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Principles of intrapartum skills: Third-stage issues

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Chapter 32 Principles of intrapartum skills Third-stage issues Chapter contents Learning outcomes 244 Physiology of the third stage of labour 245 Phase 1: latent phase 245 Phase 2: contraction/detachment phase 245 Phase 3: expulsion…

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Principles of intrapartum skills: First-stage issues

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Chapter 30 Principles of intrapartum skills First-stage issues Chapter contents Learning outcomes 217 The latent and established phases of the first stage of labour and progress of labour 218 Maternal positioning 219 All-fours 219…

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Principles of restricted mobility management: Pressure area care

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Chapter 53 Principles of restricted mobility management Pressure area care Chapter contents Learning outcomes 400 Definition 400 Common sites for pressure ulcer formation 401 Effects of pressure 402 Classification of pressure ulcers 402 Factors influencing…

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Principles of elimination management: Micturition and catheterization

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Chapter 14 Principles of elimination management Micturition and catheterization Chapter contents Learning outcomes 116 Micturition 116 Changes related to childbirth 117 Facilitating normal micturition (adults) 118 Stimulating the micturition reflex 118 Maintaining elimination habits 119 Maintaining…

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Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous infusion: Blood transfusion

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Chapter 49 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous infusion Blood transfusion Chapter contents Learning outcomes 367 Definition 367 Indications for maternal transfusion 368 Understanding blood groups 368 Maternal antibodies 368 Safe transfusion practice: principles and procedures 368…

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Principles of infant nutrition: Nasogastric feeding

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Chapter 45 Principles of infant nutrition Nasogastric feeding Chapter contents Learning outcomes 340 Considerations 340 Nasogastric/orogastric tubes 341 Safety considerations 341 NPSA (2005) guidelines 341 When unable to aspirate 342 PROCEDURE: inserting a neonatal nasogastric tube 342…

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Principles of intrapartum skills: Second-stage issues

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Chapter 31 Principles of intrapartum skills Second-stage issues Chapter contents Learning outcomes 231 Definition 231 Recognition 232 Duration 232 Pushing: spontaneous or directed 233 Position 233 Asepsis 235 Management of the perineum 235 Perineal massage 235 Warm compresses 235 Hands…

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Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: Maternal venepuncture

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Chapter 46 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy Maternal venepuncture Chapter contents Learning outcomes 346 Indications 346 Suitable sites 347 Choosing a vein 347 Pain relief 348 Asepsis and skin preparation 348 Equipment 348 Possible complications 348 PROCEDURE:…

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Principles of infant nutrition: Breastfeeding

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Chapter 41 Principles of infant nutrition Breastfeeding Chapter contents Learning outcomes 321 Understanding lactation 321 Successful attachment at the breast using a traditional approach 322 Successful attachment at the breast: the biological nurturing…

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