Chapter 58. Mastitis

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus4,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics5 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief6
  1. Wendy F. Hansen MD1,
  2. Deborah Hubbard2 and
  3. Jennifer R. Niebyl MD3

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch58

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Hansen, W. F., Hubbard, D. and Niebyl, J. R. (2005) Mastitis, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch58

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 5

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 6

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, 800 Rose Street, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Room C-358, Lexington, KY 40536-0293, USA

  2. 2

    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Nursing, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA

  3. 3

    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • mastitis - symptoms and signs;
  • mastitic milk - associated with immune components and inflammatory molecules;
  • diagnosis - antibiotic for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA);
  • warrant repeated therapy and continuation of nursing;
  • clinical response - penicillinase-resistant penicillin or cephalosporin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Conclusions

  • References