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ISBN: 9780702063893
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $51.95

Fetal Monitoring in Practice Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Donald Gibb, MD MRCP FRCOG MEWI and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780702063893
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Simple, direct and practical, this popular book has been comprehensively updated to cover recent guidelines and procedures. It offers a practical and accessible approach to fetal monitoring, to ensure both safe delivery and recognising the emotional needs of the mother and family. Essential concepts are presented in an accessible manner, well illustrated with real case histories and heart-rate patterns.
    • Accessible, straightforward style
    • Real case histories and fetal heart-rate patterns
    • Recording of maternal heart rate
    • Fetal ECG waveform analysis
    • Basic pathophysiology
    • Fully updated text throughout
    • Expanded section on medicolegal issues helps avoid litigation
    • Updated chapter on admission cardiotocography
    • Latest NICE guidelines
  • 1 Introduction

    2 Clinical assessment and recording

    3 Electronic fetal monitoring: terminology

    4 Control of the fetal heart and NICE guidelines

    5 Cardiotocographic interpretation: the basics

    6 Antepartum fetal surveillance

    7 The admission test by cardiotocography or by auscultation

    8 Cardiotocographic interpretation: clinical scenario

    9 Contraction assessment

    10 Oxytocin and fetal heart rate changes

    11 Cardiotocographic interpretation: more difficult problems

    12 The role of the scalp

    13 Alterntaive methods of intrapartum fetal surveillance

    14 Computer technology and the cardiotocograph

    15 Medico-legal issues

    16 Conclusion

  • Donald Gibb, MD MRCP FRCOG MEWI, Independent Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, The Birth Company, London, UK and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, Professor Emeritus, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St George’s University of London, London, UK
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