Pregnancy Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Management of High-Risk Pregnancy
An Evidence-Based Approach
Fifth edition
edited by John T. Queenan

Management of High-Risk Pregnancy is a must-have for all health professionals involved in the care of women with high risk pregnancies.

Management of High-Risk Pregnancy focuses on factors affecting pregnancy, genetics, practical diagnostic techniques, maternal diseases in pregnancy and pregnancy complications, labor, anesthesia, and neonatal considerations.


1. Factors of High-Risk Pregnancy

  1. Overview of high-risk pregnancy
  2. Maternal nutrition
  3. Alcohol and substance abuse
  4. Environmental agents and reproductive risk
  5. Medications in pregnancy and lactation
2. Genetics

  1. Genetic screening for mendelian disorders
  2. Screening for neural tube defects
  3. First and second trimester screening for fetal aneuploidy
3. Monitoring: Biochemical and Biophysical

  1. Fetal endocrinology
  2. Fetal lung maturity
  3. Antepartum fetal monitoring
  4. Interpreting intrapartum fetal heart tracings
4. Maternal Disease

  1. Sickle cell disease
  2. Thrombocytopenia
  3. Inherited and acquired thrombophilias
  4. Pathophysiology and diagnosis of thromboembolic disorders in pregnancy
  5. Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  6. Renal disease in pregnancy
  7. Pregnancy in transplant patients
  8. Gestational diabetes mellitus
  9. Diabetes mellitus
  10. Maternal hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism
  11. Asthma
  12. Epilepsy
  13. Chronic hypertension
  14. Systemic lupus erythematosus
  15. Perinatal infections
  16. Group B streptococcal infections
  17. Hepatitis in pregnancy
  18. HIV infection
5. Obstetric Complications

  1. Genetic and nongenetic causes of spontaneous abortion
  2. The incompetent cervix
  3. Gestational hypertension—preeclampsia and eclampsia
  4. Emergency care in pregnancy
  5. Sonographic dating and standard fetal biometry
  6. Rh and other blood group alloimmunizations
  7. Multiple pregnancy
  8. Polyhydramnios and oligohydramnios
  9. Prevention of preterm birth
  10. Pathogenesis and prediction of preterm delivery
  11. Preterm premature rupture of membranes
  12. Management of preterm labor
  13. Placenta previa and related placental disorders
6. Complications of Labor and Delivery

  1. Prolonged pregnancy
  2. Cesarean delivery
  3. Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
  4. Breech delivery
  5. Obstetric analgesia and anesthesia
7. Procedures

  1. Genetic amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling
  2. Direct fetal blood sampling: cordocentesis
  3. Amnioinfusion: indications and controversies
  4. Fetal surgery
  5. Problems in the newborn
  6. Neonatal encephalopathy and cerebral palsy


click here to see books of related interest


Management of High-Risk Pregnancy
An Evidence-Based Approach
Fifth edition
edited by John T. Queenan

2007 • 471 pages • $158.95 + shipping
Texas residents please add 6.75 % sales tax

Go to Top of Page

copyright © 1997-2009 Culinary and Hospitality Industry Publications Services