Key Features

  • Features a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Provides an overview of fetal considerations associated with the care of the high-risk obstetric patient.
  • Correlates physiologic changes during pregnancy with the development of symptoms and the course of various problems.
  • Offers information on the emergency care of the pregnant woman, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections in pregnancy, and neurological complications.
  • Describes the use and limitations of ultrasound.Covers antepartum fetal assessment as well as fetal medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment, including umbilical sampling.
  • Includes comprehensive references throughout to facilitate further research.
  • And more.

Table of Contents

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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