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Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies

  • Authors: Steven Gabbe, Jennifer Niebyl, Joe Simpson, Eric Jauniaux, Deborah Driscoll, Vincenzo Berghella, Mark Landon, Henry Galan, William Grobman
  • ISBN: 9788131247051
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: September 15, 2016
  • Format: Hardback – 1246 Pages
  • Language: English


Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies: First South Asia Edition 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 obstetric practice. Highly readable, well-illustrated, and easy to understand, this best-selling obstetrics reference is an ideal tool for residents and clinicians.

Key Features
  • Sweeping updates appear throughout, including four new chapters: “Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery,” “Placenta Accreta,” “Obesity,” and “Improving Global Maternal Health: Challenges and Opportunities.”
  • New Glossary presents 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 chapter on ultrasound provide an important resource for normal and abnormal fetal anatomy.
  • Collective wisdom of global experts in the field is offered.
Table of Contents
  1. SECTION I Physiology
    1. Chapter 1 Placental Anatomy and
    2. Chapter 2 Fetal Development and Physiology
    3. Chapter 3 Maternal Physiology
    4. Chapter 4 Maternal-Fetal Immunology
    5. Chapter 5 Developmental Origins of Adult Health and Disease
  2. SECTION II Prenatal Care
    1. Chapter 6 Preconception and Prenatal Care
    2. Chapter 7 Nutrition During Pregnancy
    3. Chapter 8 Drugs and Environmental Agents in Pregnancy and Lactation: Teratology, Epidemiology
    4. Chapter 9 Obstetric Ultrasound: Imaging, Dating, Growth, and Anomaly
    5. Chapter 10 Genetic Screening and Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis
    6. Chapter 11 Antepartum Fetal Evaluation
  3. SECTION III Intrapartum Care
    1. Chapter 12 Normal Labor and Delivery
    2. Chapter 13 Abnormal Labor and Induction of Labor
    3. Chapter 14 Operative Vaginal Delivery
    4. Chapter 15 Intrapartum Fetal Evaluation
    5. Chapter 16 Obstetric Anesthesia
    6. Chapter 17 Malpresentations
    7. Chapter 18 Antepartum and Postpartum Hemorrhage
    8. Chapter 19 Cesarean Delivery
    9. Chapter 20 Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery
    10. Chapter 21 Placenta Accreta
  4. SECTION IV Postpartum Care
    1. Chapter 22 The Neonate
    2. Chapter 23 Postpartum Care and Long-Term Health Considerations
    3. Chapter 24 Lactation and Breastfeeding
  5. SECTION V Complicated Pregnancy
    1. Chapter 25 Surgery During Pregnancy
    2. Chapter 26 Trauma and Related Surgery in Pregnancy
    3. Chapter 27 Early Pregnancy Loss and Stillbirth
    4. Chapter 28 Cervical Insufficiency
    5. Chapter 29 Preterm Labor and Birth
    6. Chapter 30 Premature Rupture of the Membranes
    7. Chapter 31 Preeclampsia and Hypertensive Disorders
    8. Chapter 32 Multiple Gestations
    9. Chapter 33 Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    10. Chapter 34 Red Cell Alloimmunization
    11. Chapter 35 Amniotic Fluid Disorders
  6. SECTION VI Pregnancy and Coexisting Disease
    1. Chapter 36 Prolonged and Postterm Pregnancy
    2. Chapter 37 Heart Disease in Pregnancy
    3. Chapter 38 Respiratory Disease in Pregnancy
    4. Chapter 39 Renal Disease in Pregnancy
    5. Chapter 40 Diabetes Mellitus Complicating Pregnancy
    6. Chapter 41 Obesity in Pregnancy
    7. Chapter 42 Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases in Pregnancy
    8. Chapter 43 Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders in Pregnancy
    9. Chapter 44 Hematologic Complications of Pregnancy
    10. Chapter 45 Thromboembolic Disorders in Pregnancy
    11. Chapter 46 Collagen Vascular Diseases in Pregnancy
    12. Chapter 47 Hepatic Disorders During Pregnancy
    13. Chapter 48 Gastrointestinal Disorders During Pregnancy
    14. Chapter 49 Neurologic Disorders in Pregnancy
    15. Chapter 50 Malignant Diseases and Pregnancy
    16. Chapter 51 Skin Disease and Pregnancy
    17. Chapter 52 Maternal and Perinatal Infection: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis in Pregnancy
    18. Chapter 53 Maternal and Perinatal Infection in Pregnancy: Viral
    19. Chapter 54 Maternal and Perinatal Infection in Pregnancy: Bacterial
    20. Chapter 55 Mental Health and Behavioral Disorders in Pregnancy
  7. SECTION VII Legal and Ethical Issues in Perinatology
    1. Chapter 56 Patient Safety and Quality Measurement in Obstetric Care
    2. Chapter 57 Ethical and Legal Issues in Perinatology
    3. Chapter 58 Improving Global Maternal Health: Challenges and Opportunities
  8. Appendix I Normal Values in Pregnancy and Ultrasound
  9. Appendix II Anatomy of the Pelvis
  10. Appendix III Glossary of Key Abbreviations
Authors Biography

Jennifer Niebyl

Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Joe Simpson

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

Eric Jauniaux

Professor/Honorary Consultant, Academic Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London, United Kingdom

Deborah Driscoll

Luigi Mastroianni Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Vincenzo Berghella

Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mark Landon

Richard L. Meiling Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

Henry Galan

Professor, Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aurora, Colorado

William Grobman

Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology-Maternal Fetal Medicine, Center for Healthcare Studies – Institute for Public Health and Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

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