Handbook of CTG Interpretation

From Patterns to Physiology
Author: Edwin Chandraharan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107485509
Category: Medical
Page: 258
View: 8129
This practical manual promotes an evidence-based paradigm of fetal heart rate monitoring during labour, moving away from the traditional 'pattern-based' interpretation to physiology-based interpretation. Aimed at obstetricians and midwives, it is useful to all those involved in multiprofessional intrapartum care.

Mosby's Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring

A Multidisciplinary Approach
Author: Lisa A. Miller,David A. Miller,Rebecca L. Cypher
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032341401X
Category: Medical
Page: 352
View: 677
Authored by a nurse-midwife, a perinatologist, and a nurse, Mosby’s Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 8th Edition is an evidence-based resource on fetal heart rate monitoring for all clinicians — whether you are a nurse, a physician or a midwife, a student or an instructor, this guide has information crucial to your practice. Designed specifically for the clinical environment, it provides a single source for interpretation and management of electronic fetal monitoring – in labor and delivery, the intensive care unit, inpatient antepartum units, or the obstetric or midwifery office. Pocket-sized, two-color design offers portability and easy access to information. Descriptions of the relationship between fetal heart rate and fetal acidemia alert you to important considerations in the care of the laboring patient. Patient safety and risk management strategies with case study illustrations and legal commentary include guidelines for providing safe and competent care. Coverage of innovative practices supports a culture of patient safety and improved quality outcomes in high-reliability perinatal units addressing: Use of a common language for fetal heart rate patterns with a common construct for interpretation Emergency preparedness (multidisciplinary mock emergencies, simulations, debriefing after critical events, and exemplary practice) Human factor issues (step-by-step process to improve communication, situational awareness, no-fault/just culture, teamwork, and collegiality) Selected FHR Tracings and Cases: Interpretation and Documentation appendix provides an important reference tool for all clinicians. Expert author team with international presence. NEW! Two simple principles of interpretation that are evidence- and consensus-based. NEW! Content on Category II tracing management prepares you to assist in delivery decisions. NEW! Neonatal encephalopathy content keeps you in the know. UPDATED! Revised chapters feature the most up-to-date information.

Fetus and Neonate: Physiology and Clinical Applications: Volume 3, Growth

Author: Mark A. Hanson,John A. D. Spencer,Charles H. Rodeck
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521455220
Category: Medical
Page: 353
View: 9933
This volume on the growth of the fetus and neonate is introduced with an overview of the physiology and endocrinology of normal growth, before looking in depth at the pathophysiology and clinical applications.Several chapters focus on fetal growth retardation and the challenges this condition poses for the clinician. The measurement and assessment of fetal growth and well being are also fully addressed. Another important theme is the programming of adult diseaes early in the development of the fetus. In summary, this is a stimulating account of an important area of scientific and clinical development.

CTG Made Easy E-Book

Author: Susan Gauge
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702046779
Category: Medical
Page: 208
View: 1740
This title is now available under ISBN 9780702052149. CTG Made Easy 4th edition continues the successful format of previous editions, offering a practical guide to all health professionals involved in monitoring the fetal heart rate during labour, and specifically in the interpretation of CTG traces. The workbook approach remains, with many new and updated case histories and CTGs, all using current terminology and a recommended proforma for interpretation. The book will aid health professionals to acquire competence and confidence in all aspects of fetal heart rate monitoring during labour, improving the care offered to women and babies. In-depth debate on choice of intermittent or continuous electronic fetal heart rate monitoring enables correct identification of the appropriate method Updated references and recommendations from latest national guidelines ensure readers have access to current research-based evidence and expert opinion Clear explanation of the physiology of baseline and periodic abnormalities provides vital information for interpretation and assessment of fetal compromise CTG features are described following up-to-date recommendations from NICE Charts describe the classification of CTGs and illustrations describe variable decelerations to aid understanding Discussion of current adjuncts to electronic fetal heart rate monitoring give the reader insight into current developments and possible future practice RCOG and NICE proforma and classifications aid consistency in interpretation and use of terminology Recent cases of litigation are used to demonstrate the difficulties encountered with monitoring techniques and interpretation of the data, giving the reader an insight into cases that proceed to litigation New to this edition Evidence relating to fetal monitoring in labour updated to current national guidance Expanded section debating the issues surrounding intermittent auscultation versus continuous electronic fetal heart rate monitoring Expanded section on the physiological control of the fetal heart rate, fetal blood sampling and acid base balance. Risk management updated, including risks and benefits of current methods of fetal heart rate monitoring, future developments, and legal issues References comprehensively reviewed, including NICE and RCOG clinical guidelines New online resources 20 additional CTGs and case histories are available online

