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Title Preterm Birth : Prevention and Management / edited by Vincenzo Berghella
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 285 pages) : illustrations
Contents The global impact of preterm birth / Jennifer Harris Requejo and Mario Merialdi -- Preterm birth : a complex disease / Eric J. Hodgson and Charles Lockwood -- Why prevention? / Jason K Baxter -- The epidemiology of preterm birth / Robert Goldenberg and Elizabeth M McClure -- Genetics of preterm birth / Heidi L Thorson and Hy Simhan -- The cervix / Vincenzo Berghella -- Inflammation and infection / Roberto Romero [and others] -- The endocrine regulation of human labor / Roger Smith, Julia Smith, and Andrew Bisits -- Preventive issues for all gravidas / Priyadarshini Koduri -- Tobacco and preterm birth / Jeroen Vanderhoeven and Jorge E Tolosa -- Care for women with prior preterm birth / Jay Iams -- Short cervical length / Timothy J Rafael -- Fetal fibronectin / Maria Bisulli -- Bacterial vaginosis nancy hendrix -- Sexually transmitted infections / Neil Seligman -- Multiple gestations : preventing, and managing preterm birth / Edward Hayes and Suneet P Chauhan -- Asymptomatic cervical changes / Leonardo Pereira -- Preterm labour / Amen Ness, Yair Blumenfeld, and Joyce F Sung -- Preterm premature rupture of the membranes / Brian Mercer -- Promotion of fetal maturation / Kellie Murphy -- Location, mode of delivery and intrapartum issues for the preterm gestation / Dana Figueroa and Dwight J Rouse -- Perinatal care and long-term implications / Janet Larson, Shobhana Desai, and William McNett -- Ethical issues related to preterm birth / Frank A Chervenak and Laurence B. McCullough -- Future research / Cathy Spong
Summary This book provides a clinically focused and practical approach to the prevention and management of preterm birth, using the best available evidence to provide guidance in patient care. Each chapter features key points at the beginning, a quick summary of the evidence-based literature, easy-to-use clinical guidelines, and chapter summaries. Preterm Birth: Prevention and Management will help you to minimize the risk of preterm birth and to manage preterm birth effectively, increasing the chance of a favorable outcome for both mother and child
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Premature labor.
Premature Birth -- prevention & control.
Form Electronic book
Author Berghella, Vincenzo.
LC no. 2009030110
ISBN 1405192909
1444317628 (electronic bk.)
9781444317626 (electronic bk.)