Chapter

Postnatal care

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/9780199584673.003.0020

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

Postnatal care

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Principles of postnatal care 470

Physiological aspects of postnatal care 471

Involution of the uterus 472

Vaginal blood loss 474

The perineum 475

Perineal pain 476

Circulation 477

General health 478

Urinary output 479

Psychological and emotional aspects of postnatal care 480

Transfer home from hospital ...

Chapter.  5788 words. 

Subjects: Midwifery ; Obstetrics

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