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Williams Obstetrics 22nd Edition
Editors:  F. Gary Cunningham, Kenneth J. Leveno, Steven L. Bloom, John C. Hauth, Larry C. Gilstrap III & Katharine D. Wenstrom
Pages:  1600  Hard Cover
ISBN: 0071413154
McGraw-Hill     2005
List Price:  $139.00

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From the Publisher:     

     The premier reference on obstetrics practice for over a century, the new Twenty-Second Edition is the ideal text for anyone who provides maternal and fetal health care.

     Now offering state-of-the-art diagnostic ultrasound images throughout, Williams Obstetrics maintains its strong, evidence-based approach.  Rigorously referenced and clearly written, Williams' hallmarks are its thoroughness, scientific basis, and practical applicability for the obstetrician at the bedside.  The world-renowned management guidelines and recommendations have been thoroughly updated through analysis of the scientific literature.  This is the only book providing coverage sufficient for the needs of all practicing physicians and residents in board preparation and training.

New Features Include:

  • New state-of-the-art  ultrasound images integrated throughout for easier diagnostic confirmation
  • Completely revised basic science sections for greater usefulness in daily practice
  • New chapter on hot topics: prior cesarean delivery; gestational trophoblastic disease; obesity;thromboembolism;and liver disease
  • Thoroughly updated chapters on evolving areas: fetal development.placental disorders;and infectious diseases
  • Updated Guidelines and Standards of Care reflecting the current scope of practice

Table of Contents:

Section I.  Overview

Chapter 1.     Obstetrics in Broad Perspective

Section II.  Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 2.     Maternal Anatomy

Chapter 3.     Implantation, Embryogenesis, and Placental Development

Chapter 4.     Fetal Growth and Development

Chapter 5.     Maternal Physiology

Chapter 6.     Parturition

Section III.  Antepartum

Chapter 7.     Preconceptional Care

Chapter 8.     Prenatal Care

Chapter 9.     Abortion

Chapter 10.   Ectopic Pregnancy

Chapter 11.   Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

Chapter 12.   Genetics

Chapter 13.   Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Therapy

Chapter 14.   Teratology, Drugs, and Other Medications

Chapter 15.   Antepartum Assessment

Chapter 16.   Ultrasonography and Doppler

Section IV.  Labor and Delivery

Chapter 17.   Normal Labor and Delivery

Chapter 18.   Intrapartum Assessment

Chapter 19.   Obstetrical Anesthesia

Chapter 20.   Dystocia-Abnormal Labor

Chapter 21.   Disorders of Amniotic Fluid Volume

Chapter 22.   Induction of Labor

Chapter 23.   Forceps Delivery and Vacuum Extraction

Chapter 24.   Breech Presentation and Delivery

Chapter 25.   Cesarean Delivery and Peripartum Hysterectomy

Chapter 26.   Prior Cesarean Delivery

Chapter 27.   Abnormalities of the Placenta, Umbilical Cord, and Membranes

Section V.  Fetus and Newborn

Chapter 28.   The Newborn Infant

Chapter 29.   Diseases and Injuries of the Fetus and Newborn

Section VI.  The Puerperium

Chapter 30.   The Puerperium

Chapter 31.   Puerperal Infection

Chapter 32.   Contraception

Chapter 33.   Sterilization

Section VII.  Obstetrical and Complications

Chapter 34.   Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

Chapter 35.   Obstetrical Hemorrhage

Chapter 36.   Preterm Birth

Chapter 37.   Postterm Pregnancy

Chapter 38.   Fetal Growth Disorders

Chapter 39.   Multifetal Gestation

Chapter 40.   Abnormalities of the Reproductive Tract

Section VIII.  Medical and Surgical Complications

Chapter 41.   General Considerations and Maternal Evaluation

Chapter 42.   Critical Care and Trauma

Chapter 43.   Obesity

Chapter 44.   Cardiovascular Disease

Chapter 45.   Chronic Hypertension

Chapter 46.   Pulmonary Disorders

Chapter 47.   Thromboembolic Disorders

Chapter 48.   Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders

Chapter 49.   Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chapter 50.   Hepatic, Biliary Tract, and Pancreatic Disorders

Chapter 51.   Hematological Disorders

Chapter 52.   Diabetes

Chapter 53.   Thyroid and Other Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 54.   Connective Tissue Disorders

Chapter 55.   Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 56.   Dermatological Disorders

Chapter 57.   Neoplastic Diseases

Chapter 58.   Infections

Chapter 59.   Sexually Transmitted Diseases



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