Pain Management in Childbearing

1st Edition

Key Issues in Management

Author:

  • Print ISBN 9780702022999

Description

Written with a team of midwifery specialists, this book provides effective techniques for alleviating pain during childbirth. Key topics include the physiology of pain in childbirth, antenatal and postnatal pain, pharmacological and non-pharmacological views on pain relief, psychology of pain relief, fetal and neonatal pain, and sociological and historical perspectives.

Table of Contents

Pain Relief: Past and Present · Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD) · Physiology of Labour Pain · The Psychology of Pain in Normal · Labour · Socio-cultural Aspects of Pain · Relief of Pain and Discomfort in Labour - A Moral and Legal Perspective · Alternative Therapies for Pain Relief · Pharmacological Methods of Pain Relief · Post Natal Pain · Fetal Pain · Neonatal Pain and Its Management

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
Print ISBN:
9780702022999

About the author

Margaret Yerby

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer (Midwifery), Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK