TE4513

Fetal Monitoring in Practice.

Donald Gibb Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

$56.00

Fetal Monitoring in Practice offers a practical and accessible approach to fetal monitoring, whilst 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.

4th edition, UK 2017.

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Fetal Monitoring in Practice offers a practical and accessible approach to fetal monitoring, whilst 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.

This new edition is fully updated throughout with an expanded author team providing an international perspective. Incorporates the latest guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

Simple, direct and practical, this popular book 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.

About the Authors

Edited by Donald Gibb is an independent Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, The Birth Company, London, UK; and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran is Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St George’s University Medical School, London, UK.

4th edition, UK 2017.

Contents

1 Introduction

2 Clinical assessment and recording

3 Auscultation of the fetal heart rate

4 Electronic fetal monitoring – terminology and interpretation

5 Pathophysiology of fetal heart rate (FHR)

6 NICE and FIGO guidelines for interpretation of FHR patterns

7 Antepartum fetal surveillance

8 The admission test by cardiotocography or by auscultation

9 Assessment of uterine contractions

10 Oxytocin and fetal heart rate changes

11 Meconium, infection, anaemia, bleeding

12 Cardiotocographic interpretation: additional clinical scenarios

13 Cardiotocographic interpretation: more difficult problems

14 Fetal scalp blood sampling pH and lactate

15 Fetal ECG waveform analysis

16 Medico legal issues with CTG and current strategies to reduce litigation

17 Competency testing in CTG interpretation prior to practice

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