Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach, Fifth Edition

Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach, Fifth Edition

Editor(s): John T. Queenan, Catherine Y. Spong, Charles J. Lockwood

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405127820

Online ISBN: 9780470691878

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691878

About this Book

This book is a must-have for all health professionals involved in the care of women with high risk pregnancies. It is a concise and practical resource for all perinatal care and a reference for the diagnosis and management of high risk pregnancy.

The fifth edition of this classic, focuses on factors affecting pregnancy, genetics, practical diagnostic techniques, maternal diseases in pregnancy and pregnancy complications, labor, anesthesia, and neonatal considerations.

Dr Queenan is joined in the fifth edition by a new editor, Catherine Spong. The book will take an explicitly evidence-based approach this time around and will expand upon several important areas; genetics, doppler ultrasound, prevention, AIDS, group B streptococcus, preeclampsia, and prematurity.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Factors of High-Risk Pregnancy

    1. Chapter 1

      Overview of High-Risk Pregnancy (pages 1–5)

      John T. Queenan, Catherine Y. Spong and Charles J. Lockwood

  2. Part 2: Genetics

  3. Part 3: Monitoring: Biochemical and Biophysical

    1. Chapter 10

      Fetal Lung Maturity (pages 91–94)

      Steven G. Gabbe, Sarah H. Poggi and Alessandro Ghidini

  4. Part 4: Maternal Disease

  5. Part 5: Obstetric Complications

    1. Chapter 37

      Multiple Pregnancy (pages 304–315)

      Young Mi Lee, Jane Cleary-Goldman and Mary E. D'Alton Lee

  6. Part 6: Complications of Labor and Delivery

  7. Part 7: Procedures

    1. Chapter 52

      Fetal Surgery (pages 433–441)

      Robert H. Ball, Hanmin Lee and Michael R. Harrison

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