This practical manual covers aspects of labour management with the emphasis remaining on normal, safe deliveries in community units or hospitals. New topics in this third edition include the use of computers, different forms of delivery, and care of the newborn infant.
A practical guide to all aspects of the management of labour within an 'obstetric' unit. The author places the emphasis on normal deliveries and the text exploring the changed role of the midwife in the modern environment.
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"This is a concise guide to all aspects of labour ward management, presented in a practical and easy to use format. The Labour Ward Manual offers an excellent 'taste' for all labour ward topics. This book is a good resource in the labour ward library for all clinicians to refer to." Shiela Waterhouse, Midwifery, June 2004
About D. T. Y. Liu
Mr Ugwumadu earned an MBBS with distinction at the University of Lagos in 1986, going on to receive his PhD from the University of London in 2006. In 2001 he was appointed to his post at St George's Hospital and St George's University of London. His clinical and research interests are primarily focused on perinatal infections, intrapartum fetal monitoring and hypoxic brain injury. Member: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) - 1994 Fellow: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) - 2007 Scientific editor?British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Editor?Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Editor Global Library for Women's Medicine Member: WHO guideline development group Member: Preterm Birth International Collaborative (PREBIC) Member: British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS) Member: European Society for Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ESIDOG)
Table of Contents
Piece by Emma Rutland, Acknowledgement, Preface, Contributors, Attitudes and conduct. Legal considerations. Maternal and Perinatal mortality. Delivery room. Admission to Labour ward. Admission emergencies. Normal labour. Intrapartum nutrition and electrolytes. Analgesia and anaesthesia. Intrapartum fetal surveillance. Episiotomy and tears. The Newborn. Preterm labour and preterm rupture of membranes. Abnormal labour. Induction and augmentation of labour. Assisted delivery and shoulder delivery. Caesarean section. Emergencies in the immediate puerperium. Malpresentation and malposition. Breech. Twins and multiple pregnancies. Medical complications: Haematological, respiratory, neurological, coagulation, Endocrine, Cardiac disease, Infection, Psychiatric. Fetal and maternal misadventure
Labour Ward Manual by D. T. Y. Liu
D. T. Y. Liu
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