Fetal Monitoring in Practice

Fetal Monitoring in Practice
Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
United States
1 June 2023

Fetal Monitoring in Practice

The latest edition of this popular book is essential reading for all midwives and doctors working in the labour ward.

It has been fully updated but retains the essential features that have contributed to its popularity - an accessible writing style, easy-to-understand explanation of CTGs, and case studies and illustrations to make the content as accessible and practical as possible.

Fetal monitoring is a challenging area that requires skill and experience to practise well. This volume explores the subject matter in a detailed but straightforward manner, thus becoming an invaluable resource for health practitioners as well as midwifery and medical students.

Fully updated by internationally renowned editors

Illustrations and case histories make content applicable to practice

Clear and friendly writing demystifies a potentially challenging subject area

Explains the correct use of terminology to help ensure safe and accurate communication

Covers the basics of interpretation, common pitfalls associated with equipment usage, and clinical trial data in context

Explains the underlying pathophysiology associated with abnormal changes seen on the CTG

Clinical scenarios demonstrate common presentations such as breech birth, twin pregnancies, brow presentation, hypertension, and eclampsia

Real CTG traces demonstrate more complex presentations such as prolonged deceleration, placental abruption, and fetal bleeding

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