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Postpartum care

Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Edited by Ippokratis Sarris, Susan Bewley and Sangeeta Agnihotri

in Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199218479
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753169 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199218479.003.0011

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Postpartum care

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Postpartum haemorrhage - Retained placenta and uterine inversion - Perineal trauma - Repair of a second degree perineal tear - Medical problems postpartum - Mental health in the puerperium - Infant feeding - Neonatal assessment and resuscitation - Neonatal resuscitation algorithm

Covered elsewhere

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (see Section 7.3) - Management of hypertension (see Section 8.10) - Eclampsia (see Section 10.3) - Postpartum care following instrumental delivery (see Section 9.12) - Postpartum care following Caesarean section (see Section 9.15)

Chapter.  8404 words. 

Subjects: Obstetrics

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