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Obstetrics Illustrated

This popular guide uses illustrations and concise, integrated text to describe the essentials of obstetric practice today. From the physiology of reproduction through antenatal care and disorders in pregnancy to labour and the puerperium period, readers will find an easy-to-grasp presentation of the field's most important issues.

Medical students and junior trainees in family medicine and ob/gyn, Midwifery students and midwives, ob/gyn nursing students

Paperback, 448 Pages

Published: August 2009

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3078-9


  • 1. Physiology of reproduction

    2. Fetal and maternal physiology

    3. Obstetrical anatomy

    4. Diagnosis of pregnancy

    5. Antenatal care

    6. Assessment of the fetus

    7. Diseases of pregnancy

    8. Systemic diseases in pregnancy

    9. Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy

    10. Multiple pregnancy and other antenatal complications

    11. Normal labour

    12. Abnormal labour

    13. Abnormalities of the third stage of labour and of the placenta and cord

    14. Obstetrical operations and maternal injuries

    15. Puerperium: normal and abnormal

    16. The newborn baby

    17. Maternal and perinatal mortality

    18. Contraception


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