Intrapartum Management Modules

Intrapartum Management Modules

Fifth edition

by Betsy Kennedy and Suzanne Baird

584 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm

584 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781451194630
  • June 2016

£60.00

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Awarded second place in the 2016 AJN 'Book of the Year Award' in the Maternal-Child Health category.
Confidently deliver safe, accurate intrapartum care with the expert guidance of Intrapartum Management Modules, 5e . This essential, fully updated edition offers easy-to-follow directions on the full range of intrapartum skills, from admission assessment of the laboring woman and fetus to delivery and postpartum care. Written by top-level intrapartum nurses and educators, this is not only an essential study aid for inpatient obstetric nursing certification; it also offers indispensable orientation support to new practitioners.

Absorb the A to Z of intrapartum nursing science and skills . . .
  • NEW and updated content offers the latest evidence-based therapeutic methods , drugs, and technology
  • NEW chapter on electronic fetal heart rate monitoring
  • Practice strips for monitoring fetal heart rate and contractions
  • End-of-module practice/review questions and end-of-book posttests to aid retention and bulletproof exam preparation
  • Centers for Disease Control guidelines for safe labor and delivery
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development guidelines for accurate electronic fetal monitoring
  • Self-paced independent learning manual —step-by-step directions for vital skills, including:
    • Physical exam of the laboring woman
    • Evaluating contractions
    • Meeting the individual and cultural needs of the laboring woman and family
    • Identifying the high-risk mother and fetus
    • Assessing fetal health
    • Managing gestational diabetes
    • Determining whether a patient is at risk for domestic violence
    • Evaluating fetal lie and presentation
    • Breathing and effleurage techniques
    • Managing an unexpected delivery