OBSTETRICS

Breech delivery and external cephalic version

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Algorithm 34.1 Breech and external cephalic version Objectives On successfully completing this topic, you will be able to: discuss the risks and benefits of external cephalic version understand the techniques…

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Resuscitation of the baby at birth

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Algorithm 12.1 Newborn Life Support, reproduced with the kind permission of the Resuscitation Council (UK) Objectives On successfully completing this topic, you will be able to: understand the importannt physiological…

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Spine and spinal cord injuries

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Algorithm 18.1 Spine and spinal cord injuries Objectives On successfully completing this topic, you will be able to: recognise circumstances in which spinal trauma is likely to occur understand the…

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Airway management and ventilation

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Figure 8.1 Head tilt/chin lift Do not hyperextend the neck if a cervical spine injury is suspected. Use jaw thrust rather than head tilt. Jaw thrust Grasp the angles of…

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Complex perineal and anal sphincter trauma

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Figure 36.1 Third degree tear (Grade 3b) with the external AS (EAS) grasped by Allis forceps, the ischioanal fat is lateral to the EAS Figure 36.2 Arrow demonstrating a buttonhole…

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Ventouse and forceps delivery

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Algorithm 30.1 Prerequisites for instrumental vaginal delivery Algorithm 30.2 Rules for safety when conducting ventouse delivery Algorithm 30.3 Rules for safety when conducting forceps delivery Objectives On successfully completing this…

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Intravenous access and fluid replacement

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Algorithm 7.1 Intravenous access and fluid replacement in shock (not cardiogenic collapse) Objectives On successfully completing this topic, you will be able to: understand the reasons behind selection of cannula…

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Human factors

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Figure 41.1 ‘Swiss cheese’ model Each of the slices of cheese represents barriers that should prevent A leading to B. However, such checks and balances can fail. This is represented…

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Caesarean section

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Algorithm 26.1 Prerequisites for caesarean section Algorithm 26.2 Avoiding problems during surgery Algorithm 26.3 Rules for the safe use of intravenous GTN Objectives On successfully completing this topic, you will…

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Major obstetric haemorrhage

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Algorithm 25.1 Major obstetric haemorrhage Algorithm 25.2 Patients declining blood and blood products Objectives On successfully completing this topic, you will be able to: understand the definition and causes of…

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