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Physiology in Childbearing By Dorothy Stables

Physiology in Childbearing by Dorothy Stables

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The aims of this volume are: to enable an understanding of physiology in childbearing; to foster an integrated knowledge of applied biosciences; to ensure the safety of mothers and babies; and to provide a biology textbook for basic and post-basic students and practitioners of midwifery.

Physiology in Childbearing Summary

Physiology in Childbearing: With Anatomy and Related Biosciences by Dorothy Stables

This major core text explores the ways in which anatomy and physiology change from pre-pregnancy through childbirth. Drawing examples from disciplines such as evolution, ecology, biochemistry, and cell biology, it places childbearing within a total biological context to promote an in-depth understanding.

Table of Contents

PRECONCEPTION * Basic Biochemistry * The Cell - Its Structures and Functions * The Femaile Reproductive System * The Male Reproductive System * Fertility Control * Fertility * Preconception Matters * PREGNANCY - THE FETUS * General Embryology * Embryological Systems 1 - The Trunk, Head, and Limbs * Embryological Systems 2 - Internal Organs * The Placenta * Amniotic Fluid * Fetal Growth and Development * Common Fetal Problems * Congenital Defects * PREGNANCY - THE MOTHER * Haemotological 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 * The Nature of Bone, The Female Pelvis and Fetal Skull * Muscle - The Pelvic Floor and the Uterus * The Central Nervous System * The Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System * The Endocrine System * The Immune System * PREGNANCY - THE PROBLEMS * Minor Disorders of Pregnancy * Bleeding in Pregnancy * Cardiac and Hypertensive Disorders * Anaemia and Clotting Disorders * Respiratory, Renal, Gastrointestinal and Neurological Problems * Metabolic Disorders in Pregnancy - Diabetes Mellitus and Thyroid Disorders * Labour - Normal * Onset of Labour * The First Stage of Labor * Pain Relief in Labour * The Second Stage of Labour * The Third Stage of Labour * LABOUR PROBLEMS * Abnormalities of the Uterine Action and Onset of Labour * Breech Presentation * Malposition and Cephalic Malpresentations: Cephalopelvic Disporportion, Obstructed Labour and Other Obstetric Emergencies * Postpartum Haemorrhage and Other Third-Stage Problems * Perinatal Asphyxia Operative Delivery * PUERPERIUM - THE BABY * Adaptation to Extrauterine Life 1 - Respiration and Cardiovascular Function * 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 Metabolic Disorders * Infections and Trauma in the Neonate * PEURPERIUM - THE MOTHER * Breasts and Lactation * Breastfeeding Practice and Problems * The Puerperium * Biobehavioural Aspects of Parenting

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Physiology in Childbearing: With Anatomy and Related Biosciences by Dorothy Stables
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Elsevier Health Sciences
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