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e-books in Obstetrics & Gynecology category

Book cover: Endometriosis: Diagnosis and ManagementEndometriosis: Diagnosis and Management
- National Institute for Health and Care Excellence ,
This guideline makes recommendations for the diagnosis and management of endometriosis in community services, gynaecology services and specialist endometriosis services. It also covers the care of women with confirmed or suspected endometriosis.
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Book cover: Respiratory Management of NewbornsRespiratory Management of Newborns
by - InTech ,
In this book, you'll learn multiple new aspects of respiratory management of the newborn. The book also provides an overview on new trends in the management of fetal and transitioning lungs in infants delivered prematurely ...
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Book cover: Gynecologic Cancers: Basic Sciences, Clinical and Therapeutic PerspectivesGynecologic Cancers: Basic Sciences, Clinical and Therapeutic Perspectives
by - InTech ,
Gynecologic cancers include malignancies of the female genital tract involving the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. Recent development of new surgical techniques has transformed the treatment of gynecologic cancers ...
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Book cover: A Comprehensive Textbook of Postpartum HemorrhageA Comprehensive Textbook of Postpartum Hemorrhage
by - Sapiens Publishing ,
The book addresses issues of vital statistic definitions, accurate measurements of blood loss, hospital management and use of medications to stem the burden of PPH. Discussion on the increase in incidence of PPH and maternal mortality is presented.
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Book cover: Atlas of Obstetric UltrasoundAtlas of Obstetric Ultrasound
by - GLOWM ,
Table of contents: Early pregnancy and embryogenesis; Placenta; The fetal face; The fetal brain; The fetal heart (Normal fetus situs, Two-dimensional gray scale imaging of fetal cardiac connections, Color Doppler of fetal cardiac connections, etc).
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Book cover: Contemporary Gynecologic PracticeContemporary Gynecologic Practice
by - InTech ,
Gynecology is frequently changing due to extensive implementation of high technology in the diagnosis. Written for general gynecologists, gynecologic endocrinologists, infertility specialists, gynecologic endoscopists, and gynecologic oncologists.
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Book cover: A Textbook of Gynecology for Less-Resourced LocationsA Textbook of Gynecology for Less-Resourced Locations
by - Sapiens Publishing ,
This book seeks to support health personnel in less-resourced locations by providing information about low-tech diagnostic and treatment options for common gynecological conditions such as cervical, ovarian cancer, problems in early pregnancy, etc.
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Book cover: Family Planning: A Global Handbook for ProvidersFamily Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers
- United States Agency for International Development ,
In a straightforward, easily used way, this book translates scientific evidence into practical guidance on all major contraceptive methods. This guidance reflects the consensus of experts from the world's leading health organizations.
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Book cover: Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Practical ApproachUltrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Practical Approach
by - GLOWM ,
This text concisely covers the physics of ultrasound and how to exploit the features of today's equipment to optimize every image, while using methods to assure that the fetus is exposed to the lowest ultrasound energies.
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Book cover: An Introduction to Obstetric Fistula SurgeryAn Introduction to Obstetric Fistula Surgery
by - Sapiens Publishing ,
Fistula surgery can only be learnt by hands-on experience, in the presence of an experienced teacher. This book will help the beginner to get started by identifying the simpler cases and give a step by step guide as to how they should be repaired.
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Book cover: A Textbook of Preconceptional Medicine and ManagementA Textbook of Preconceptional Medicine and Management
by - Sapiens Publishing ,
The first comprehensive textbook of its kind on this subject, explaining not only 'how does this disease or condition affect pregnancy?' but also 'how will pregnancy affect this condition or disease?' Contains 33 chapters authored by 62 contributors.
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Book cover: Operation Theater Techniques: Obstetrics and GynecologyOperation Theater Techniques: Obstetrics and Gynecology
by - Project Gutenberg ,
The book is meant for resident doctors starting their training. A basic knowledge of the technique of holding different instruments correctly and passing sutures, ligatures, and tying knots is essential for performance of all types of operations.
