Munro Kerr's Operative Obstetrics

12th Edition

Authors:

  • Thomas Baskett
  • Andrew Calder
  • Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
  • 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.
    Print ISBN:
    9780702051852
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702052484