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A ‘classic’ case of heavy menstrual bleeding?

Mohan Shruti and Tay Jasmine.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 7200 words.

Clinicians are increasingly faced with women who delay pregnancy until later in life, a significant proportion of whom seek treatment for severe heavy menstrual bleeding. This case...

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Abnormal menses and bleeding

Stergios K. Doumouchtsis and S. Arulkumaran.

in Emergencies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Obstetrics. 3049 words.

This chapter discusses abnormal menses and bleeding. It explores the physiological basis of menstrual bleeding, and the causes, investigations, and management of abnormal uterine bleeding,...

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Acyanotic congenital heart disease

Dawn L. Adamson, Mandish K. Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.

in Heart Disease in Pregnancy

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Obstetrics. 1497 words.

Introduction - Patent foramen ovale (PFO) - Atrial septal defect (ASD) - Atrio-ventricular septal defects (AVSDs) - Ventricular septal defects (VSD) - Complete transposition of the great...

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Anatomic and Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy

Laura S. Dean and Robert D’Angelo.

in Obstetric Anesthesia

April 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics. 2799 words.

In chapter 2 we discuss Anatomic and Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy, including an introduction, cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, renal, hepatic and gallbladder, glucose...

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Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery

Michael J. Paech.

in Obstetric Anesthesia

April 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics. 21491 words.

In chapter 4 we discuss Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery, including an What to Tell the Woman, Obtaining Consent for Anesthesia, Patient Preparation, Monitoring, Spinal Anesthesia, Epidural...

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Anesthesia for Surgery During and After Pregnancy

Michael J. Paech, Robert D’Angelo and Laura S. Dean.

in Obstetric Anesthesia

April 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics. 4369 words.

In chapter 6 we discuss Anesthesia for Surgery During and After Pregnancy, including an Anesthesia for Reproductive Technologies, Anesthesia in Early Pregnancy, Anesthesia in Later...

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Anesthetic Considerations for Neurologic Patients

Melissa Kreso, Marjorie Gloff and Richard Wissler.

in Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Obstetrics. 9502 words.

Women with neurologic conditions present unique challenges for the anesthesiologist during pregnancy and in the peripartum period. Many of these conditions have low prevalence, and many...

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Antenatal care

Edited by Janet Medforth, Susan Battersby, Maggie Evans, Beverley Marsh and Angela Walker.

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

June 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Midwifery; Obstetrics. 9224 words.

Confirmation of pregnancy 44

Adaptation to pregnancy 46

Blood values in pregnancy 50

The booking...

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Anti-coagulation in pregnancy

Dawn L. Adamson, Mandish K. Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.

in Heart Disease in Pregnancy

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Obstetrics. 1496 words.

Anti-coagulation in pregnancy - Warfarin - Low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) - Unfractionated heparin - Pre-pregnancy counselling - Antenatal care - Delivery - Management of anticoagulation...

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Aortic pathology

Dawn L. Adamson, Mandish K. Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.

in Heart Disease in Pregnancy

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Obstetrics. 1271 words.

Coarctation of the aorta - Marfan syndrome - Loeys-Dietz syndrome - Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

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Approach to Delivery in the Patient with Neurologic Disease

Heather M. Link and Eva K. Pressman.

in Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Obstetrics. 4058 words.

This chapter focuses on delivery considerations for patients with intracranial masses, spinal cord injuries, CNS vascular abnormalities, and neuromuscular disorders. Special attention is...

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Arrhythmias

Dawn L. Adamson, Mandish K. Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.

in Heart Disease in Pregnancy

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Obstetrics. 2477 words.

Introduction - Diagnosis of arrhythmia - Investigations modalities used in arrhythmia diagnosis - Anti-arrhythmic drugs - Termination of specific arrhythmias - Conclusion

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Association of uric acid with progression to preeclampsia and development of adverse conditions in gestational hypertensive pregnancies

Yuquan Wu, Xu Xiong, William D. Fraser and Zhong-Cheng Luo.

in American Journal of Hypertension

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Obstetrics. 4143 words.

Background

Preeclampsia is a serious pregnancy complication. Gestational hypertension is a common first clinical presentation of preeclampsia. Little is...

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Atkinson, William Biddle

Christopher Hoolihan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Biographical Studies. 861 words.

Atkinson, William Biddle (21 June 1832–23 November 1909), obstetrician and medical biographer, was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, the son of Isaac Sleeper Atkinson and Mary Reese Biddle....

Atthill, Lombe (1827–1910), obstetrician and gynaecologist

R. J. Rowlette.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gynaecology; Obstetrics. 831 words.

Atthill, Lombe (1827–1910), obstetrician and gynaecologist, born on 3 December 1827 at Ardess, Magheraculmoney, co. Fermanagh, Ireland, was the youngest of ten surviving children of William...

Autoimmune rheumatic disorders and vasculitis in pregnancy

May Ching Soh, Kate Bramham, Sarah Germain and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics. 13092 words.

Autoimmune diseases affect 5 to 7% of people, are commoner in women of childbearing age, and are frequently encountered in pregnancy. They may remit or improve during pregnancy, but...

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Aveling, James Hobson (1828–1892), obstetric physician

Ornella Moscucci.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics. 683 words.

Aveling, James Hobson (1828–1892), obstetric physician, was born in Cambridgeshire, the son of a local landowner. He studied medicine at Aberdeen University, where he graduated MB in 1856...

Baird, Sir Dugald (1899–1986), obstetrician

Malcolm Macnaughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics. 790 words.

Baird, Sir Dugald (1899–1986), obstetrician, was born on 16 November 1899 in Beith, Ayrshire, the eldest in the family of three sons and one daughter of David Baird, head of the science...

Ballard, Martha Moore

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 945 words.

Ballard, Martha Moore (20 February 1735–19 May 1812), midwife and diarist, was born in Oxford, Massachusetts, the daughter of Elijah Moore and Dorothy Learned, farmers and innkeepers....

Barlow, James (1767–1839), obstetric surgeon

Nasim H. Naqvi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Surgery. 586 words.

Barlow, James (1767–1839), obstetric surgeon, was born at Croichley Fold Farm, Hawkshaw, Lancashire, the son of William Barlow (d. 1815) and his wife, Catherine Taylor (d. 1768); they also...