Stillbirth remains a major and tragic obstetric complication The number of deaths due to stillbirth are greater than those due to preterm birth and sudden infant death syndrome combined. Stillbirth: Prediction, Prevention and Management provides a comprehensive guide to the topic of stillbirth. Distilling recent groundbreaking research, expert authors consider: The epidemiology of stillbirth throughout the world The various possible causes of stillbirth The psychological effects on mothers and families who suffer a stillbirth Management of stillbirth Managing pregnancies following stillbirth Stillbirth: Prediction, Prevention and Management is packed with crucial evidence-based information and practical insights. It enables all obstetric healthcare providers to manage one of the most traumatic yet all too common situations they will encounter.Spirochetes can cross the placenta and infect the fetus, with risk of fetal infection related to maternal syphilis stage. ... Africaaappears to be due to the fact that many women do not have access to or utilize prenatal care which includes syphilis testing and treatment. Because ... rapid testing and treatment is the most cost-effective method to reduce adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with syphilis .
|Author||:||Catherine Y. Spong|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2011-04-18|