When to Screen in Obstetrics and Gynecology

2nd Edition

Print ISBN: 9781416003007
eBook ISBN: 9781416064046
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 13th December 2005
Page Count: 704


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!

Key Features

  • Features a standardized format throughout to facilitate quick access to information
  • Makes a clear distinction between the characteristics of screening tests versus diagnostic tests
  • Offers recommendations regarding the usefulness and acceptability of testing and preventative measures for both established and emerging settings
  • Includes expanded coverage of large screening tests for Down Syndrome and cystic fibrosis

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
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