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Highly readable, well illustrated, and easy to understand, Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies remains your go-to choice for authoritative guidance on managing today's obstetric patient. Reflecting the expertise of internationally recognized authorities, this bestselling obstetrics reference has been thoroughly revised to bring you up to date on everything from ultrasound assessment of fetal anatomy and growth, to medical complications in pregnancy, to fetal therapy...and much more! 'An excellent reference for residents and fellows in training alike' Reviewed by: Obstetrics and Prenatal Diagnosis Unit, Landspitali University Hospital/University of Iceland Date: December 2014 Benefit from the knowledge and experience of international experts in obstetrics. Gain a new perspective on a wide range of today's key issues - all evidence-based and easy to read. Stay current with new coverage of fetal origins of adult disease, evidence-based medicine, quality assessment, nutrition, global obstetric practices, and much more. Find the information you need quickly with bolded key statements, additional tables, flow diagrams, and bulleted lists for easy reference. Zero in on qKey Pointsq in every chapter - now made more useful than ever with the inclusion of related statistics. View new ultrasound nomograms in the Normal Values in Pregnancy appendix. Access the complete contents online, plus exclusive references, tables, and images, at www.expertconsult.com.Calculate the difference in dates using days based on LMP and ultrasound. ... Furthermore, weight gain, and weight retention after pregnancy, is a risk factor for subsequent obesity.6, 67 Thus, postpartum weight loss should be encouraged.

Author:Steven G. Gabbe, Jennifer R. Niebyl, Henry L. Galan, Mark B. Landon, Joe Leigh Simpson, Eric R. M. Jauniaux
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2012


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