This book, as well as complementary volume Maternal-Fetal Evidence Based Guidelines, aims to present the reader with the right information, with appropriate use of proven interventions and avoidance of ineffectual or harmful ones. It also rates the evidential base of the key references. The information is presented in an easy-to-access format by summarizing evidence succinctly and clearly in tables and algorithms. This volume reviews the evidence for best practice in obstetrics. New to this edition: New chapters on Jehovah's Witness patients and preconception care New references that have been assessed and graded in terms of their evidence base Management of all common procedures are included: Ultrasound and screening Caesarean delivery First trimester pregnancy loss Preterm birth Induced labourFor perineal massage during pregnancy and before labor, see chapter 2. Perineal massage and stretching of the perineum with a water-soluble lubricant in the second stage of labor are associated with ... It is also important to realize that, based on data above, women often do not begin to push until more than 1 hour afteranbsp;...
|Title||:||Obstetric Evidence-Based Guidelines, Second Edition|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2012-03-15|