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Holland and Brews: Manual of Obstetrics

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  • Author: Muralidhar Pai, Prahalad Kushtagi, , SUDIP Chakravarti
  • ISBN: 9788131242407
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 4th
  • Publication Date: December 10, 2015
  • Format: Paperback – 673 Pages
  • Language: English


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This book is based on the classic ‘Holland and Brews Manual of Obstetrics’. The fourth edition is comprehensive with clear concepts, concrete up-to-date knowledge and student friendly “one stop obstetrics textbook”. Basic principles, investigations, management options as well as the recent advances have all been explained in a simple and systematic manner. The information given is evidence based and as per international guidelines and management protocols.

Key Features
  • Every chapter has been thoroughly revised and updated with recent advances in Obstetrics
  • The book has been made comprehensive with addition of new content, algorithms, figures, drug regimens and tables
  • Several new chapters, Decision Making in Obstetrics, Management of Post-caesarean Pregnancy, Obstetric History Taking, Obstetric Examination, Labour Care – Ready Reckoner added
  • Chapters on Specimens and Instruments in Obstetrics have been added to aid students to prepare for viva voce
  • The format is modified to help not only students in obstetrics but also the practicing obstetricians
Table of Contents
  1. Preface to the Fourth Edition v
  2. Preface to the First Edition vi
  3. Historical Landmarks and Evolution of the Art and Science of Obstetrics vii
  4. SECTION I BASICS OF REPRODUCTION 1
    1. Reproductive Anatomy 1
    2. Fundamentals of Reproduction 15
    3. The Fetus 28
    4. Birth Defects, Genetics, Teratology and Counselling 34
    5. Maternal Physiologic Changes in Pregnancy 37
    6. Endocrinology of Pregnancy 44
  5. SECTION II NORMAL PREGNANCY 49
    1. Diagnosis of Pregnancy 49
    2. The Fetus In Utero and Fetopelvic Relationship 54
    3. Prenatal (Antenatal) Care 59
    4. Fetus at Risk: Identifi cation and Assessment 80
  6. SECTION III MEDICAL, SURGICAL ANDGYNAECOLOGICAL DISORDERS IN PREGNANCY 85
    1. Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy 85
    2. Epilepsy in Pregnancy/Seizure Disorders 100
    3. Anaemia in Pregnancy 104
    4. Heart Diseases in Pregnancy 116
    5. Diabetes in Pregnancy 126
    6. Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy 138
    7. Urinary Infections and Pyelonephritis in Pregnancy 142
    8. Malaria in Pregnancy 146
    9. Dengue Fever Complicating Pregnancy 151
    10. Hepatic Disorders in Pregnancy 153
    11. Bronchial Asthma in Pregnancy 159
    12. Tuberculosis Complicating Pregnancy 162
    13. Rh Isoimmunization 166
    14. HIV Infection Complicating Pregnancy 175
    15. Perinatal Infectious Diseases (TORCH) 180
    16. Surgical Disorders in Pregnancy 187
    17. Gynaecological Disorders in Pregnancy 192
  7. SECTION IV OBSTETRIC DISORDERS IN PREGNANCY 197
    1. Early Pregnancy Loss 197
    2. Ectopic Pregnancy 206
    3. Fetal Growth Restriction 213
    4. Multifetal Pregnancy 220
    5. Antepartum Haemorrhage 228
    6. Placenta Praevia 230
    7. Accidental Haemorrhage (Placental Abruption) 236
    8. Amniotic Fluid Abnormalities 241
    9. Post-term Pregnancy 245
    10. Intrauterine Fetal Death 247
    11. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease 250
  8. SECTION V NORMAL LABOUR 257
    1. Onset of Labour 257
    2. Uterine Activity in Labour 262
    3. Effects of Labour on Mother and Fetus 267
    4. Clinical Course of Labour 269
    5. Mechanism of Labour 273
    6. Documentation of Labour (Partogram) 278
    7. Management of Labour 283
  9. SECTION VI ABNORMAL LABOUR 291
    1. Abnormal Fetal Positions and Presentations 291
    2. Prolonged Labour 319n
    3. Abnormal Uterine Action 325
    4. Contracted Pelvis and Cephalopelvic Disproportion 330
    5. Obstructed Labour 336
    6. Rupture of the Uterus 340
    7. Other Maternal Soft-Tissue Traumas 344
    8. Postpartum Haemorrhage 347
    9. Preterm Labour 355
    10. Prelabour Rupture of Membranes 362
    11. Induction of Labour 364
    12. Fetal Surveillance in Labour 372
    13. Fetal Distress (Non-Reassuring Fetal Status) 378
    14. Obstetric Shock 381
    15. Amniotic Fluid Embolism (Pulmonary Embolism) in Obstetrics 388
    16. Coagulation Disorders and Thrombocytopenia 391
  10. SECTION VII PUERPERIUM 395
    1. Normal Puerperium 395
    2. Disorders of the Puerperium 403
  11. SECTION VIII DRUGS IN OBSTETRICS 427
    1. Obstetric Analgesia and Anaesthesia 427
    2. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation 434
  12. SECTION IX INVESTIGATIONSIN OBSTETRIC PRACTICE AND ASSESSMENT OF FETAL WELL BEING 451
    1. Ultrasonography in Fetal HealthAssessment 451
    2. Antenatal Detection of Abnormal Fetal Development 463
    3. Antenatal Testing for Fetal Well-being: Cardiotocography 468
  13. SECTION X OBSTETRIC INTERVENTIONS AND SURGERIES 475
    1. Surgical Procedures in Early Pregnancy 475
    2. Versions 482
    3. Episiotomy 486
    4. Obstetric Forceps 489
    5. Vacuum Extraction (Ventouse) 493
    6. Caesarean Delivery 497
    7. Surgical Management of Obstetric Haemorrhage 502
    8. Decompression Procedures 507
  14. SECTION XI SAFE MOTHERHOOD 511
    1. The Safe Motherhood Initiative 511
    2. Maternal Mortality 516
    3. Perinatal Mortality 521
  15. SECTION XII THE NEWBORN INFANT 525
    1. Care and Examination of the Newborn 525
    2. Adaptation and Resuscitation of the Newborn 531
    3. Problems of the Newborn 534
    4. Infections in the Newborn 541
    5. Congenital Fetal Malformations 546
    6. Neurological Presentations in the Newborn 558
    7. The Small Newborn (Low Birthweight) 561
  16. SECTION XIII CONTRACEPTION AND TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY 563
    1. Contraception 563
    2. Induced Abortions and Medical Termination of Pregnancy 580
  17. SECTION XIV CONTEMPORARY OBSTETRIC PRACTICE 583
    1. Immunology and Pregnancy 583
    2. Trauma in Pregnancy 588
    3. Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Pregnancy 592
    4. Substance Abuse in Pregnancy 595
    5. Medicolegal Issues and Risk Management 598
    6. Special Cases in Obstetric Practice 602
    7. Evolution of Obstetric Practice 606
  18. SECTION XV CLINICAL ASPECTS IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY 613
    1. Obstetric History Taking 613
    2. Obstetric Examination 615
    3. Labour Care – A Ready Reckoner 620
    4. Obstetric Management – Decision Making 630
    5. Management in Postcaesarean Pregnancy 632
    6. Specimens in Obstetrics 638
    7. Obstetric Instruments 643
  19. Index 657
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