Fetal Monitoring in Practice E-Book

Fetal Monitoring in Practice E-Book

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Fetal Monitoring in Practice E-Book by Donald Gibb MD MRCP FRCOG MEWI, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran PhD DSc FRCS FRCOG

Simple, direct and practical, this popular book has been comprehensively updated to cover recent guidelines and procedures. It offers a practical and accessible approach to fetal monitoring, to ensure both safe delivery and recognising the emotional needs of the mother and family. Essential concepts are presented in an accessible manner, well illustrated with real case histories and heart-rate patterns.

  • Accessible, straightforward style
  • Real case histories and fetal heart-rate patterns
  • Recording of maternal heart rate
  • Fetal ECG waveform analysis
  • Basic pathophysiology
  • Fully updated text throughout
  • Expanded section on medicolegal issues helps avoid litigation
  • Updated chapter on admission cardiotocography
  • Latest NICE guidelines

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702032943
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/28/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
File size: 19 MB
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Clinical assessment and recording

3 Electronic fetal monitoring: terminology

4 Control of the fetal heart and NICE guidelines

5 Cardiotocographic interpretation: the basics

6 Antepartum fetal surveillance

7 The admission test by cardiotocography or by auscultation

8 Cardiotocographic interpretation: clinical scenario

9 Contraction assessment

10 Oxytocin and fetal heart rate changes

11 Cardiotocographic interpretation: more difficult problems

12 The role of the scalp

13 Alterntaive methods of intrapartum fetal surveillance

14 Computer technology and the cardiotocograph

15 Medico-legal issues

16 Conclusion

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