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The classic text on childbirth -- completely updated and in full color Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth, 6eprovides vital information on labor and birth in a concise, easy-to-read presentation. This classic covers nearly every conceivable obstetrical topic, offering a direct step-by-step approach to management, procedure, and technique. The book opens with a review of anatomy and proper examination of the patient. Following this, variations of fetal presentation are detailed along with proper management and birthing technique. The book continues to offer explicit management instruction for a variety of complications and delivery scenarios including hemorrhage, fetal concerns, preterm and prolonged labor, dystocia, and more. It ends with a chapter on preliminary neonatal care. Features NEWfull-color design with hundreds of original illustrations Offers best practices for labor and birth in a concise, easy-to-read style Nearly every two-page spread features original full-color illustrated that demonstrate a procedure
Table of Contents
Pelvis: Bones, Joints, Ligaments Floor of the Pelvis Perineum Uterus and Vagina Obstetric Pelvis The Passenger: Fetus Fetopelvic Relationships Engagement, Synclitism, Asynclitism Examination of the Patient Normal Mechanism of Labor Clinical Course of Normal Labor Fetal Assessment in Labor Induction of Labor Dystocia Abnormal Cephalic Presentation Management of the Second Stage Fetal Assessment in the Second Stage Obstetric Forceps and Vacuum Shoulder Dystocia Delivery of the Placenta, Retained Placenta, Placenta Accreta Postpartum Hemorrhage Episiotomy, Lacerations, Uterine Rupture, Inversion Cesarean Section Labor After Prior C-Section Face Presentation Breech Presentation Transverse Lie Compound Presentations The Umbilical Cord Multiple Pregnancy Neglected Labor: Destructive Operations on the Fetus Preterm Labor Antepartum Hemorrhage Maternal Complications in Labor Fetal Complication in Labor Infectious Disease in Labor Prolonged Pregnancy Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia Use of Ultrasound in Labor The Puerperium The Newborn Infant Risk Management in Labor Quality Improvement Using Obstetrical Data