Maternal Medicine

1st Edition

Medical Problems in Pregnancy


  • Barry Walters
  • Catherine Nelson-Piercy
  • Ian Greer
    • Print ISBN 9780443101298

    Key Features

    • Written by a team of expert contributors from the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Europe, under the editorship of 2 leading experts from the UK and Australia
    • Takes a modern, problem-based approach to the subject
    • Emphasis is on 'what to do', using a consistent, stage-by-stage approach to management for each condition
    • Provides a comprehensive overview of the underlying physiology and pathology of medical problems for each systemic group of conditions
    • Related topics are also covered, including pre-pregnancy counselling, fetal assessment, anaesthesia, and problems of the neonate

    Table of Contents

    1. Maternal mortality: the global picture
    2. Cardiac disease in pregnancy
    3. Hypertension in pregnancy
    4. Renal disorders
    5. Endocrine and metabolic disorders
    6. Pulmonary disease in pregnancy
    7. Haematological disorders
    8. Thrombosis and haemostasis
    9. Gastrointestinal and hepatic disorders
    10. Connective tissue diseases
    11. Malignant disease in pregnancy
    12. Infections in pregnancy
    13. HIV and pregnancy
    14. Neurological disease in pregnancy
    15. Dermatological disease in pregnancy
    16. Drug misuse in pregnancy
    17. Psychiatric disorders in pregnancy and the postpartum period
    18. Anaesthesia and critical illness in pregnancy
    19. The neonate and maternal medical complications
    20. Fetal assessment of the patient with medical complications: ultrasound and biophysical monitoring
    21. The effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and electromagnetic fields in pregnancy
    22. Laboratory values in normal pregnancy


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    Churchill Livingstone
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