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Handbook of obstetric medicine

Author: Catherine Nelson-Piercy
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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This publication addresses the most common and serious medical conditions encountered in pregnancy, including heart disease, thromboembolism, diabetes, skin problems, gastrointestinal disease, neurological problems, hormonal diseases, hypertension and pre-eclampsia, and more.For each condition, the handbook includes a description of incidence, clinical features, pathogenesis, diagnosis, the effect of pregnancy, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Nelson-Piercy
ISBN: 9781482241921 1482241927
OCLC Number: 913769753
Description: xii, 355 pages : illustrations
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Section A Systems --
ch. 1 Hypertension and pre-eclampsia --
ch. 2 Heart disease --
ch. 3 Thromboembolic disease --
ch. 4 Respiratory disease --
ch. 5 Diabetes mellitus --
ch. 6 Thyroid and parathyroid disease --
ch. 7 Pituitary and adrenal disease --
ch. 8 Connective tissue disease --
ch. 9 Neurological problems --
ch. 10 Renal disease --
ch. 11 Liver disease --
ch. 12 Gastrointestinal disease --
ch. 13 Skin disease --
ch. 14 Haematological problems --
ch. 15 Human immunodeficiency virus and other infectious diseases --
Section B Differential diagnosis of medical problems in pregnancy --
ch. 16 Tables --
Table 16.1 Breathlessness --
Table 16.2 Palpitations --
Table 16.3 Chest pain --
Table 16.4 Heart murmur --
Table 16.5 Hypertension --
Table 16.6 Abnormal thyroid function tests --
Table 16.7 Headache --
Table 16.8 Seizures --
Table 16.9 Dizziness --
Table 16.10 Collapse --
Table 16.11 Numbness --
Table 16.12 Proteinuria. Note continued: Table 16.13 Abnormal renal function/acute kidney injury (AKI) --
Table 16.14 Pruritus --
Table 16.15 Jaundice/abnormal liver function tests --
Table 16.16 Vomiting --
Table 16.17 Abdominal pain.
Responsibility: Catherine Piercy- Nelson.
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This publication addresses the most common and serious medical conditions encountered in pregnancy, including heart disease, thromboembolism, diabetes, skin problems, gastrointestinal disease, neurological problems, hormonal diseases, hypertension and pre-eclampsia, and more.For each condition, the handbook includes a description of incidence, clinical features, pathogenesis, diagnosis, the effect of pregnancy, and management of the condition. The book also includes a detailed section focusing on the differential diagnosis of common symptoms including hypertension, chest pain, palpitations, breathlessness, headaches, dizziness, abdominal pain, and more.

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