A Practical Guide to Third Trimester of Pregnancy & Puerperium is a comprehensive
resource for the management of the final stage of pregnancy and its complications.
Divided into 78 chapters, the book begins with chapters on risk management in obstetrics, a general introduction, and information on physiological changes during the third trimester of pregnancy. Further chapters cover care guidelines, clinical understanding and recent advances in management of the third trimester.
Complications covered include pre-term labour, pre-labour rupture of membranes, post-term pregnancy, placental adhesive disorders, and umbilical cord abnormalities. Chapters in the second half of the book cover disorders that may be associated with third trimester pregnancy including gastrointestinal, endocrinal, thromboembolic, and psychiatric disorders.
A Practical Guide to Third Trimester of Pregancy & Puerperium is enhanced by over 120 images and tables, providing quick reference information for obstetricians and gynaecologists.
• Comprehensive resource for the management of third trimester complications
• Covers a broad range of disorders, including associated gastrointestinal, vascular, and psychiatric disorders
• 124 images and illustrations
1. Obstetrics Risk Management 2. Introduction and Physiological Changes 3. Fetal Skull and Maternal Pelvis 4. Fetus in Utero 5. Age and Parity 6. Antepartum Surveillance of Fetal Well-Being 7. Imaging in 3rd Trimester 8. Pregnancy After Assisted Reproductive Techniques Including 3rd Party Conception 9. Intra Uterine Fetal Death 10. Drugs and Prostaglandins 11. Induction of Labour 12. Anaesthesia and Analgesia 13. Normal Labor and Vaginal Delivery 14. Fluid Management in Labour 15. Partograph Episiotomy: Recent Trends 16. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance 17. Abnormal Uterine Action Labour 18. Abnormal Labour 19. Assisted Vaginal Delivery 20. Caesarean Delivery: Recent Advances 21. Vaginal Delivery After Caesarean 22. Post-Partum Haemorrhage 23. Birth Injuries 24. Inversion of Uterus 25. Post Partum Collapse 26. Massive Obstetric Haemorrhage and Dic 27. Normal Puerperium 28. Abnormal Puerperium and its Management 29. Breast Feeding 30. Contraception 31. Examination of Newborn 32. Neonatal Resuscitation 33. Diseases of Fetus and Newborn 34. Preterm Labour 35. Prelabour Rupture of Membranes 36. Postterm Pregnancy 37. Placental Adhesive Disorders and Umbilical Cord Abnormalities 38. Multiple Gestations 39. Malpositions 40. Breech and Other Malpresentations 41. Hypertensive Disorders 42. Disorders of Fetal Growth 43. Disorders of Amniotic Fluid 44. Third Trimester Bleeding 45. Iso-Immunisation 46. Cardiovascular Diseases and Chronic Hypertention 47. Respiratory Diseases 48. Gastrointestinal Disorders 49. Liver Diseases 50. Renal Diseases 51. Endocrinal Disorders- Diabetes Mellitus 52. Endocrinal Disorders- Thyroid and Parathyroid. 53. Endocrinal Disorders-Pituitary and Adrenals 54. Hematological Complications 55. Immunological Complications 56. Vascular Complications 57. Thromboembolic Disorders 58. Neurological Complications 59. Psychiatric Disorders 60. Dermatological Complications 61. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 62. Infectious Complications 63. Spine and Joint Disorders 64. Trauma and Surgical Complications 65. Gynecological Complications 66. Malignant or Neoplastic Diseases 67. Oro-Dental Care 68. Obesity 69. Human Immunodeficiency Virus 70. Critical Care 71. Anaphylaxis 72. Blood Component Therapy 73. Sexual Activity Pre and Post Delivery 74. Yoga, Exercise and Physiotherapy 75. Domestic Violence 76. Infection Prevention in Obstetrics 77. Demography and Vital Statistics 78. Legal and Ethical Issues In Obstetrics
Alok Sharma MD, DHA, MICOG
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India