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DC Dutta’s Textbook of Obstetrics

  • Author: Hiralal Konar
  • ISBN: 9789352702428
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 9th
  • Publication Date: March 31, 2018
  • Format: Paperback – 686 Pages
  • Language: English


This book has been in service to the medical fraternity for the last 35 years. It has evolved to provide updated information in a concise and easy-to-read format. All the chapters are thoroughly revised and updated. Every chapter of this comprehensive text is easy to navigate and read with its standardized headings, subheadings, tables, boxes, flowcharts and key points. This is an excellent textbook superbly written. It should be in each and every library and in the possession of all the medical students, midwives and practicing clinicians.

Key Features
  • Author’s original style and innovative approach have been maintained.
  • The language throughout the text is crisp, lucid and unambiguous.
  • Information is consistent and uniform across all the chapters.
  • Enriched with numerous colored boxes, tables, flowcharts, illustrations, line drawings, MR images, ultrasonograms, skiagrams and key points for quick revision and fast learning.
  • Relevant medical advances up to the time of publication have been incorporated.
  • Focuses on evidence-based knowledge. Core knowledge (must-know area) has been highlighted.
  • Standardized headings with different styles for quick pick-up, comfortable reading, and easy reproduction.
  • Guidelines and recommendations of professional and academic organizations have been highlighted.
Target Audience

Medical students, trainee residents, postgraduate entrance exams aspirants, nursing students, midwives, homeopathic and ayurvedic students, as well as general practitioners and practicing obstetricians.

Table of Contents
  1. Anatomy of Female Reproductive Organs
  2. Fundamentals of Reproduction
  3. Placenta and Fetal Membranes
  4. The Fetus
  5. Physiological Changes during Pregnancy
  6. Endocrinology in Relation to Reproduction
  7. Diagnosis of Pregnancy
  8. The Fetus-in-Utero
  9. Fetal Skull and Maternal Pelvis
  10. Antenatal Care, Pre-conceptional Counseling and Care
  11. Antenatal Assessment of Fetal Wellbeing
  12. Prenatal Genetic Counseling, Screening and Diagnosis
  13. Normal Labor
  14. Normal Puerperium
  15. Vomiting in Pregnancy
  16. Hemorrhage in Early Pregnancy
  17. Multiple Pregnancy, Amniotic Fluid Disorders, Abnormalities of Placenta and Cord
  18. Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
  19. Antepartum Hemorrhage
  20. Medical and Surgical Illnesses Complicating Pregnancy
  21. Gynecological Disorders in Pregnancy
  22. Preterm Labor and Birth, Preterm Rupture of the Membranes, Postmaturity, Intrauterine Fetal Death
  23. Complicated Pregnancy
  24. Contracted Pelvis
  25. Abnormal Uterine Action
  26. Complicated Labor: Malposition, Malpresentation and Cord Prolapse
  27. Prolonged Labor, Obstructed Labor, Dystocia Caused by Fetal Anomalies
  28. Complications of the Third Stage of Labor
  29. Injuries to the Birth Canal
  30. Abnormalities of the Puerperium
  31. The Term Newborn Infant
  32. Low Birth Weight Baby
  33. Diseases of the Fetus and the Newborn
  34. Pharmacotherapeutics in Obstetrics
  35. Induction of Labor
  36. Population Dynamics and Control of Conception
  37. Operative Obstetrics
  38. Safe Motherhood, Epidemiology of Obstetrics
  39. Special Topics in Obstetrics
  40. Current Topics in Obstetrics
  41. Imaging in Obstetrics (USG, MRI, CT, Radiology), Amniocentesis and Guides to Clinical Tests
  42. Practical Obstetrics
  43. Index
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Weight 0.780 kg

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