Textbook of Obstetrics

by Sudha Salhan

Textbook of Obstetrics is comprehensive book with recent advances counselling, medicolegal aspects and ethics. The language used throughout the book is simple, lucid and unambiguous. It is enriched with colourful images diagrams and flowcharts. This book contains eighteen section and ninety different chapters explaining about obstetrics in detail. It starts with the evolution of obstetrics. Section on physiology of pregnancy explains about physiology of conception and foetal development, placenta, umbilical cord and foetal membranes, immunology of normal pregnancy, maternal adaptations and abnormalities of placenta, cord and membranes. Preconceptional counselling, diagnosis of pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis and foetal therapy are covered in the section of prenatal care. Antenatal care section deals with antenatal screening, antenatal exercises, nutrition during pregnancy and lactation, and antepartum foetal surveillance. Early pregnancy complication explains about bleeding in early pregnancy, hyperemesis gravidarum and recurrent or habitual miscarriage. Complication in pregnancy, medical disorders affecting pregnancy, special cases in pregnancy, foetal disorders, normal labour and delivery, neonatology, abnormal labour, puerperium, operative procedures, operative obstetrics, reproductive and child health, radiologic investigation in obstetrics and hospital management are explained in a separate section. This book can act as a complete reference book for those who are in the field of obstetrics.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Salhan Sudha Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9788180619113
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10928
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2007
Pages 859
Book Type Textbook


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