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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1
  3. The Ovum and Its Fertilization

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      Pages 2-21
  4. The Physiology of the Placenta and Foetus

  5. The Physiology of Pregnancy

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      Pages 44-59
  6. The Diagnosis of Pregnancy

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      Pages 60-73
  7. Obstetric Examination

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      Pages 74-84
  8. Ante-Natal Care

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      Pages 85-96
  9. Normal Labour

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      Pages 97-126
  10. The Mechanism of Labour in Vertex Presentations in the Occipito-Transverse Position

  11. Normal Labour: Course and Management

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      Pages 139-174
  12. The Puerperium

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      Pages 175-184
  13. Diseases and Abnormalities of the Secundines

  14. Diseases Associated with Pregnancy

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      Pages 211-243
  15. Surgical Conditions Complicating Pregnancy

  16. Ante-Partum Haemorrhage

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      Pages 257-280
  17. Pre-Eclampsia and Eclampsia

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      Pages 281-304
  18. High Blood Pressure and Chronic Renal Disease

  19. Hyperemesis Gravidarum

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      Pages 317-320
  20. Vertex Presentations in the Occipito-Posterior Position

  21. Some Abnormal Presentations

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      Pages 336-361
  22. Breech Presentation

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      Pages 362-379
  23. Multiple Pregnancy

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      Pages 380-385
  24. Cephalo-Pelvic Disproportion

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      Pages 386-405
  25. The Mechanism and Management of Labour in Disproportion

  26. Abnormal Uterine Action

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      Pages 417-432
  27. Faults in the Passengers

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      Pages 433-449
  28. Injuries to the Birth Canal

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      Pages 450-468
  29. Abnormalities of the Third Stage of Labour and Puerperium

  30. Radiology in Obstetrics

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      Pages 493-507
  31. Puerperal Infection

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      Pages 508-517
  32. Termination of Pregnancy

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      Pages 518-529
  33. Forceps

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      Pages 530-547
  34. The Vacuum Extractor (Ventouse)

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      Pages 548-550
  35. Version

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      Pages 551-559
  36. Destructive Operations

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      Pages 560-563
  37. Caesarean Section

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      Pages 564-580
  38. The.Newborn Infant

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      Pages 581-582
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About this book

Keywords

gynecology medicine obstetrics reproduction

Authors and affiliations

  • Lance¬†Townsend
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-03531-1
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1978
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
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  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-03533-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-03531-1
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