A portable, pocket-sized manual based on the world's leading obstetrics text-revised and updated!
"This is a comprehensive review of pregnancy complications in an easy to access format. It provides quick but comprehensive information and is very easy to read. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service
All the key facts, diagnostic tools, and treatment guidelines from the trusted Williams Manual of Obstetrics are right in the palm of your hand with this streamlined, carry-anywhere sourcebook. Inside, you'll find the rigorously referenced, evidence-based approach of the classic parent text, presented in a condensed format for easy access.
The first section-packed with practical, at-a-glance information-takes you through the crucial steps for managing uncomplicated pregnancy. The remainder of the manual focuses on complications of illness during pregnancy or caused by pregnancy and difficulties of post-partum management.
Essential information on: Prenatal screening guidelines Medication use in pregnancy Hypertension disorders in pregnancy Pain management dosages Procedures for complicated labor and delivery, hemoglobinopathies, and more! Increased emphasis on complicated pregnancies and difficult-to-recall facts Reorganized into 3 key sections: Obstetrical Complications Due to Pregnancy; Medical and Surgical Complications During Pregnancy; Complications in the Fetus or Newborn Infant [via]