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Both Obstetricians who routinely care for pregnant patients and internists who treat various medical problems often find it difficult to treat the medical complications of the pregnant patient. This area requires an understanding of both the physiologic changes that occur normally during pregnancy, and the natural history of the medical disorder involved. The effects of the disease process and its treatment on both mother and fetus also must be considered. There is an unquestionable need for a book that deals with the medical complications of pregnancy.
Like the previous edition, the second edition is comprehensive and well referenced. Pathophysiology is
Medical Complications of Pregnancy.. Ann Intern Med. ;98:271. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-2-271_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(2):271.
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