Stillbirth: Prediction, Prevention and Management
Copyright © 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Catherine Y. Spong
Published Online: 5 MAY 2011 04:41AM EST
Print ISBN: 9781444337068
Online ISBN: 9781444398038
About this Book
Stillbirth remains a major and tragic obstetric complication
The number of deaths due to stillbirth are greater than those due to preterm birth and sudden infant death syndrome combined.
Stillbirth: Prediction, Prevention and Management provides a comprehensive guide to the topic of stillbirth. Distilling recent groundbreaking research, expert authors consider:
- The epidemiology of stillbirth throughout the world
- The various possible causes of stillbirth
- The psychological effects on mothers and families who suffer a stillbirth
- Management of stillbirth
- Managing pregnancies following stillbirth
Stillbirth: Prediction, Prevention and Management is packed with crucial evidence-based information and practical insights. It enables all obstetric healthcare providers to manage one of the most traumatic yet all too common situations they will encounter.