During pregnancy, most women remain well and require little formal medical input, while a much smaller group develop complications with significant morbidity and mortality for their baby and, occasionally, for themselves. Providers of antenatal care must be able to distinguish between these two groups of women and arrange with them an appropriate and personalised plan of care. This book covers all aspects of identifying and caring for women who develop disorders during their pregnancies. This second edition has been comprehensively updated to reflect changes in clinical practice and new research since publication of the previous edition. The contents take into account that care of such women is provided by multidisciplinary teams of physicians, obstetricians, general practitioners and midwives.
Dilly Anumba is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Academic Training Programme Director at the University of Sheffield, and Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Subspecialist in Fetomaternal Medicine at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHW Trust. Shehnaaz Jivraj is Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK.
List of contributors; Preface; 1. Antenatal care and risk assessment Dilly Anumba; 2. Antepartum haemorrhage Swati Jha and Hannah Yeeles; 3. Multiple pregnancy Chibuike Iruloh; 4. Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy Fiona Fairlie; 5. Prematurity Victoria Stern and Dilly Anumba; 6. Previous Caesarean section Madeleine MacDonald; 7. Common medical disorders in pregnancy: 7.1. Anaemia Shehnaaz Jivraj; 7.2. Endocrine disorders Priya Madhuvrata; 7.3. Gastrointestinal and hepatic disease Priya Madhuvrata; 7.4. Haematological disorders Shehnaaz Jivraj; 7.5. Malignancy Sarah Vause; 7.6. Obesity Shehnaaz Jivraj; 7.7. Renal disease Remon Keriakos; 7.8. Skin disorders Frances Hills; 8. Cardiac disease in pregnancy Chibuike Iruloh; 9. Alloimmunisation Sarah Vause; 10. Maternal mental health disorders Nusrat Mir and Meena Srinivas; 11. Drug and alcohol misuse in pregnancy Julia Bodle; 12. Screening for fetal anomalies Dilly Anumba; Index.
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