A Practical Guide to First Trimester of Pregnancy
The first trimester of pregnancy is a period of major development for a foetus. It can also be a dangerous time with the highest risk of miscarriage during the first few months.
This book is a comprehensive guide to the first trimester of pregnancy for obstetricians and gynaecologists. Beginning with the basics of physiology, the following chapters describe changes in the body, screening, dietary advice, exercise, travel and the effects of smoking and alcohol.
The book covers the management of numerous disorders that may be associated with first trimester pregnancy, including ectopic pregnancy, recurrent miscarriage, breast diseases, sepsis and gynaecological problems. The final chapters examine termination and medicolegal aspects.
- Guide to first trimester pregnancy for obstetricians and gynaecologists
- Covers management of numerous associated disorders
- Includes surgical procedures and anaesthesia during the first trimester
- Nearly 170 images, illustrations and tables