The fourth edition of this popular resource features step-by-step skill instruction and practice-focused exercises covering maternal and fetal care. Developed by a distinguished editorial board, the Perinatal Continuing Education Program (PCEP) is a comprehensive, self-paced education program in 4 volumes.
This book features 12 units containing information and skills essential for the recognition and initial management of high-risk and sick pregnant women and their fetuses. In this updated fourth edition, new units have been added on medical risk factors in pregnancy and obstetric risk factors in prior or current pregnancy.
• Hypertension in pregnancy
• Obstetric hemorrhage
• Infectious diseases in pregnancy
• Gestational diabetes
• Prelabor rupture of membranes and intra-amniotic infection
• Preterm labor
• Inducing and augmenting labor
• Abnormal labor progress and difficult deliveries
• Imminent delivery and preparation for maternal/fetal transport
• And more…
Christian A. Chisholm, MD, FACOG, is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine subspecialist and professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where he also serves as Vice-Chair for Education and Medical Director for Obstetrics. Dr Chisholm received his medical degree the University of Maryland, and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Maryland Medical System. He completed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of North Carolina. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a member of the executive committee of the Virginia Neonatal Perinatal Collaborative and serves as the lead physician for implementation of AIM initiatives in Virginia.