Medical Care of the Pregnant Patient.. Ann Intern Med. 1985;102:145-146. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-1-145_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(1):145-146.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Despite the fact that generalists have historically been concerned with the care of the whole patient, modern internists and primary care physicians too often feel uncomfortable with diagnosis and treatment of disease in pregnant women. Similarly, obstetricians look to their medical colleagues for guidance in managing preexisting problems in their patients. In university medical centers, this dilemma is addressed in high-risk obstetric clinics staffed by members of both disciplines who join to provide optimal care.
Consultative skills have become increasingly important to general internists, there are many textbooks that define the knowledge available, particularly as it applies to surgical patients.
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Copyright © 2016 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only