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Medical Complications During Pregnancy

The revised and updated 6th Edition of this popular reference presents multidisciplinary coverage on the full spectrum of complications associated with pregnancy, including pre-existing conditions. Thirty one expert contributors offer readers state-of-the art guidance on the clinical management of the various conditions that affect and are effected by pregnancy. Addresses the hottest topics in the field, such as post-partum depression and bioethics. For each condition, the book offers comprehensive coverage of pathophysiology as well as state-of-the-art guidance on effective management.

Physician Assistant


Published: July 2004

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0435-0


  • Chapter 1: Obstetric Management of the High-Risk Patient
    Chapter 2: Diabetes in Pregnancy
    Chapter 3: Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
    Chapter 4: Hematologic Aspects of Pregnancy
    Chapter 5: Venous Thromboembolism During Pregnancy
    Chapter 6: Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease
    Chapter 7: Thyroid Diseases
    Chapter 8: Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders of Pregnancy
    Chapter 9: Calcium Homeostasis and Disorders of Calcium Metabolism During Pregnancy and Lactation
    Chapter 10: Clinical Genetics
    Chapter 11: Ethical Issues in Obstetrics
    Chapter 12: Emergency Management of the Obstetric Patient
    Chapter 13: Renal Diseases
    Chapter 14: Gastrointestinal Complications
    Chapter 15: Liver Diseases
    Chapter 16: Bacterial, Fungal, and Parasitic Disease
    Chapter 17: Viral Infections
    Chapter 18: Pulmonary Diseases
    Chapter 19: Neurologic Complications
    Chapter 20: Rheumatic Disease in Pregnancy
    Chapter 21: Immunology of Pregnancy
    Chapter 22: The Skin in Pregnancy
    Chapter 23: Neoplastic Diseases
    Chapter 24 : Psychiatric Complications
    Chapter 25: Substance Abuse


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