Local Operating Procedures: Birth

Accountable Items in the Birthing Environment (outside operating theatre)
Anaesthetic role in Birthing Services
Artificial Rupture of the Membranes (ARM)
Assisted vaginal birth guideline - SESLHDGL/050
Born Before Arrival (BBA)
Cervical Suture/Cerclage - Removal
Cord Presentation and Prolapse
Delivery Suite - Responsibility for Review and Management of Public Patients
Epidural Analgesia
External Cephalic Version (ECV) - MoHGL2017-007
Fetal Blood Sampling - Intrapartum (FBS)
Fetal Electrode Application
Fever in Labour
First Stage of Labour – Latent, Active, Recognition and management of Delay
General Anaesthesia at Caesarean Section - Attendance of anaesthetic consultant
Oxytocin for induction or augmentation of labour
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Remifentanil - in labour
Perineal/Genital tract trauma - primary and secondary management
Placenta - Removal from Hospital by Parents
Placental Examination and Indications for Referral to Pathology
Retained Placenta - Management
Second Stage Labour - Recognition of Normal Progress and Management of Delay
Shoulder Dystocia
Sterile Water Injections for Relief of Low Back Pain in Labour
Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears – Repair, Management and Ward Based Postnatal Care
Third Stage Management Following Vaginal Birth
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
Trauma in Pregnancy
Twin Pregnancy - Intrapartum vaginal birth
Umbilical Cord Blood Gas Sampling
Warm Compress Application During Second Stage of Labour
Water immersion for labour and birth