Clinical Approach to Infections in Pregnancy

by Vineet Mishra, Madhuri Chandra

This book focuses on the “Clinical Approach to Infections in Pregnancy”. This book aims to provide clear evidence-based guidelines on management of commonly encountered infections in the pregnant women. It should serve as a ready reckoner, which can help quick decision making in common situations, and as a guide to what should be done when things do not go well. The book “Clinical Approach to Infections in Pregnancy” provides ready reference to guide the clinician in adopting current methods of investigation and treatment. All the chapters from contributing authors are from their personal experiences in diagnosing and treating difficult patient or their own innovations in treating various pregnancy conditions out of their own experience. This book provides conclusion and multiple-choice questions with answers end of the each chapter, which are the very helpful for readers and students for quick revision. This book consists of 27 chapters, which covers impact of viral infections on mother and fetus, screening for infections in pregnancy, rubella, parvovirus B19, cytomegalovirus, enterovirus: coxsackie virus, varicella, viral hepatitis A and E, viral hepatitis B and C, mumps and measles, influenza, genital herpes human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): preventing vertical transmission, preventing HIV transmission, vector-borne viral infections: dengue, chikungunya and zika, tuberculosis, syphilis and other bacterial sexually transmitted infections, bacterial vaginosis and malaria. Toxoplasmosis, listeriosis, gastrointestinal infections and infestations, urinary tract infections, ultrasound imaging: fetal manifestations of viral exposure and infections, vaccination for women contemplating pregnancy, antibiotic use in pregnancy, and managing the pregnant woman with systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis and septic shock are also provided in this book.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Mishra Vineet
2. Chandra Madhuri Mahavir Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789386322869
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13087
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 290
Book Type Professional


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