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Labour Midwifery Skills

1st Edition

By Alison Edwards

Routledge

62 pages

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Ideal for quick reference in any community or birth environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.

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Table of Contents

Anatomy
Apgar scores
Birth environment – promoting normality
Caesarean Section (LSCS)
Catheterisation
Cord bloods
CTG interpretation
Diabetic women in labour
Emergencies
Emergency birth
Epidurals
Episiotomy
Examination of the placenta
Fetal blood sampling
Home birth preparation
Initial baby check
Instrumental birth
Mechanism of normal labour (LOA)
Monitoring maternal and fetal well-being in labour
Obesity and labour
Pain relief
Perineal repair
Positions for labour and birth
Resuscitation equipment
Signs of transition
Stages and phases of labour
Third stage management
Vaginal assessments
Vaginal birth after caesarean (trial of scar)
Waterbirth
Abbreviations
References

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Nursing and Health Survival Guides

These handy pocket-sized books equip the nursing and healthcare student with all the essential information and tips they need whilst studying and on placement. Concise and ideal for quick reference, they cover key areas from clinical skills, through drugs in use and infection control, to health promotion and palliative care.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED035000
MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery
MED058120
MEDICAL / Nursing / Maternity, Perinatal, Women's Health

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