Key Features

  • Focuses on the intrapartum aspects of obstetric practice - the focus of medico-legal and clinical audit attention
  • Highly illustrated to show techniques in detail
  • Offers tips and advice to the trainee
  • Emphasis on practical matters - a step-by-step approach
  • Includes historical boxes to enliven and entertain

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Human birth
  • Obstetric risk management
  • Assessment and management of labour
  • Fetal surveillance in labour
  • Fetal asphyxia
  • Induction of labour
  • Preterm labour
  • Assisted vaginal delivery
  • Malpresentations
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Caesarean section
  • Vaginal birth after caesarean section
  • Uterine rupture
  • Breech delivery
  • Twin and triplet delivery
  • Cord prolapse
  • Antepartum haemorrhage
  • Postpartum haemorrhage
  • Retained placenta
  • Acute uterine inversion
  • Lower genital tract trauma
  • Haemorrhagic shock
  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • Amniotic fluid embolism
  • Analgesia and anaesthesia
  • Procedures and techniques: Acute tocolysis
  • Version
  • Uterine tamponade
  • Uterine compression sutures
  • Pelvic vessel ligation and embolisation
  • Obstetric hysterectomy
  • Symphysiotomy
  • Destructive operations on the fetus

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
Electronic ISBN:
9780702057151
Electronic ISBN:
9780702052484
Print ISBN:
9780702051852

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