Medical complications during pregnancy

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Saunders, 1988 - Medical - 603 pages
The revised and updated 6th Edition of this popular reference presents multidisciplinary coverage on the full spectrum of complications associated with pregnancy, including pre-existing conditions. Thirty one expert contributors offer readers state-of-the art guidance on the clinical management of the various conditions that affect and are effected by pregnancy. Addresses the hottest topics in the field, such as post-partum depression and bioethics. For each condition, the book offers comprehensive coverage of pathophysiology as well as state-of-the-art guidance on effective management.

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Contents

Chapter
1
Diabetes Mellitus
34
Chapter 3
65
Obstetric Management of the HighRisk Patient
95
Chapter 5
116
Chapter 6
136
Chapter 7
180
Chapter 8
192
Chapter 14
318
Bacterial Infections During Pregnancy
345
Chapter 16
372
Sexually Transmitted Infections
389
Chapter 18
425
Chapter 19
448
Chapter 20
485
Rheumatic Disease in Pregnancy
499

Venous Thromboembolic Disorders
204
Chapter 9
224
Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders
254
Calcium and the Parathyroid Glands
271
Gastrointestinal Complications
303
The Skin in Pregnancy
526
Chapter 23
540
Chapter 24
570
Index
583
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