edward r. yeomans
philip j. steer
kate m. grady
a unique and invaluable addition to the literature, medical problems during pregnancy will be of great interest to practicing obstetricians, primary care clinicians, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, and other allied health professionals.show more
this book will be required reading for all obstetricians and gynecologists.show more
written by a cadre of experts, the book provides a comprehensive, authoritative, and international view of gestational diabetes mellitus and will be invaluable to maternal-fetal medicine specialists, diabetologists, neonatologists, and a growing number of gynecologists and general physicians concerned with the management of noncommunicable diseases in pregnancy.show more
providing the latest evidence-based information on etiology, evaluation and treatment, this unique text provides an in-depth, comprehensive discussion of the epidemiology, genetic and endocrinologic factors and medical and surgical management of recurrent pregnancy loss (rpl). taking a multidisciplinary approach including psychological treatment and patient perspectives, all aspects of current rpl prevention and treatment are elucidated. detailed chapters provide real-world illustrative material and cover the set-up and management of rpl clinics and databases, containing practical tips. recurrent pregnancy loss will be an excellent resource for ob-gyn specialists, general and reproductive endocrinologists, radiologists, hematologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and any other investigators or clinicians treating patients confronted with this emotionally and physically trying condition.
critical care in obstetrics is an upcoming specialty in the developing countries. this book is first of its kind as there are very few books written on this subject. the book discusses various aspects of critical care in obstetrics starting from the basic principles, physiology, ethics, monitoring and organization of a critical care unit. the various chapters cover management of life threatening illnesses involving various organ systems of the body of a pregnant woman. furthermore, the management of a pregnant woman is unique as it involves not only management of the patient but the developing fetus in her womb as well. this book aims to help the obstetricians, postgraduate students and critical care providers with the management protocols in dealing with critically ill pregnant women.
william a. grobman
after 30 years, obstetrics: normal and problem pregnancies remains your go-to choice for authoritative guidance on managing today's obstetric patient. international experts put the latest knowledge in this specialty at your fingertips, with current and relevant information on everything from fetal origins of adult disease, to improving global maternal health, to important topics in day-to-day obstetrical practice. highly readable, well-illustrated, and easy to understand, this bestselling obstetrics reference is an ideal tool for residents and clinicians.
this is the benchmark text in obstetrical procedures updated and expanded to reflect current practice. it includes: new chapter authors; new study guide with cme credit; more than 470 illustrations; and a study guide with 1,000 questions and answers. this 2nd edition of the comprehensive "operative obstetrics" first published in 1995, continues to bring you step-by-step instructions for every major surgical procedure performed in current obstetrical practice. leading obstetricians across the country have written the nearly 40 chapters, most of them contributors to the 1st edition. however, you'll recognize names of several new contributors to this 2nd edition.
philip n baker
obstetrics is a new e-book presenting a collection of key articles from obstetrics, gynaecology and reproductive medicine, mapped by module to the mrcog part 2 exam.
as well as mapping to the mrcog, the inkling version of this e-book also enables anyone with a short-term interest in a specific area to buy individual articles at a price-point which will give affordable access to all readers (from medical students to gps and practitioners in related areas, such a genitourinary medicine). inkling’s app-like quality of user experience on mobiles, tablets and laptops will be an added bonus for learning on the move. as well as being vital preparation for the mrcog exam, this material is also ideal for life-long learning, cpd and, indeed, preparation for all post-graduate exams in obstetrics (not just mrcog), including especially the new ebcog exam in europe and local college exams in india.[the middle east and africa.
the parent journal is a rolling, continuously updated review of obstetrics over a three-year cycle covering all the important topics for the mrcog part 2 exam. its editorial board comprises some of europe’s most influential specialists and includes, among others, the current presidents of figo and ebcog, as well as the past president of the royal college of obstetrics and gynaecology. the journal’s articles are refreshed, updated, augmented or replaced as appropriate each time the subject is due for revision to provide a concise overview of knowledge and practice core to the curriculum. each article is written by invited experts and overseen by the relevant subject specialist on the board. there is a trainee on the board too, ensuring relevance and accessibility to exam candidates.
