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Fetal Heart Monitoring Principles and Practices Fifth Edition (FHM5-115_SHIP)

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The $59.95 Member Price for the FHM textbook is for AWHONN Members and only one copy is allowed per AWHONN Member ID#. Please contact Kendall Hunt or 1-800-338-8290) to purchase additional copies, which are priced at $74.95 each.

Major changes for the fifth edition include the addition of an EBook with interactive materials, significant expansion of the assessment chapter, and reorganization of the communication chapter into two chapters, one devoted to communication and the other devoted solely to documentation.
This new edition continues to use the 2008 National Institute of Child Health and Development definitions for terms to describe fetal heart rate and uterine activity findings. It contains the core principles of the AWHONN FHM Program and includes emphasis on a physiologic framework for decision making, an evidence-based approach to the care of laboring women and commitment to supporting the full range of FHR assessment technology including auscultation.  


Perinatal clinicians who use fetal heart monitoring techniques in antepartum and intrapartum practice. 

Excellent resource for perinatal clinicians preparing for the NCC examination for EFM.


Topics include:

  • Physiologic basis for fetal and uterine monitoring
  • Interpretation of fetal heart and uterine patterns
  • Physiologic interventions for fetal tracing characteristics and patterns
  • Assessment of fetal oxygenation and acid-base status
  • Antenatal testing methods
  • Clinical communication and documentation

The E-book was developed with several features to enhance the user’s experience.
Access your E-book anytime, anywhere.

  • Desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone
  • Interactive and non-interactive activities
  • Case study tracings
  • Quizzes with rationale
  • Terminology short word games
  • Over 20 segments of Clinical L&D Videos
  • Search to find important information fast
  • Color code highlights and make digital notes
  • Access to updates that occurs during subscription period

E-book: $34.95/yr Now Available! Discounts off E-book and List Price for Bulk Orders over 24 copies.


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