An education V-learning lecture on labour. A range of concepts have been brought under discussion here. These include maternal anatomy in conjunction with the normal labour. Moreover, stages of labour along with the assessment during labour and abnormal labour has been comprehensively elaborated. Furthermore, induction of labour and clinical risk management has been described in-detail.
Firstly, the preterm and prolonged labour has been highlighted. Moving further, maternal anatomy of pelvis has been discussed. This includes an elaboration of pelvis brim and Midpelvis. Moreover, pelvis outlet and pelvic shape has been described.
Section two talks about normal labour. Initially, stages of labour along with the onset of labour has been reported. Additionally, mechanism of labour and management of normal labour has been shed light on. Afterwards, factors and principles in management of first stage of labour has been mentioned. In the end, partogram and progress in labour has been presented.
Assessment during Labour
In the beginning of this section, fluid and nutrition during labour has been explained. Following this, posture in labour and duration of labour has been expansively discussed. Furthermore, fetal assessment in labour has been elucidated.
At the onset of this section, patterns of abnormal progress in labour together with the management of abnormal labour has been deliberated. Subsequently, cephalopelvic disproportion, malpresentation and fetal compromise in labour has been stated. In the end, management of possible fetal compromise and Bishop score has been delineated.
Induction of Labour
Primarily, pain relief in labour has been considered. Afterwards, analgesics and epidural anaesthesia has been highlighted. In addition to this, induction of labour and other indications of induction of labour have been interpreted. Then this section has been summed up by a mention of clinical risk management.