Author(s): Catherine Nelson-Piercy
Medical execs are ceaselessly concerned within the control of the pregnant affected person with out essentially being mavens on all of the headaches surrounding being pregnant. The Handbook of Obstetric Medicine addresses the commonest and critical clinical stipulations encountered in being pregnant, together with middle illness, thromboembolism, diabetes, pores and skin issues, gastrointestinal illness, neurological issues, hormonal illnesses, high blood pressure and pre-eclampsia, and extra.
For every situation, the guide features a description of occurrence, medical options, pathogenesis, analysis, the impact of being pregnant, and control of the situation. The ebook additionally features a detailed phase that specialize in the differential analysis of not unusual signs together with high blood pressure, chest ache, palpitations, breathlessness, complications, dizziness, belly ache, and extra.
The signs and differential diagnoses are offered in an easy-to-read tabular structure and come with an outline of necessary medical options and possible spaces of investigation. For the ones clinicians understandably reluctant to prescribe medication throughout being pregnant, an invaluable appendix features a record of contraindicated medication. In addition, to help within the interpretation of laboratory exams, a 2d appendix lists commonplace laboratory values in being pregnant, damaged down through trimester.
The guide makes use of a realistic and easy-to-use design through together with tables, bullets, and "Points to keep in mind" containers for ease of reference. It is an very important on-the-spot information for obstetricians, physicians, normal practitioners, and midwives in each observe and coaching.