- inkling version gives a highly attractive, app-like user experience, enabling much easier, more pleasurable use of the content on smartphones, tablets and laptops for learning on the move.
- affordable chapter-level purchase on inkling version opens out the journal’s authority and expertise to all interested users (medical students, family clinicians, genitourinary specialists and all other related specialties).
- derived from top-notch authoritative content from the ogrm journal.
- overseen by a world-class editorial board of experts, which includes the presidents of figo, ebcog and past president of the rcog.
- a trainee representative on the editorial board ensures relevance and accessibility for exam candidates.
- relevant to all post-graduate exams, including the new ebcog exam and college exams in india, the middle east and africa.
- highly appropriate content for life-long learning, personal development portfolios and cpd.
arri coomarasamy; mahmood shafi; willy davila
gynecologic and obstetric surgery is a craft that requires sound knowledge and skills. the specifics of each individual case must be understood to enable the best surgical management approach and to minimize complications. this resource book offers insightful management options to many of the challenges a gynecologic or obstetric surgeon may face before, during and after an operation.
divided into two sections, the book first covers general preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative challenges and, second, specific surgical procedures. it provides advice on both general gynecologic and obstetric operations, as well as subspecialist areas such as reproductive surgery, urogynecology and gynecologic oncology.
the chapters are concise, beginning with illustrative case histories followed by background, management options, and any preventative approaches. designed to guide the surgeon to safe practice throughout all stages, they offer practical and step-by-step help.
shoupe, donna, mishell, jr., daniel r. (eds.)
this book presents an up-to-date and comprehensive review of female contraception. it offers an extensive overview of contraception types, including oral, injectable, emergency, and various cervical barrier contraceptives, as well as behavioral and sterilization methods, and discusses the clinical effectiveness, advantages, disadvantages, side effects, and mechanisms of action of each method. thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition includes coverage of chewable contraceptives, new progestins, new quadraphasic ocp regimen, nexplanon, which is replacing the implanon contraceptive implant, and new methods of tubal sterilization. there is also a new chapter devoted to current controversies. each chapter also includes counseling tips that answer common questions many clinicians and patients have about contraception. the advances in contraception technologies are interplayed with practical advice on choosing the most effective and appropriate contraception for patients, from those who are young and healthy to those with serious medical diseases. the handbook of contraception, second edition, is an incomparable reference for obstetricians, gynecologists, and primary care physicians.
m. angela o’neal; christina scifres; janet waters
>this book is a practical and easily readable guide for neurologists, obstetricians, and primary care doctors treating female patients with neurological illness in their reproductive years. offers wide ranging coverage, including family planning and lactation presents information in approachable tables and summaries, focusing on high yield information useful for clinical consultation is written by a team of experts and edited by recognized leaders in the field
by gerald g. briggs, roger k. freeman
know the risk versus the benefit, before you prescribe: the authoritative, updated 10th edition of drugs in pregnancy and lactation remains the leading drug reference for treatment of pregnant or breastfeeding patients. listing nearly 1,200 commonly prescribed drugs taken during pregnancy and lactation, each detailed, in-depth drug monograph offers a summary of known or possible effects on mother, embryo, fetus and nursing infant.
- enhanced ebook with searchable text and frequent updates integrating important new evidence
- new over 120 new drugs including drug reviews
- new drugs contraindicated during breastfeeding and pregnancy
- each monograph contains: generic name (in us); risk factor; pharmacologic class; fetal risk summary; breastfeeding summary; and updated references
- list of drugs known to cause human developmental toxicity
now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive ebook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
- complete content with enhanced navigation
- a powerful search tool that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
- cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
- highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
- ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
- quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
the book contains no figures.
by singh tania gurdip
obstetrics is ever-evolving. hitech gadgets for monitoring and treating fetus as an individual have all brought about definite changes in the management protocols. keeping the latest trends in view, all the chapters have been formulated. the book is basically meant for the preparation of practical and viva voce for both the postgraduate and undergraduate students. it covers history, examination and management of all the cases in obstetrics in complete detail. each chapter is discussed with a hypothetical case, followed by stepwise discussion of each differential diagnosis and how to reach the final diagnosis. i feel this text will add a lot to the existing literature on obstetrics and will prove indispensable for the postgraduate students. it is need-based and well fulfils its purpose.
