This new edition brings undergraduate medical students fully up to date with the latest information in the field of obstetrics.
Presented in bullet point format for ease of understanding, each topic has been fully revised and new sections added.
Beginning with an introduction to basic anatomy, history taking and examination, the following chapters discuss normal and abnormal pregnancy, labour and puerperium. The remaining sections cover associated disorders such as gestational diabetes, anaemia and hypertension; infections, special conditions, operative obstetrics, routine and special radiological investigations, neonatology, and contemporary issues. A complete chapter is dedicated to pharmacotherapeutics.
Each chapter concludes with self assessment exercises to assist revision and more than 600 clinical images and tables enhance the comprehensive text.
- New edition bringing undergraduates up to date with latest developments in obstetrics
- Fully revised, with new topics added
- Each chapter includes self assessment exercises
- Previousedition (9788180619113) published in 2007
Unit I: Basics of Obstetrics · Evolution of Obstetrics · Anatomy of Female Genital Tract · The Bony Pelvis · Fetus and Fetopelvic Relations · Patient-Doctor Communication · History-taking and Examination of the Pregnant Patient Unit II: Normal Pregnancy · Physiology of Reproduction · Placenta, Umbilical Cord and Fetal Membranes · Maternal Anatomical and Physiological Changes in Pregnancy · Immunology in Normal Pregnancy · Diagnosis of Pregnancy · Antenatal Care (Antenatal Exercises and Nutrition During Pregnancy) Unit III: Abnormal Pregnancy · Hyperemesis Gravidarum · Spontaneous Miscarriage or Abortion including Habitual or Recurrent Miscarriage · Ectopic Pregnancy · Gestational TrophoblasticDisease (GTD) · Antepartum Hemorrhage · Multifetal Gestation · Preterm Labor and Premature Rupture of Membranes · Disproportional Fetal Growth · Intrauterine Fetal Death ·Prolonged Pregnancy · Abnormalities of Placenta, Cord and Amniotic Fluid Volume Unit IV: Normal Labor · Mechanism of Parturition and Labor · Onset and Stages of Parturition and Labor · Initial Assessment at Onset of Normal Labor · Conduct of Normal Labor · Induction of Labor · Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia Unit V: Abnormal Labor ·Abnormalities of the Passage · Malpositions and Malpresentations · Labor Dystocia: Dysfunctional Labor · Complications of Third Stage of Labor Unit VI: Puerperium · NormalPuerperium · Abnormal Puerperium Unit VII: Medical Disorders of Pregnancy · Preconceptional Counseling · Anemia in Obstetrics · Pregnancy and Heart Disease · Diabetes and other Endocrine Disorders in Pregnancy · Hypertension in Pregnancy · Renal Disorders Complicating Pregnancy · Liver and Pancreatic Diseases in Pregnancy · Respiratory Disorders in Pregnancy · Rh Isoimmunization in Pregnancy · Alteration of Hemostatic System and Coagulation Disorders in Pregnancy · Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy · Neurological Disorders in Pregnancy Unit VIII: Infections In Pregnancy · HIV in Pregnancy · Malaria in Pregnancy · Other Infections in Pregnancy Unit IX: Special Conditions · Dermatological Problems in Pregnancy · Care of Pregnant Patient with Previous Cesarean Section · Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and Puerperium · Gynecological and Surgical Disorders Associated with Pregnancy · High-risk Pregnancies · Obstetrical Collapse · Asepsis and Antisepsis in Operation Theater Unit X: Operative Obstetrics · Minor Obstetric Procedures · Female Sterilization, Cesarean Delivery and other Emergency Obstetric Operations · Destructive Operations · Interpreting Arterial Blood Gas Sample Unit XI: Routine and Special Investigations · Ultrasound, Doppler, MRI, CT-scan and X-ray in Obstetrics · Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Therapy · Antepartum Fetal Surveillance · Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring Unit XII: Neonatology · Neonatal Resuscitation · Newborn Examination and Common Early Neonatal Problems · Care of Premature Newborn Unit XIII: Contemporary Issues In Obstetrics · Medicolegal, PCPNDT and Bioethics · Reproductive Morbidity and Maternal Mortality · Government Programs for Reproductive and Child Health · Biomedical Waste Management Unit XIV: Pharmacotherapeutics In Obstetrics · Clinical Pharmacology in Obstetrics Unit XV: Practical in Obstetrics · Obstetrics Instruments · Obstetrics Forceps andVentouse · Specimens in Obstetrics · Contraception
Sudha Salhan MBBS MD PCGH CIC
Consultant and Head of Department, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, VMMC and Safdarganj Hospital, Delhi, India