Mosby's Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323401579, 9780323414012

Mosby's Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring

8th Edition

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Authors: Lisa Miller David Miller Rebecca Cypher
eBook ISBN: 9780323414012
Paperback ISBN: 9780323401579
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 15th March 2016
Page Count: 352

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Table of Contents

  1. A Brief History of Fetal Monitoring
    2. Physiologic Basis for Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring
    3. Methods and Instrumentation
    4. Uterine Activity Evaluation and Management
    5. Pattern Recognition and Interpretation
    6. Intrapartum Management of the Fetal Heart Rate Tracing
    7. Influence of Gestational Age on Fetal Heart Rate
    8. Fetal Assessment in Non-Obstetric Settings
    9. Antepartum Fetal Assessment
    10. Patient Safety, Risk Management, and Documentation
    11. Obstetric Models and Electronic Fetal Monitoring in Europe
    Appendix A: Amnioinfusion
    Appendix B: Instructions for Reviewing Appendix B FHR Tracings
    Appendix C: Self-assessment with answer key
    Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations


Authored by a nurse-midwife, a perinatologist, and a nurse, Mosby’s Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 8th Edition is an evidence-based resource on fetal heart rate monitoring for all clinicians — whether you are a nurse, a physician or a midwife, a student or an instructor, this guide has information crucial to your practice. Designed specifically for the clinical environment, it provides a single source for interpretation and management of electronic fetal monitoring – in labor and delivery, the intensive care unit, inpatient antepartum units, or the obstetric or midwifery office.

Key Features

  • Pocket-sized, two-color design offers portability and easy access to information.
  • Descriptions of the relationship between fetal heart rate and fetal acidemia alert you to important considerations in the care of the laboring patient.
  • Patient safety and risk management strategies with case study illustrations and legal commentary include guidelines for providing safe and competent care.
  • Coverage of innovative practices supports a culture of patient safety and improved quality outcomes in high-reliability perinatal units addressing:
    • Use of a common language for fetal heart rate patterns with a common construct for interpretation
    • Emergency preparedness (multidisciplinary mock emergencies, simulations, debriefing after critical events, and exemplary practice)
    • Human factor issues (step-by-step process to improve communication, situational awareness, no-fault/just culture, teamwork, and collegiality)
  • Selected FHR Tracings and Cases: Interpretation and Documentation appendix provides an important reference tool for all clinicians.
  • Expert author team with international presence.


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About the Authors

Lisa Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Perinatal Risk Management & Education Services

David Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor

Rebecca Cypher