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The Continuous Textbook of Women’s Medicine Series

Editor-in-Chief: Peter von Dadelszen, Professor of Global Women’s Medicine, King's College, London.
A new and continuously updated resource of 50 expert, multi-author,
Volumes covering most aspects of women’s health care

Each Volume includes the FREE option of

Published for 2021: The 15 Volume OBSTETRICS MODULE

Further Modules on GYNECOLOGY and related topics are planned for 2022 and beyond

Volume 1
Pregnancy and society
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Edited by Professor Jane Sandall
Professor of Social Science and Women's Health,
Department of Women and Children's Health,
School of Life Course Science,
Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King's College,
London, UK

Volume 2
Health and risk in pregnancy and childbirth
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Edited by Professor Claudia Hanson
Associate Professor, Health Systems and Policy,
Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
and Dr Nicola Vousden
Clinical Research Fellow / CRADLE trial coordinator,
Department of Women and Children's Health
School of Life Course Sciences, King's College London, UK

Volume 3
Elements of professional care and support before, during and after pregnancy
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Edited by Professor Vicki Flenady
Director, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth
(Stillbirth CRE), Secretary, Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Alliance,
Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand,
Mater Research Institute, The University of Queensland (MRI-UQ), South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Volume 4
Fetal development and maternal adaptation
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Edited by Professor Asma Khalil
Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
(NICE) Fellow (2013-16)
Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
St George's University of London, St George's Hospital, London, UK

Volume 5
Surveillance of fetal well-being
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Edited by Professor Diogo Ayres-de-Campos
Professor and Chair of Obstetrics,
Medical School, Santa Maria Hospital,
University of Lisbon, Portugal
President EAPM European Association of Perinatal Medicine

Volume 6
Pregnancy complaints and complications: clinical presentations
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Edited by Professor Gian Carlo Di Renzo
Professor and Chairman Department of Ob/Gyn, Director,
Centre for Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine,
University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy and Professor,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
IM Sechenov First State University, Moscow, Russia
Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine

Volume 7
Maternal mental health in pregnancy
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Edited by Professor Louise Howard
NIHR Volume Research Professor in Women's Mental Health,
Section of Women's Mental Health
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience,
King's College, London, UK

Volume 8
Maternal medical health and disorders in pregnancy
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Edited by Clinical Associate Professor Sandra Lowe
VMO Obstetric Physician, Royal Hospital for Women
Conjoint Associate Professor, School of Women's and
Children's Health, UNSW, Australia

Volume 9
Principles and practice of obstetric high-dependency and critical care
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Edited by Professor Stephen Lapinsky
Mount Sinai Hospital and University of Toronto,
Toronto, ON, Canada

Volume 10
Common obstetric conditions
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Edited by Professor Sikolia Wanyonyi
Consultant in Obstetrics/Gynaecology and Fetal Medicine
Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

Volume 11
Labor and delivery
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Edited by Dr Edwin Chandraharan
Director Global Academy of Medical Education and Training, London, UK
Formerly, Lead Consultant Labour Ward St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Volume 12
Operative obstetrics
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Edited by Professor Owen Montgomery
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University,
Vice President Women's and Children's Health Service Line,
Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology Jefferson, New Jersey, USA

Volume 13
Obstetric emergencies
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Edited by Dr María Fernanda Escobar Vidarte
High Complexity Obstetric Unit, Department of Obstetrics
and Gynecology, Fundación Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia

Volume 14
Surgical problems
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Edited by Professor Andrew Shennan
Professor of Obstetrics, Clinical Director South London CRN,
Department of Women and Children's Health,
School of Life Course Sciences, FoLSM, King's College London, UK

Volume 15
The puerperium
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Edited by Dr Kate Lightly
Clinical Research Fellow, Sanyu Research Unit,
University of Liverpool, UK
and Professor Andrew Weeks
Professor of International Maternal Health, Sanyu Research Unit, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health,
University of Liverpool, UK