Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies Elsevier E-book on VitalSource, 6th Edition
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Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies Elsevier E-book on VitalSource, 6th Edition


Highly readable, well illustrated, and easy to understand, Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies remains your go-to choice for authoritative guidance on managing today’s obstetric patient. Reflecting the expertise of internationally recognized authorities, this bestselling obstetrics reference has been thoroughly revised to bring you up to date on everything from ultrasound assessment of fetal anatomy and growth, to medical complications in pregnancy, to fetal therapy...and much more!

'An excellent reference for residents and fellows in training alike'

Reviewed by: Obstetrics and Prenatal Diagnosis Unit, Landspitali University Hospital/University of Iceland Date: December 2014

    • Benefit from the knowledge and experience of international experts in obstetrics.
    • Gain a new perspective on a wide range of today's key issues - all evidence-based and easy to read.
    • Stay current with new coverage of fetal origins of adult disease, evidence-based medicine, quality assessment, nutrition, global obstetric practices, and much more.
    • Find the information you need quickly with bolded key statements, additional tables, flow diagrams, and bulleted lists for easy reference.
    • Zero in on "Key Points" in every chapter - now made more useful than ever with the inclusion of related statistics.
    • View new ultrasound nomograms in the Normal Values in Pregnancy appendix.
    • Access the complete contents online, plus exclusive references, tables, and images, at www.expertconsult.com.
    1. Placental Anatomy and Physiology

    • Placental and Fetal Physiology

    • Maternal Physiology

    • Maternal-Fetal Immunology

    • Developmental Origins of Adult Health and Disease

    • Preconception and Prenatal Care: Part of the Continuum

    • Nutritional Management During Pregancy
    • Drugs and Environmental Agents in the Pregnancy and Lactation: Embryology, Teratology, Epidemiology

    • Obstetrical Ultrasound: Imaging, Dating, and Growth

    • Genetic Counseling and Genetic Screening

    • Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis

    • Antepartum Fetal Evaluation

    • Normal Labor and Delivery

    • Abnormal Labor and Induction of Labor

    • Operative Vaginal Delivery

    • Intrapartum Fetal Evaluation

    • Obstetric Anesthesia

    • Malpresentations and Shoulder Dystocia

    • Antepartum and Postpartum Hemmorhage

    • Cesarean Delivery

    • The Neonate

    • Postpartum Care

    • Lactation and Breastfeeding

    • Surgery During Pregnancy

    • Trauma and Related Surgery in Pregnancy

    • Pregnancy Loss

    • Cervical Insufficiency

    • Preterm Birth

    • Premature Rupture of the Membranes

    • Multiple Gestations

    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction

    • Red Cell Alloimmunization

    • Amniotic Fluid Disorders

    • Prolonged and Postterm Pregnancy

    • Hypertension

    • Heart Disease

    • Respiratory Diseases in Pregnancy

    • Renal Disease

    • Diabetes Mellitus Complicating Pregnancy

    • Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases in Pregnancy

    • Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders in Pregnancy

    • Hematologic Complications of Pregnancy

    • Thromboembolic Disorders

    • Collagen Vascular Diseases

    • Hepatic and Gastrointestinal Diseases

    • Neurologic Disorders

    • Malignancy Diseases and Pregnancy

    • Skin Diseases in Pregnancy and Puerperium

    • Maternal and Perinatal Infection: The Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis

    • Maternal and Perinatal Infection-Viral

    • Maternal and Perinatal Infection-Bacterial

    • Mental Health and Behavioral Disorders in Pregnancy

    • Patient Safety and Quality Measurement in Obstetrical Care

    • Legal and Ethical Issues in Obstetric Practice
    Steven G. Gabbe, MD, 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 R. Niebyl, MD, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, Henry L Galan, MD, Professor, Co-Director of the Colorado Fetal Care Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aurora, Colorado, Eric R. M. Jauniaux, MD, PhD, FRCOG, Professor in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine & Departmental Graduate Tutor Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Institute for Women's Health University College London, London, United Kingdom, Mark B Landon, MD, Richard L. Meiling Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine , Columbus, Ohio, Joe Leigh Simpson, MD, 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 and Deborah A Driscoll, MD, Luigi Mastroianni Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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