Managing Childbirth Emergencies in the Community and Low-Tech Settings (2nd ed. 2015)

Managing Childbirth Emergencies in the Community and Low-Tech Settings (2nd ed. 2015)

By: Karen Bates (author), Kenda Crozier (author)Paperback

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Description

Health care professionals need to make rapid decisions under pressure to prevent and manage adverse outcomes during childbirth. Using an enquiry-based learning approach, this book offers a straightforward but comprehensive guide to emergency care, with scenarios throughout and expert commentary from a Supervisor of Midwives. It all addresses all major emergency situations as well as legal and clinical governance issues. It is essential reading for all midwives, paramedics and allied health professionals involved in the provision of obstetric care away from the acute setting.

About Author

Karen Bates is Midwifery Lecturer and Associate Director for Teaching and Learning (Student Affairs) at the School of Nursing Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK. Kenda Crozier is Senior Lecturer in Midwifery and School Director for Postgraduate Research at the School of Nursing Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK.

Contents

1. Risk and Other Legal Considerations; Amanda Williamson and Kenda Crozier.- 2. Antepartum Haemorrhage; Jayne Randall.- 3. Postpartum Haemorrhage and Uterine Inversion; Anna Harris.- 4. Severe Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia; Nicki Young.- 5. Shoulder Dystocia; Karen Bates.- 6. The Birth of Undiagnosed Twins; Pat Lindsay.- 7. Breech Birth; Deborah Caine.- 8. Neonatal Resuscitation; Tracey Millar.- 9. The Paramedic Perspective; Natasha Taylor.- 10. Educational Issues; Karen Bates and Nicki Young.- 11. Mental Health Emergencies; Emma Sutton.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781137374813
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 236
  • ID: 9781137374813
  • weight: 307
  • ISBN10: 1137374810
  • edition: 2nd ed. 2015

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