Compendium for the Antenatal Care of High-Risk Pregnancies

Compendium for the Antenatal Care of High-Risk Pregnancies

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High-risk pregnancies are increasing and form a significant proportion of the pregnant patient population. Compendium for the Antenatal Care of High-Risk Pregnancies takes a unique approach to over 140 conditions, combining 'Fact Files', 'Care Pathways', and 'Information for Patients' in one volume. The book is designed to provide a practical and accessible individualised framework of information for doctors in busy clinical environments, and to integrate the specialist care offered to women with high-risk pregnancies. For each condition, the book covers vital points on risk reduction, clinical governance, discussion with patients, and required documentation. This is important in a litigious environment with high patient expectations, and demonstrates how clinical governance and risk management are interwoven in daily clinical practice. The model care pathways are designed as clear, practical templates, ensuring the best care for the patient, while ensuring that visits, staff time, and resources are not wasted. The information for patients section is a valuable resource for busy staff, especially as it is increasingly important that patients are informed participants in their care. Following current RCOG and NICE guidance, the book is heavily referenced and evidence-based, resulting in a reliable resource for obstetricians of all grades. Due to its integrated approach, the book is beneficial to midwives, and any specialists from other disciplines involved in the care of patients with high-risk pregnancies.... the most common STI in the UK. a—‹a—‹ Genital warts are very contagious and are spread during oral, genital, or anal sex with an ... Symptoms of this disease can lie dormant for as long as 3 years following birth. If a baby does become infectedanbsp;...

Title:Compendium for the Antenatal Care of High-Risk Pregnancies
Author:Harini Narayan
Publisher:OUP Oxford - 2015-07-16


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