Obstetrics

Dave E. Williams and Gabriella Pridjian

Chapter contents

Woman and Child Health

360

Eclampsia

379

Preconception Counseling

361

Gestational Hypertension

380

Nutrition

361

Abruptio Placentae

380

Placenta Previa

380

Medical Risk Assessment

363

Vasa Previa

381

Routine Prenatal Care

363

Placenta Accreta, Increta, and Percreta

381

First Prenatal Visit

363

Multiple Gestation

382

Follow-up Prenatal Visits

365

Antepartum Fetal Surveillance

382

Prenatal Genetic Diagnostic Testing

367

Nonstress Test

382

Amniocentesis

367

Biophysical Profile

383

Chorionic Villus Sampling

367

Modified Biophysical Profile

383

Maternal Biochemical Screening

367

Contraction Stress Test

383

Drug and Chemical Exposures in Pregnancy

368

Vibroacoustic Stimulation

383

Infections in Pregnancy

369

Normal Labor and Delivery

384

Toxoplasmosis

369

Progress of Labor

384

Syphilis

369

Induction of Labor

386

Rubella

370

Abnormalities of Labor and Delivery

387

Cytomegalovirus

370

Dysfunctional Labor

387

Herpesvirus

370

Prolonged Latent Phase

388

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

370

Protracted Active Phase

388

Influenza and Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus

371

Secondary Arrest of Cervical Dilation

388

Immunizations in Pregnancy

371

Abnormalities of the Second Stage of Labor

388

Medical Disorders in Pregnancy

371

Shoulder Dystocia

388

Anemia

371

Electronic Fetal Monitoring

389

Asthma

372

Interpretation of Fetal Heart Rate Recordings

389

Chronic Hypertension

373

Contractions

392

Gestational Diabetes

374

Vaginal Birth after Cesarean

393

Pyelonephritis

375

Intrapartum Procedures

395

Complications of Early Pregnancy

375

Obstetric Anesthesia

395

Ectopic Pregnancy

375

Episiotomy

396

Spontaneous Abortion

376

Diagnostic Ultrasound

396

Molar Pregnancy

377

Operative Vaginal Deliveries

397

Complications of Late Pregnancy

377

Forceps Delivery

398

Preterm Labor

377

Vacuum Extraction

398

Intrauterine Growth Restriction

378

The Puerperium

399

Preeclampsia

379

Postpartum Hemorrhage

400

HELLP Syndrome

379

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