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Author Gibb, Donald, 1954- author

Title Fetal monitoring in practice / Donald Gibb, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
Edition Third edition
Published Edinburgh ; New York : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  618.32075 Gib/Fmi 2008  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  618.32075 Gib/Fmi 2008  AVAILABLE
 MELB  618.32075 Gib/Fmi 2008  AVAILABLE
Description 250 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
regular print
Contents Clinical assessment and recording -- Electronic fetal monitoring : terminology -- Control of the fetal heart and NICE guidelines -- Cardiotocographic interpretation : the basics -- Antepartum fetal surveillance -- The admission test by CTG or by auscultation -- Cardiotocographic interpretation : clinical scenarios -- Contraction assessment -- Oxytocin and fetal heart rate changes -- Cardiotocographic interpretation : more difficult problems -- The role of scalp pH -- Alternative methods of intrapartum fetal surveillance -- Computers and the cardiotocograph -- Medico-legal issues
Summary "Simple, direct and practical, this popular book has been comprehensively updated to cover recent guidelines and procedures. It offers an accessible approach to fetal monitoring, to ensure both safe delivery and recognition of the emotional needs of the mother and family. Essential concepts are well illustrated with real case histories and heart-rate patterns."--Book jacket
Notes Previous ed.: 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fetal monitoring.
Fetal heart rate monitoring.
Foetal Monitoring
Fetal Monitoring -- methods.
Cardiotocography -- methods.
Author Arulkumaran, Sabaratnam.
LC no. 2007046818
ISBN 9780443100048