This highly illustrated book emphasises the practical aspects of obstetric techniques and relates directly to daily experience on the labour ward. Updated to include all new techniques and developments, advances in antenatal care, resuscitation of the newborn and pain management, the new edition covers: Antenatal Care; Normal Labour; Breech Delivery; the Management of Twins and Caesarean Section. The aim of the book is to provide trainee obstetricians with an illustrative resource that demystifies the process of childbirth by describing the normal, and explaining the range of techniques avai9lable to deal with the abnormal.
Includes normal and emergency birth procedures to provide a complete guide to the techniques of management of labor. Provides comprehensive coverage of the birth process from antenatal to caesarian section. Emphasizes practical procedures to relate directly to daily experience on labor wards. Contains a full range of obstetric technique options, with a critical appraisal to encourage critical thought from students.
Coverage of midline episiotomy especially relevant to North American readership.
New house-styleillustrations. As well as new ultrasound scans and MRIs
By Farook Al-Azzawi, MBChB, MA (Cantab.), PhD, FRCOG, Senior Lecturer, & Honoray Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Leicester School of Medicine, UK
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