Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 8th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Arthur T. Evans MD; Emily DeFranco DO
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 73
Provides a quick, reliable resource for making clinical decisions regarding the pregnant patient. It is intended for use by all levels of obstetric practitioners, OB nurses and medical students.
Chapters are bulleted and templated to include background, etiology, differential diagnosis, lab tests and treatment., diagnosis and treatment. Tables, algorithms and simple line drawings explain more complex concepts.
This edition includes current standards of care and a new chapter on fetal intervention, which is increasingly important for procedures like fetal blood monitoring, spina bifida or hypoplastic left heart syndrome correction.