by dutta dc
this book “textbook of obstetrics” focuses on obstetrics. all the chapters have been extensively revised and critically reorganized. medical advances up to the time of publication have been integrated. in recognition of the advanced technology, the book provides sonograms, including doppler studies, microphotographs, mr images, data graphs and laparoscopic images. all these are represented in wonderful vivid colors. practical obstetrics with a total number of 52 high quality photographs of instruments, sonograms, specimens, m r images and drugs is of immense value, specifically for the practical part of the examination. the comprehensive information this book is prorated and given in a total of 42 chapters. it discusses about anatomy of female reproductive organs, diagnosis of pregnancy, normal labor, and abnormalities of the puerperium, disease of the fetus and the newborn, population dynamics and control of conception, operative obstetrics, etc. further, it also highlights about safe motherhood, newborn’s health and practical obstetrics.
by deshpande alaka k
the book pregnancy medicine described pregnancy as an amazing and fulfilling life event. better understanding of the disease processes, advanced diagnostic techniques, newer therapeutic molecules are all directed towards the betterment of the health and care, which need a multidisciplinary approach. preconception counseling is the first and the most important step in successful obstetric outcome. infectious diseases accounts for high mortality in the developing countries. high prevalence of jaundice, diabetes, thyroid dysfunctions, respiratory diseases, psychiatric illnesses, blood disorders, seizure disorders, cardiac problems, rising incidences of sle, and various skin disorders during pregnancy have serious repercussions which need comprehensive care. increasing awareness about the use of cord blood transplantation has been extensively presented here. the last chapter describes the steps to be taken for the immediate care of the newborn.
by daflapurkar shruti bangale
the ultimate goal in antenatal care of pregnant women is to have healthy mother and healthy baby. with the modern obstetrics, this objective can be achieved in majority. however, each pregnancy is an individual challenging situation and the things, which appear normal, can become bad within some hours. the high risk cases in obstetrics book is aimed to guide post graduate students to deal with various emergency or risk prone pregnancies. with the changing lifestyle, increasing maternal age, increasing assisted reproductive techniques use, certain conditions like diabetes, essential hypertension, ectopic pregnancies are on rise. conversely, even with modernization, the demography of underprivileged, illiterate population is not much improved. these people have lack of access to quality healthcare within reach. so, the problems like anemia, pregnancy-induced hypertension (pih), sexually transmitted infections are also common in obstetrics practice. this book is prepared with all relevant details for such high risk cases especially for exam going under graduate, post graduate students and medical practitioners. in this book, history, clinical features, clinical diagnostic methods, lab diagnosis, differential diagnosis, etc. are condensed in a table-form, but of course completely covering all the details like name of disease, definition, causes, sign and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, etc. along with figures, flowcharts, etc. for the better and crystal clear understanding.
by aubrey milunsky (editor), jeff m. milunsky (editor)
genetic disorders and the fetus: diagnosis, prevention and treatment, seventh edition is the eagerly awaited new edition of the discipline-leading text that has been at the forefront of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of fetal genetic disorders for over 36 years.
the seventh edition continues the long-established tradition of excellence that has become synonymous with this text. the book builds on the foundations of preconception and prenatal genetic counseling and the original pillars of prenatal diagnosis while also providing authoritative coverage of exciting developments in non-invasive genetic testing and rapidly developing molecular techniques, including microarray analysis and next generation sequencing, that are revolutionizing the field. chapters are once again authored by internationally recognized authorities in the field of prenatal diagnosis. the editors have added three entirely new chapters to this edition to complement the complete revision of existing content. the three new chapters focus on non-invasive prenatal screening, placental genetics, and the psychology of prenatal and perinatal grief. the broad-ranging coverage and international scope will ensure that the new edition maintains its role as the major repository for information on all aspects of prenatal diagnosis.
the editors have brought together an invaluable collection of evidence-based facts bolstered by knowledge and decades of experience in the field. genetic disorders and the fetus: diagnosis, prevention and treatment, 7th edition is a timely update to this world-leading text.
