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Pregnancy in the Obese Woman: Clinical Management / Edition 1

Pregnancy in the Obese Woman: Clinical Management / Edition 1

by Deborah Conway


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ISBN-13: 9781405196482
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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Deborah L Conway, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas School of Medicine, San Antonio, TX, USA

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Table of Contents


Contributor List.

1 The Epidemiology of Obesity in Pregnancy (Susan Y.Chu).

2 Psychological Aspects of Obesity in Women (D. YvetteLaCoursiere).

3 Preparing for Pregnancy: Special Considerations for the ObeseWoman (Anne Lang Dunlop, Divya Narayan, and Vita LamMayes).

4 Bariatric Surgery: A Primer for the Obstetric Care Provider(C.R. Hall and Bradley J. Needleman).

5 Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery (Anatte Karmon and EyalSheiner).

6 The Impact of Maternal Obesity on Fetal and Neonatal Outcomes(Donald J. Dudley).

7 Abnormal Fetal Growth Related to Maternal Obesity (Hugh M.Ehrenberg).

8 Special Considerations in Prenatal Care (Hugh M.Ehrenberg).

9 Nutrition and Weight Gain in the Obese Gravida (Naomi E.Stotland, Janet King, and Barbara Abrams).

10 Exercise Recommendations for the Obese Gravida (Krista L.Rompolski and John M. Jakicic).

11 Obesity Co-morbid Conditions in Pregnancy: Diabetes andHypertension (Eran Hadar and Yariv Yogev).

12 Obstetric Management of the Obese Parturient (James M.Alexander).

13 Abdominal Surgery in the Morbidly Obese Patient (AshleyParker and Deborah L. Conway).

14 Breast Feeding and Contraception (ElizabethReifsnider).


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"It is an excellent source of up-to-date information and, in addition, it is very easy to read and digest ... I will definitely use this book for reference and I highly recommend it to others." (SQU Med Journal, 1 November 2011)

"This is an excellent resource for physicians and others who take care of this population. It is very thorough in its coverage, and the information leans heavily on an evidence-based approach. This is a solid book to add to the library." (Doody's, 14 October 2011)

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