The world s premier obstetrics guide now updated with a greater focus on maternal-fetal medicine The obstetrics text that has defined the discipline for generations of obstetrician-gynecologists is now more timely and essential than ever. Written by authors from the nationally known University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Williams Obstetrics maintains its trademark comprehensive coverage and applicability at the bedside, while offering the most current perspective of the field.
This landmark text begins with fundamental discussions of reproductive anatomy and physiology. These dovetail into clinical chapters covering obstetrical complications such as preterm labor, pregnancy-related infection, hemorrhage, and hypertension, among others. Representing the culmination of a century of clinical thought, the new Twenty-Fifth Edition is enhanced by more than 1,000 full-color illustrations plus an increased emphasis on the fast-growing subspecialty of maternal-fetal medicine.
Entire section on the diagnosis and treatment of fetal disorders, providing deeper insights into fetal complications in utero
Traditional focus on the varied medical and surgical disorders that can complicate pregnancy
۱,۰۰۰ eye-catching illustrations, including updated graphs, sonograms, MRIs, photographs, and photomicrographs
Solid evidence-based approach highlights the scientific underpinnings of clinical obstetrics, with special emphasis on physiological principles
Current professional and academic guidelines are incorporated into the text and appear in easy-to-read tables
Updated with 3,000 new literature citations through 2017
No other text can match the long-established scientific rigor and accessibility of Williams Obstetrics. With its state-of-the-art design and review of the newest advances and protocols, this not-be-missed clinical companion brings positive outcomes within reach.
About the AuthorF. Gary Cunningham, MD, Distinguished Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology; Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas
Kenneth J. Leveno, MD, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas
Chapter 1. Obstetrics—Purpose, Definitions, and Vital StatisticsChapter 2. Maternal AnatomyChapter 3. Reproductive tract AbnormalitiesChapter 4. Maternal PhysiologyChapter 5. Implantation and Placental DevelopmentChapter 6. Placental AbnormalitiesChapter 7. Embryogenesis and Fetal Morphological Development1.Chapter 8. Preconceptional CounselingChapter 9. Prenatal CareChapter 10. Teratogens and Other Causes of Fetal MalformationsChapter 11. GeneticsChapter 12. Prenatal DiagnosisChapter 13. Disorders of the FetusChapter 14. Fetal Imaging TechniquesChapter 15. Fetal TherapyChapter 16. Amnionic Fluid DisordersChapter 17. Antepartum Fetal TestingChapter 18. AbortionChapter 19. Ectopic PregnancyChapter 20. Gestational Trophoblastic DiseaseChapter 21. Physiology of LaborChapter 22. Normal LaborChapter 23. Abnormal LaborChapter 24. Intrapartum AssessmentChapter 25. Obstetrical Analgesia & AnesthesiaChapter 26. Labor InductionChapter 27. Normal Vaginal DeliveryChapter 28. Vaginal Delivery of Breech PresentationChapter 29. Forceps and Vacuum DeliveryChapter 30. Cesarean Delivery and Peripartum HysterectomyChapter 31. Prior Cesarean DeliveryChapter 32. Normal Newborn InfantChapter 33. Diseases and Injuries of Term Newborn InfantChapter 34. The Preterm InfantChapter 35. StillbirthChapter 36. The PuerperiumChapter 37. Puerperal ComplicationsChapter 38. ContraceptionChapter 39. SterilizationChapter 40. Hypertensive DisordersChapter 41. Obstetrical HemorrhageChapter 42. Physiology of Preterm LaborChapter 43. Preterm Labor and DeliveryChapter 44. Postterm PregnancyChapter 45. Fetal Growth DisordersChapter 46. Multifetal PregnancyChapter 47. General ConsiderationsChapter 48. Critical Care and TraumaChapter 49. ObesityChapter 50. Cardiovascular DisordersChapter 51. Chronic HypertensionChapter 52. Pulmonary DisordersChapter 53. Thromboembolic DisordersChapter 54. Renal and Urinary Tract DisordersChapter 55. Gastrointestinal DisordersChapter 56. Hepatic, Biliary, PancreasChapter 57. Hematological DisordersChapter 58. Diabetes MellitusChapter 59. Endocrine DisordersChapter 60. Connective-Tissue DisordersChapter 61. Neurological DisordersChapter 62. Psychiatric DisordersChapter 63. Dermatological DisordersChapter 64. Neoplastic DisordersChapter 65. Infectious DiseasesChapter 66. Sexually Transmitted Infection