Hypertensive Disease in Pregnancy

Hypertensive Disease in Pregnancy

By: Evita Fernandez (author), Sabaratnam Arulkumaran (author), Sanjay A. Gupte (author)Paperback

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the most common medical problem encountered during pregnancy, complicating 2-3% of pregnancies (Medscape). This book is a comprehensive guide to hypertensive disease in pregnancy. Beginning with an introduction to the condition and its diagnosis, the following chapters describe the management of different disorders caused by high blood pressure including treatment of preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome, hypertensive disorders in second and third stages of labour, and postpartum hypertension. Written by an internationally recognised author and editor team, many from the UK, this invaluable reference includes more than seventy images and illustrations. Key points * Comprehensive guide to hypertensive disease in pregnancy * Covers management of many disorders associated with high blood pressure in pregnancy * Internationally recognised author and editor team, many from UK * Includes more than 70 images and illustrations

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Sabaratnam Arulkumaran MD PhD DSc FRCS FRCOG Hon FICOG FSACOG FSLCOG FACOG FANZCOG FPCS Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St George's University of London, United Kingdom Sanjay A Gupte MD DGO FICOG FRCOG (Honoris Causa) LLB Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Director, Gupte Hospital and Centre for Research in Reproduction, Pune, Maharashtra, India Evita Fernandez FRCOG Consultant Obstetrician and Managing Director, Fernandez Hospital Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India


* Classification and Diagnosis of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: A Practical Approach * Etiology and Pathophysiology of Hypertensive Diseases * Prediction of Preeclampsia: Biochemical and Biophysical Parameters * Prevention Strategies in Preeclampsia * Maternal Vascular Differences in Preeclampsia * Antihypertensive Therapy in Hypertension * Fetal Assessment in Hypertensive Diseases in Pregnancy * Maternal Assessment in Hypertensive Disease of Pregnancy * Medical Disorders Presenting with Hypertension in Pregnancy-Renal, Vascular, Connective Tissue and Endocrine Disease: Diagnosis and Management * HELLP Syndrome * Atypical Presentations in Hypertensive Disease in Pregnancy * Timing and Mode of Delivery in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy * Anesthetic Considerations for Hypertensive Disease in Pregnancy * Management of Second and Third Stages of Labor in Hypertensive Disorders * Care of the Critically Ill Mother * Immediate Postpartum and Long-Term Care following Hypertension Disease in Pregnancy * Lesson Learnt from Confidential Enquiries

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9789350909515
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 191
  • ID: 9789350909515
  • weight: 375
  • ISBN10: 9350909510

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