Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702048043
eBook ISBN:
9780702057786
Print ISBN:
9780702030789
Print ISBN:
9780702030666

About the author

Kevin Hanretty

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, The Queen Mother's Hospital, Glasgow; Honorary Senior Clinical University Teacher, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK