Princeton University Library Catalog

Physiology in childbearing : with anatomy and related biosciences / edited by Dot Stables, Jean Rankin.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier, 2005.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xi, 761 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Previous ed.: 1999.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Basic biochemistry -- The cell - its structures and functions -- Structure, organisation and regulation of genes -- The female reproductive system -- The male reproductive system -- Fertility control -- Infertility -- Preconception matters -- General embryology -- Embryological systems 1 - trunk, head and limbs -- Embryological systems 2 - internal organs -- The placenta, membranes and amniotic fluid -- Fetal growth and development -- Common fetal problems -- Congenital defects -- The haematological system - physiology of the blood -- The cardiovascular system -- Respiration -- The renal tract -- Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance -- The gastrointestinal tract -- The accessory digestive organs -- Nutrition and metabolism during pregnancy -- The anture of bone - the female pelvis and fetal skull -- Muscle - the pelvic floor and the uterus --
  • The central nervous system -- The peripheral and autonomic nervous systems -- The endocrine system -- The immune system -- Minor disorders of pregnancy -- Bleeding in pregnancy -- Cardiac and hypertensive disorders -- Anaemia and clotting disorders -- Respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal and neurological problems -- Diabetes mellitus and other metabolic disorders in pregnancy -- The onset of labour -- The first stage of labour -- Pain relief in labour -- The second stage of labour -- The third stage of labour -- Abnormalities of uterine action and onset of labour -- Breech presentation -- Malposition and cephalic malpresentations -- Cephalopelvic disproportion, obstructed labour and other obstetric emergencies --
  • Postpartum haemorrhage and other third-stage problems -- Perinatal fetal asphyxia -- Operative delivery -- Adaptation to extrauterine life 1 - respiration and cardiovascular functions -- Adaptation to extrauterine life 2 - nutritional and metabolic adjustments -- The low birthweight baby - common problems and care -- Neonatal cardiovascular and respiratory disorders -- Neonatal jaundice and some metabolic disorders -- Infections and trauma in the neonate -- The breasts and lactation -- Breastfeeding practice and problems -- The puerperium -- Biobehavioural aspects of parenting.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0702026891 (pbk.)
  • 9780702026898 (pbk.)
OCLC:
56657940
Related name:
RCP:
C - S