Antepartal and Intrapartal Fetal Monitoring

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Antepartal and Intrapartal Fetal Monitoring

SKU# 9780826132628

Third Edition

Author: Michelle Murray PhD, RNC


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...has been one of the major resources in fetal monitoring since its inception....This book will help move us out of the 20th century and into the 21st."--Doody's Book Review Service

Designed for labor and delivery nurses, nurse midwives, nurses cross-training in L&D, and Ob/Gyn nurses and physicians, this workbook is a step-by-step guide to using the equipment and identifying FHR pattern components and the significance of those components. Everything you need to know to enable you to identify the common signs of fetal well-being and the indicators of fetal compromise are included in this guide.

Please see our separate entry for the third edition of the companion volume, Essentials of Fetal Monitoring, Third Edition.

To learn more about Dr. Murray's seminars and certification classes, as well as how to purchase copies of her Fetal Monitoring in Clinical Practice Multimedia Interactive CD-Rom package, please visit her website at

Product Details 

  • Publication Date November 08, 2006
  • Page Count 544
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826132628
  • EISBN 9780826104830

Table of Contents 

Contributors and Corporate Sponsors
  1. Fetal and Maternal Monitoring Equipment
  2. The Baseline, Accelerations, and Decelerations
  3. Intrinsic Factors that Affect the Fetal Heart Rate
  4. Extrinsic Factors that Affect Oxygen Delivery and FHR
  5. Acid-Base Balance
  6. Prediction and Prevention of Intrapartal Fetal Asphyxia
  7. Hemodynamic and Biochemical Fetal Monitoring
  8. Variations of the Fetal Heart Rate
  9. Antepartal Fetal Monitoring
  10. Biophysical Fetal Assessment
  11. Appendix