Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring and Assessment / Edition 4

Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring and Assessment / Edition 4

by Lisa A. Miller, Susan Martin Tucker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323008844

ISBN-13: 9780323008846

Pub. Date: 05/19/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Timely coverage of all aspects of electronic fetal monitoring is featured, from operating the equipment to interpreting the data provided. It helps identify and interpret patterns and select appropriate interventions for fetal distress. Also covered are uterine activity monitoring, fetal heart patterns, and monitor troubleshooting. 97 illus.

Overview

Timely coverage of all aspects of electronic fetal monitoring is featured, from operating the equipment to interpreting the data provided. It helps identify and interpret patterns and select appropriate interventions for fetal distress. Also covered are uterine activity monitoring, fetal heart patterns, and monitor troubleshooting. 97 illus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323008846
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/19/2000
Series:
Nursing Pocket Guides Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
4.35(w) x 7.41(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Fetal Monitoring
2. Physiological Basis for Monitoring
3. Instrumentation for Fetal Heart Rate and Uterine Activity Monitoring
4. Uterine Activity
5. Pattern Recognition and Interpretation
6. Assessment and Management of Fetal Status
7. Influence of Gestational Age on Fetal Heart Rate Interpretation
8. Fetal Assessment in Non-Obstetrical Settings
9. Antepartum Fetal Assessment
10. Care of the Monitored Patient
11. Risk Management

Appendix Selected Pattern Interpretation at 1 cm/min Paper Speed
Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations

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