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Turnbull's Obstetrics by Geoffrey Chamberlain RD, MD, FRCS, FACOG(Hons), Philip J. Steer BS, MD, FRCOG, FCOGSA (hon)

A comprehensive account of modern obstetrics, Turnbull's Obstetrics 3rd Edition will build on the solid reputation of the first two Editions to provide a definitive account of all aspects of obstetrics in a text aimed primarily at specialist registrars and other obstetricians in training world wide. Over 60 contributors from UK, Europe, and the Far East provide chapters on every aspect of obstetric care. A new Editor, Professor Philip Steer of London, joins Geoffrey Chamberlain, in updating the existing Edition.

A USER-FRIENDLY STRUCTURE covering all your needs
• Basic Sciences
• Normal Pregnancy
• Abnormal Pregnancy
• Normal Labour
• Abnormal Labour
• The Puerperium
• The Newborn
• Vital Statistics
• Medicolegal aspect
An even broader international perspective of the entire field of obstetrics.
Every chapter has been completely updated.
Brand-new information on assisted fertility and the increases in multiple births.
Key points boxes highlight core information.
Further guidance on medicolegal issues in current practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443063657
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 05/28/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 880
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: BASIC SCIENCE IN OBSTETRICS
1 Continuum of obstetrics
Professor Geoffrey Chamberlain
2 Anatomy of the female pelvis
Professor Noel Dilly
3 Fertilisation, early development and implantation
Professor Alan Trounson and Dr Martin Pera
4 The placenta, membrances and umbilical cord
Professor Harold Fox
5 Development of the embryo and fetus
Dr Philip Cox
6 Maternal physiology in pregnancy
Professor Fiona Broughton Pipkin
7 Immunology in pregnancy
Dr Charles Loke and Dr Ashley King

SECTION 2: NORMAL ANTENATAL CARE
8 Antenatal Care
Dr Marion Hall
9 Assessment of early pregnancy
Professor Leslie Regan
10 Fetal assessment in pregnancy
Dr Philip Owen

SECTION 3: ABNORMAL ANTENATAL CARE
11 Assisted reproduction
Professor Bob Shaw
12 Antenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormalities
Professor Charles Rodeck and Dr Pran Pandya
13 Fetal growth restriction; small for gestational age
Professor Nick Fisk and Dr Richard Smith
14 Bleeding in pregnancy
Professor James Drife
15 Multiple pregnancy
Professor Jim Neilson and Dr Rekha Barjoria
16 Red cell isoimmunization in pregnancy
Professor Charles Rodeck and Dr Anna Cockell
17 Cardiovascular disoders in pregnancy
Dr Michael de Sweit
18 Medical disorders in pregnancy
Dr Catherine Nelson Piercy and Dr Catherine Williamson
19 Psychiatric problems in pregnancy and puerperium
Professor C Kumar and Dr L O'Dowd
20 Coagulation defects in pregnancy and puerperium
Professor Elizabeth Letski
21 Hypertension in pregnancy
Professor Ian Greer
22 Infections in pregnancy
Dr Philip Hay, Dr Michael Sharland and Dr Austen Ugwamadu
23 Urinary tract in pregnancy
Professor John Davison and Professor William Dunlop

SECTION 4: NORMAL LABOUR
24 The labouring mother
Dr Sandy Oliver and Professor Ann Oakley
25 The physiology and endocrinology of labour
Mr Mark Johnson and Professor Phil Bennet
26 The management of labour
Professor Phil Steer
27 Fetal monitoring in labour
Professor Martin Whittle and Dr William Martin
28 Analgesia and anaesthesia
Professor Michael Harmer and Dr Rachel Collis
29 The midwife's role in pregnancy and labour
Professor Lesley Page
30 The future of labour management
Professor Gerard Breart

SECTION 5: ABNORMAL LABOUR
31 Preterm labour and delivery of the preterm infant
Mr Stephen Walkinshaw
32 Prolonged pregnancy
Dr Patricia Crowley
33 Abnormal uterine contractions and cephalo-pelvic disproportion
Professor Phil Steer
34 Abnormal fetal presentation and position
Dr Justus Hofmeyr
35 Induction and augmentation of labour
Professor Michael Rogers
36 Operative vaginal deliveries
Professor Allan Chang
37 Caesarean section
Professor Geoffrey Chamberlain
38 Postpartum haemorrhage and abnormalities of the third stage of labour
Professor William Thomson and Dr Anne Harper

SECTION 6: PUERPERIUM
39 The physiology of the puerperium
Professor Frank Hytten
40 Lactation
Professor Peter W Howie
41 Puerperal sepsis
Professor Phil Steer, Dr Patient and Dr N Soni
42 Venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
Professor John Bonnar

SECTION 7: THE BABY
43 The newborn
Professor Terence Stephenson and Dr Helen Budge
44 Effects of perinatal death
Dr Gillian Forrest
45 Obstetrical responsibility for abnormal fetal or neonatal outcome
Dr Fiona J Stanley and Dr Eve Blair
Section 8: The Reproductive Database
46 Birth Rates
Professor Geoffrey Chamberlain
47 Perinatal Mortality
Dr Jean Chapple
48 Maternal Mortality
Professor Geoffrey Chamberlain

SECTION 9: LEGAL PROBLEMS
49 Medicolegal aspects
Mr Roger Clements

SECTION 10: RESEARCH
50 Research in obstetrics and gynaecology
Professor William Dunlop

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