3. Anatomical and Physiological Changes in Pregnancy

  1. Malcolm Woollard1,
  2. Kim Hinshaw2,
  3. Helen Simpson3 and
  4. Sue Wieteska

Published Online: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309805.ch3

Pre-Hospital Obstetric Emergency Training: The Practical Approach

Pre-Hospital Obstetric Emergency Training: The Practical Approach

How to Cite

Woollard, M., Hinshaw, K., Simpson, H. and Wieteska, S. (eds) (2009) Anatomical and Physiological Changes in Pregnancy, in Pre-Hospital Obstetric Emergency Training: The Practical Approach, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309805.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Pre-Hospital Care, Coventry, UK

  2. 2

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sunderland, UK

  3. 3

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Middlesbrough, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 31 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184755

Online ISBN: 9781444309805

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Keywords:

  • anatomical and physiological changes in pregnancy;
  • The genital tract;
  • the gastrointestinal system;
  • Uterine displacement;
  • Mendelson's syndrome

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anatomical and Physiological Changes in Pregnancy and Implications for Management

  • Relevant Laboratory Tests – differences in the ‘Normal Range’ in Pregnancy