Handbook of Clinical Obstetrics: The Fetus & Mother, Third Edition

Handbook of Clinical Obstetrics: The Fetus & Mother, Third Edition

Editor(s): E. Albert Reece, John C. Hobbins, Norman F. Gant

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405156097

Online ISBN: 9780470753323

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753323

About this Book

The second edition of this quick reference handbook for obstetricians and gynecologists and primary care physicians is designed to complement the parent textbook Clinical Obstetrics: The Fetus & Mother

The third edition of Clinical Obstetrics: The Fetus & Mother is unique in that it gives in-depth attention to the two patients - fetus and mother, with special coverage of each patient. Clinical Obstetrics thoroughly reviews the biology, pathology, and clinical management of disorders affecting both the fetus and the mother.

Clinical Obstetrics
: The Fetus & Mother - Handbook provides the practising physician with succinct, clinically focused information in an easily retrievable format that facilitates diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment. When you need fast answers to specific questions, you can turn with confidence to this streamlined, updated reference.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Conception and Conceptus Development

  2. Part II: Pregnancy and the Fetoplacental Unit

    1. Chapter 5

      Endocrinology of Pregnancy and the Placenta (pages 19–23)

      Alan DeCherney, Jessica Spencer, Tim Chard and Karen A. Hutchinson

  3. Part III: Fetal Developmental Biology

  4. Part IV: Variations in Embryonal and Fetal Growth and Development

  5. Part V: Fetal Infections and Teratogenesis

  6. Part VI: Fetal Diseases

    1. Chapter 19

      Basic Principles of Ultrasound (pages 117–120)

      Mladen Predanic, Frank A. Chervenak and E. Albert Reece

    2. Chapter 23

      Fetal Skeletal Anomalies (pages 139–164)

      Luís F. Gonçalves, Patricia L. Devers, Jimmy Espinoza and Roberto Romero

  7. Part VII: Methods of Evaluation of Fetal Development and Well-being

  8. Part VIII: Fetal Therapy

    1. Chapter 31

      Fetal Medical Treatment (pages 220–223)

      Mark I. Evans, Yuval Yaron, Charles S. Kleinman and Alan W. Flake

  9. Part IX: Maternal Biological Adaptations to Pregnancy

  10. Part X: Maternal Diseases Complicating Pregnancy

    1. Chapter 43

      Neurological Disorders in Pregnancy (pages 336–340)

      R. Lee Archer, Stacy A. Rudnicki and Bashir S. Shihabuddin

    2. Chapter 44

      Thromboembolic Disorders of Pregnancy (pages 341–349)

      Michael J. Paidas, Christian M. Pettker and Charles J. Lockwood

  11. Part XI: Medicosocial Considerations in Pregnancy

  12. Part XII: Obstetric and Peripartal Events

    1. Chapter 60

      Prelabor Rupture of the Membranes (pages 505–512)

      Joaquin Santolaya-Forgas, Roberto Romero, Jimmy Espinoza, Offer Erez, Lara A. Friel, Juan Pedro Kusanovic, Ray Bahado-Singh and Jyh Kae Nien

  13. Part XIII: The Newborn Infant

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