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Title The diagnosis and management of the acute abdomen in pregnancy / Peter Bogach Greenspan, editor
Published Cham : Springer, ©2018


Description 1 online resource
Contents Maternal Anatomical and Physiological Adaption to Pregnancy -- Overview of the Normal Development of the Human Embryo and Fetus -- General Principles in the Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen -- Imaging the Gravid Female -- Laboratory Studies -- Obstetrical Etiologies of Abdominal Pain -- Gynecological Etiologies of Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy -- Gastrointestinal Etiologies of Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy -- Urological Etiologies of Abdominal Pain -- Trauma During Pregnancy -- Surgical Principles in the Gravid Female -- Principles and Practice of Anesthetic Management in the Gravid Patient -- Postoperative Care Issues -- Legal Concerns in Complicated Obstetrical Cases
Summary This text is intended to serve as a reference guide for clinicians who consult pregnant women presenting with abdominal and pelvic pain. Many health care providers care for pregnant women including attending physicians, resident physicians, advanced practice nurses, certified nurse mid-wives, labor and delivery nurses, operating room and post-anesthesia care nurses, medical students and others. The book addresses obstetrical and non-obstetrical aspects to the diagnostic process. Key features include: " the anatomical and physiological alterations of pregnancy " physical examination and management challenges in the first, second and third trimesters " laboratory findings " diagnostic imaging " assessment of the fetus(es) " Surgical and anesthetic issues " Medico-legal challenges " Perinatal and neonatal issues The Diagnosis and Management of the Acute Abdomen in Pregnancy will serve practitioners as a quick-reference guide to those who encounter pregnant women in pain
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Pregnancy -- Complications.
Acute abdomen -- Diagnosis
Acute abdomen -- Treatment
Pregnant women -- Surgery.
Critical care surgery.
Gynaecology & obstetrics.
General practice.
General surgery.
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Pregnant women -- Surgery
Pregnancy -- Complications
Acute abdomen -- Diagnosis
Primary care (Medicine)
Form Electronic book
Author Greenspan, Peter Bogach, editor
ISBN 9783319622835