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Book cover: WHO Recommendations on Postnatal Care of the Mother and NewbornWHO Recommendations on Postnatal Care of the Mother and Newborn
- World Health Organization ,
Postnatal period is a critical phase in the lives of mothers and newborn babies. Yet, this is the most neglected period for the provision of quality care. The guidelines focus on postnatal care of mothers and newborns in resource-limited settings.
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Book cover: Clinical Practice Handbook for Safe AbortionClinical Practice Handbook for Safe Abortion
- World Health Organization ,
While legal, regulatory, policy and service-delivery contexts may vary from country to country, the recommendations and best practices described in this document aim to enable evidence-based decision-making with respect to safe abortion care.
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Book cover: Pregnancy Thrombophilia: The Unsuspected RiskPregnancy Thrombophilia: The Unsuspected Risk
by - InTech ,
Learn the recent statements concerning the impact and management of mother-fetal thrombophilia, the achievement necessary for gestation complication prevention. This volume encompasses complete aspects of thrombophilic conditions during pregnancy.
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Book cover: Safe AbortionSafe Abortion
- World Health Organization ,
A considerable amount of new data have been published relating to epidemiological, clinical, service delivery and legal aspects of providing safe abortion care. This new edition provides the latest evidence-based guidance on clinical care.
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Book cover: Ectopic Pregnancy and MiscarriageEctopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage
- RCOG Press ,
The guideline covers diagnosis of early pregnancy loss, including the use of ultrasound scanning and biochemical testing. The guideline includes guidance on when specialist advice should be sought in order to avoid errors and unnecessary delay.
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Book cover: Gestational Diabetes: Causes, Diagnosis and TreatmentGestational Diabetes: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
by - InTech ,
This book summarizes several aspects of GD, which is caused by not well-understood multifactorial mechanisms. Common strategies seem to be key in the understanding of the syndrome, i.e., endothelial dysfunction and the role of other placenta cells.
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Book cover: Antibiotics for Early-Onset Neonatal InfectionAntibiotics for Early-Onset Neonatal Infection
- RCOG Press ,
Early-onset neonatal bacterial infection is a significant cause of mortality and morbidity in newborn babies. An integrated system of clinical care is needed to allow full implementation of the guideline recommendations.
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Book cover: Preterm BirthPreterm Birth
by - InTech ,
The preterm parturition syndrome is one of the major obstetrical complications of our time. Understanding the mechanisms leading to prematurity may assist the clinician to tailor the treatment suitable to the mechanisms leading to preterm birth.
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Book cover: Vascular Biology of the PlacentaVascular Biology of the Placenta
by - Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences ,
Proper vascular development in the placenta is fundamental to ensuring a healthy fetus. This book provides a synthesis of knowledge regarding placental vascular biology and the relevance of this vascular bed to the functions of the human placenta.
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Book cover: Breasts A to ZBreasts A to Z
by - Medwords ,
A simple guide to the breasts, their anatomy, symptoms, investigation, diseases, management, function and physiology. Also known as the mammary glands, the breasts are glands that develop on the chest wall of women at puberty...
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Book cover: Menopause A to ZMenopause A to Z
by - Medwords ,
A simple guide to the menopause, its investigations, stages, complications, treatment, anatomy, and terminology. Once a woman passes her menopause, her monthly periods will cease, and no more female hormones will be manufactured.
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Book cover: Pregnancy A to ZPregnancy A to Z
by - Medwords ,
A simple guide to pregnancy, its investigations, stages, complications, anatomy, terminology and conclusion. Despite its size the book is comprehensive and include the anatomy, investigation, management, diseases and other relevant information.
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Book cover: Progestogens for Prevention of Preterm BirthProgestogens for Prevention of Preterm Birth
by - AHRQ ,
Progestogens prevent preterm birth when used in singleton pregnancy in which the mother has had a prior spontaneous preterm birth or in which cervical length is short. The strength of the evidence supporting its use is moderate and low ...
