Essentials of Obstetrics

by Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, V Sivanesaratnam, Alokendu Chatterjee, Pratap Kumar

The user-friendly and accessible format of this book makes it a quick reference guide for students, residents and practitioners of obstetricians. This revised edition offers step-by-step guidance on how to evaluate, diagnose, and manage a wide range of obstetric disorders. Completely reorganized to present a more up-to-date approach to the field with a special emphasis on fundamentals of reproduction, anatomy of female reproductive organs and the female pelvis, immunology of pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, safe motherhood and women’s health issues. Highlights the core knowledge for diagnosing and managing emergencies and common problems like anemia, diabetes, infections, gynecologic and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. Provides a practical approach to the effective application of feto-maternal medicine, care of the mother and foetus in labor, monitoring labor using equipments. Covers recent guidelines and procedures and offers an accessible approach to fetal monitoring, to ensure safe delivery and also help in recognizing the emotional needs of the mother and family. Discusses multiple pregnancy and polyhydramnios as well.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Arulkumaran Sabaratnam
St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
2. Sivanesaratnam V
University of Malaya Specialist Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3. Chatterjee Alokendu
NRS Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, India
4. Kumar Pratap Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9788184489095
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11242
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 569
Book Type Textbook


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