Assessing Fetal Wellbeing

A Practical Guide
Author: Lesleigh S Baker,Mark C Beaves,Euan M Wallace AM
Publisher: The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
ISBN: 0995361622
Category: Medical
Page: 173
View: 2057
The new edition of this best selling handbook has been completely updated to support the latest Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance (IFS) guideline as well as the Fetal Surveillance Education Program (FSEP) workshops, Online Programs (OFSEP & OFSEPlus) and assessment tool. This is an essential and easy-to-read resource for all clinicians involved in the care of women in pregnancy and labour. Over 60 examples of real CTGs (1cm/min) are provided, supported by detailed descriptions and guided interpretation. The authors of Assessing Fetal Wellbeing; a practical guide have kept the handbook short and clinically focused. As with the RANZCOG FSEP, a solid understanding of fetal physiology underpins the clinical application of knowledge. This handbook will better equip clinicians to be able to interpret and manage the diverse fetal heart rate patterns that they will see in their daily work.

Oxford Textbook of Obstetric Anaesthesia

Author: Marc Van de Velde,Roshan Fernando
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198713339
Page: 1072
View: 8513
From early conception until the postpartum period, anaesthetists are required to provide pregnant women with the highest standard of anaesthetic care and pain relief whilst negotiating challenges such as concurrent systemic disease, infertility, and obesity as well as practicing in accordance with new developments in fetal medicine surgery, pharmacology, and imaging. The Oxford Textbook of Obstetric Anaesthesia provides an up-to-date summary of the scientific basis, assessment for and provision of anaesthesia throughout pregnancy and labour. This highly authoritative textbook is conceptually divided into nine sections, detailing maternal and fetal physiology, fetal and neonatal assessment and therapy, anaesthesia before and during pregnancy, labour and vaginal delivery, anaesthesia for caesarean delivery, anaesthetic and obstetric complications, as well as systemic disease. Individual chapters address topics such as simulation and ultrasound. Authored by an international team of expert anaesthetists this textbook reflects current world-wide practice and guidelines. Designed for consultants and trainees in anaesthesia, the Oxford Textbook of Obstetric Anaesthesia is the definitive source of expert knowledge for anaesthetists in this subspecialty.

Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring and Assessment

Author: N.A
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Category: Medical
Page: 348
View: 8710
Providing portable and practical information for evaluating intrapartum and antepartum fetal status specifically for use in the clinical environment, this handy guide explains the care and management of the patient in the labor and delivery suite, the fetal intensive care unit, and the antepartum inpatient unit or ambulatory care setting. It also provides up-to-date content on all aspects of electronic fetal monitoring, from operating equipment to interpreting data.

A critical appraisal of fetal surveillance

Author: Herman P. Van Geijn
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
ISBN: 9780444898951
Category: Medical
Page: 688
View: 7431

Safe practice in obstetrics and gynaecology

a medico-legal handbook
Author: Roger V. Clements
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780443048418
Category: Medical
Page: 492
View: 8297

Fetal heart rate monitoring

a practical guide
Author: Ingemar Ingemarsson,Eva Ingemarsson,John A. D. Spencer
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Category: Medical
Page: 326
View: 3590
The benefit of fetal heart rate monitoring during labor is the subject of fierce debate. This practical guide is an updated edition of the original work by the Ingemarssons, and has been adapted for an international audience by John Spencer. The book is written in the belief that correct use and interpretation of the technique is of vital importance in establishing its value in surveillance. The authors first discuss the physiological mechanisms influencing fetal heart rate and the general principles of monitoring. They then describe the patterns found in a range of clinical situations, using numerous illustrations of traces to aid recognition and interpretation. Throughout, the book draws upon up-to-date research findings as well as the authors' personal experience to encourage rational use of the technique. This is an ideal introductory text to the practice of fetal heart rate monitoring which will be of value to obstetricians, midwives, and all staff on the maternity unit.