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Prescribing in Pregnancy, 4th Edition

Peter C. Rubin (Editor), Margaret Ramsey (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-4712-5
256 pages
January 2008, BMJ Books
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This thoroughly revised edition of Prescribing in Pregnancy is a practical and authoritative guide for all doctors who prescribe for pregnant women.


Covering both the prescribing of drugs for common conditions in pregnant women and the effect of different drugs on pregnancy, the fourth edition now also features:


  • strengthened evidence for the prescribing regimens
  • updated prescribing information throughout
  • a new user-friendly design


Written by leading specialists, Prescribing in Pregnancy covers the common medical problems encountered in pregnancy, and includes information on travel medicine, breast feeding and the management of drug and alcohol abuse.


The fourth edition of this comprehensive and relevant book is an invaluable reference for the busy doctor, on the wards and in general practice.

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Contributors.

Preface.

1 Identifying fetal abnormalities: Lena M. Macara (The Queen Mother's Hospital).

2 Treatment of common, minor and self-limiting conditions: Anthony J. Avery (Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen's Medical Centre Campus), Susan L. Brent(Regional Drug and Therapeutics.

Centre, Wolfson Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne).

3 Antibiotics in pregnancy: Tim Weller (City Hospital, Birmingham), Conor Jamieson (Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham).

4 Anticoagulants in pregnancy: Bethan Myers (Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen's Medical Centre Campus).

5 Treatment of cardiovascular diseases: Asma Khalil (Homerton University Hospital), Pat O'Brien (University College London Hospitals).

6 Treatment of endocrine diseases: Anastasios Gazis (Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen's Medical Centre Campus).

7 Drugs in rheumatic disease during pregnancy: Mary Gayed (City Hospital, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust), Caroline Gordon (Medical School, University of Birmingham).

8 Psychotropic drugs in pregnancy: Neelam Sisodia (Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen's Medical Centre Campus).

9 Managing epilepsy and anti-epileptic drugs during pregnancy: Michael F. O'Donoghue (Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen's Medical Centre Campus), Christine P. Hayes (Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen's Medical Centre Campus).

10 Treatment of diabetes in pregnancy: Nick Vaughan (Royal Sussex County Hospital), Kate Morel (Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Turst), Louise Walker (Royal Sussex County Hospital).

11 Treatment of asthma: Catherine Williamson (Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College), Anita Banerjee (Hammersmith Hospital).

12 Drugs of misuse: Mary Hepburn (Princess Royal Maternity, Glasgow).

13 Prescribing for the pregnant traveller: Pauline A. Hurley (John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford).

14 Drugs in breastfeeding: Jane M. Rutherford (Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen's Medical Centre Campus).

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Peter Rubin is Professor of Therapeutics at the University of Nottingham and Chair of the General Medical Council Education Committee. He specialises in medical disorders of pregnancy and continues to practise medicine. From 1997-2003 he was Dean of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham.

Dr Margaret Ramsay is Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in the Academic Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham.

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A practical but authoritative guide essential to all doctors who prescribe for pregnant women

  • Fully revised edition of this well established guide for family practitioners and general physicians
  • Covers both the prescribing of drugs for common conditions in pregnant women and the effect of different drugs on pregnancy
  • Prescribing information updated throughout including evidence for the prescribing regimens
  • Improved new design to make it more user-friendly
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“Easy to read and follow … .Family practitioners … or advanced practice nurses may find this helpful to gain knowledge that can provide guidance and direction.” Doody's Book Reviews<!--end-->
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