Mosby's Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring: A Multidisciplinary Approach / Edition 7

Mosby's Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring: A Multidisciplinary Approach / Edition 7

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by Lisa A. Miller, Susan Martin Tucker, David Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323083528

ISBN-13: 9780323083522

Pub. Date: 03/15/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Instantly access the latest information on evaluating fetal status in a practical, portable format perfect for use in the clinical environment! Using an evidence-based approach, Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring and Assessment provides detailed guidance on standardized interpretation and management, incorporating patient safety concepts throughout. As the first

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Overview

Instantly access the latest information on evaluating fetal status in a practical, portable format perfect for use in the clinical environment! Using an evidence-based approach, Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring and Assessment provides detailed guidance on standardized interpretation and management, incorporating patient safety concepts throughout. As the first multidisciplinary text on fetal monitoring, this resource is geared towards the busy clinician.

  • Portable and practical information for evaluating intrapartum and antepartum fetal status
  • Single source of information for care designed specifically for use in the clinical environment
  • Consistent, two-color outline format includes the description, characteristics, etiology, clinical significance, and intervention for each situation or condition


  • Detailed review of the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) standardized terminology
  • A new approach to fetal assessment based on the oxygen pathway and fetal response to hypoxemia
  • Current information on excessive uterine activity and fetal acidemia, with suggestions for oxytocin management
  • Standardized interpretation and management of fetal heart rate response using an evidence-based algorithm
  • Patient safety and risk management strategies with case study illustration
  • Practical information on documentation in electronic fetal monitoring, including legal issues
  • Information on neonatal encephalopathy and intrapartum events
  • Deposition excerpts from actual malpractice cases related to EFM
  • Adjunct fetal assessment using analysis of the fetal STsegment

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323083522
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/15/2012
Series:
Nursing Pocket Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
95,920
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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

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Mosby's Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring: A Multidisciplinary Approach 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very good resource to have.