You don’t yet own Creasy and Resnik’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice. Buy Now · ‹ My Library Home X. Table of Contents for Creasy & Resnik’s maternal-fetal medicine: principles and practice / editors, Robert K. Creasy, Robert Resnik, Jay D. Iams ; associate. Creasy, R. K., Resnik, R., & Iams, J. D. (). Creasy and Resnik’s maternal- fetal medicine: Principles and practice. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders/Elsevier.

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Diagnosis and therapycovers the practical aspects of prenatal diagnosis with chapters on imaging, fetal resnkk conditions, teratogenesis, antepartum and intrapartum surveillance, multiple pregnancy, non-immune hydrops and haemolytic disease of the fetus and the newborn. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

A few aspects in the pathogenesis of preterm labour and monitoring in IUGR sections are repetitive as these topics have also been covered elsewhere in the basic sciences and antepartum assessment. The only chapter in Part V gives an overview of the neonatal outcome in complicated pregnancies, common problems and their management. With each subsequent edition, the editors have ensured that the book is updated with the developments in MFM.

The book has the following strengths — experience and expertise of the editors and the authors in their field; inclusion of excellent illustrations, tables, etc.

Table of Contents for: Creasy and Resnik’s maternal-fetal medic

Haematological diseases are explained in three resnnik Coagulation disordersThromboembolic diseases and Anemia in pregnancy reflecting the high prevalence of haematological problems in pregnancy. An entire chapter has been devoted to cervical insufficiency to reflect the increasing emphasis on predicting and preventing preterm labour due to cervical insufficiency.

In Chapter 11, Developmental origins of health and diseasethe authors discuss the intrauterine programming of postnatal health in interesting and simple language and also outline the increasing public health reshik of maternal obesity. Take resmik of the most recent diagnostic advances with a new section on Obstetrical Creasu, complemented by online ultrasound clips as well resnio cross references and links to genetic disorder databases. This medical reference book puts the most recent advances in basic science, clinical diagnosis, and management at your fingertips, equipping you with the up-to date evidence-based guidelines and knowledge you need to ensure the best possible outcomes in maternal-fetal medicine.

Ultrasound screening has only been outlined, as it has been covered in detail in the next chapter, thus ensuring no duplication. The features of online resources include two online-only chapters Clinical application of 3D in obstetrics, Patient safety in obstetrics and Chapter 24 Invasive fetal therapy appears as an extended version online.


The chapters have been written by various eminent experts in the field of maternal and fetal medicine, mainly from the USA, a few from Europe and the rest of the world.

With publications in this field emerging day by day, it is important to keep up to date with the evidence-based practice.

The first part, scientific basis, extensively covers the basic physiological principles involved in all fields such as maternal physiological and immunological adaptation, placental and amniotic fluid dynamics, stages of early development with special reference to multiple gestations, fetal cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological development, and the existing and evolving theories of parturition.

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By extensively covering the basics, the editors have yet again proved the point that understanding the basic principles is vital for the practice of MFM. No common topic in maternal medicine has been left uncovered. A few suggestions for the future edition would be to extend the chapter on common anomalies and reshuffle a few chapters under different sections for example, Chapter 36 and Chapter 37 may be regrouped under Part IIIwhich would give the reader a smoother flow of topics during study.

Chapter 16, Evidence based practice in perinatal medicineprovides guidance to understanding the basic research methods commonly used in clinical practice. While evidence on prevention of pre-eclampsia is described, prediction of preeclampsia has not been discussed in detail.

Placental complications are discussed elsewhere in Part IV — Maternal complications. Part II, Fetal disorders: There was a minor typo error in the table There is a chapter exclusively on assessment and induction of fetal pulmonary maturity. Some chapters in Part I are worth special mention.

rsenik Elsevier Health Sciences Imprint: Part III, Disorders at the maternal—fetal interface, include chapters on the pathogenesis and clinical aspects of preterm labour, post-term pregnancy, intrauterine growth restriction and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. However, the information on common anomalies except fetal cardiac is superficial. Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult.

Chapter 1, Basic genetics and creaay of inheritance, covers all aspects of genetics relevant to clinical practice including the topics cerasy current interest such as mitochondrial inheritance, imprinting, high-resolution comparative genomic hybridization HR-CGH. All the chapters have been well written. In-utero treatment options for pregnancy at risk of neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia are covered elsewhere under maternal coagulation disorders.


Part IV, Maternal complications, encompasses the entire range of maternal medical disorders complicating pregnancy as well as intrapartum complications. This book is an invaluable reference source for a maternal-fetal medicine practitioner and an essential read for every MFM trainee in the developed world.

In the chapter Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newbornthere is a good description of pathophysiology and management of the condition. At the beginning of each system, there is a brief description of relevant embryology. Overall, this book captures the essence of principles and evidence-based practice of MFM. Resnii dependable, state-of-the-art answers to any clinical question with comprehensive coverage of maternal-fetal medicine from cresy foremost researchers and practitioners in obstetrics, gynecology and perinatology.

Principles and Practicesixth edition has included an overview of all the issues related to this subspecialty in a textbook. This information will be extremely helpful to a novice trainee in interpreting results published in the cfeasy in this specialty and also in employing the appropriate methods in their own research. But the keen users of Apple products such as iPad, iPhone, etc.

Chapter 17, Prenatal diagnosis of congenital disordersis excellent, covering all screening and diagnostic methods currently in use including preimplantation genetic diagnosis, non-invasive testing, etc. Scientific basis of perinatal biology 16 chapters. Maternal and fetal infections completely covers all the common infections a clinician would encounter in the ante- intra- and postpartum period including episiotomy wound infection and puerperal endometritis.

The chapter on maternal cardiac diseases includes care of pregnant women with both corrected and uncorrected congenital and acquired heart diseases, issues related to cardiac surgery in pregnancy, thromboprophylaxis in those patients with mechanical heart valve disease. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Published online Jun The purchasers of this textbook also have online access to the complete contents, images, tables, downloadable illustrations copyright rules apply and quarterly updates.

Please review our privacy policy. For example, an update on depression and psychosis was added in September following the publication of a working report from the American Psychiatric Association and American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Apply today’s best practices in maternal-fetal medicine with an increased emphasis on evidence-based medicine.