Munro Kerr's Operative Obstetrics (12th Revised edition)

Munro Kerr's Operative Obstetrics (12th Revised edition)

By: Andrew A. Calder (author), Thomas F. Baskett (author), Sabaratnam Arulkumaran (author)Paperback

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A highly illustrated, practical book covering the obstetric and surgical procedures used in intrapartum care, including commonly used procedures such as assisted vaginal delivery (forceps and vacuum delivery) and more rare techniques such as major vessel ligation and embolization and internal podalic version. The authors take a step-by-step approach to each technique and includes 'tips' and 'pointers' that only an experienced obstetrician would be able to describe. The book is enlivened by the inclusion of short, relevant 'historical highlights'- readers should find these enlightening and entertaining, providing a link with the original Munro Kerr text. Focuses on the intrapartum aspects of obstetric practice - the focus of medico-legal and clinical audit attention Highly illustrated to show techniques in detail Offers tips and advice to the trainee Emphasis on practical matters - a step-by-step approach Includes historical boxes to enliven and entertain Completely re-written from the 10th edition - new authors, new, crisp approach, using short paragraphs and bullet points Over 150 line drawings and black and white clinical photos 10-20 photos to show actual soft-tissue structures

Contents

Introduction Human birth Obstetric risk management Assessment and management of labour Fetal surveillance in labour Fetal asphyxia Induction of labour Preterm labour Assisted vaginal delivery Malpresentations Shoulder dystocia Caesarean section Vaginal birth after caesarean section Uterine rupture Breech delivery Twin and triplet delivery Cord prolapse Antepartum haemorrhage Postpartum haemorrhage Retained placenta Acute uterine inversion Lower genital tract trauma Haemorrhagic shock Disseminated intravascular coagulation Amniotic fluid embolism Analgesia and anaesthesia Procedures and techniques: Acute tocolysis Version Uterine tamponade Uterine compression sutures Pelvic vessel ligation and embolisation Obstetric hysterectomy Symphysiotomy Destructive operations on the fetus

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780702051852
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780702051852
  • ISBN10: 0702051853
  • edition: 12th Revised edition

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