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Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies

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Highly readable, well illustrated, and easy to understand, Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies remains your go-to choice for authoritative guidance on managing today’s obstetric patient. Reflecting the expertise of internationally recognized authorities, this bestselling obstetrics reference has been thoroughly revised to bring you up to date on everything from ultrasound assessment of fetal anatomy and growth, to medical complications in pregnancy, to fetal therapy...and much more!

'An excellent reference for residents and fellows in training alike'

Reviewed by: Obstetrics and Prenatal Diagnosis Unit, Landspitali University Hospital/University of Iceland
Date: December 2014

Hardbound, 1312 Pages

Published: June 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1935-2


    1. Placental Anatomy and Physiology
    2. Placental and Fetal Physiology
    3. Maternal Physiology
    4. Maternal-Fetal Immunology
    5. Developmental Origins of Adult Health and Disease
    6. Preconception and Prenatal Care: Part of the Continuum
    7. Nutritional Management During Pregancy
    8. Drugs and Environmental Agents in the Pregnancy and Lactation: Embryology, Teratology, Epidemiology
    9. Obstetrical Ultrasound: Imaging, Dating, and Growth
    10. Genetic Counseling and Genetic Screening
    11. Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis
    12. Antepartum Fetal Evaluation
    13. Normal Labor and Delivery
    14. Abnormal Labor and Induction of Labor
    15. Operative Vaginal Delivery
    16. Intrapartum Fetal Evaluation
    17. Obstetric Anesthesia
    18. Malpresentations and Shoulder Dystocia
    19. Antepartum and Postpartum Hemmorhage
    20. Cesarean Delivery
    21. The Neonate
    22. Postpartum Care
    23. Lactation and Breastfeeding
    24. Surgery During Pregnancy
    25. Trauma and Related Surgery in Pregnancy
    26. Pregnancy Loss
    27. Cervical Insufficiency
    28. Preterm Birth
    29. Premature Rupture of the Membranes
    30. Multiple Gestations
    31. Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    32. Red Cell Alloimmunization
    33. Amniotic Fluid Disorders
    34. Prolonged and Postterm Pregnancy
    35. Hypertension
    36. Heart Disease
    37. Respiratory Diseases in Pregnancy
    38. Renal Disease
    39. Diabetes Mellitus Complicating Pregnancy
    40. Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases in Pregnancy
    41. Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders in Pregnancy
    42. Hematologic Complications of Pregnancy
    43. Thromboembolic Disorders
    44. Collagen Vascular Diseases
    45. Hepatic and Gastrointestinal Diseases
    46. Neurologic Disorders
    47. Malignancy Diseases and Pregnancy
    48. Skin Diseases in Pregnancy and Puerperium
    49. Maternal and Perinatal Infection: The Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis
    50. Maternal and Perinatal Infection-Viral
    51. Maternal and Perinatal Infection-Bacterial
    52. Mental Health and Behavioral Disorders in Pregnancy
    53. Patient Safety and Quality Measurement in Obstetrical Care
    54. Legal and Ethical Issues in Obstetric Practice


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