Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach, 5th ed.

by Catherine Y. Spong, M.D., John Queenan, M.D., and Charles J. Lockwood, M.D., the Anita O’Keefe Young Professor of Women’s Health and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences (Blackwell Publishing) This fifth edition focuses on factors affecting pregnancy, including genetics; diagnostic techniques; maternal diseases; biochemical and biophysical monitoring; anesthesia; complications of labor and delivery; and neonatal considerations. A resource for perinatal care and a reference guide to diagnosis and management of high-risk pregnancies, the book takes an evidence-based approach and expands on several important areas: genetics, Doppler ultrasound, AIDS, Group B streptococcal infections, pre-eclampsia and prematurity.