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Preterm birth is an increasing challenge in the developed and developing world.

As we begin to understand what contributes to the likelihood of preterm birth, obstetricians and gynecologists can advise mothers and aspiring mothers on how to minimize the risks. Doctors can also monitor those patients who are likely to be at risk to increase the chances of preventing or effectively managing preterm labor.

This practical book provides a clinically focused approach to the prevention and management of premature births, using the best available evidence to provide clear guidance to obstetricians, gynecologists, nurse midwives and family practitioners.   Written for an international audience, the author addresses the special issues affecting patients in the developing world, including infectious- and poverty-related preterm birth.

Each of the 30 chapters follows a wealth of practical features:

  • Key points and chapter summaries
  • Algorithms, tables and graphs
  • Summary of the evidence-based literature
  • Easy-to-use clinical guidelines
Content:
Chapter 1 The Global Impact of Preterm Birth (pages 1–7): Jennifer Harris Requejo and Mario Merialdi
Chapter 2 Preterm Birth: A Complex Disease (pages 8–16): Eric J. Hodgson and Charles J. Lockwood
Chapter 3 Why Prevention? (pages 17–21): Jason K. Baxter
Chapter 4 The Epidemiology of Preterm Birth (pages 22–38): Robert L. Goldenberg and Elizabeth M. McClure
Chapter 5 Genetics of Preterm Birth (pages 39–49): Heidi L. Thorson and Hyagriv N. Simhan
Chapter 6 The Cervix (pages 50–56): Vincenzo Berghella
Chapter 7 Inflammation and Infection (pages 57–77): Roberto Romero, Francesca Gotsch, Shali Mazaki?Tovi and Juan Pedro Kusanovic
Chapter 8 The Endocrine Regulation of Human Labor (pages 78–87): Roger Smith, Julia I. Smith and Andrew M. Bisits
Chapter 9 Preventive Issues for All Gravidas (pages 88–101): Priyadarshini Koduri
Chapter 10 Tobacco and Preterm Birth (pages 102–114): Jeroen P. Vanderhoeven and Jorge E. Tolosa
Chapter 11 Care for Women with Prior Preterm Birth (pages 115–129): Jay D. Iams
Chapter 12 Short Cervical Length (pages 130–148): Timothy J. Rafael
Chapter 13 Fetal Fibronectin (pages 149–160): Maria Bisulli
Chapter 14 Bacterial Vaginosis (pages 161–170): Nancy W. Hendrix
Chapter 15 Sexually Transmitted Infections (pages 171–182): Neil S. Seligman
Chapter 16 Multiple Gestations: Preventing and Managing Preterm Birth (pages 183–189): Edward J. Hayes and Suneet P. Chauhan
Chapter 17 Asymptomatic Manual Cervical Changes (pages 190–197): Leonardo Pereira
Chapter 18 Preterm Labor (pages 198–216): Amen Ness, Yair Blumenfeld and Joyce F. Sung
Chapter 19 Preterm Premature Rupture of the Membranes (pages 217–231): Brian M. Mercer
Chapter 20 Promotion of Fetal Maturation (pages 232–241): Kellie E. Murphy
Chapter 21 Location, Mode of Delivery and Intrapartum Issues for the Preterm Gestation (pages 242–251): Dana Figueroa and Dwight J. Rouse
Chapter 22 Perinatal Care and Long?Term Implications (pages 252–261): Janet E. Larson, Shobhana A. Desai and William McNett
Chapter 23 Ethical Issues Related to Preterm Birth (pages 262–269): Frank A. Chervenak and Laurence B. McCullough
Chapter 24 Future Research (pages 270–273): Catherine Y. Spong

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  • Year: 2010
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781405192903,9781444317619

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