When to Screen in Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • Hajo Wildschut, MD, PhD, Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Carl Weiner, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
  • Tim Peters, BSc, MSc, PhD, CStat, ILTM, FFPH, Hon FRCSLT, Professor of Primary Care Health Services Research, Deputy Head of the Department of Community Based Medicine, Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Professor of Primary Care Health Services Research

When to Screen in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2nd Edition, explains exactly when and how to screen for a wide variety of conditions...addressing the fundamental questions you should consider in order to make informed decisions!
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Book information

  • Published: December 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-0300-7

Table of Contents

1 Epidemiologic Considerations in Screening
2 Maternal Red Blood Cell Group and Antibody Screen
3 Antepartum Assessment of Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, and Serum Ferritin
4 Postpartum Assessment of Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, and Serum Ferritin
5 Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Pregnancy
6 Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease
7 Rubella During Pregnancy
8 Congenital Toxoplasmosis
9 Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection
10 Hepatitis A, B, and C During Pregnancy
11 Syphilis
12 Gonorrhea
13 Chlamydial Infection
14 HIV Infection
15 Screening for Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Status
16 Screening for Hemoglobinopathies
17 Early-onset Genetic Disease
18 Screening for Fragile X Syndrome
19 Screening for Huntington Disease
20 Routine Ultrasound for Dating
21 First Trimester Screening for Aneuploidy
22 Second Trimester Screening for Aneuploidy (Ultrasound and Biochemistry)
23 Biochemical Screening for Fetal Abnormalities
24 Routine Ultrasonography for the Detection of Fetal Structural Anomalies
25 Molecular Tests for Antenatal Detection of Aneuploidy
26 Thrombophilia and Pregnancy Complications: Preeclampsia, (Late) Intrauterine Fetal Death, and Thrombosis
27 Screening for Autoimmune Diseases in Pregnancy
28 Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
29 Screening for Low Birth Weight Using Maternal Height and Weight
30 Fundal Height Measurement
31 Fetal Growth Restriction
32 Doppler Velocimetry for the Detection of Intrauterine Growth Restriction
33 Preterm Delivery
34 Preeclampsia: Blood Pressure, Weight Gain, and Edema
35 Uterine Artery Doppler as Screening Tool for Preeclampsia
36 Preeclampsia and Uric Acid
37 Fetal Hypoxia
38 Peripartum Coagulopathy
39 Postpartum Umbilical Cord Blood Testing
40 When to Screen for Neonatal Hypoglycemia
41 Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
42 Screening for Neonatal Genetic Disorders
43 The Annual Bimanual Examination
44 Dyslipidemia
45 Diabetes Mellitus
46 Screening Tests for Contraceptive Users
47 Genetic Predisposition to Gynecologic Cancers
48 Screening for Breast Cancer
49 Pap Smear
50 High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening
51 Transvaginal Ultrasound as a Screening Method for Ovarian Cancer
52 Serum CA-125 Screening for Ovarian Cancer
53 Screening for Colorectal Cancer
54 The Electrocardiogram
55 Intravenous Pyleography
56 Osteoporosis