Physiology in Childbearing: With Anatomy and Related Biosciences / Edition 1

Physiology in Childbearing: With Anatomy and Related Biosciences / Edition 1

by Dorothy Stables, Barbara Novak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0702021350

ISBN-13: 9780702021350

Pub. Date: 09/01/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Physiology in Childbearing continues to provide an up-to-date, comprehensive and clear account of anatomy and physiology and related biosciences at all stages of pregnancy and childbirth. Building upon the success of the first edition, Dot Stables has recruited Jean Rankin, a teacher/practitioner of midwifery with many years of experience to co-edit this updated…  See more details below

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Physiology in Childbearing continues to provide an up-to-date, comprehensive and clear account of anatomy and physiology and related biosciences at all stages of pregnancy and childbirth. Building upon the success of the first edition, Dot Stables has recruited Jean Rankin, a teacher/practitioner of midwifery with many years of experience to co-edit this updated edition. Together, they offer students the benefit of their extensive knowledge of the subject to provide a comprehensive physiology text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702021350
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
693
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 10.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Basic biochemistry3
2The cell - its structures and functions9
3Structure, organisation and regulation of genes23
4The female reproductive system37
5The male reproductive system51
6Fertility control59
7Infertility73
8Preconception matters81
9General embryology95
10Embryological systems 1 - trunk, head and limbs119
11Embryological systems 2 - internal organs133
12The placenta, membranes and amniotic fluid147
13Fetal growth and development165
14Common fetal problems179
15Congenital defects193
16The haematological system - physiology of the blood205
17The cardiovascular system219
18Respiration239
19The renal tract253
20Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance267
21The gastrointestinal tract277
22The accessory digestive organs293
23Nutrition and metabolism during pregnancy303
24The nature of bone - the female pelvis and fetal skull317
25Muscle - the pelvic floor and the uterus335
26The central nervous system349
27The peripheral and autonomic nervous systems365
28The endocrine systems375
29The immune system387
30Minor disorders of pregnancy403
31Bleeding in pregnancy409
32Cardiac and hypertensive disorders423
33Anaemia and clotting disorders433
34Respiratory renal, gastrointestinal and neurological problems445
35Diabetes mellitus and other metabolic disorders in pregnancy457
36The onset of labour471
37The first stage of labour479
38Pain relief in labour495
39The second stage of labour509
40The third stage of labour521
41Abnormalities of uterine action and onset of labour531
42Breech presentation541
43Malposition and cephalic malpresentations553
44Cephalopelvic disproportion, obstructed labour and other obstetric emergencies565
45Postpartum haemorrhage and other third-stage problems575
46Perinatal fetal asphyxia585
47Operative delivery595
48Adaptation to extrauterine life 1 - respiration and cardiovascular functions607
49Adaptation to extrauterine life 2 - nutritional and metabolic adjustments623
50The low birthweight baby - common problems and care633
51Neonatal cardiovascular and respiratory disorders649
52Neonatal jaundice and some metabolic disorders665
53Infections and trauma in the neonate675
54The breasts and lactation685
55Breastfeeding practice and problems699
56The puerperium711
57Biobehavioural aspects of parenting723

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