysis of hospital population <br>3. Clinical circumstances of perinatal deaths <br>4. Rupture of uterus <br>5. Traumatic intracranial haemorrhage in firstborn infants <br>6. Cerebral dysfunction in mature infants <br>7. Diagnosis of labour <br>8. Duration of labour in nulliparous women <br>9. Spontaneously labouring nulliparous women with a single cephalic pregnancy at term <br>10. Obstetrical norms in nulliparous women

Key Features

  • Encourages an active interest in labour by all professional staff
  • Emphasises the importance of constant personal attention and good communication in labour
  • Discusses in detail the need to distinguish between:
    - first and subsequent births
    - single cephalic and all other pregnancies
    - induction and acceleration of labour
  • Fosters the development of a team
  • spirit between midwife and obstetrician
  • Demonstrates how good labour ward organisation can improve care
  • Proves the importance of audit in ensuring quality of care

Table of Contents

<br>Section 1: Text<br>1. Nulliparous v parous women <br>2. Induction v acceleration <br>3. Malpresentations, malformation, twins <br>4. Duration of labour <br>5. Diagnosis of labour <br>6. Progress: first stage <br>7. Progress: second stage <br>8. Acceleration of slow labour <br>9. Oxytocin in labour <br>10. Normal and abnormal labour (dystocia) <br>11. Inefficient uterine action <br>12. Cephalopelvic disproportion <br>13. Occipitoposterior position <br>14. Trauma <br>15. Pain <br>16. Antenatal preparation <br>17. Analgesic drugs <br>18. Epidural anaesthesia <br>19. Personal attention <br>20. Role of the doctor <br>21. Role of the nurse/midwife<br>22. Role of the mother <br>23. Care of the fetus <br>24. Induction <br>25. Organization<br>26. Cervix in labour <br>27. Caesarean section rates <br>28. Cerebral palsy <br><br><br>Section II: Visual Records <br>1. Nulliparous labour <br>2. Duration of labour <br>3. Diagnosis of labour <br>4. Progress in labour <br>5. Care of the fetus <br>6. Oxytocin <br>7. Analgesia <br>8. Method of delivery and additional items <br>9. Normal labour (1) <br>10. Normal labour (2) <br>11. Normal labour (3) <br>12. Abnormal labour: slow progress (1) <br>13. Abnormal labour: slow progress (2) <br>14. Abnormal labour: slow progress (3) <br>15. Abnormal labour: secondary arrest (1) <br>16. Abnormal labour: secondary arrest (2) <br>17. Method of treatment: artificial rupture of membranes <br>18. Method of treatment: oxytocin infusion (1) <br>19. Method of treatment: oxytocin infusion (2) <br>20. Failure to respond to treatment: error in diagnosis <br>21. Failure to respond to treatment: membranes intact <br>22. Failure to respond to treatment: hesitant use of oxytocin <br>23. Failure to respond to treatment: cephalopelvic disproportion <br>24. Induction: success <br>25. Induction: failure (1) <br>26. Induction: failure (2) <br>27. Fetal distress: placental insufficiency/accident of labour <br>28. Parous labour<br> <br><br>Section III: Clinical Data <br>1. Comparative figures for 35 years <br>2. Analysis of hospital population <br>3. Clinical circumstances of perinatal deaths <br>4. Rupture of uterus <br>5. Traumatic intracranial haemorrhage in firstborn infants <br>6. Cerebral dysfunction in mature infants <br>7. Diagnosis of labour <br>8. Duration of labour in nulliparous women <br>9. Spontaneously labouring nulliparous women with a single cephalic pregnancy at term <br>10. Obstetrical norms in nulliparous women

Details

No. of pages:
236
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby Ltd. 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Paperback ISBN:
9780723432029

About the Author

K. O'Driscoll

D. Meagher

Michael Robson