Preface; 1. Adaptations of maternal cardiovascular and renal physiology to pregnancy Louise Clare Kenny and Fergus McCarthy; 2. Etiology and pathophysiology of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy Ian P. Crocker and Alexander Heazell; 3. Classification and diagnosis of hypertension in pregnancy Louise Clare Kenny and Fergus McCarthy; 4. Screening for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy S. Ananth Karumanchi and Errol R. Norwitz; 5. Management of pre-existing hypertension in pregnancy Mark D. Kilby, Ellen Knox and Louise Clare Kenny; 6. Management of isolated hypertension in pregnancy Arun Jeyabalan and Alexander Heazell; 7. Secondary hypertension in pregnancy Sarah Germain and Fergus McCarthy; 8. Management of mild pre-eclampsia Fiona Milne and Philip N. Baker; 9. Management of severe pre-eclampsia Baha M. Sibai and Errol R. Norwitz; 10. Management of eclampsia John T. Repke and Errol R. Norwitz; 11. Anesthetic implications of hypertension John Clift and Alexander Heazell; 12. Long-term significance following hypertension in pregnancy Edmund F. Funai and Louise Clare Kenny; Index.
This book provides up-to-date information about the causes, risk factors, treatment and ongoing care for hypertensive disorders.
Alexander Heazell is Clinical Lecturer, Maternal and Fetal Health Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Errol R. Norwitz is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA. Louise Clare Kenny is Professor of Obstetrics and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, The Anu Research Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland. Philip N. Baker is Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta and Honorary Consultant Obstetrician, Royal Alex Hospital, Edmonton, and Honorary Professor of Obstetrics, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
' ... has a handy format and easily goes into the pocket of the while coat ... can be recommended to gynaecologists and obstetricians, anaesthesiologists, general practitioners and other professionals dealing with this group of patients. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica