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By Stella McKay-Moffat
This publication is written with either measure and degree pupil midwives in brain. it truly is break up into sections, each one alphabetical. the 1st part includes a few of the language of midwifery: phrases, abbreviations and definitions. the second one part comprises universal stipulations, methods, emergency events, and assisting details. in regards to the authors; Foreword via Dame Lorna Muirhead, DBE, President of the Royal university of Midwives 1997-2004; Preface; part 1: The Language of Midwifery; part 2: speedy Reference issues; Figures: Flow/action charts; 1.1, 1.2, 1.3: supply of occipito-posterior place; 2.1, 2.2, 2.3: supply of face presentation; 3.1: common haemoglobin Composition; 3.2.1, 3.2.2: general grownup haemoglobins; 3.3: basic Fetal haemoglobin; 3.4.1, 3.4.2: Sickle phone haemoglobins; 3.5.1, 3.5.2: Alpha thalassaemia; 3.6.1, 3.6.2: Beta thalassaemia; four: Heel prick websites; 5.1 to 5.9: Placenta varieties
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External cephalic version (ECV) (NICE 2003) Persistent breech – decision on mode of delivery assisted by: (i) clinical judgement (ii) maternal wishes (iii) history (iv) fetal size, gestation, condition (US scan) (v) size, shape of pelvis (pelvimetry) Mode of delivery: (see Term Breech Trial below) Elective caesarean section common Spontaneous or assisted vaginal delivery – in urgent cases (see below) by a midwife (see EU Second Midwifery Directive 80/155/EEC in NMC 2004b) BREECH * 47 Management of labour: Generally in hospital – senior obstetric supervision If at home (mother’s informed choice) inform supervisor of midwives.
Routine admission procedure Student activity: Note your unit policy for admission, observe records for documenting admission in labour Adoption Legislation: First Adoption Act 1926 Subsequent Acts 1958 and 1968 Children Act 1975 (Part I) Adoption Act 1976 Children Act 1989 Adoption and Children Act 2002 Welfare Principle: The child’s long- and short-term welfare and wherever possible its feelings Role of Local Authority: Has the power to make, and participate in arrangements for the adoption and placing of children who are not in care for adoption.
Removed after woman anaesthetised, to remain with her Action: Ask woman to empty bladder – catheter inserted under GA Give theatre gown / cap to put on Help with TED stockings prn (see Section 1) Follow special instructions Give premedication as prescribed – ensure safety whilst woman under its influence Inform woman of estimated time of surgery Assist partner to prepare for theatre if attending delivery Escort to theatre Hand over case records / other relevant documentation to theatre staff Pre-op.
A Pocket Guide for Student Midwives by Stella McKay-Moffat