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Fetal Monitoring in Practice By Donald M. F. Gibb

Fetal Monitoring in Practice

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Presents essential concepts and illustrated examples with case histories. This book describes identifiable heart rate patterns, and presents pathophysiological explanations that emphasise the significance of the different fetal heart rate patterns. It is useful to both midwives and doctors to share an informed approach to fetal monitoring.

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Fetal Monitoring in Practice by Donald M. F. Gibb

Essential concepts are presented in an accessible manner and examples are well illustrated with case histories. Identifiable heart rate patterns are described and the pathophysiological explanations emphasise the significance of the different fetal heart rate patterns. Midwives are at the 'front line' as they deliver most of the bedside care in the labour ward, and particularly when caring for women at home. However, they are part of a wider team. This book will help ensure that both midwives and doctors share a consistent and informed approach to fetal monitoring.

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Table of Contents


Foreword by Professor A A Calder; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Clinical assessment and recording; Electronic fetal monitoring: terminology; Control of the fetal heart; Cardiotocographic interpretation: the basics; Ante-partum fetal surveillance; The admission test; Cardiotocographic interpretation: clinical scenarios; Contraction assessment; Oxytocin and fetal heart rate changes; Cardiotographic interpretation: more difficult problems; The role of scalp pH; Alternative methods of intrapartum fetal surveillance; Computers and the cardiotocograph; Medico-legal issues; Conclusion; References; Index.

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GOR002283731
Fetal Monitoring in Practice by Donald M. F. Gibb
Donald M. F. Gibb
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
1997-10-29
240
0750634324
9780750634328
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