Key Details of Childbirth Emergencies

  • Written by a practising NHS midwife, Childbirth Emergencies is a training resource for midwives, obstetricians, maternity support staff, and...
  • Last updated on May 23, 2015
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Written by a practising NHS midwife, Childbirth Emergencies is a training resource for midwives, obstetricians, maternity support staff, and...
Written by a practising NHS midwife, Childbirth Emergencies is a training resource for midwives, obstetricians, maternity support staff, and medical and midwifery students. It will also be useful for GPs, paramedics, and emergency department staff.Although written primarily for UK maternity services, Childbirth Emergencies is relevant for midwives and other practitioners in low resource countries.Childbirth Emergencies offers step-by-step guidance for the management of maternal collapse, eclampsia, sepsis, shoulder dystocia, breech birth, and cord prolapse. Each section includes suggestions for further learning. The emphasis throughout is on a structured approach to care, teamwork, and support for the woman and her family.The app is written for healthcare practitioners; prior knowledge of maternity care is assumed. The language is clear and succinct for busy staff. There is an extensive abbreviations list.Content is based on current UK clinical guidance, training manuals and textbooks. The app was intensively peer-reviewed by experienced midwives, obstetricians and anaesthetists.Childbirth Emergencies does not replace hands-on training. It is assumed that users of the app will have access to local training and clinical guidelines. All techniques and medicines cited in the app are for guidance only.


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