This book is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of medical disorders during pregnancy.
Beginning with an overview of foetal growth, the following chapters discuss the management of numerous common and more complex disorders during pregnancy, from hypertension and skin problems, to diabetes, infectious diseases, sepsis, epilepsy, and thyroid dysfunction.
Contributions from experts in the field explain disease processes, advanced diagnostic techniques and newer therapeutic methods. A separate chapter discusses the technology and ethics surrounding umbilical cord blood transplantation and banking.
Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and treatment of medical disorders during pregnancy
Covers numerous common and more complex conditions
Discusses ethics and technology of umbilical cord blood transplantation and banking
Includes nearly 90 images, illustrations and tables
Alaka K Deshpande MBBS MD MAMS FIMSA FICP Head of Department of Medicine, Grant Medical College, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Pregnancy Fetal Growth and Drugs Preconception Counselling Pregnancy and Infections Pregnancy and H1N1 Infection Pregnancy and Peripartum Sepsis Pregnancy and GI Dysfunctions Pregnancy and Jaundice Pregnancy and Hypertension Pregnancy and Valvular Heart Disease Pregnancy and Cardiomyopathies Pregnancy and the Lungs Pregnancy and Asthma Pregnancy and Epilepsy Pregnancy and Anemia Pregnancy and Coagulopathy Pregnancy and Venous Thromboembolism Pregnancy and Psychiatric Illnesses Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Nutrition in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Pre-Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Pregnancy and Thyroid Dysfunction Pregnancy and SLE Pregnancy and Skin Pregnancy and Radiation Pregnancy and Tobacco Use Assisted Conception and Associated Complications Contents Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation and Banking Care of the Newborn in the Labor Room