Mosby's Pocket Guide To Fetal Monitoring: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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bySusan Martin Tucker, Lisa A. Miller, Lisa A. Miller...

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Evaluate intrapartum and antepartum fetal status with this portable, practical guide!Mosby's Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring, 7th Editionprovides a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach model that's ideal for use in the clinical environment. It offers a single definitive source on fetal heart rate monitoring, with the description, characteristics, etiology, clinical significance, and intervention for every tracing. Written by an expert team including nurse-midwife and attorney Lisa Miller, perinatologist David Miller, and RN Susan Martin Tucker, this reference may be used in any location where electronic monitoring is employed for fetal surveillance, such as the labor and delivery suite, the antepartum inpatient unit or ambulatory care setting, and emergency departments and intensive care units caring for pregnant women.

    • Pocket-sized, colorful designoffers portability and easy access to information.
      • Patient safety and risk management strategieswith case study illustrations and legal commentary include guidelines for providing safe and competent care.
        • Prioritization of fetal monitoring elementshelps you make clinical decisions in areas such as fetal heart rate assessment, evaluation, interpretation, and action planning, all supported by evidence-based practice and literature.
          • Descriptions of the relationship between various fetal heart rate patterns and fetal acidemiaalert you to important considerations in the care of specific conditions.
            • Coverage of innovative practicessupports patient safety and improved quality outcomes in high-reliability perinatal units addressing:
              • Use of a common language for fetal heart rate patterns with a common construct for interpretation
              • Emergency preparedness (multidisciplinary mock emergencies, simulations, debriefing after critical events, and exemplary practice)
              • Human factor issues (step-by-step process to improve communication, situational awareness, no-fault/just culture, teamwork, and collegiality)
            • Consensus guidelinesfrom the 2008 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) workshop report show how to interpret and manage intrapartum FHR patternsprovide standardized terminology, updates on nomenclature for uterine activity and also include interpretive categories.
            • NEW content on fetal dysrhythmiasoutlines the incidence, identification, and management of this important condition.
            • NEW monitor stripsthroughout the book enhance usability.
            • NEWSelected FHR Tracings and Cases: Interpretation and Documentationappendixprovides an important reference tool for all clinicians.
            • NEWObstetric Models and Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring in Europechapteraddresses global issues, including variations in terminology, practice, and interpretation.

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            Evaluate intrapartum and antepartum fetal status with this portable, practical guide!Mosby's Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring, 7th Editionprovides a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach model that's ideal for use in the clinical environment. It offers a single definitive source on fetal heart rate monitoring, with the description...

            Format:OtherDimensions:352 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

            The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

            ISBN - 10:0323083501

            ISBN - 13:9780323083508

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            Table of Contents

            1. A Brief History of Fetal Monitoring

            2. Physiologic Basis for Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

            3. Methods and Instrumentation

            4. Uterine Activity Evaluation and Management

            5. Pattern Recognition and Interpretation

            6. Intrapartum Management of the Fetal Heart Rate Tracing

            7. Influence of Gestational Age on Fetal Heart Rate

            8. Fetal Assessment in Non-Obstetric Settings

            9. Antepartum Fetal Assessment

            10. Patient Safety, Risk Management, and Documentation

            11. Obstetric Models and Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring in EuropeNEW!

            Appendix A: Amnioinfusion

            Appendix B: Selected FHR Tracings and Cases: Interpretation and DocumentationNEW!