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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Neonatal encephalopathy and neurologic outcome. ACOG; 2014. The change in this title indicates that an array of developmental outcomes may arise after neonatal encephalopathy in addition to cerebral palsy.
(Call No. Ob/Gyn 128-046 2014)
Professional liability and risk management: An essential guide for obstetrician-gynecologists. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; 2005. The book incorporates material from ACOG's previous liability/risk management publications, but also devotes new chapters to the role of the expert witness, consent issues and high risk areas for ob-gyns.
(Call No. Ob/Gyn 128-049)
ACNM clinical privileges and credentialing handbook. American College of Nurse-Midwives; 2005. The second edition of this handbook was developed by ACNM staff to help members deal more effectively with the application process, as well as the potential barriers to obtaining clinical privileges. It was written with consideration of the new Joint Commission accreditation process.
(Call No. N Midw 527-013 2005)
Quality management. American College of Nurse-Midwives; 2006. Originally developed by the Quality Management Section of the Division of Standards and Practice, this 2006 version provides a basic introduction to benchmarking, peer review, as well as information and real-life reports from the field about the evolving field of quality improvement in health care. Designed to address the needs of midwives in clinical practice, the book includes forms and documents that may be reproduced or altered to fit the needs of individual practices.
(Call No. N Midw 527-015)
Midwife as surgical first assistant. American College of Nurse-Midwives; 2006. . This handbook is designed to be of practical help to midwives expanding their practice in the area of surgical first assisting.
(Call No. N Midw 527-016)
Guidelines for perinatal care. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; 2007. A joint project by ACOG and AAP, this new edition outlines basic, specialty, and subspecialty levels of perinatal care and provides information on maternal transport, dental care during pregnancy, HIV, childbearing at 50 years or older, hyperbilirubinemia, breastfeeding, obesity, multiple gestation, newborn screening, and patient safety.
(Call No. Ob/Gyn 128-008f 2007)
Guidelines for women’s health care. American College for Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Washington, DC : American College for Obstetricians and Gynecologists; 2008. A companion volume for Guidelines for Perinatal Care, draws from a wide spectrum of sources to define principles of health care and management for diverse types of delivery systems and to outline the role of ob-gyns and other providers in hospital and office practice.
(Call No. Ob/Gyn 128-005 2009)
Risk management PEARLS for obstetrics. American Hospital Publishing, Inc.; 2008. Obstetrics is a medical specialty with historically high professional liability exposure. In a pocket-sized, user-friendly format ideal for sharing with staff, the updated Risk Management Pearls for Obstetrics booklet covers risk management issues that healthcare workers encounter on a daily basis. Among the topics are informed consent and documentation, adverse outcomes and events, EMTALA, a systems approach to reduce adverse outcomes, quality improvement, the placenta as a risk management tool, ethical concerns, mental health issues and more.
(Call No. Ob/Gyn 128-043 2008)
Quality and safety in women’s health care. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; 2010. The book includes Part 1. Background. Part 2. Quality improvement and patient safety in the inpatient setting. Part 3. Assessing clinical competence. Part 4. Quality improvement and patient safety in the outpatient setting. Appendixes and Index.
(Call No. Ob/Gyn 128-050 2010)
Guidelines for perinatal care. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; 2012. The gold-standard guide from the AAP and ACOG. The new 7th Edition gives you a single place to look for the most recent and most trustworthy recommendations on quality care of pregnant women, their fetuses, and their neonates. Jointly developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), this unique resource addresses the full spectrum of perinatal medicine from both the obstetric and pediatric standpoints. The book has been revised and updated to reflect current scientific data, professional opinion, and clinical advances.
(Call No. Ob/Gyn 128-008g 2012)