Queenan's Management of High–Risk Pregnancy. An Evidence–Based Approach. 6th Edition

  • ID: 2251773
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  • 504 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Changing demographics and evolving technology continuously affect maternal–fetal medicine

Increasing maternal age and weight during pregnancy, higher rates of pregnancies conceived by artificial reproductive technologies and growing numbers of cesarean deliveries have led to a rise in the incidence of complicated pregnancies. The options have also increased for monitoring maternal and fetal health throughout a pregnancy, and identifying and managing risk earlier.

For the maternal–fetal physician, constant vigilance throughout a pregnancy remains essential. But continuous change makes this an increasing challenge. Queenan s Management of High–Risk Pregnancy covers the full spectrum of perinatal care. It guides you through the tough and complex decisions needed to protect the health of both your fetal and the maternal patients.

New material in the 6th edition covers contemporary issues such as:

  • Iron–deficient anemia
  • Malaria
  • Pregnancy in the disabled woman
  • Placenta accreta
  • Induction of labor
  • Operative vaginal delivery
  • Patient safety in labor and delivery

The stellar cast of expert authors provide evidence, algorithms, case studies and potential outcome measures to ensure that Queenan′s Management of High–Risk Pregnancy continues to set the bar for maternal–fetal practice.

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List of Contributors, vii

Foreword, xi

Preface, xii

Acknowledgments, xii

List of Abbreviations, xiii

Part 1 Factors of High–Risk Pregnancy

1 Overview of High–Risk Pregnancy, 1John T. Queenan, Catherine Y. Spong, and Charles J. Lockwood

2 Maternal Nutrition, 4Edward R. Newton

3 Alcohol and Substance Abuse, 23William F. Rayburn

4 Environmental Agents and Reproductive Risk, 32Laura Goetzl

Part 2 Genetics

5 Genetic Screening for Mendelian Disorders, 41Deborah A. Driscoll

6 Screening for Congenital Heart Disease, 47Lynn L. Simpson

7 First– and Second–Trimester Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy and Neural Tube Defects, 55Julia Unterscheider and Fergal D. Malone

Part 3 Monitoring: Biochemical and Biophysical

8 Sonographic Dating and Standard Fetal Biometry, 63Eliza Berkley and Alfred Abuhamad

9 Fetal Lung Maturity, 75Alessandro Ghidini and Sarah H. Poggi

10 Antepartum Fetal Monitoring, 79Brian L. Shaffer and Julian T. Parer

11 Interpreting Intrapartum Fetal Heart Tracings, 89Michael Nageotte

Part 4 Maternal Disease

12 Sickle Cell Anemia, 93Scott Roberts

13 Anemia, 98Alessandro Ghidini

14 Thrombocytopenia, 102Robert M. Silver

15 Inherited and Acquired Thrombophilias, 108Michael J. Paidas

16 Thromboembolic Disorders, 121Christian M. Pettker and Charles J. Lockwood

17 Cardiac Disease, 131Stephanie R. Martin, Alexandria J. Hill, and Michael R. Foley

18 Renal Disease, 151David C. Jones

19 Pregnancy in Transplant Patients, 160James R. Scott

20 Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, 168Deborah L. Conway

21 Diabetes Mellitus, 174George Saade

22 Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism, 178Brian Casey

23 Asthma, 183Michael Schatz

24 Epilepsy, 193Autumn M. Klein and Page B. Pennell

25 Chronic Hypertension, 204Heather A. Bankowski and Dinesh M. Shah

26 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, 209Christina S. Han and Edmund F. Funai

27 Perinatal Infections, 218Jeanne S. Sheffield

28 Malaria, 231Richard M.K. Adanu

29 Group B Streptococcal Infection, 234Ronald S. Gibbs

30 Hepatitis, 238Patrick Duff

31 HIV Infection, 243Howard L. Minkoff

32 Pregnancy in Women with Physical Disabilities, 253Caroline C. Signore

Part 5 Obstetric Complications

33 Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion, 260Charles J. Lockwood

34 Cervical Insufficiency, 271John Owen

35 Gestational Hypertension, Preeclampsia, and Eclampsia, 280Labib M. Ghulmiyyah and Baha M. Sibai

36 Postpartum Hemorrhage, 289Michael A. Belfort

37 Emergency Care, 301Garrett K. Lam and Michael R. Foley

38 Rh and Other Blood Group Alloimmunizations, 307Kenneth J. Moise Jr

39 Multiple Gestations, 314Karin E. Fuchs and Mary E. D Alton

40 Polyhydramnios and Oligohydramnios, 327Ron Beloosesky and Michael G. Ross

41 Prevention of Preterm Birth, 337Paul J. Meis

42 Pathogenesis and Prediction of Preterm Delivery, 346Catalin S. Buhimschi and Charles J. Lockwood

43 Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes, 364Brian M. Mercer

44 Management of Preterm Labor, 374Vincenzo Berghella

45 Placenta Previa and Related Placental Disorders, 382Yinka Oyelese

Part 6 Complications of Labor and Delivery

46 Prolonged Pregnancy, 391Teresa Marino and Errol R. Norwitz

47 Induction of Labor, 399Nicole M. Petrossi and Deborah A. Wing

48 Cesarean Delivery, 406Michael W. Varner

49 Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery, 414Mark B. Landon

50 Breech Delivery, 424Edward R. Yeomans and Larry C. Gilstrap

51 Operative Vaginal Delivery, 429Edward R. Yeomans

52 Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia, 43Gilbert J. Grant

53 Patient Safety, 439Christian M. Pettker

54 Neonatal Encephalopathy and Cerebral Palsy, 445Maged M. Costantine, Mary E. D Alton, and Gary D.V. Hankins

Part 7 Procedures

55 Genetic Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villus Sampling, 453Ronald J. Wapner

56 Fetal Surgery, 464Robert H. Ball and Hanmin Lee

Index, 475

The color plate section can be found facing p. 192

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Overall, it is a well–written book that focuses on the common problems encountered in dealing with high risk pregnancies.   (The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, 3 July 2014)

The 6th edition is an up–to–date classic textbook which provides the reader with a practical approach to the management of high–risk pregnancies. I can highly recommend this textbook as a valuable resource for any obstetrician dealing with high–risk pregnancies.   (Acta Obstetricia Et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 29 January 2014)

This is a very nice addition to a physician′s library. It is easy to read and comprehend and written by authorities in the field.   (Doody s, 27 July 2012)

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