Table of Contents

Overview of labor / Betsy Babb Kennedy, E. Jean Martin, Heather M. Robbins.
Maternal and fetal response to labor / E. Jean Martin, Betsy Babb Kennedy, Heather M. Robbins.
Admission assessment of the laboring woman / Diane J. Angelini, E. Jean Martin, Donna Jean Ruth.
Admission assessment of the fetus / Sharon L. Holley.
Caring for the laboring woman / Frances C. Kelly, Susan C. Swart, Suzanne McMurtry Baird.
Non-pharmacologic methods of pain relief for the laboring woman / Michelle R. Collins, Susan C. Swart, Frances C. Kelley.
Intrapartum electronic fetal monitoring / Lisa A. Miller, Donna Jean Ruth.
Induction and augmentation of labor / Valerie Huwe.
Unexpected or precipitous birth in the absence of an obstetric provider / Jennifer G. Hensley, Elisabeth D. Howard.
Preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes / Dinez Esmail, Suzanne McMurtry Baird.
Caring for the laboring woman with hypertensive disorders complicating pregnancy / Patricia M. Witcher.
Management of intrapartum infections / Suzanne McMurtry Baird, Betsy Babb Kennedy, Cynthia Krening, Anne Moore.
Care of the laboring woman with diabetes / Maribeth Inturrisi.
Special considerations for individualized care of the laboring woman / Suzanne McMurtry Baird, Betsy Kennedy, Jennifer Dalton.
Care of the woman experiencing operative vaginal and cesarean birth / Donna Frye, Sarah Branan.
Obstetric emergencies / Suzanne McMurtry Baird, Betsy Babb Kennedy.
Assessment of the newly delivered mother / Jennifer Dalton.
Assessment and care of the term newborn transitioning to extrauterine life / Lucinda Steen Stewart, Erin Rodgers.
Maternal transport / Susan Drummond.
Liability isues in intrapartum nursing / Suzanne McMurtry Baird, Betsy Babb Kennedy, Susan L. Baudhuin, Esq..
Perinatal grief and loss / Suzanne McMurtry Baird, Meghan Bertani-Yang, Betsy Babb Kennedy.
Implementing a perinatal education program / Julie Martin Arafeh, Dinez Esmail.