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Hypertension in Pregnancy

Hypertension in Pregnancy

David Churchill , D. Gareth Beevers

ISBN: 978-0-727-90920-6

Mar 1999, BMJ Books

160 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$67.95

Description

Clinically oriented and with a patient centred approach, this highly practical, concise text will inform all those monitoring women during pregnancy about the detection, investigation, and treatment of this common and potentially life threatening condition. Written by two leading workers in the field of hypertension in pregnancy, it will provide the most up to date information on treatment, aetiology, and the epidemiology of the disease. The books is also written in a form that is readily accessible to the wide audience it addresses.
Contributors.

Preface.

Definitions and Classification Systems of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (D. Church and D. G. Beevers).

Prevalence of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and Their Risk (D. G. Beevers and D. Church).

Clinical Assessment and Investigation of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (D. Churchill and D. G. Beevers).

Treatment of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (D Churchill and D. G. Beevers).

Pathogenesis of Pre-eclampia (K. Brackley and M. D. Kilby).

Prediction and Prevention of Pre-eclampsia (D. Churchill and D. G. Beevers).

Intensive and High Dependency Care of Hypertensive Pregnant Women (D. I. Thomas).

Hypertension Complication Other Medical Conditions in Pregnancy (D. G. Beevers and D. Churchill).

Postpartum Follow-up of Hypertension in Pregnancy (D. G. Beevers and D. Churchill).

Appendix: Patient Support Groups.

Index.