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Normal labour: first stage

Edited by Janet Medforth, Susan Battersby, Maggie Evans, Beverley Marsh and Angela Walker

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780199584673
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729867 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199584673.003.0011

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

Normal labour: first stage

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Physiology of the first stage of labour 200

Diagnosis of onset of labour 204

Support for women in labour 208

High- and low-risk labour 210

Principles of care for low-risk women 211

Principles of care in the first stage of labour 212

Home birth 214...

Chapter.  12758 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Midwifery ; Obstetrics

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