Chapter

Obstetrics

Judith Collier, Murray Longmore and Keith Amarakone

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties

Ninth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2013 | ISBN: 9780199591183
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742606 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591183.003.0001

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Obstetrics

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Pre-pregnancy counselling - Care plans - Booking criteria - Physiological changes in pregnancy - Obesity - Antenatal care - Anti-d - Prenatal diagnosis - Tests for Down’s syndrome - Preimplatation tests - Placenta - Thromboprophylaxis - Minor symptoms - Hyperemesis gravidarum - Pregnancy & medical conditions Sickle-cell disease - Cardiacdisease - Psychopharmacology - Anaemia - hiv - Diabetes mellitus - Thyroid disease - Jaundice - Malaria - Renal disease - Epilepsy - Connective tissue disease - Hypertension - Thromboembolism - Thrombophilia - - Ante/perinatal infection - Abdominal pain - Abdominal palpation - Pelvis and head - Fetal monitoring - Ultrasound - Hypertension & eclampsia - Prematurity - Small for gestational age - Large for gestational age - Postmaturity - Fetal distress - Obstetric shock - Antepartum haemorrhage - Normal labour - Membrane rupture - Induction of labour - Active management of labour - Pain relief in labour - Multiple pregnancy, IVF - Breech - Other malpresentations - Prolapsed cord - Impacted shoulders - Meconium-stained liquor - Dystocia - Forceps/ventouse - Caesarean section - Uterine rupture - Mendelson’s syndrome - Stillbirth - Postpartum haemorrhage - Retained placenta - Uterine inversion - Die and coagulation defects - Amniotic fluid embolism - Birth injuries 90, maternal - Episiotomy and tears - Puerperium - Contraception after a baby - Maternal mortality - Perinatal mortality -

Chapter.  46094 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Obstetrics

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