Maternal Medicine

Paperback | May 8, 2015

byGeorge Saade, Luis Pacheco, GARY HANKINS

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Confidently diagnose and treat common pregnancy complications with this unique algorithmic approach

Maternal Medicine is point-of-care reference designed to help you effectively treat conditions that often coexist with pregnancy. Focusing primarily on diagnosis and management with the goal of limiting complications early, the chapters focus on specific conditions rather than organ systems.

This practical guide is designed to impart important relevant information that enables you to deliver patient care based on recommendations provided by experts in each field and grounded in the latest clinical evidence (when available).

The authors have carefully selected topics that reflect conditions most often encountered in clinical practice. Coverage of each topic includes antepartum, intra-partum, and post-partum management, enabling you to deliver complete, uninterrupted patient care. You will find all the data you need in one convenient reference, including tables, tips, medication dosages, contraindications, lab values, diagnostic criteria, management algorithms, and levels of evidence.

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Confidently diagnose and treat common pregnancy complications with this unique algorithmic approachMaternal Medicine is point-of-care reference designed to help you effectively treat conditions that often coexist with pregnancy. Focusing primarily on diagnosis and management with the goal of limiting complications early, the chapters ...

George R. Saade, MD is Jennie Sealy Smith Distinguished Chair, Professor of ObGyn and Cell Biology, Chief of Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Director of Perinatal Research Division, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Luis D. Pacheco, MD is Associate Professor, Departments of ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 7.3 × 0.6 inPublished:May 8, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071824162

ISBN - 13:9780071824163

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Table of Contents

1. Epilepsy
2. Stroke
3. Meningitis/encephalitis
4. Headache
5. Congestive heart failure
6. Myocardial infarction
7. Arrhythmias
8. Structural heart disease
9. Pneumonia and tuberculosis
10. Asthma
11. Pulmonary hypertension
12. Chronic hypertension
13. Pulmonary edema
14. Diabetes and keto-acidosis
15. Thyroid disease
16. Acute kidney injury
17. Chronic kidney disease
18. HIV
19. Obesity
20. Lupus
21. Hepatitis
22. Gastro intestinal bleeding (upper, lower)
23. Nausea, vomiting and reflux
24. Pancreatitis
25. Peripheral neuromuscular diseases (Guillain Barre, myasthenia gravis)
26. Depression and psychosis
27. Trombophilia
28. Anemia
29. Breast cancer
30. Other cancers
31. Deep venous thromobosis, pulmonary embolism
32. DIC and blood products
33. Severe sepsis
34. Pruritus (Including PUPPPs and intrahepatic cholestasis)
35. Diagnostic imaging during pregnancy