The world's bestselling obstetrics book - now with a greater emphasis on maternal-fetal medicine Williams Obstetrics is the most detailed, comprehensive, and rigorously referenced text on the subject. Written by an author team from the world-renowned University of Texas Southwestern, the hallmarks of this classic are its thoroughness, scientific basis, and practical applicability for the obstetrician at the bedside. Presented in full color, the Twenty-Fifth Edition is enhanced by more than 1,000 full color illustrations, and an increased focus on maternal-fetal medicine, one of the largest subspecialties of ob-gyn. Readers will also appreciate an improved, more logical content flow for an improved reading experience.
Section 1. OVERVIEW OF OBSTETRICS Chapter 1. Obstetrics-Purpose, Definitions, and Vital Statistics Section 2. MATERNAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY Chapter 2. Maternal Anatomy Chapter 3. Reproductive tract Abnormalities Chapter 4. Maternal Physiology Section 3. PLACENTATION, EMBRYOGENESIS, AND FETAL DEVELOPMENT Chapter 5. Implantation and Placental Development Chapter 6. Placental Abnormalities Chapter 7. Embryogenesis and Fetal Morphological Development1. Section 4. PRECONCEPTIONAL AND PRENATAL CARE Chapter 8. Preconceptional Counseling Chapter 9. Prenatal Care Section 5. FOETUS AS A PATIENT Chapter 10. Teratogens and Other Causes of Fetal Malformations Chapter 11. Genetics Chapter 12. Prenatal Diagnosis Chapter 13. Disorders of the Fetus Chapter 14. Fetal Imaging Techniques Chapter 15. Fetal Therapy Chapter 16. Amnionic Fluid Disorders Chapter 17. Antepartum Fetal Testing Section 6. EARLY PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS Chapter 18. Abortion Chapter 19. Ectopic Pregnancy Chapter 20. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Section 7. LABOR Chapter 21. Physiology of Labor Chapter 22. Normal Labor Chapter 23. Abnormal Labor Chapter 24. Intrapartum Assessment Chapter 25. Obstetrical Analgesia & Anesthesia Chapter 26. Labor Induction Section 8. DELIVERY Chapter 27. Normal Vaginal Delivery Chapter 28. Vaginal Delivery of Breech Presentation Chapter 29. Forceps and Vacuum Delivery Chapter 30. Cesarean Delivery and Peripartum Hysterectomy Chapter 31. Prior Cesarean Delivery Section 9. THE NEWBORN INFANT Chapter 32. Normal Newborn Infant Chapter 33. Diseases and Injuries of Term Newborn Infant Chapter 34. The Preterm Infant Chapter 35. Stillbirth Section 10. THE PUERPERIUM Chapter 36. The Puerperium Chapter 37. Puerperal Complications Chapter 38. Contraception Chapter 39. Sterilization Section 11. OBSTETRICAL COMPLICATIONS Chapter 40. Hypertensive Disorders Chapter 41. Obstetrical Hemorrhage Chapter 42. Physiology of Preterm Labor Chapter 43. Preterm Labor and Delivery Chapter 44. Postterm Pregnancy Chapter 45. Fetal Growth Disorders Chapter 46. Multifetal Pregnancy Section 12. MEDICAL AND SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS Chapter 47. General Considerations Chapter 48. Critical Care and Trauma Chapter 49. Obesity Chapter 50. Cardiovascular Disorders Chapter 51. Chronic Hypertension Chapter 52. Pulmonary Disorders Chapter 53. Thromboembolic Disorders Chapter 54. Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders Chapter 55. Gastrointestinal Disorders Chapter 56. Hepatic, Biliary, Pancreas Chapter 57. Hematological Disorders Chapter 58. Diabetes Mellitus Chapter 59. Endocrine Disorders Chapter 60. Connective-Tissue Disorders Chapter 61. Neurological Disorders Chapter 62. Psychiatric Disorders Chapter 63. Dermatological Disorders Chapter 64. Neoplastic Disorders Chapter 65. Infectious Diseases Chapter 66. Sexually Transmitted Infections