Essentials of Fetal Monitoring

Essentials of Fetal Monitoring

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As over 85% of pregnant women entering labor and delivery floors undergo fetal monitoring, it is essential that nurses in this field are well-versed in the signs of fetal well-being and compromise obtained from FHR monitoring. Michelle Murray and company have created this workbook to provide a complete guide to fetal monitoring, useful for any nurse currently working in a labor and delivery setting as well those just starting their studies. You will not find a more essential volume on this topic, covering almost all issues you will encounter, including: , Systematic assessment of the pregnant patient External and internal fetal monitoring A step-by-step guide to the different equipment and procedures of fetal monitoring Detailed reproductions of actual fetal monitor tracings NICHD definitions to describe alternative terminology for documentation Skill testing exercises and true/false questions at each chapter end Ways to identify ineffective actions that can delay timely interventions Along with its use as a training guide, Essentials of Fetal Monitoring is an excellent reference for use at the bedside and should be a part of any labor and delivery nurse's repertoire. Please see our separate entry on the new third edition of Murray's classic Antepartal and Intrapartal Fetal Monitoring, also just published. To learn more about Dr. Murray's seminars and certification classes, as well as how to purchase copies of her Fetal Monitoring in Clinical Practice Multimedia Interactive CD-Rom package, please visit her website at www.fetalmonitoring.comPush the TOCOa#39;s pressure-sensitive surface and look at the digital readout on the monitor screen. It may be +199 on CorometricsAr monitors or +127 on Hewlett- PackardAr monitors. Consult the manufacturera#39;s manual for your monitor. Anythinganbsp;...

Title:Essentials of Fetal Monitoring
Author:Michelle L. Murray, Patricia Romo
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2006-10-27


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