Midwife’s Guide to Antenatal Investigations

Midwife’s Guide to Antenatal Investigations

Alison Cryer Amanda Sullivan Lucy Kean

$49.95

The technologies that underpin antenatal investigations are changing rapidly. Midwife’s Guide to Antenatal Investigations covers a comprehensive range of investigations used in pregnancy. It links routine antenatal care with specialist investigations, describing when follow up is required and how to interpret results. This book is an ideal source of reference in clinical situations and is designed to enable the midwife to make evidence-based decisions.

212 pages, England 2006.

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The technologies that underpin antenatal investigations are changing rapidly. Midwife’s Guide to Antenatal Investigations covers a comprehensive range of investigations used in pregnancy. It links routine antenatal care with specialist investigations, describing when follow up is required and how to interpret results. This book is an ideal source of reference in clinical situations and is designed to enable the midwife to make evidence-based decisions.

212 pages, England 2006.

Contents:

Section One: Clinical Practice in Context: The Development of Fetal Investigations; Historical and Sociological Perspectives; Involving Parents: Information and Informed Decisions; Pregnancy Loss, Breaking Bad News and Supporting Parents;

Section Two: Maternal Investigations: Haematology in Pregnancy; Maternal Disease in Pregnancy; Infections in Pregnancy;

Section Three: Fetal Investigations: First Trimester Ultrasound Scans; The Second Trimester Detailed Anomaly Scan; Biochemical Markers in Downe’s Syndrome Chromosomal and Genetic Testing; Assessment of Fetal Wellbeing;

Section Four: Ongoing Developments: Antenatal Investigations for the Future.

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