m.d. luis d. pacheco; m.d. george r. saade; m.d. gary d. v. hankins
confidently diagnose and treat common pregnancy complications with this unique algorithmic approach
“maternal medicine” is point-of-care reference designed to help you effectively treat conditions that often coexist with pregnancy. focusing primarily on diagnosis and management with the goal of limiting complications early, the chapters focus on specific conditions rather than organ systems.
this practical guide is designed to impart important relevant information that enables you to deliver patient care based on recommendations provided by experts in each field and grounded in the latest clinical evidence (when available).
the authors have carefully selected topics that reflect conditions most often encountered in clinical practice. coverage of each topic includes antepartum, intra-partum, and post-partum management, enabling you to deliver complete, uninterrupted patient care. you will find all the data you need in one convenient reference, including tables, tips, medication dosages, contraindications, lab values, diagnostic criteria, management algorithms, and levels of evidence.
karin cadwell, phd, rn, faan, ibclc, rlckarin cadwell, phd, rn, faan, ibclc is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker, researcher and educator and faculty member of the healthy children 2000 project, inc. she convened baby-friendly usa, implementing the unicef baby-friendly hospital initiative in the us, was a visiting professor and program chair of the health communications department of emerson college, and is an adjunct professor at the union institute and university. dr. cadwell served on the iblce panel of experts to develop the first certification exam. her extensive clinical experience includes hospital and community practice, and she continues to counsel nursing mothers on cape cod. dr. cadwell is the author of numerous books and articles including maternal and infant assessment for the breastfeeding and human lactation, and reclaiming breastfeeding for the us, was awarded the designation ibclc in 1985 for “significant contribution to the fild” and has since recertified.
additional titles by this authorten steps to successful breastfeeding online courseisbn-13: 9781284082029breastfeeding a-zisbn-13: 9781449687762ten steps to successful breastfeedingisbn-13: 9781449689902
pocket guide for lactation management, second edition is the perfect resource for the variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with lactating and breastfeeding mothers and their babies. conveniently organized by the issue that the healthcare provider will meet, it helps caregivers quickly resolve key challenges, such as babies who aren’t gaining weight fast enough, mothers with sore nipples, and basic sucking problems. quick reference charts, algorithms, and diagrams assist the caregiver in quickly determining whether they have assessed the situation correctly.
designed for use by an interdisciplinary array of caregivers in practice settings, pocket guide for lactation management, second edition contains updated references, new evidence-based strategies for problem resolution, and a user-friendly appendix.
by john m. graham
smith’s recognizable patterns of human deformation is the only book devoted to the diagnosis and management of birth defects resulting from mechanical forces in late gestation. it equips you with the evidenced-based guidance you need to intervene in a timely and effective manner to avoid long-term adverse secondary consequences.
guides you through the initial clinical approach to suspected deformation problems, and then walks you through pathogenesis, diagnostic features, management, prognosis, and counseling for each condition.
addresses a full range of lower extremity deformations · joint dislocations · nerve palsies · chest and spinal deformations · head and neck deformations · craniosynostoses and cranial bone variations · problems associated with abnormal birth presentation, birth palsies, and procedure-related defects · infant head shape variations and torticollis.
helps you to distinguish deformations from malformations so you can manage them appropriately.
by tony m. plant
the fourth edition of knobil & neill continues to serve as a reference aid for research, to provide the historical context to current research, and most importantly as an aid for graduate teaching on a broad range of topics in human and comparative reproduction. in the decade since the publication of the last edition, the study of reproductive physiology has undergone monumental changes. chief among these advances are in the areas of stem cell development, signaling pathways, the role of inflammation in the regulatory processes in the various tissues, and the integration of new animal models which have led to a greater understanding of human disease. the new edition synthesizes all of this new information at the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels of organization and present modern physiology a more understandable and comparative context.
- the fourth edition has been extensively revised, reflecting new fundamental advancements in this rapidly advancing field.
- provides a common language for researchers across the fields of physiology, endocrinology, and biology to discuss their understanding of reproduction.
- saves academic researchers time in quickly accessing the very latest details on reproductive physiology, as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles.