Care in the third stage of labour

Date

2016-06-26

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ISSN

9780702062117
9780702063367

DOI

Volume Title

Publisher

Elsevier

Type

Book chapter

Peer reviewed

Yes

Abstract

After reading this chapter you will be able to: Describe the physiology of the third stage of labour Differentiate between expectant and active management Identify variations in management of the third stage of labour and their potential benefits and limitations Explore the debate between expectant and active management and the implications for midwifery practice Identify how to examine the term placenta and membranes

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Keywords

third stage of labour, active management, expectant management childbirth, placenta

Citation

Harris, T. (2017) Care in the third stage of labour (Chapter 39) . In: Macdonald, S. and Johnson, G. (Eds.) Mayes' Midwifery. 15th Ed. London: Elsevier. pp.646-663.

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Research Institute

Centre for Reproduction Research (CRR)