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In your practice, you require advanced knowledge of the obstetrical, medical, genetic and surgical complications of pregnancy and their effects on the mother and fetus. With both basic science and clinical information, six new chapters, and an updated color design, you need look no further than the 6th edition of this long-time best seller. Completely revised and updated, this popular reference now is a complete online resource thanks to the added functionality of Expert Consult — www.expertconsult.com.
Features a companion website at www.expertconsult.com with fully searchable text.
Provides an updated and focused reference list to keep you up to date on the standards of care in maternal-fetal medicine today.
Keeps you current with a new section: Disorders at the Maternal-Fetal Interface…and 6 new chapters: Biology of Parturition, Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Intrapartum Assessment of Fetal Health, Pathogenesis of Pre-term Birth, Maternal and Fetal Infectious Disorders, and Benign Gynecological Conditions of Pregnancy.
Features over 50% new authorship with increased focus on international perspectives.
Includes the following hot topics in Maternal-Fetal Medicine: o Biology of Parturition o Fetal Growth o Prenatal Genetic Screening and Diagnosis o Fetal Cardiac Malformations and Arrhythmias o Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy o Management of Depression and Psychoses during Pregnancy and the Puerperium
Focuses on evidence based medicine, the current best practice in MFM for diagnosing and treating high risk pregnancies.
Includes new illustrations and an updated, color design.
Includes both basic science and clinical information to give you comprehensive knowledge of the biology of pregnancy.
Acts as an excellent resource for OB/GYNs studying for their Maternal-Fetal Medicine boards — and for practitioners who need quick access to practical information.
"This completely updated edition of what has long been considered the "gold standard" for high-risk obstetrical textbooks solidifies that deserved standing… it is as good as it gets when it comes to a comprehensive review of maternal-fetal medicine. It should be part of any perinatologist's library, and one could make the case that anyone caring for pregnant women should own a copy. This edition is the most appealing and is worth every penny." - Doody’s - 5 Stars *****
"It is an extremely accesible information resource. The text is well organised, covering basic science, clinical diagnosis and management...The volume is well illustrated throughout and, refreshingly, each chapter has its own style and layout...clinicians of every grade should find the information they seek." Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2009
Edited by Robert K. Creasy, MD, Professor Emeritus, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA; Robert Resnik, MD, Professor, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA; Jay D. Iams, MD, The Frederick P. Zuspan Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Professor and Vice Chair, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus, OH; Charles J. Lockwood, MD, The Anita O'Keefe Young Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; and Thomas R. Moore, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
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