Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies, Book with Online Access, 5th Edition

Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies

5th Edition Book with Online Access

By Steven G. Gabbe, MD, Dean, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; Joe Leigh Simpson, MD, Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Professor of Human and Molecular Genetics, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, FL; Jennifer R. Niebyl, MD, Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA; Henry Galan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA; Laura Goetzl, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Eric R. M. Jauniaux, MD, PhD, Professor/Honorary Consultant, Academic Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University College London, London, UK; and Mark Landon, MD, Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA


I. Physiology

1. Placental Anatomy and Physiology

2. Fetal Physiology

3. Maternal Physiology and Immunology of Pregnancy


II. Prenatal Care

4. Preconception and Prenatal Care

5. Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Screening

6. Non-Invasive and Invasive Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques

7. Teratology, Drugs, and Environmental Agents in Pregnancy and Lactation

8. Obstetric Ultrasound: Assessment of Fetal Growth and Anatomy

9. Fetal Therapy and Surgery

10. Antepartum Fetal Evaluation


III. Intrapartum Care

11. Normal Labor and Delivery

12. Abnormal Labor

13. Operative Vaginal Delivery

14. Intrapartum Fetal Evaluation

15. Obstetric Anesthesia

16. Malpresentations

17. Antepartum and Postpartum Hemorrhage

18. Cesarean Delivery


IV. Postpartum Care

19. The Neonate

20. Postpartum Care

21. Breastfeeding


V. Complicated Pregnancy

22. Surgical Procedures in Pregnancy

23. Pregnancy Loss

24. Cervical Incompetence

25. Preterm Labor

26. Preterm Premature Rupture of the Membranes (PPROM)

27. Multiple Gestations

28. Intrauterine Growth Restriction

29. Alloimmunization in Pregnancy

30. Amniotic Fluid Disorders

31. Prolonged Pregnancy



VI. Pregnancy and Co-existing Disease

32. Hypertension

33. Heart Disease

34. Respiratory Diseases in Pregnancy

35. Renal Disease

36. Diabetes Mellitus

37. Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease in Pregnancy

38. Adrenal and Pituitary Disorders in Pregnancy

39. Hematalogic Complications of Pregnancy

40. Thrombophilias and Thromboembolic Disorders

41. Collagen and Vascular Diseases

42. Hepatic and Gastrointestinal Diseases

43. Neurologic Disorders

44. Malignant Diseases in Pregnancy

45. Dermatologic Disorders

46. Maternal and Perinatal Infection

47. Psychiatric Disorders


VII. Legal and Ethical Issues in Obstetric Practice

48. Legal and Ethical Issues in Obstetric Practice

49. Quality of Care and Systematic Reviews of Literature


VIII. Appendix

Anatomy of the Pelvis

Normal values


IX. Index