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Preterm Birth Prevention and Management

ISBN-10: 1405192909

ISBN-13: 9781405192903

Edition: 2010

Authors: Vincenzo Berghella

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List price: $79.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/9/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

#60;b#62;Professor Vincenzo Berghella#60;/b#62;, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

List of Contributors
Definitions
Abbreviations
Preface
The Global Impact of Preterm Birth
Preterm Birth: A Complex Disease
Why Prevention?
The Epidemiology of Preterm Birth
Genetics of Preterm Birth
The Cervix
Inflammation and Infection
The Endocrine Regulation of Human Labor
Preventive Issues for All Gravidas
Tobacco and Preterm Birth
Care for Women with Prior Preterm Birth
Short Cervical Length
Fetal Fibronectin
Bacterial Vaginosis
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Multiple Gestations: Preventing and Managing Preterm Birth
Asymptomatic Manual Cervical Changes
Preterm Labor
Preterm Premature Rupture of the Membranes
Promotion of Fetal Maturation
Location, Mode of Delivery and Intrapartum Issues for the Preterm Gestation
Perinatal Care and Long-Term Implications
Ethical Issues Related to Preterm Birth
Future Research
Index