Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 5

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This book is a must-have for all health professionals involved in the care of women with high risk pregnancies. It is a concise and practical resource for all perinatal care and a reference for the diagnosis and management of high risk pregnancy.

The fifth edition of this classic, focuses on factors affecting pregnancy, genetics, practical diagnostic techniques, maternal diseases in pregnancy and pregnancy complications, labor, anesthesia, and neonatal considerations.

Dr Queenan is joined in the fifth edition by a new editor, Catherine Spong. The book will take an explicitly evidence-based approach this time around and will expand upon several important areas; genetics, doppler ultrasound, prevention, AIDS, group B streptococcus, preeclampsia, and prematurity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405127820
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor John Queenan, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, USA

Dr Catherine Spong, Bethesda, USA

Charles Lockwood, Department of Obstretics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA

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Table of Contents

List of contributors.




Part 1: Factors of High-Risk Pregnancy.

1 Overview of high-risk pregnancy.

John T. Queenan, Catherine Y. Spong, and Charles J. Lockwood.

2 Maternal nutrition.

Edward R. Newton.

3 Alcohol and substance abuse.

William F. Rayburn.

4 Environmental agents and reproductive risk.

Laura Goetzl.

5 Medications in pregnancy and lactation.

Catalin S. Buhimschi and Carl P. Weiner.

Part 2: Genetics.

6 Genetic screening for mendelian disorders.

Deborah A. Driscoll.

7 Screening for neural tube defects.

Nancy C. Chescheir.

8 First and second trimester screening for fetal aneuploidy.

Fergal D. Malone.

Part 3: Monitoring: Biochemical and Biophysical.

9 Fetal endocrinology.

Nebojsa Radunovic and Charles J. Lockwood.

10 Fetal lung maturity.

Steven G. Gabbe, Sarah H. Poggi, and Alessandro Ghidini.

11 Antepartum fetal monitoring.

Brian L. Shaffer and Julian T. Parer.

12 Interpreting intrapartum fetal heart tracings.

Michael Nageotte.

Part 4: Maternal Disease.

13 Sickle cell disease.

Scott Roberts.

14 Thrombocytopenia.

Robert M. Silver and Erin A.S. Clark.

15 Inherited and acquired thrombophilias.

Michael J. Paidas.

16 Pathophysiology and diagnosis of thromboembolic disorders in pregnancy.

Christian M. Pettker and Charles J. Lockwood.

17 Cardiac disease in pregnancy.

Stephanie R. Martin and Michael R. Foley.

18 Renal disease in pregnancy.

John Hayslett.

19 Pregnancy in transplant patients.

James R. Scott.

20 Gestational diabetes mellitus.

Deborah L. Conway.

21 Diabetes mellitus.

George Saade.

22 Maternal hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

Brian Casey.

23 Asthma.

Michael Schatz.

24 Epilepsy.

Page B. Pennell.

25 Chronic hypertension.

C. Kevin Huls and Dinesh M. Shah.

26 Systemic lupus erythematosus.

Benjamin Hamar and Edmund Funai.

27 Perinatal infections.

Jeanne S. Sheffield.

28 Group B streptococcal infections.

Ronald S. Gibbs.

29 Hepatitis in pregnancy.

Patrick Duff.

30 HIV infection.

Howard L. Minkoff.

Part 5: Obstetric Complications.

31 Genetic and nongenetic causes of spontaneous abortion.

Charles J. Lockwood.

32 The incompetent cervix.

John Owen.

33 Gestational hypertension—preeclampsia and eclampsia.

Labib M. Ghulmiyyah and Baha M. Sibai.

34 Emergency care in pregnancy.

Garrett K. Lam and Michael R. Foley.

35 Sonographic dating and standard fetal biometry.

Alfred Abuhamad and David Nyberg.

36 Rh and other blood group alloimmunizations.

Kenneth J. Moise, Jr.

37 Multiple pregnancy.

Young Mi Lee, Jane Cleary-Goldman, and Mary E. D’Alton.

38 Polyhydramnios and oligohydramnios.

Michael G. Ross, Ron Beloosesky, and John T. Queenan.

39 Prevention of preterm birth.

Paul J. Meis.

40 Pathogenesis and prediction of preterm delivery.

Charles J. Lockwood.

41 Preterm premature rupture of membranes.

Brian M. Mercer.

42 Management of preterm labor.

Vincenzo Berghella.

43 Placenta previa and related placental disorders.

Yinka Oyelese.

Part 6: Complications of Labor and Delivery.

44 Prolonged pregnancy.

Errol R. Norwitz and Victoria Snegovskikh.

45 Cesarean delivery.

Michael W. Varner.

46 Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery.

Mark B. Landon.

47 Breech delivery.

Edward R. Yeomans and Larry C. Gilstrap.

48 Obstetric analgesia and anesthesia.

Gilbert J. Grant.

Part 7: Procedures.

49 Genetic amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling.

Ronald J. Wapner.

50 Direct fetal blood sampling: cordocentesis.

Alessandro Ghidini and Caterina Bocchi.

51 Amnioinfusion: indications and controversies.

Catherine Y. Spong.

52 Fetal surgery.

Robert H. Ball, Hanmin Lee, and Michael R. Harrison.

53 Problems in the newborn.

Avroy A. Fanaroff.

54 Neonatal encephalopathy and cerebral palsy.

Gary D.V. Hankins and Monica Longo.


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