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A Practical Manual to Labor and Delivery

2nd Edition

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  • Author: Shad Deering, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Maryland
Shad Deering, Ashley S. Coggins, Noelle Breslin, Emily Sheikh, Kelsey J. Simpson, Irina U. Tunnage, Elise Diamond, Morgan Light, Meghan Yamasaki, Allison A. C. Eubanks, Mary Kathryn Collins, Sierra Seamon, Devon M. Rupley, Kristen Elmezzi
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  • Date Published: October 2018
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108407830

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  • Packed with the most up-to-date recommendations, this invaluable preparatory handbook is a trusted resource for all levels of providers that care for laboring patients. Gain confidence in managing patients from when they present to triage all the way through labor, delivery and the postpartum period. Gives providers critical clinical algorithms for routine and emergency situations and procedures. Includes: detailed description of common obstetric procedures and examinations, evidence-based practice recommendations for labor management and pain control options, sample notes, orders, and operative dictations for cesarean section, multiple illustrations and treatment algorithms that clarify and explain details students and residents are most likely to encounter during obstetric rotations. Written by an experienced maternal fetal medicine physician, this book fills practical knowledge gaps left by conventional textbooks. It provides comprehensive insights for labor management, including emergencies, and improves provider confidence resulting in better care of obstetric patients.

    • Details common obstetric procedures and examinations, ideal for any level provider working on a labor and delivery ward, especially medical students and residents on obstetric rotations
    • Provides practical, evidence-based practice recommendations for labor management
    • Includes high-quality illustrations and treatment algorithms, to clarify the details of situations that practitioners are most likely to encounter
    • Features detailed sample notes, orders, and dictations for users to learn how to document key information in a concise format
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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: October 2018
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108407830
    • length: 312 pages
    • dimensions: 233 x 155 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • contains: 113 b/w illus. 26 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    List of contributors
    1. Introduction and basic principles of labor and delivery Shad Deering
    2. Common examinations and procedures in labor and delivery Ashley S. Coggins
    3. Fetal heart rate monitoring in labor and delivery Noelle Breslin
    4. First-stage labor management Emily Sheikh
    5. Second stage labor management Kelsey J. Simpson
    6. Third stage labor management Kelsey J. Simpson
    7. Induction and augmentation of labor Irina U. Tunnage
    8. Obstetric analgesia/anesthesia in labor and delivery Elise Diamond
    9. Operative vaginal delivery Morgan Light
    10. Caesarean delivery Meghan Yamasaki
    11. Laceration and episiotomy repair Allison A. C. Eubanks
    12. Neonatal resuscitation in labor and delivery Mary Kathryn Collins
    13. Postpartum care Sierra Seamon
    14. Common OB complications and emergencies in labor and delivery Devon M. Rupley and Kristen Elmezzi
    Medication database Meghan Yamasaki
    Appendix A: common terms and abbreviations Sierra Seamon
    Appendix B: sample notes and orders Allison A. C. Eubanks
    Appendix C: caesarean 'talk-through' Allison A. C. Eubanks
    Index.

  • Author

    Shad Deering, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Maryland
    Shad Deering, M.D., is a board-certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician with a passion for education. He is a nationally known innovator and leader in obstetric medical simulation and holds two patents for obstetric simulation teaching models. He has delivered babies in ten different States and a combat zone, given two TEDx talks, has over 100 publications, and has managed over thirty million dollars' worth of grants and external funding related to obstetrical care and teaching.

    Contributors

    Shad Deering, Ashley S. Coggins, Noelle Breslin, Emily Sheikh, Kelsey J. Simpson, Irina U. Tunnage, Elise Diamond, Morgan Light, Meghan Yamasaki, Allison A. C. Eubanks, Mary Kathryn Collins, Sierra Seamon, Devon M. Rupley, Kristen Elmezzi

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