Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

By: Emanuel A. Friedman (author), Wayne R. Cohen (author)Hardback

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Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide supports and reinforces the acquisition of the practical obstetric skills needed for aiding a successful birth. Beginning with the most important element of successful labor care, communicating with the patient, the authors guide you through normal delivery routines and examination techniques. They then address the best approaches to the full range of challenges that can arise during labor and delivery. Throughout, the 15 chapters provide concise practical guidance with: * algorithmic decision trees * clinical management tips * detailed drawings Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide provides a thorough tour-de-force of the practical obstetric skills needed for best and safest practice based on clinical experience and evidence.

About Author

Wayne R. Cohen, MD, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Emanuel A. Friedman, MD, ScD, Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA


Preface, vii How to Use This Book, xi 1 Communicating Effectively With Your Patient, 1 2 Examining Your Patient, 13 3 Normal Labor and Delivery, 32 4 Evaluating the Pelvis, 51 5 Diagnosing and Treating Dysfunctional Labor, 81 6 Managing the Third Stage, 111 7 Dealing with Malpositions and Defl exed Attitudes, 128 8 Managing Breech Presentation and Transverse Lie, 151 9 Avoiding and Managing Birth Canal Trauma, 182 10 Inducing Labor, 204 11 Cesarean Delivery, 227 12 Delivering Twins, 250 13 Managing Shoulder Dystocia, 270 14 Using Forceps and the Vacuum Extractor, 290 15 Obstetric Case Studies, 313 Answers to Obstetric Case Studies, 339 Glossary, 355 Index, 383

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470654590
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780470654590
  • weight: 934
  • ISBN10: 0470654597

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