Care in the third stage of labour

Date

2011

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Publisher

Bailliere Tindall

Type

Book chapter

Peer reviewed

Yes

Abstract

This chapter describes the physiology of third stage of labour, differentiates between expectant and active management, explores the debate between expectant and active management and the implications for midwifery practice. The chapter also includes how to eaxmine the term placenta and membranes

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Keywords

third stage of labour, Midwifery practice

Citation

Harris, T. (2011) Care in the third stage of labour. In: MacDonald, S. and Magill-Cuerden, J. eds. Mayes' Midwifery: A Textbook for Midwives. 14th. ed. Bailliere Tindall. pp. 535-550

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Research Institute

Centre for Reproduction Research (CRR)