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Infections in Pregnancy

Infections in Pregnancy
An Evidence-Based Approach

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Akanksha Sood, Rashda Imran, Maimoona Ahmed, Youssef Abo Elwan, Mohammed Hamed, Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha, Soad Hassan, Tarek El Shamy, Rania Ahmed Mostafa, Shabnum Sibtain, Nutan Mishra, Rachana Dwivedi, Varsha S. Puranik, Ashok Kumar, Christine Helmy Samuel Azer, Bhavya Balasubramanya, Mithila B. Prasad, Ahmed Khalil
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  • Publication planned for: December 2019
  • availability: Not yet published - available from December 2019
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108716635

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  • Verified by current World Health Organization and country-specific classifications, this comprehensive single volume effectively engages with the diagnosis and management of viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic diseases that affect women in pregnancy. This comprehensive book provides focused, relevant information, on newer viruses causing epidemics, including Dengue, Chikungunya and the Zika virus. With today's ease of world migration, this text covers infections found in both tropical and temperate climates, highlighting newer and rapid diagnostic methods, particularly for resource-poor settings, and clinicians working in remote and diverse locations. Designed for professionals with busy schedules, this guide provides efficient solutions and relevant information regarding investigation, diagnosis and treatment of common maternal infections, worldwide.

    • References new World Health Organization classifications and country-specific guidelines in each chapter
    • Highlights efficient solutions to new and emerging infections affecting pregnant patients
    • Spans remote and diverse locations, for practitioners working worldwide
    • Designed as quick-reference work, for professionals working to tight deadlines
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    • Publication planned for: December 2019
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108716635
    • dimensions: 246 x 189 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from December 2019
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    Foreword
    Preface
    1. Vaccination in pregnancy Akanksha Sood
    2. Viral hepatitis Rashda Imran
    3. HIV Maimoona Ahmed
    4. Herpes infections Rashda Iman
    5. Zika virus Youssef Abo Elwan
    6. Parvovirus Mohammed Hamed
    7. Influenza Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha and Soad Hassan
    8. Cytomegalovirus Tarek El Shamy
    9. Dengue fever Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha and Soad Hassan
    10. Rubella Rania Ahmed Mostafa
    11. Molluscum contagiosum Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha and Soad Hassan
    12. Ebola Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha and Soad Hassan
    13. Chikungunya Shabnum Sibtain
    14. Antibiotics during pregnancy Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha and Soad Hassan
    15. Gonorrhea, syphilis and lymphogranuloma venereum Nutan Mishra
    16. Mycoplasma, ureaplasma, chancroid, granuloma inguinale (Donovanosis) Nutan Mishra
    17. Genital Chlamydia trachomatis and bacterial vaginosis Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha and Soad Hassan
    18. Streptococcal infection Rachana Dwivedi
    19. Enterococci and bacterial infections Varsha S. Puranik
    20. Listeriosis Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha and Soad Hassan
    21. Urinary tract infection Ashok Kumar
    22. Infections and preterm labour Christine Helmy Samuel Azer
    23. Appendicitis in pregnancy Christine Helmy Samuel Azer
    24. Infectious complications associated with legal termination of pregnancy Christine Helmy Samuel Azer
    25. Tuberculosis Maimoona Ahmed
    26. Vulvo vaginitis, Candida (yeast) infection Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha and Soad Hassan
    27. Malaria Bhavya Balasubramanya
    28. Parasitic infestation – protozoa Mithila B. Prasad
    29. Puerperal sepsis Christine Helmy Samuel Azer
    30. Puerperal endometritis Christine Helmy Samuel Azer
    31. Puerperal mastitis Christine Helmy Samuel Azer
    32. Breast abscess Christine Helmy Samuel Azer
    33. Pelvic inflammatory disease Ahmed Khalil
    Index.

  • Editors

    Adel Elkady, Police Force Hospital, Cairo
    Adel Elkady is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the International College of surgeons since 1972. Dr Elkady has great, clinical experience, across the UK, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait. As registrar at Queens University Hospitals, he has taught medical students, nurses, midwives, and doctors, alongside instructing many Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) courses organised by the Royal College, London University hospitals and the Whipps Cross Hospitals. Dr Elkady is also an editor of Mastering Single Best Answer Questions for the Part 2 MRCOG Examination (Cambridge, 2017).

    Prabha Sinha, Conquest Hospital, St Leonards-on-Sea, UK
    Prabha Sinha is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) with more than thirty years clinical experience in the NHS. She has been an examiner for MRCOG 2 and PLAB, GMC for more than fifteen years. She is a Peer Reviewer of many Green-top Guidelines for RCOG and is the author of eight books. She has received the Ethicon and Menopause Travel Awards RCOG and nine NHS Excellence awards.

    Soad Ali Zaki Hassan, Alexandria University
    Soad Hassan has been a Professor of microbiology at Alexandria University, since 1980.

    Contributors

    Akanksha Sood, Rashda Imran, Maimoona Ahmed, Youssef Abo Elwan, Mohammed Hamed, Adel Elkady, Prabha Sinha, Soad Hassan, Tarek El Shamy, Rania Ahmed Mostafa, Shabnum Sibtain, Nutan Mishra, Rachana Dwivedi, Varsha S. Puranik, Ashok Kumar, Christine Helmy Samuel Azer, Bhavya Balasubramanya, Mithila B. Prasad, Ahmed Khalil

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