This 47-page downloadable booklet is a clear, concise, and exhaustive how-to manual on the basics of suturing a mother's tears during emergency childbirth. Copious illustrations augment the text in explaining and showing how to maneuver your hands and suturing needle to successfully repair from simple to complex lacerations.
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Emergency Childbirth: Laceration Repair is a definitive 47-page booklet that teaches and, through Steve Keele's beautifully-clear and meticulous illustrations, demonstrates how to repair a birthing mother's commonly-occurring lacerations in an emergency situation. Dianne Bjarnson, the author and well-known pioneering Utah midwife, calls on her extensive and rich practical experience and decades of intensive research on the subject to present an exhaustive compilation of how to deal with just about every kind of laceration and presentation issue one could encounter in emergency birthing situations. To give you an idea of the breadth of topics Dianne covers, here is the booklet's table of contents:
Chapter 1: Suturing Guide
Importance of Laceration Repair
Who Should Do the Suturing?
Learning to Suture
Proper Perineal Care After Suturing
Chapter 2: Suturing Equipment
Chapter 3: Assessing Damage
External Female Genitals (Vulva)
Superficial Pelvic Floor Muscles
Deep Pelvic Floor Muscles (Levator Ani)
Central Point of the Perineum
Anal Sphincter Complex
Classification of Damage
Chapter 4: Knots and Stitches
Proper Stitch Placement, Depth and Tension
Three or Four Throw Square Knot
Knots for Running Stitches
Chapter 5: Repair
Make a Plan
Repair of First-Degree Lacerations
Repair of Second-Degree Lacerations
Repair of Third-Degree Lacerations
Repair of Fourth-Degree Lacerations
Chapter 6: Other Methods
Dr. Christopher’s Burn Paste
Sunstone Formula’s Knit-It Paste
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
Chapter 7: References
Fistulas and Genital Mutilation
This suturing booklet is part of a textbook that Dianne is writing on emergency childbirth. The book will be published sometime in 2016.
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