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High Risk Pregnancy By David K. James

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This second edition presents a range of management options and acceptable practice to enable practitioners to choose the most appropriate approach for particular clinical cases. New chapters cover back and joint pain, foetal tumours and foetal infection.

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High Risk Pregnancy: Management Options by David K. James

The obstetric professional today requires easy access to information on evaluation, diagnosis and procedure. This NEW edition of High Risk Pregnancy is a practical, clinical reference unique in scope, quality and accessibility. It presents a wide range of management options and acceptable practice to enable practitioners to choose the most appropriate approach for particular clinical cases. Features: * Popular and well established, with an emphasis on clinical practice * Covers the entire scope of clinical maternal-fetal medicine * Recommends preferred course of action for particular clinical cases * Presents clinical information in a format that is easy to follow and use * Summary boxes outline management and procedural options * Each chapter reflects a range of acceptable practice allowing the reader to chose options most appropriate for particular clinical cases * Addresses the range of problems and issues encountered by practitioners * Internationally recognised experts write authoritatively on their field of expertise * Evidence based approach New to this edition: * Every chapter has been completely rewritten * Greater emphasis on the highly popular management boxes for easy-to-use summaries * Includes brand new chapters covering back and joint pain, fetal endocrine, fetal tumours, fetal infection, multiple pregnancy and genetic counselling * More information provided in a compact and user-friendly format

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REVIEW FROM THE FIRST EDITION: "...covers the entire scope of clinical maternal-fetal medicine. There are a number of excellent chapters, including an outstanding review of fetal distress in labor. High risk pregnancy will be a valuable resource to a variety of practitioners, including upper level obstetrics residents, maternal-fetal medicine fellows, and practising perinatologists, general obstetricians and midwives." - New England Journal of Medicine

Table of Contents

Prepregnancy Education. Organisation of Prenatal Care and Identification of Risk. Genetic Counselling. Sociodemographic Risk. Maternal Weight & Weight Gain. Bleeding in Early Pregnancy. Recurrent Miscarriage. Bleeding in Late Pregnancy. Multiple Pregnancy. Biochemical Screening for Fetal Compromise. The Routine 18-20 Week Ultrasound Scan. Chorionic Villus Sampling and Placental Biopsy. Amniocentesis. Fetal Blood Sampling. Fetal Blood Tissue Biopsies. Multi-fetal Pregnancy Reduction and Selective Termination. Assessing Fetal Health. Abnormalities of Fetal Growth. Hydramnios, Oligohydramnios. Fetal Death. Fetal Hydrops. Fetal Hemolytic Disease. Fetal Thrombocytopenia. Fetal Arrhythmias. Fetal Cardiac Abnormalities. Craniospinal and Facial Abnormalities. Genitourinary Abnormalities. Gastrointestinal Abnormalities. Skeletal Abnormalities. Fetal Endocrine Chapter. Fetal Tumours. Fetal Infection. Maternal and Fetal Viral Infections. Other Maternal Infections. Drug Addiction. Medication During Pregnancy and Lactation. Hypertension in Pregnancy. Diabetes in Pregnancy. Cardiac Disease. Thyroid Disease. Pituitary and Adrenal Disease. Anaemia. Other Hematological Disease. Respiratory Disease. Hepatic and Gastrointestinal Disease. Neuromuscular Disease. Renal Disease. Autoimmune Disease. Back and Joint Pain. Thromboembolic disease. Skin Disease. Non-Malignant Gynaecological Disease. Malignant Disease. Trauma in Pregnancy. Abdominal Pain. Threatened and Acute Preterm Labour. Prelabour Rupture of the Membranes. Breech Presentation. Unstable Lie. Prolonged pregnancy. Labor - An Overview. Labor Induction including Pregnancy Termination for Fetal Anomaly.Poor Progress in Labor. Fetal Distress in Labor. Maternal Distress in Labor. Assisted Vaginal Delivery. Previous Cesarean Section. Cesarean Section. Postpartum Hemorrhage and Other Problems of Third Stage. Resuscitation and Immediate Care of the Newborn.Counselling about Pediatric Problems. Problems in the Postnatal Period. Postnatal Contraception and Ster

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High Risk Pregnancy: Management Options by David K. James
David K. James
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