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  • Textbook for midwives, A
  • Nolte AGW
  • ISBN: 9780627022463
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 552 Pages | Published: 1998

This book covers all aspects of practical midwifery care, the emphasis being on both the physical and psychological care of the pregnant woman and her family. It is intended for practising midwives, midwives in training and student nurses. It has been written in comprehensible language and is illustrated throughout. 

PART 1: Introduction to midwifery
Chapter 1 The role and function of the midwife in South Africa
Chapter 2 The history of midwifery

PART 2: Anatomy and physiology
Chapter 3 The reproductive cycle 
Chapter 4 Fertilisation, implantation and early fetal development
Chapter 5 Anatomy of the female pelvis, perineum and pelvic floor
Chapter 6 The placenta
Chapter 7 Amniotic fluid
Chapter 8 The mature fetus

PART 3: Normal pregnancy
Chapter 9 Physiological and psychological adaptation during pregnancy
Chapter 10 Assessment of the family during pregnancy
Chapter 11 Assessment of the fetal status during pregnancy
Chapter 12 Antenatal care

PART 4: Normal labour
Chapter 13 Changes during labour
Chapter 14 Assessment during labour
Chapter 15 Management of normal labour: First stage of labour
Chapter 16 Management of normal labour: Second stage of labour
Chapter 17 Resuscitation of the newborn

PART 5: Normal puerperium
Chapter 18 The normal puerperium
Chapter 19 Babyfeeding

PART 6: High-risk pregnancy, labour and puerperium
Chapter 20 Abortion
Chapter 21 Hyperemesis gravidarum
Chapter 22 Antepartum haemorrhage
Chapter 23 Hypertensive conditions of pregnancy
Chapter 24 Rhesus incompatibility
Chapter 25 Abnormalities of the placenta, umbilical cord, membranes and amniotic fluid
Chapter 26 Abnormalities of the genital tract
Chapter 27 Medical and surgical conditions during pregnancy and labour
Chapter 28 Intra-uterine growth retardation
Chapter 29 Intra-uterine death
Chapter 30 Prolonged labour
Chapter 31 Abnormal uterine function
Chapter 32 Abnormalities of fetal lie, presentation and position
Chapter 33 Cephalopelvic disproportion
Chapter 34 Multiple pregnancy
Chapter 35 Prolapse of the umbilical cord
Chapter 36 Congenital fetal abnormalities
Chapter 37 Prelabour/preterm rupture of membranes and preterm labour
Chapter 38 Postmaturity
Chapter 39 Shoulder dystocia
Chapter 40 Injuries to the genital tract
Chapter 41 Postpartum haemorrhage
Chapter 42 Complications of the puerperium

PART 7: Operative obstetrics
Chapter 43 Ultrasound and amniocentesis
Chapter 44 Version
Chapter 45 Caesarean section
Chapter 46 Delivery by forceps and vacuum extractors
Chapter 47 Destructive operations and symphysiotomy

PART 8: Obstetrical statistics
Chapter 48 Maternal and perinatal mortality

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