Williams Obstetrics / Edition 21

Williams Obstetrics / Edition 21

by F. Gary Cunningham, K Wenstrom, J. Hauth, K. Leveno
     
 

The new 21st edition of Williams Obstetrics maintains its strong evidence-based approach and includes more than 4,000 new references, updated guidelines, and a new easy access format in a 2-color design. Rigorously referenced and cohesively written, the hallmarks of Williams Obstetrics are its thoroughness, scientific basis, and practical applicability for the… See more details below

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The new 21st edition of Williams Obstetrics maintains its strong evidence-based approach and includes more than 4,000 new references, updated guidelines, and a new easy access format in a 2-color design. Rigorously referenced and cohesively written, the hallmarks of Williams Obstetrics are its thoroughness, scientific basis, and practical applicability for the obstetrician at the bedside. The book maintains its strong evidence based approach whereby management guidelines and recommendations are evaluated on analysis of the scientific literature.
New features include:
* New Editors John Hauth and Katharine Wenstrom bring special expertise in the field of evidence-based clinical medicine and state-of-the art application of CLINICAL and MOLECULAR GENETICS as they pertain to obstetrics
* UPDATED GUIDELINES and STANDARDS of CARE reflect the current scope of practice
* New Streamlined format features QUICK-READ CHAPTER OUTLINES and highlighted key sentences that pinpoint critical information
* NEW CHAPTERS inform on hot topics: preconceptional counseling, induction and augmentation of labor, chronic hypertension, more
* 250 NEW FIGURES AND TABLES illuminate key information

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838596470
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/30/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1448
Product dimensions:
9.18(w) x 10.68(h) x 2.37(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Sect. IHuman Pregnancy1
1Obstetrics in Broad Perspective3
2Pregnancy: Overview, Organization, and Diagnosis15
3Anatomy of the Reproductive Tract31
Sect. IIPhysiology of Pregnancy63
4The Endometrium and Decidua: Menstruation and Pregnancy65
5The Placenta and Fetal Membranes85
6The Placental Hormones109
7Fetal Growth and Development129
8Maternal Adaptations to Pregnancy167
Sect. IIIPregnancy Planning and Antepartum Management201
9Preconceptional Counseling203
10Prenatal Care221
Sect. IVNormal Labor and Delivery249
11Parturition251
12Mechanisms of Normal Labor291
13Conduct of Normal Labor and Delivery309
14Intrapartum Assessment331
15Analgesia and Anesthesia361
16The Newborn Infant385
17The Puerperium403
Sect. VAbnormal Labor423
18Dystocia: Abnormal Labor and Fetopelvic Disproportion425
19Dystocia: Abnormal Presentation, Position, and Development of the Fetus451
20Induction and Augmentation of Labor469
Sect. VIOperative Obstetrics483
21Forceps Delivery and Vacuum Extraction485
22Breech Presentation and Delivery509
23Cesarean Section and Postpartum Hysterectomy537
Sect. VIICommon Complications of Pregnancy565
24Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy567
25Obstetrical Hemorrhage619
26Puerperal Infection671
27Preterm Birth689
28Postterm Pregnancy729
29Fetal Growth Disorders743
30Multifetal Pregnancy765
Sect. VIIIPlacental Disorders811
31Abnormalities of the Fetal Membranes and Amnionic Fluid813
32Diseases and Abnormalities of the Placenta827
Sect. IXReproductive Success and Failure853
33Abortion855
34Ectopic Pregnancy883
35Abnormalities of the Reproductive Tract911
Sect. XFetal Abnormalities: Inherited and Acquired Disorders937
36Genetics939
37Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Therapy973
38Teratology, Drugs, and Medications1005
39Diseases and Injuries of the Fetus and Newborn1039
Sect. XITechniques Used to Assess Fetal Health1093
40Antepartum Assessment1095
41Ultrasound and Doppler1111
Sect. XIIMedical and Surgical Complications in Pregnancy1141
42General Considerations and Maternal Evaluation1143
43Critical Care and Trauma1159
44Cardiovascular Diseases1181
45Chronic Hypertension1209
46Pulmonary Disorders1223
47Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders1251
48Gastrointestinal Disorders1273
49Hematological Disorders1307
50Endocrine Disorders1339
51Diabetes1359
52Connective-Tissue Disorders1383
53Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders1405
54Dermatological Disorders1429
55Neoplastic Diseases1439
56Infections1461
57Sexually Transmitted Diseases1485
Sect. XIIIFamily Planning1515
58Contraception1517
59Sterilization1555
Index1563

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