This is a practical manual for the general practitioner and particularly for the isolated rural practitioner undertaking the care of pregnant women. The text is written from the point of view of modern minimal-interventionist obstetrics and emphasizes the need to understand the objectives of treatment and the limitations of the practitioner. The book covers all areas, from the normal process of childbirth to those with complications and how to deal with them.
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The revised edition of The Obstetrics Manual provides for rural or isolated General Practitioners, General Practitioner trainees and medical students a valuable guide to the safe care of low- and medium-risk pregnancies. This edition incorporates new evidence where appropriate. This manual approaches the material from the perspective of modern minimal-interventionist obstetrics and emphasises the need to understand the objectives of treatment and the limitations of the practitioner. Thus the author deliberately examines the care of normal pregnancy and pre-pregnancy couselling before examining those abnormalities - antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum - which may complicate a pregnancy. Features include: Text aimed at covering the curriculum for training in Advanced OBstetric Skills for Rural General Practitioners; Content aimed at practitioners who do not have specialist assistance within reasonable proximity; Protocol focus; Concise and thorough coverage of the subject; Current information.About the Author:
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/Spanish Imports, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0074707507