Best practice in labour and delivery [E-Book] / edited by Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran.
Arulkumaran, Sabaratnam, (editor)
Second edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016
1 online resource (xiv, 413 pages)
Cambridge medicine
Full Text
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Pelvic and fetal cranial anatomy and stages and mechanism of labour K. Muhunthan; 2. The first stage of labour Daisy Nirmal and David Fraser; 3. Analgesia and anaesthesia in labour Mark Porter; 4. Intrapartum fetal monitoring Savvas Argyridis and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran; 5. Uterine contractions Christofides Agathoklis and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran; 6. The management of intrapartum 'fetal distress' Laura Coleman and Bryony Strachan; 7. Nutrition and hydration in labour David Fraser and Jonathon Francis; 8. Prolonged second stage of labour including difficult decision-making on operative vaginal delivery and caesarean section Deirdre J. Murphy; 9. Instrumental vaginal deliveries: indications, techniques and complications Gabriel Kalakoutis, Stergios Doumouchtsis and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran; 10. Caesarean deliveries: indications, techniques and complications Gerard H. A. Visser; 11. Breech and twin delivery Stephen Walkinshaw; 12. Cord prolapse and shoulder dystocia Joanna Crofts; 13. Antepartum haemorrhage Neelam Potdar, Osric Navti and Justin C. Konje; 14. Management of the third stage of labour Hajeb Kamali and Pina Amin; 15. Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) Anushuya Devi Kasi and Edwin Chandraharan; 16. Management of morbidly adherent placenta Rosemary Townsend and Edwin Chandraharan; 17. Acute illness and maternal collapse in the postpartum period Jessica Hoyle, Guy Jackson and Steve Yentis; 18. Episiotomy and obstetric perineal trauma Ranee Thakar and Abdul H. Sultan; 19. Induction of labour Vikram Talaulikar and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran; 20. Preterm prelabour rupture of membranes (pPROM) Austin Ugwumadu; 21. The management of preterm labour Jan Joergensen and Ronald Lamont; 22. Labour in women with medical disorders Mandish Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy; 23. Management of women with previous caesarean section Tsz Lin Lo and Tak Yeung Leung; 24. Rupture of the uterus Ana Pinas Carrillo and Edwin Chandraharan; 25. Management of severe pre-eclampsia/eclampsia James J. Walker; 26. Neonatal resuscitation and the management of immediate neonatal problems Paul Mannix; 27. The immediate puerperium Shankari Arulkumaran; 28. Triage and prioritization in a busy labour ward Nina Johns; 29. Risk management in intrapartum care Leroy Edozien; 30. Teamworking, skills and drills on the labour ward Katie Cornthwaite and Dimitrios M. Siassakos; 31. Cerebral palsy arising from events in labour Mariana Rei and Diogo Ayres-de-Campos; 32. Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills (OSATS) in obstetrics Melissa Whitten; 33. Non-technical skills to improve obstetric practice Kim Hinshaw; Index.