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Obstetric clinical algorithms : management and evidence

Author: Errol R Norwitz
Publisher: Oxford ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
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The evidence relating to the advances in obstetric practice and research over the past several decades have resulted in significant improvements in maternal and perinatal outcome. The obstetric care provider has the responsibility to be aware of these improvements and implement evidence-based practice when the situation requires. Clinical decisions should, as much as possible, be evidence based. This requires  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Errol R Norwitz
ISBN: 9781405181112 1405181117
OCLC Number: 495597492
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 177 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface. <p>List of abbreviations. <p>Section 1 Preventive Health. <p>1 Abnormal Pap Smear. <p>2 Immunization. <p>3 Preconception Care. <p>4 Prenatal Care. <p>Section 2 Maternal Disorders. <p>5 Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome. <p>6 Asthma. <p>7 Cholestasis of Pregnancy. <p>8 Chronic Hypertension. <p>9 Deep Vein Thrombosis. <p>10 Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. <p>11 Gestational Hypertension. <p>12 Pre-eclampsia. <p>13 Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus. <p>14 Pulmonary Edema. <p>15 Pulmonary Embolism. <p>16 Renal Disease. <p>17 Seizure Disorder. <p>18 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. <p>19 Thrombocytopenia. <p>20 Thyroid Dysfunction. <p>Section 3 Infectious Complications. <p>21 Asymptomatic Bacteriuria. <p>22 Urinary Tract Infection/Pyelonephritis. <p>23 Lower Genital Tract Infections. <p>24 Group B Streptococcus. <p>25 Hepatitis B. <p>26 Herpes Simplex Virus. <p>27 Human Immunodefi ciency Virus. <p>28 Parvovirus B19. <p>29 Syphilis. <p>30 Tuberculosis. <p>31 Chorioamnionitis (Intra-amniotic Infection). <p>Section 4 Antenatal Complications. <p>32 Advanced Maternal Age. <p>33 Antepartum Fetal Testing. <p>34 Breast Lesions. <p>35 Cervical Insuffi ciency. <p>36 First-trimester Vaginal Bleeding. <p>37 Higher-order Multiple Pregnancy. <p>38 Hyperemesis Gravidarum. <p>39 Intrauterine Fetal Demise. <p>40 Intrauterine Growth Restriction. <p>41 Isoimmunization. <p>42 Macrosomia. <p>43 Oligohydramnios. <p>44 Recurrent Pregnancy Loss. <p>45 Placenta Accreta. <p>46 Placenta Previa. <p>47 Placental Abruption. <p>48 Polyhydramnios. <p>49 Post-term Pregnancy. <p>50 Prenatal Diagnosis. <p>51 Preterm Labor. <p>52 Screening for Preterm Birth. <p>53 Preterm Premature Rupture of the Membranes. <p>54 Vaginal Birth after Cesarean. <p>55 Teratology. <p>56 Term Premature Rupture of the Membranes. <p>57 Twin Pregnancy. <p>Section 5 Intrapartum/Postpartum Complications. <p>58 Breech Presentation. <p>59 Intrapartum Fetal Testing. <p>60 Cesarean Delivery. <p>61 Operative Vaginal Delivery. <p>62 Intrapartum Management of Twin Pregnancy. <p>63 Postpartum Hemorrhage. <p>64 Retained Placenta. <p>65 Postpartum Endomyometritis. <p>66 Mastitis. <p>67 Vasa Previa. <p>68 Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders. <p>69 Sterilization. <p>Section 6 Obstetric Emergencies. <p>70 Acute Abdomen in Pregnancy. <p>71 Acute Asthma Exacerbation. <p>72 Acute Shortness of Breath. <p>73 Cord Prolapse. <p>74 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. <p>75 Diabetic Ketoacidosis. <p>76 Eclampsia. <p>77 Shoulder Dystocia. <p>78 Thyroid Storm. <p>Index.
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