The woman in labour is the focus of every dedicated obstetrician. Being able to provide
optimum care for the mother and the unborn child is the goal for which they all strive. The third
edition of The Management of Labour arms the practising obstetrician with clear, evidencebased
guidelines to provide such care.
Popular in its earlier editions, both among postgraduates and practitioners, this edition has
been updated with current and relevant information. Guidelines from the National Institute of
Clinical Excellence, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, The American College
of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as well as evidence-based reviews, such as the Cochrane
Database, have been used to update this edition.
Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran is Professor and Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St George’s University of London, London, United Kingdom. An acclaimed clinician, he is also renowned for being an academician who has made a difference to the practice of modern obstetrics.
Gita Arjun is Director and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, EV Kalyani Medical Centre, Chennai. Known for her keen interest in enhancing the knowledge base of obstetricians and gynaecologists, she is also the author of the bestselling book “Passport to a Healthy Pregnancy.”
Leonie Penna is Clinical Director, Womens’’ Services and Consultant Obstetrician/Lead for the Labour Ward at King’s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Release Date: 29-07-2011 Venue: Anna Centenary Library Auditorium, Chennai
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