Pregnancy for Older Women: Assessing the Medical Risks

Hardcover | September 1, 1986

byPhyllis Kernoff Mansfield

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As more and more women decide to have children in later life, the medical establishment is being forced to reevaluate its traditional stance that such women are "high-risk." Pregnancy for Older Women is the only book to present a comprehensive scientific analysis of the medical literature, exploring such controversial issues as amniocentesis, the use of cesarean section, and the effect of doctor's assumptions on case outcomes.

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As more and more women decide to have children in later life, the medical establishment is being forced to reevaluate its traditional stance that such women are "high-risk." Pregnancy for Older Women is the only book to present a comprehensive scientific analysis of the medical literature, exploring such controversial issues as amnioce...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:230 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 1986Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0275921840

ISBN - 13:9780275921842

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