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Book cover: Multiple PregnancyMultiple Pregnancy
- RCOG Press ,
This guideline contains recommendations specific to twin and triplet pregnancies and covers the following clinical areas: optimal methods to determine gestational age and chorionicity; maternal and fetal screening to identify abnormalities; etc.
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Book cover: Neonatal CareNeonatal Care
by - InTech ,
From the table of contents: Parenchymatous Brain Injury in Premature Infants; Maternal Socio-economic Status and Childhood Birth weight; Sleep Development and Apnea; Recent Advances in Neonatal Gastroenterology and Neonatal Nutrition; and more.
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Book cover: Perinatal MortalityPerinatal Mortality
by - InTech ,
This book is a compendium of important topics related to perinatal mortality. It has been written for anyone who is interested in perinatal medicine and wishes to be part of the global strategy for prevention and control of perinatal mortality.
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Book cover: Preterm Birth: Mother and ChildPreterm Birth: Mother and Child
by - InTech ,
A continued dialogue between specialties is essential in the battle against preterm birth in an attempt to relieve the effects or after-effects of preterm birth. For all of our medical advances to date, preterm birth is still all too common.
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Book cover: Hypertension in PregnancyHypertension in Pregnancy
- RCOG Press ,
This guideline concerns the management of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and complications from preconception to the postnatal period. For the purpose of this guideline, 'pregnancy' includes the antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum periods.
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Book cover: Managing Complications in Pregnancy and ChildbirthManaging Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth
- World Health Organization ,
This manual is written for midwives and doctors at the district hospital who are responsible for the care of women with complications of pregnancy, childbirth or the immediate postpartum period including immediate problems of the newborn.
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Book cover: Postnatal Care: Routine Postnatal Care of Women and Their BabiesPostnatal Care: Routine Postnatal Care of Women and Their Babies
by - Royal College of General Practitioners ,
This guideline has been written within a conceptual framework which places the woman and her baby at the centre of care, appreciating that all postnatal care should be delivered in partnership with the woman and should be individualised.
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Book cover: Obstetrics in Remote SettingsObstetrics in Remote Settings
by - Medecins Sans Frontieres ,
This is a manual for non-obstetricians working in remote settings where medical resources are lacking. The goal is to save the mother, protect her from any functional sequelae of the pregnancy, and deliver the child in the best possible conditions.
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Book cover: Antenatal and Postnatal Mental HealthAntenatal and Postnatal Mental Health
- National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health ,
The guideline will be useful to clinicians in providing high-quality care for women with antenatal and postnatal mental health problems while also emphasising the importance of the experience of care for women and their families and carers.
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Book cover: Maternal-Fetal Surgical ProceduresMaternal-Fetal Surgical Procedures
by - AHRQ ,
This is a 'rough guide' for junior staff through to middle management on how to be successful at work and maximize your career trajectory. The book avoids theory and provides simple, easy to follow steps that allow one to improve one's performance.
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Book cover: Induction of Labour: Clinical GuidelineInduction of Labour: Clinical Guideline
by - RCOG Press ,
The purpose of this clinical guideline is to review all aspects of the methodology of induction of labour and the appropriateness of different approaches in the various clinical circumstances that may call for such an intervention.
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Book cover: Diabetes in PregnancyDiabetes in Pregnancy
- RCOG Press ,
Recommendations for the management of diabetes and its complications in women who wish to conceive and those who are already pregnant. It focuses on areas where additional care should be offered to women with diabetes and their newborn babies.
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Book cover: Antenatal CareAntenatal Care
- RCOG Press ,
Aspects of antenatal care: the development of a method to assess women for whom additional care is necessary, information giving to women, lifestyle, screening for the baby, and screening for the mother (gestational diabetes, chlamydia, etc).
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Book cover: Intrapartum CareIntrapartum Care
- RCOG Press ,
This guideline has been developed with the aim of providing guidance on care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth. It is of relevance to midwives, obstetricians, obstetric anaesthetists, neonatologists, maternity support workers, etc.
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