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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.

    • 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.
      • Sweeping updates throughout including four new chapters: ‘Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Delivery’; ‘Placenta Accreta’; ‘Obesity’; and ‘Improving Global Maternal Health: Challenges and Opportunities’

      • New Glossary of the most frequently used key abbreviations for easy reference

      • Expanded use of bolded statements and key points as well as additional tables, flow diagrams, and bulleted lists facilitates and enhances the mastery of each chapter

      • More than 100 images in the Obstetrical Ultrasound chapter provide an important resource for normal and abnormal fetal anatomy

      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

      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, 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, Mark B Landon, MD, Richard L. Meiling Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine , Columbus, Ohio, 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, 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, Vincenzo Berghella, MD, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director, Maternal-fetal Medicine; Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and William A Grobman, MD, MBA, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and The Center for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
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