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Obstetrics for Anaesthetists

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John Clift, Clare Tower, Rebekah Samangaya, Sarah Vause, Jenny Myers, Justine Nugent, Jo Gillham, Egidio Da Silva, Wilson Chimbira, Alexander Heazell, Mark Tindall, Paul Dias, Julian Chilvers, Lisa Penney, Katie Clift
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  • Date Published: April 2008
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521696708

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  • Anesthetists are a crucial part of the multi-disciplinary team helping mothers have safe, successful pregnancies and deliveries. Obstetrics for Anaesthetists is a practical manual designed to give clinicians a clear knowledge of obstetrics and its implications for their anesthetic practice. Edited by an obstetric anesthetist and an expert obstetrician, this volume provides readers with relevant information on the procedures, terminology, and conditions unique to obstetrics. Algorithms for the management of obstetric emergencies are included, as well as text boxes highlighting the implications of conditions related to pregnancy and co-existing medical diseases. This book is an invaluable practical guide to all aspects of obstetrics relevant to anesthetic practice.

    • Directs reader to important national and international guidelines for their practice
    • Quick access to evidence-based management plans
    • Contains flow charts for obstetric emergencies, providing at-a-glance guidance
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    'The aim of this book is to provide a core understanding of obstetrics relevant to anaesthetic practice … this is accomplished with clarity and great readability. A pocket-sized paperback, this is a concise manual of obstetric terminology and procedures with implications for anaesthesia. It will be of value not only to anaesthetists but to a wider audience including obstetric trainees and midwives … It is easy to read, provides essential basic obstetric information and is a useful quick reference handbook.' International Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia

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    • Date Published: April 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521696708
    • length: 184 pages
    • dimensions: 186 x 124 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.214kg
    • contains: 35 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Dedications
    Acknowledgements
    Abbreviations
    1. Maternal physiology and obstetrics John Clift
    2. Antenatal care Clare Tower
    3. Induction of labour Rebekah Samangaya
    4. Normal labour Sarah Vause
    5. Abnormal labour Jenny Myers
    6. Fetal monitoring Justine Nugent
    7. Operative delivery Jo Gillham
    8. Pre-eclampsia and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy Egidio Da Silva and Wilson Chimbira
    9. Obstetric haemorrhage Alexander Heazell
    10. Thromboembolic disorders Mark Tindall
    11. Infection Paul Dias
    12. Life support and obstetrics Julian Chilvers
    13. Drugs used in obstetrics Lisa Penney
    14. Confidential enquiry into fetal, neonatal and maternal death Katie Clift
    Appendix
    Index.

  • Authors

    Alexander Heazell, University of Manchester
    Alexander Heazell is a Clinical Research Fellow at the Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre of the University of Manchester.

    John Clift, City Hospital, Birmingham
    John Clift is a Lead Obstetric Anaesthetist at the City Hospital, Birmingham.

    Contributors

    John Clift, Clare Tower, Rebekah Samangaya, Sarah Vause, Jenny Myers, Justine Nugent, Jo Gillham, Egidio Da Silva, Wilson Chimbira, Alexander Heazell, Mark Tindall, Paul Dias, Julian Chilvers, Lisa Penney, Katie Clift

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