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The Labor Progress Handbook [electronic resource] : Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781444337716Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.Edition: 3rd edISBN:
  • 9780470959367
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Labor Progress Handbook : Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat DystociaDDC classification:
  • 618.4
LOC classification:
  • RG701
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Contents:
The Labor Progress Handbook; Contents; Foreword to the third edition; Foreword to the second edition; Foreword to the first edition; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Introduction; SOME IMPORTANT DIFFERENCES IN MATERNITY CARE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES, THE UNITED KINGDOM, AND CANADA; NOTES ON THIS BOOK; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 2: Dysfunctional Labor: General Considerations; WHAT IS NORMAL LABOR?; WHAT IS DYSFUNCTIONAL LABOR?; WHY DOES LABOR PROGRESS SLOW DOWN OR STOP?; A role for the fetus in regulating labor?
Chapter 3: Assessing Progress in LaborBEFORE LABOR BEGINS; Malposition; Leopold ' s maneuvers; Belly Mapping; Other assessments prior to labor; ASSESSMENTS DURING LABOR; Position, attitude, and station of the fetus; Vaginal examinations: indications and timing; Performing a vaginal examination during labor; Assessing the cervix; Unusual cervical findings; The presenting part; The vagina and bony pelvis; Quality of contractions; ASSESSING THE MOTHER ' S CONDITION; Hydration and nourishment; Vital signs; Psychology; ASSESSING THE FETUS; Fetal heart rate; How to perform intermittent auscultation
How fetal malpositions delay labor progress
SOME REASONS FOR EXCESSIVE PAIN AND DURATION OF PRELABOR OR THE LATENT PHASEIatrogenic factors; Cervical factors; Fetal factors; Emotional factors; TROUBLESHOOTING MEASURES FOR PAINFUL PROLONGED PRELABOR OR LATENT PHASE; MEASURES TO ALLEVIATE PAINFUL, NONPROGRESSING, NONDILATING CONTRACTIONS IN PRELABOR OR THE LATENT PHASE; Synclitism and asynclitism; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 5: Prolonged Active Phase of Labor; WHEN IS ACTIVE LABOR PROLONGED?; CHARACTERISTICS OF PROLONGED ACTIVE LABOR; POSSIBLE CAUSES OF PROLONGED ACTIVE LABOR; Fetal and fetopelvic factors
THE PSYCHOEMOTIONAL STATE OF THE WOMAN: MATERNAL WELL - BEING OR MATERNAL DISTRESS?Pain versus Suffering; The " fight - or - flight " and " tend - and - befriend "responses to distress and fear in labor; The environment for birth; Psychoemotional measures; Physical comfort measures; Physiologic measures; WHY FOCUS ON MATERNAL POSITION?; MONITORING THE MOBILE WOMAN ' S FETUS; Auscultation; When EFM is required: options to enhance maternal mobility; Continuous EFM; Intermittent EFM; Telemetry; TECHNIQUES TO ELICIT STRONGER CONTRACTIONS; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES
When using continuous electronic fetal monitoringThe three - tiered fetal heart rate interpretation system; PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER; Assessing progress in the first stage; Assessing progress in the second stage; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 4: Prolonged Prelabor and Latent First Stage; IS IT DYSTOCIA?; When is a woman in labor?; Can prenatal measures prevent the fetal occiput posterior position during labor?; The woman who has hours of contractions without dilation; THE SIX WAYS TO PROGRESS IN LABOR; SUPPORT MEASURES FOR WOMEN WHO ARE AT HOME IN PRELABOR AND THE LATENT PHASE
Summary: The third edition of The Labor Progress Handbook builds on the success of first two editions and remains an unparalleled resource on simple, non-invasive interventions to prevent or treat difficult labor. Features new to this edition include two new chapters on third and fourth stage labor management and low-technology interventions, a complete analysis of directed versus spontaneous pushing, and additional information on massage techniques.
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The Labor Progress Handbook; Contents; Foreword to the third edition; Foreword to the second edition; Foreword to the first edition; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Introduction; SOME IMPORTANT DIFFERENCES IN MATERNITY CARE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES, THE UNITED KINGDOM, AND CANADA; NOTES ON THIS BOOK; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 2: Dysfunctional Labor: General Considerations; WHAT IS NORMAL LABOR?; WHAT IS DYSFUNCTIONAL LABOR?; WHY DOES LABOR PROGRESS SLOW DOWN OR STOP?; A role for the fetus in regulating labor?

Chapter 3: Assessing Progress in LaborBEFORE LABOR BEGINS; Malposition; Leopold ' s maneuvers; Belly Mapping; Other assessments prior to labor; ASSESSMENTS DURING LABOR; Position, attitude, and station of the fetus; Vaginal examinations: indications and timing; Performing a vaginal examination during labor; Assessing the cervix; Unusual cervical findings; The presenting part; The vagina and bony pelvis; Quality of contractions; ASSESSING THE MOTHER ' S CONDITION; Hydration and nourishment; Vital signs; Psychology; ASSESSING THE FETUS; Fetal heart rate; How to perform intermittent auscultation

How fetal malpositions delay labor progress

SOME REASONS FOR EXCESSIVE PAIN AND DURATION OF PRELABOR OR THE LATENT PHASEIatrogenic factors; Cervical factors; Fetal factors; Emotional factors; TROUBLESHOOTING MEASURES FOR PAINFUL PROLONGED PRELABOR OR LATENT PHASE; MEASURES TO ALLEVIATE PAINFUL, NONPROGRESSING, NONDILATING CONTRACTIONS IN PRELABOR OR THE LATENT PHASE; Synclitism and asynclitism; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 5: Prolonged Active Phase of Labor; WHEN IS ACTIVE LABOR PROLONGED?; CHARACTERISTICS OF PROLONGED ACTIVE LABOR; POSSIBLE CAUSES OF PROLONGED ACTIVE LABOR; Fetal and fetopelvic factors

THE PSYCHOEMOTIONAL STATE OF THE WOMAN: MATERNAL WELL - BEING OR MATERNAL DISTRESS?Pain versus Suffering; The " fight - or - flight " and " tend - and - befriend "responses to distress and fear in labor; The environment for birth; Psychoemotional measures; Physical comfort measures; Physiologic measures; WHY FOCUS ON MATERNAL POSITION?; MONITORING THE MOBILE WOMAN ' S FETUS; Auscultation; When EFM is required: options to enhance maternal mobility; Continuous EFM; Intermittent EFM; Telemetry; TECHNIQUES TO ELICIT STRONGER CONTRACTIONS; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES

When using continuous electronic fetal monitoringThe three - tiered fetal heart rate interpretation system; PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER; Assessing progress in the first stage; Assessing progress in the second stage; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 4: Prolonged Prelabor and Latent First Stage; IS IT DYSTOCIA?; When is a woman in labor?; Can prenatal measures prevent the fetal occiput posterior position during labor?; The woman who has hours of contractions without dilation; THE SIX WAYS TO PROGRESS IN LABOR; SUPPORT MEASURES FOR WOMEN WHO ARE AT HOME IN PRELABOR AND THE LATENT PHASE

The third edition of The Labor Progress Handbook builds on the success of first two editions and remains an unparalleled resource on simple, non-invasive interventions to prevent or treat difficult labor. Features new to this edition include two new chapters on third and fourth stage labor management and low-technology interventions, a complete analysis of directed versus spontaneous pushing, and additional information on massage techniques.