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Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth, Sixth Edition,9780071740289
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Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth, Sixth Edition



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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 3/20/2013.

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    Oxorn-Foote Human Labor and Birth


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
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
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

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