Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice

Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice

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Obstetricians must have a firm grounding in the diagnosis and management of diseases affecting pregnant women as in some cases these may threaten the life of mother or baby or both. This book still remains the standard reference work on medical disorders in obstetric practice in the UK and UK-influenced areas such as the former Commonwealth. Exhaustive in its coverage, it provides clear practical advice on the major medical disorders the obstetrician is likely to encounter. Each chapter reviews the pathophysiology of a complaint then applies the physiological and pathophysiological changes to the problem of diagnosis and management of the disorder as well as giving clear guidance on the welfare of the unborn One of the major strengths of the book is that each chapter teaches the principles of care and gives an appreciation of the natural history of the disease rather than just the facts. Although a scholarly and rigourous account it manages to point out the clinically relevant information that the practising obstetrician will actually need.... by Stuart [299], Meadows [300] and others [295, 301] whose papers should be consulted for further references. ... some authors have denied that puerperal cardiomyopathy is a specific entity [302] and considered the condition to be ... Alternatively, the combination of multiparity and low social class has suggested that the condition is due to an undefined nutritional ... These have been used successfully in cases associated with acute myocarditis demonstrated by endomyocardialanbsp;...

Title:Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice
Author:Michael De Swiet
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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