Maternal-Fetal Toxicology: A Clinician's Guide

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Gideon Koren
Taylor & Francis, May 30, 2001 - Medical - 888 pages
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This totally revised and expanded reference presents a problem-based approach to the teratogenic risks of exposure to drugs, chemicals, viruses, and radiation during pregnancy-containing updated material on treatment programs and management approaches, as well as systematic reviews and meta-analyses of specific xenobiotics.
Offers entirely new features such as clinical case studies at the beginning of most chapters, as well as end-of-chapter solutions!
Summarizing recentlarge-scale prospective studies on the safety of drugs in pregnancy, initiated by the Motherisk Program in Toronto in collaboration with several American services, the Third Edition of Maternal-Fetal Toxicology provides
  • the latest analysis on alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the diagnosis of fetal alcohol syndrome
  • a guide for herbal products in pregnancy
  • timely information for the evaluation of fetal safety in chemical industries
  • up-to-the-minute treatment for epilepsy and other chronic conditions in pregnancy
  • current management of the neonatal abstinence syndrome
  • modern uses of herbal medicine in pregnancy and during lactation
  • and more!
    Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts in the field, Maternal-Fetal Toxicology, Third Edition, is a practical and well-researched reference for all obstetricians/gynecologists, toxicologists, family physicians, pharmacologists, pediatricians, nurses, pharmacists, poison control specialists, geneticists, and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students in these disciplines.
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    Gideon Koren, MD is Director of the Motherisk Program at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, and Medical Genetics at the University of Toronto, Canada. The author of over 800 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and books, including Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy: State of the Art 2000 (The Motherisk Program), he is a Diplomat of the American College of Medical Toxicology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, as well as a Senior Scientist of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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