Medical Disorders in Pregnancy: A Manual for Midwives

Medical Disorders in Pregnancy: A Manual for Midwives

Editor(s): S. Elizabeth Robson, Jason Waugh

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405151689

Online ISBN: 9781444302448

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302448

About this Book

The need for joint medical and midwifery care is stressed in the latest CEMACH report, with a recommendation that contemporary midwifery education prepares midwives for problems in pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcome. Pre-conception care for women with medical disorders has also been stressed.

Medical Disorders in Pregnancy is one of the first texts written specifically for midwives that provides an outline of common medical disorders that may be affected by pregnancy or which may cause pregnancy complications. For ease of use, all conditions are presented on two page templates, and each addresses: An explanation of the condition; Standard 'Non-pregnancy' treatment; Pre-conception care; Antenatal care; Intrapartum care, and Postnatal care. The management, treatment and care by both doctors and midwives are provided to allow a mutual understanding of each others roles and responsibilities.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 2

      Skin Disorders (pages 13–18)

      Catherine Gittins and Marian Parrish

    3. Chapter 3

      Hypertensive Disorders (pages 19–26)

      Trudy Boyce, Claire Dodd and Jason Waugh

    4. Chapter 4

      Heart Disease (pages 27–46)

      Moira McLean, Frances Bu'lock and S. Elizabeth Robson

    5. Chapter 5

      Respiratory Disorders (pages 47–60)

      Michelle Goldie, Jane Scullion and Christopher Brightling

    6. Chapter 6

      Renal Disorders (pages 61–72)

      Professor Nigel J. Brunskill and Andrea Goodlife

    7. Chapter 7

      Endocrine Disorders (pages 73–88)

      Rob Gregory, Diane Todd and Mairie Halliday

    8. Chapter 8

      Neurological Disorders (pages 89–104)

      Jo Matharu, Eleanor Burns-Kent and Edmund Howarth

    9. Chapter 9

      Musculoskeletal Disorders (pages 105–116)

      S. Elizabeth Robson, Javed Iqbal and Edmund Howarth

    10. Chapter 10

      Gastrointestinal Disorders (pages 117–136)

      Manjiri Khare, Rosemary Lydall, Caroline Farrar and S. Elizabeth Robson

    11. Chapter 12

      Infectious Conditions (pages 147–162)

      Karen Watkins, Veronica Johnson-Roffey and Juliet Houghton

    12. Chapter 14

      Haematological Disorders (pages 169–184)

      Abena Addo, S. Elizabeth Robson and Christina Oppenheimer

    13. Chapter 17

      Psychiatric Disorders (pages 207–212)

      Kathryn Gutteridge and Dr Renuka Lazarus

    14. Chapter 18

      Neoplasia (pages 213–222)

      Julie Goddard, Jo Matharu and S. Elizabeth Robson

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