Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323321082, 9780323392174

Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies

7th Edition

Authors: Steven Gabbe Jennifer Niebyl Joe Simpson Mark Landon Henry Galan Eric Jauniaux Deborah Driscoll Vincenzo Berghella William Grobman
eBook ISBN: 9780323392174
eBook ISBN: 9780323431446
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 28th April 2016
Page Count: 1320

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After 30 years, Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies remains your go-to choice for authoritative guidance on managing today’s obstetric patient. International experts put the latest knowledge in this specialty at your fingertips, with current and relevant information on everything from fetal origins of adult disease, to improving global maternal health, to important topics in day-to-day obstetrical practice. Highly readable, well-illustrated, and easy to understand, this bestselling obstetrics reference is an ideal tool for residents and clinicians.

Key Features

  • Take advantage of the collective wisdom of global experts in the field, including two new editors— Drs. Vincenzo Berghella and William Grobman -- and nearly 30 new contributors.
  • Gain a new perspective on a wide range of today's key issues - all evidence-based and easy to read.

Table of Contents

Section I: Physiology

1. Placental Anatomy and Physiology

2. Fetal Development and Physiology

3. Maternal Physiology

4. Maternal-Fetal Immunology

5. Developmental Origins of Adult Health and Disease

Section II: Prenatal Care

6. Preconception and Prenatal Care

7. Nutrition During Pregnancy

8. Drugs and Environmental Agents in Pregnancy and Lactation: Teratology, Epidemiology

9. Obstetrical Ultrasound: Imaging, Dating, Growth and Anomaly

10. Genetic Screening and Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis

11. Antepartum Fetal Evaluation

Section III: Intrapartum Care

12. Normal Labor and Delivery

13. Abnormal Labor and Induction of Labor

14. Operative Vaginal Delivery

15. Intrapartum Fetal Evaluation

16. Obstetrical Anesthesia

17. Malpresentations

18. Antepartum and Postpartum Hemorrhage

19. Cesarean Delivery

20. Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery (VBAC)

21. Placenta Accreta

Section IV: Postpartum Care

22. The Neonate

23. Postpartum Care and Long Term Health Considerations

24. Lactation and Breastfeeding

Section V:Complicated Pregnancy

25. Surgery During Pregnancy

26. Trauma and Related Surgery in Pregnancy

27. Early Pregnancy Loss and Stillbirth

28. Cervical Insufficiency

29. Preterm Labor and Birth

30. Premature Rupture of the Membranes

31. Preeclampsia and Hypertensive Disorders

32. Multiple Gestations

33. Intrauterine Growth Restriction

34. Red Cell Alloimmunization

35. Amniotic Fluid Disorders

Section VI: Pregnancy and Coexisting Disease

36. Prolonged and Postterm Pregnancy

37. Heart Disease in Pregnancy

38. Respiratory Disease in Pregnancy

39. Renal Disease in Pregnancy

40. Diabetes Mellitus Complicating Pregnancy

41. Obesity in Pregnancy

42. Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases in Pregnancy

43. Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders in Pregnancy

44. Hematologic Complications of Pregnancy

45. Thromboembolic Disorders in Pregnancy

46. Collagen Vascular Diseases in Pregnancy

47. Hepatic Disorders during Pregnancy

48. Gastrointestinal Disorders during Pregnancy

49. Neurologic Disorders in Pregnancy

50. Malignant Diseases and Pregnancy

51. Skin Disease and Pregnancy

52. Maternal and Perinatal Infection: The Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis in Pregnancy

53. Maternal and Perinatal Infection in Pregnancy - Viral

54. Maternal and Perinatal Infection in Pregnancy - Bacterial

55. Mental Health and Behavioral Disorders in Pregnancy

Section VII: Legal and Ethical Issues in Perinatology

56. Patient Safety and Quality Measurement in Obstetrical Care

57. Ethical and Global Issues in Perinatology

58. Global Obstetric Health Care


59. Appendix 1: Normal Values in Pregnancy: Ultrasound Measurements

60. Appendix 2: Anatomy of the Pelvis

61. Appendix 3: Glossary of Key Abbreviations


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About the Authors

Steven Gabbe

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Chief Executive Officer, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

Jennifer Niebyl

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Joe Simpson

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Vice President for Research and Global Programs, March of Dimes Foundation, White Plains, New York; Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology; Professor of Human and Molecular Genetics; Formerly Executive Associate, Dean for Academic Affairs, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Mark Landon

Affiliations and Expertise

Richard L. Meiling Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

Henry Galan

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aurora, Colorado

Eric Jauniaux

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor/Honorary Consultant, Academic Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London, United Kingdom

Deborah Driscoll

Affiliations and Expertise

Luigi Mastroianni Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Vincenzo Berghella

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

William Grobman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology-Maternal Fetal Medicine, Center for Healthcare Studies - Institute for Public Health and Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Chicago, Illinois