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Monitoring the mother

Dermot Nicolson and Rachel Collis

in Obstetric Anaesthesia for Developing Countries

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199572144
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607488 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572144.003.0004

Series: Oxford Anaesthesia Library

Monitoring the mother

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• Monitoring aims to improve patient safety • The most important monitor is the trained anaesthetist or anaesthetic practitioner • Knowledge of the benefits and limitations of each monitor is important • Fetal monitoring is an important part of intrapartum care.

Chapter.  1838 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Obstetrics

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