Understanding Pain and Its Relief in Labour / Edition 1

Understanding Pain and Its Relief in Labour / Edition 1

by Sue Moore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443050260

ISBN-13: 9780443050268

Pub. Date: 03/31/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Introducing a comprehensive and practical text that takes an in-depth look at all aspects of pain relief in labor. Expertly edited by a midwife teacher with extensive clinical experience, this manual of instruction looks at the physiological processes involved in the perception of pain and relates them to the physiological process of labor. Emphasizes the growing

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Overview

Introducing a comprehensive and practical text that takes an in-depth look at all aspects of pain relief in labor. Expertly edited by a midwife teacher with extensive clinical experience, this manual of instruction looks at the physiological processes involved in the perception of pain and relates them to the physiological process of labor. Emphasizes the growing use of non-pharmacological methods of pain control while including discussions of pharmacological methods of pain relief in labor. Illustrated with clear line drawings to supplement and clarify the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443050268
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/31/1998
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
0.42(w) x 7.44(h) x 9.69(d)

Table of Contents

(Section Headings Only) Introduction. Defining Pain. Physiology of Pain. Psychology of Pain. Management of Labour Pain By Midwives: A Historical Perspective. A Cultural Experience of Pain. Care By Midwives: Women's Experiences. Complementary Medicine for Pain Relief in Labour. Water in Labour. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. Drugs in Labour. Regional Anaesthesia: Epidural and Spinal Block

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