Fetal Monitoring in Practice. Edition: 4
Prepared by editors of international renown, the latest edition of Fetal Monitoring in Practice has been fully updated throughout and now presents the latest information in colour! Retaining the features that characterised the success of previous editions - an accessible writing style, basic CTG interpretation, use of correct terminology, common pitfalls associated with equipment usage, underlying pathophysiology, clinical trial data and relevant clinical scenarios - new features include an expanded author team to provide an international perspective, the latest guidelines from NICE and FIGO, new and expanded information on clinical assessment and medical litigation, and a new chapter on competency testing in CTG interpretation prior to practice.
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2 Clinical assessment and recording
3 Auscultation of the fetal heart rate
4 Electronic fetal monitoring - terminology and Interpretation
5 Pathophysiology of Fetal Heart Rate (FHR)
6 NICE and FIGO guidelines for Interpretation of FHR patterns
7 Antepartum Fetal Surveillance
8 The admission test by cardiotocography or by auscultation
9 Assessment of uterine contractions
10 Oxytocin and fetal heart rate changes
11 Meconium, infection, anaemia, bleeding
12 Cardiotocographic interpretation: additional clinical scenarios
13 Cardiotocographic interpretation: more difficult problems
14 Fetal scalp blood sampling pH and lactate
15 Fetal ECG waveform analysis
16 Medico legal issues with CTG and current strategies to reduce litigation
17 Competency Testing in CTG Interpretation Prior to Practice
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Publication DateMay 5, 2017
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