Diabetes Complicating Pregnancy: The Joslin Clinic Method / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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DIABETES COMPLICATING PREGNANCY
The Joslin Clinic Method
Edited by Florence M. Brown, MD, and John W. Hare, MD
From the reviews of the First Edition:
"This is undoubtedly the best short summary of diabetic pregnancy...." —Diabetologia
" ...comprehensively covers every important aspect of diabetes-complicated human pregnancy in fewer than 200 pages." —Mayo Clinic Proceedings
"The management methods described in this book are clearly and rationally presented...a timely and useful guide to a difficult aspect of human reproduction." —The New England Journal of Medicine
"This is a sensible clinical book that can be recommended to any doctor who is interested in the care of the diabetic woman before, during, and after her pregnancy." —Diabetic Medicine
The successful management of diabetes in the pregnant patient requires a cooperative effort from a diverse group of healthcare specialists. For more than fifty years, the Joslin Clinic has fostered a multidisciplinary approach to caring for diabetic pregnancy and earned a worldwide reputation as the leading institution in this area.
Now in a rigorously updated second edition, Diabetes Complicating Pregnancy: The Joslin Clinic Method is the definitive clinical manual for the practitioner caring for the pregnant patient with either pre-existing or gestational-onset diabetes. The book offers a wealth of practical data covering everything from the basic pathophysiology of the disease to its dietary and pharmacological management. The text is divided into sections that address the key considerations in diabetic pregnancy—encompassing its metabolic, medical, obstetrical, fetal, and personal aspects.
This revised and expanded Second Edition features such important additions as:
- An update of routine obstetrical practices
- A review of home blood glucose monitoring devices
- Guidelines for the management of women with retinopathy and kidney disease
- Outcome data on over 850 patients from ten years of research at the Joslin Center.
Presenting contributions from a wide range of specialists, Diabetes Complicating Pregnancy: The Joslin Clinic Method, Second Edition offers their collected expertise in a single, concise, and accessible volume. As a practical manual for the day-to-day management of the pregnant patient with diabetes, this book is an ideal resource for diabetologists, obstetricians, perinatologists, nutritionists, and social workers.
|Edition description:||2nd ed.|
|Product dimensions:||6.26(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.79(d)|
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:
Pathophysiology (J. Hare & F. Brown).
Home Management (S. Ghiloni).
Exercise (C. Mullooly).
Diabetic Retinopathy in Pregnancy (T. Murtha).
Obstetrical Complications ( D. Acker & V. Barss).
Neonatal Management (J. Cloherty).
Congenital Malformations (M. Greene & F. Brown).
Psychosocial Responses to Pregnant Women with Diabetes (E. Kay).