This book is a guide to the prompt diagnosis and management of infections during pregnancy in order to minimise perinatal morbidity and mortality.
Beginning with the latest guidelines on screening for infections, the following chapters cover the prevention and treatment of numerous infections, from rubella, chickenpox, and mumps, to toxoplasmosis, tuberculosis, urinary tract infections, and much more. Eachinfection is presented in a uniform format, describing a case scenario, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment. The final chapters cover vaccinations and use of antibiotics during pregnancy.
Key points and multiple choice questions conclude each topic for quick revision and the text is further enhanced by clinical images and tables.
Cases reference standard guidelines from Cochrane reviews, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (ACOG), the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), and the South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SAFOG).
- Guide to diagnosis and management of infections during pregnancy
- Covers numerous infections and use of vaccinations and antibiotics in pregnancy
- Key points and multiple choice questions assist revision
- Cases reference standard guidelines from Cochrane reviews, ACOG, SOGC, NICE and SAFOG
Madhuri Chandra MD DNB FICOG CMCL FAIMER Fellow
Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahavir Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya PradeshIndia
Vineet Mishra MD PhD
Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, IKDRC- ITS, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India