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Mosby's Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Consensus guidelines from 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 dysrhythmias outlines the incidence, identification, and management of this important condition.
    • NEW monitor strips throughout the book enhance usability.
    • NEW Selected FHR Tracings and Cases: Interpretation and Documentation appendix provides an important reference tool for all clinicians.
    • NEW Obstetric Models and Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring in Europe chapter addresses global issues, including variations in terminology, practice, and interpretation.

Key Features

      • Pocket-sized, colorful design offers portability and easy access to information.
      • Patient safety and risk management strategies with case study illustrations and legal commentary include guidelines for providing safe and competent care.
      • Prioritization of fetal monitoring elements helps 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 acidemia alert you to important considerations in the care of specific conditions.
      • Coverage of innovative practices supports 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)

    Author Information

      By Lisa A. Miller, CNM, JD, President, Perinatal Risk Management & Education Services; David A. Miller, MD, Associate Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; Medical Director, CHLA-USC Institute for Maternal-Fetal Health, Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, CA and Susan Martin Tucker, MSN, RN, PHN, Nursing and Health Care Consultant, Quality Management and Perinatal Systems, Windsor, CA, USA

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    • Copyright: 2013