ISBN: 9780702061653
Page Count: 192
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Midwifery Essentials: Labour - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),

by Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM and Jenny Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA
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ISBN: 9780702061653
Page Count: 192
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Labour is the third title in the Midwifery Essentials series and is about the provision of safe and effective care during labour and birth. This book prepares the reader to provide safe, evidence-based, woman-centred intrapartum care.

  • Assessment and the role of the midwife in early labour
  • The first stage of labour, monitoring maternal and fetal wellbeing
  • Coping with contractions, without pharmacological pain relief
  • Advantages and disadvantages of pharmacological analgesia
  • Indications for induction or augmentation of labour
  • The second stage of labour and the procedure for episiotomy
  • The third stage of labour and the impact of different approaches
  • Different methods of anaesthesia and preparation for caesarean birth
  • The procedure for evidence-based perineal suturing.
    • Assessment and the role of the midwife in early labour
    • The first stage of labour, monitoring maternal and fetal wellbeing
    • Coping with contractions, without pharmacological pain relief
    • Advantages and disadvantages of pharmacological analgesia
    • Indications for induction or augmentation of labour
    • The second stage of labour and the procedure for episiotomy
    • The third stage of labour and the impact of different approaches
    • Different methods of anaesthesia and preparation for caesarean birth
    • The procedure for evidence-based perineal suturing.
  • Labour Volume:

    1. Introduction

    2. Early assessment and admission in labour

    3. The first stage of labour

    4. Non-pharmalogical methods of coping with labour

    5. Using water in labour

    6. Pharmalogical methods of pain relief

    7. Induced or accelerated labour

    8. The second stage of labour

    9. The third stage of labour

    10. Caesarian birth

    11. Perineal repair
  • Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Consultant Midwife Public Health; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University. and Jenny Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA, Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK
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