Textbook of Obstetrics

by Sudha Salhan

The book titled \"Textbook of Obstetrics\" highlights recent advances in counseling, medicolegal aspects, and ethics. This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date information about the interesting subject of obstetrics. The book is divided into 77 chapters across 15 sections. Section 1 of this book discusses on evolution of obstetrics, anatomy of female genital tract, the bony pelvis, fetus and fetopelvic relations, history-taking and examination of the pregnant patient and patient-doctor communication. Physiology of reproduction, placenta, umbilical cord and fetal membranes, maternal anatomical and physiological changes in pregnancy, immunology of normal pregnancy, diagnosis of pregnancy and antenatal care are some of the aspects associated with normal pregnancy are explained in detail in Section 2 and Section 3 discusses about abnormal pregnancy. Normal and abnormal labor are emphasized in Section 4 and 5 respectively. Normal puerperium and abnormal puerperium are discussed in detail in Section 6. Several disorders associated with pregnancy such as preconceptional counseling, anemia, heart disease, diabetes and other endocrine disorders, hypertension, renal disorders, liver and pancreatic diseases, respiratory disorders and rh-isoimmunization are detailed in Section 7. Important topics such as Ethics and the Disposal of Biomedical Waste are also explained. Further sections in this book discusses on several aspects of obstetrics such as infections, special conditions, operative obstetrics, routine and special investigations, neonatology, contemporary issues in obstetrics, pharmacotherapeutics in obstetrics and practical in obstetrics.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Salhan Sudha
Editor's Affiliation
1. Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
ISBN
9789385891793
Speciality
Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12899
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2016
Pages
774
Book Type
Textbook

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