Handbook on Preterm Prelabor Rupture of Membranes in a Low Resource Setting

by Shyam V Desai, Parikshit Tank

The Handbook on Preterm Prelabor Rupture of Membranes in a Low Resource Setting depicts condition which may be associated with a high perinatal morbidity and mortality. Appropriate management is important to reduce the perinatal morbidity and mortality. The management also depends very much on the clinical settings, as well as the facilities and expertise available and it may vary in different regions of the world. Major topics of discussion include fetal membranes, pathophysiology, pregnancy, genetic markers, gestation, antibiotic therapy, antenatal steroids, idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome, fetal surveillance, preterm newborn, retinopathy, prematurity, preterm fetuses. This book will provide useful and comprehensive guidance to the frontline workers in obstetrics and gynecology to help them to manage this important and challenging condition.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Desai Shyam V
N Wadia Maternity Hospital, Parel, Mumbai
2. Tank Parikshit Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Mumbai, India; Ashwini Maternity and Surgical Hospital, Center for Endoscopy and ART, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789350255803
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11499
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2012
Pages 124
Book Type Professional


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