De Swiet's Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice
Pregnancy affects the physiology of women as their bodies adapt tothe growing life within them; but how does this affect how youmanage general, or pre-existing medical complaints? How do you differentiate the effects of pregnancy from genuinemedical conditions? What are the effects of the standard treatments on the growing fetus? What aboutbreastfeeding? In this brand-new edition of de Swiet s MedicalDisorders in Clinical Practice, expert physicians present thebest evidence and practical wisdom to guide you and your patientsthrough their pregnancy and illness, to a successful birth andearly motherhood. Using a combination of algorithms, years ofexperience and an evidence-based approach, this book will help youto: * Diagnose difficult to identify conditions during pregnancy * Effectively prescribe for pregnant and lactating women * Overcome the challenges of imaging, anesthesia and criticalcare for pregnant women de Swiet s assists you in navigating the manychallenges pregnancy presents for both the patient andphysician.