Care in the third stage of labour
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
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.
ISSN : 9780702062117
Research Group : Centre for Reproduction Research
Peer Reviewed : Yes