Obstetric myths versus research realities : a guide to medical literature / Henci Goer ; foreword by Don Creevy.

Author
Goer, Henci [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, c1995.
Description
x, 385 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
Abstracts
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Foreword / Don Creevy -- 1. Introduction. 2. The Nature of Evidence: How to Read the Medical Literature -- Pt. I. The Cesarean Epidemic. 3. The Cesarean Rate. 4. Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. 5. Labor Dystocia, Failure to Progress, Cephalopelvic Disproportion, and Active Management. 6. Breech Presentation. 7. Fetal Distress and Electronic Fetal Monitoring -- Pt. II. Pregnancy and Labor Management. 8. Gestational Diabetes. 9. Postdates Pregnancy: Induction Versus Watching and Waiting. 10. Premature Rupture of Membranes at Term. 11. IVs Versus Eating and Drinking in Labor. 12. Amniotomy. 13. Epidural Anesthesia. 14. Episiotomy -- Pt. III. The Case for an Alternative System. 15. Midwives. 16. The Freestanding Birth Center. 17. Home Birth. 18. The Nature of Evidence (Reprise): Why the Gap Between Belief and Reality?
ISBN
  • 0897892429 (pbk.)
  • 0897892429 (hard)
LCCN
94017337
OCLC
30399183
RCP
C - S