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Active management of labour : the Dublin experience

Author: Kieran O'Driscoll; Declan Meagher; Peter C Boylan
Publisher: London : Mosby, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Sets out an alternative approach to the management of labour, designed to enhance the experience of childbirth for the mother. The text denotes a policy in which the mother is given two guarantees:  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Driscoll, Kieran.
Active management of labour.
London : Mosby, ©1993
(OCoLC)622359771
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kieran O'Driscoll; Declan Meagher; Peter C Boylan
ISBN: 9780723419105 0723419108
OCLC Number: 29124655
Description: 219 pages : illustrations
Contents: Text --
Primigravidae v. multigravidae --
Induction v. acceleration --
Malpresentations, malformation, twins --
Duration of labour --
Diagnosis of labour --
Progress: first stage --
Progress: second stage --
Acceleration of slow labour --
Oxytocin in labour --
Normal and abnormal labour (dystocia) --
Inefficient uterine action --
Cephalopelvic disproportion --
Occipitoposterior position --
Trauma --
Pain --
Antenatal preparation --
Analgesic drugs --
Epidural anaesthesia --
Personal attention --
Role of the doctor --
Role of the nurse/midwife --
Role of the mother --
Care of the fetus --
Induction --
Organisation --
Cervix in labour --
Caesarean section rates --
Cerebral palsy --
Visual records --
Primigravid labour --
Duration of labour --
Diagnosis of labour --
Progress in labour --
Care of the fetus --
Oxytocin --
Analgesia --
Method of delivery and additional items --
Normal labour --
Abnormal labour: slow progress --
Abnormal labour: secondary arrest --
Method of treatment: artificial rupture of membranes --
Method of treatment: oxytocin infusion. (cont) Failure to respond to treatment: error in diagnosis --
Failure to respond to treatment: membranes intact --
Failure to respond to treatment: hesitant use of oxytocin --
Failure to respond to treatment: cephalopelvic disproportion --
Induction: success --
Induction: failure --
Fetal distress: placental insufficiency/accident of labour --
Multigravid labour --
Clinical data --
Comparative figures for 25 years --
Analysis of hospital population --
Clinical circumstances of perinatal deaths --
Rupture of uterus --
Traumatic intracranial haemorrhage in firstborn infants --
Cerebral dysfunction in mature infants --
Diagnosis of labour --
Duration of labour in primigravidae --
Dilatation at admission in primigravidae --
Obstetrical norms in primigravidae.
Responsibility: Kieran O'Driscoll, Declan Meagher ; with Peter Boylan.

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