Williams Obstetrics: 23rd Edition

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  • Edition: 23rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-29
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
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The premier reference in obstetrics for more than a century -- now in full-colorWilliams Obstetricshas been the premier text and reference for physicians and residents for more than a century. This latest edition will be presented in a radically new, attractive, and user-friendly package.In contrast other books in the field,Williams Obstetricshas been, and will continue to be, written by a small team of authors who are (or have been) at the same institution--the hopsital that delivers the most babies per day with the best outcomes anywhere. As a result, the book has great consistency, little overlap, and stunning depth and breadth; no other book is as comprehensive or as detailed.Using the new and attractive design of its recent companion text,Williams Gynecology, this edition will become full-color throughout with tables and figures on every page and a more consistent art program. The increased use of headings, and shorter, clearer sentences will also make it easier for readers to find the content they need quickly.Evidence-based medicine, which has long been a strong feature of this book, will now be highlighted in the text through the use of icons, and improved algorithms and tables, that provide Class I evidence for diagnosis and treatment.Features Authoritative content from one of the best obstetrics departments worldwide Brand new medical illustrations convey important visual content Detailed coverage of abnormal obstetrics More headings and easier-to-read prose make this the best edition yet

Author Biography

F. Gary Cunningham, M.D., Professor and Distinguished Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Parkland Hospital.
.Kenneth J. Levano, M.D., Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Parkland Hospital.
.Steven L. Bloom, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Parkland Hospital.
.John C. Hauth, M.D., Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama.


Table of Contents

Brief TOC
Obstetrics in Perspective
Anatomy & Physiology
Maternal Anatomy
Implantation, Embryogenesis
Fetal Growth and Development
Maternal Physiology
Preconceptional Counseling
Prenatal Care
Ectopic Pregnancy
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy
Teratology and Drugs
Antepartum Assessment
Labor and Delivery
Normal Labor and Delivery
Intrapartum Assessment
Obstetrical Anesthesia
Dystocian++Abnormal Labor
Disorders of Amnionic Fluid Volume
Induction of Labor
Forceps Delivery and Vacuum Extraction
Breech Presentation and Delivery
Cesarean Delivery and Peripartum Hysterectomy
Prior Caesarean Delivery
Abnormalities of the Placenta, Umbilical Cord, and Membranes
Fetus & Newborn
The Newborn
Diseases and Injuries of Fetus and Newborn
The Peurperium
Peurperial Infection
Obstetric Complications
Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
Obstetrical Hemorrhage
Preterm Birth
Postterm Pregnancy
Fetal Growth Disorders
Multifetal Gestation
Abnormalities of the Reproductive Tract
Medical & Surgical Complications
General Considerations
Critical Care/Trauma
Cardiovascular Disease
Chronic Hypertension
Pulmonary Disorders
Thromboembolic Disorders
Renal & Urinary Tract Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Hepatic, Biliary, and Pancreatic
Hematologic Disorders
Thyroid and Other Endocrine
Connective Tissue Disorders
Neurological and Psychiatric
Dermatologic Disorders
Neoplastic Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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