Pain Management in Childbearing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702022999

Pain Management in Childbearing

1st Edition

Key Issues in Management

Authors: Margaret Yerby
Paperback ISBN: 9780702022999
Imprint: Bailièrre Tindall
Published Date: 12th January 2000
Page Count: 224

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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


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About the Author

Margaret Yerby

Affiliations and Expertise

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