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Munro Kerr’s Operative Obstetrics,13th edition

ISBN: 9780702076350

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Key Features

    • Authoritative, world-known editors and author team.
    • Presents a contemporary and pragmatic summary ofrecent developments in operative obstetrics.
    • Contextualises practice in the history of obstetric practice.
    • Accurate line drawings throughout clearly demonstrating relevant procedures and equipment.
    • Advice and management for obstetricians working in resource-limited areas

New to this Edition

    • New chapter to cover labour and delivery in high-BMI women
    • Extensive coverage of Caesarean section to reflect current critical thinking
    • New chapters exploring assisted vaginal delivery in greater depth
    • Management areas and guidelines fully updated (e.g. for fetal monitoring in labour).
    • Covers significant new research, e.g. the WOMAN trial.
    • New editor, Michael Robson




1. Human birth

Richard Greene


2. Preterm labour and delivery

Jane E. Norman


3. Cervical cerclage

Shane Patrick Higgins


4. Antepartum haemorrhage: an overview

Alan Cameron


5. Vasa praevia

Marie Anne Ledingham and Andrew Thomson


6. Abruption

Fiona Nugent, Andrew Thomson


7. Induction of labour

Tracey A. Johnston



8. Assessment and management of labour and delivery


Michael Robson


9. Fetal surveillance in labour

Sabaratnam Arulkumaran


10. Fetal asphyxia

Sabaratnam Arulkumaran


11. Acute tocolysis

Edwin Chandraharan

12. Cord prolapse


Austin Ugwumadu


13. The use of oxytocin to accelerate or induce labour


Michael Robson


14. Malpresentations and malposition


Michael Robson and Thomas Baskett


15. Assisted vaginal delivery: an overview


Stephen OBrien, Dimitrios Siassakos and Kim Hinshaw


16. Assisted vaginal delivery: non-rotational forceps and manual rotation


Simon Cunningham and Kim Hinshaw


17. Assisted vaginal delivery: vacuum


Thomas van den Akker and Kim Hinshaw


18. Assisted vaginal delivery: rotational forceps

Karl Olah and Kim Hinshaw

19. Shoulder dystocia


Joanna Crofts


20. Breech delivery


Lawrence Impey and Anita Hedditch


21. Twin and triplet delivery


Austin Ugwumadu


22. Labour and delivery after previous caesarean


Michael Robson


23. Uterine rupture


Jose Miguel Palacios-Jaraquemada and Donal Brennan


24. Caesarean section: controversies, audit and indications


Michael Robson


25. Caesarean section: procedure


Thomas Bergholt


26. Caesarean section: clinical challenges


Sara Paterson-Brown


27. Additional procedures at caesarean section: salpionghectomy, myomectomy, ovarian surgery and hysterectomy


Donal Brennan and Jose Miguel Palacios-Jaraquemada


28. Placenta praevia and the morbidly adherent placenta


Donal Brennan and Jose Miguel Palacios-Jaraquemada


29. Haemorrhagic shock, disseminated intravascular coagulation and obstetric resuscitation


Jennifer M. Walsh and Niamh Ellen Hayes


30. Thromboprophylaxis in labour and delivery


Niamh Ellen Hayes and Jennifer M. Walsh


31. Amniotic fluid embolism


Derek Tuffnell


32. Analgesia and anaesthesia in labour and delivery


Siaghal Mac Colgáin


33. Labour and delivery in high-BMI women


Dan Farine and Cynthia Maxwell



34. Postpartum haemorrhage


Andrew Weeks


35. Retained placenta


Andrew Weeks


36. Uterine and vaginal tamponade


Andrew Weeks


37. Uterine compression sutures


Andrew Weeks


38. Pelvic vessel ligation and embolization: obstetric and radiological perspective


Donal Brennan, David Paul Brophy and Jose Miguel Palacios-Jaraquemada


39. Lower genital tract trauma


Abdul Hameed Sultan and Bharati R. Thakar


40. Acute uterine inversion


Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

41. Symphysiotomy


Priya Soma-Pillay and Robert Pattinson


42. Destructive operations on the fetus


Priya Soma-Pillay and Robert Pattinson



43. Perinatal audit in labour and delivery – safety, consistency and quality


Michael Robson


44. Competence and skills training


Timothy Draycott, Emily Hotton and Sophie Renwick