By Catherine Y. Spong

Stillbirth continues to be a massive and tragic obstetric complication

The variety of deaths as a result of stillbirth are more than these because of preterm delivery and surprising toddler demise syndrome mixed.

Stillbirth: Prediction, Prevention and Management offers a entire advisor to the subject of stillbirth. Distilling fresh groundbreaking study, professional authors contemplate:

  • The epidemiology of stillbirth during the international
  • The a variety of attainable factors of stillbirth
  • The mental results on moms and households who are suffering a stillbirth
  • Management of stillbirth
  • Managing pregnancies following stillbirth

Stillbirth: Prediction, Prevention and Management is choked with the most important evidence-based info and useful insights. It permits all obstetric healthcare services to regulate essentially the most disturbing but all too universal occasions they're going to encounter.Content:
Chapter 1 excessive source of revenue international locations (pages 1–18): Ruth Fretts
Chapter 2 Low source of revenue nations (pages 19–41): pleasure E. garden, Hannah Blencowe, Robert Pattinson, Cynthia Stanton and Simon Cousens
Chapter three type of Stillbirths (pages 42–54): Uma M. Reddy and Marian Willinger
Chapter four Demographics and Exposures (pages 55–81): Carol J. Rowland Hogue
Chapter five an infection (pages 82–99): Robert L. Goldenberg and Elizabeth M. McClure
Chapter 6 Genetics (pages 100–109): Ronald Wapner
Chapter 7 Fetal development restrict (pages 110–116): Jason Gardosi
Chapter eight Maternal health conditions (pages 117–131): Deborah L. Conway
Chapter nine Vascular/Thrombotic (pages 132–142): Fabio Facchinetti and Francesca Monari
Chapter 10 Placenta and rope (pages 143–161): Raymond W. Redline
Chapter eleven Congenital Anomalies (pages 162–184): Michael Varner and Janice L. B. Byrne
Chapter 12 Workup of the sufferer with a Stillbirth (pages 185–202): Robert M. Silver and Michael L. Draper
Chapter thirteen Psychosocial Care (pages 203–228): Joanne Cacciatore
Chapter 14 scientific administration together with supply (pages 229–241): Donald J. Dudley
Chapter 15 administration of the following being pregnant (pages 242–250): George Saade

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Lancet 2010;375(9730):1988–2008. 8. Lawn JE, Cousens S, Zupan J. 4 million neonatal deaths: when? where? why? Lancet 2005;365(9462): 891–900. 9. Lawn JE, Yakoob MY, Haws RA, et al. 2 million stillbirths: epidemiology and overview of the evidence review. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2009;9 (Suppl. 1):S2. 10. Kramer MS, Liu S, Luo Z, et al. Analysis of perinatal mortality and its components: time for a change? Am J Epidemiol 2002;156(6):493–7. 11. Flenady V, Middleton P, Smith G. Reducing avoidable stillbirths in high income countries.

The model was then applied to estimate trends. The details of the inputs and methods are published elsewhere [26]. Current global status for stillbirths Where do stillbirths occur? 79) million stillbirths were estimated to occur [26]. 3). 3) [26]. Variation in stillbirth rates between countries is considerable. 9 per 1000)—a greater than 20 fold difference in risk. Even within the same region there is great variation in stillbirth rates. 2 Estimated stillbirth rates and percent intrapartum stillbirth by world region for the year 2008.

For example, 20% of antepartum stillbirths, almost one-third of those with “unidentified cause,” had mothers with hypertension, and an additional 1% had diabetes or other medical conditions. Given a prevalence of 5% for diabetes in pregnancy, it appears that diabetes may be being missed. More than half of the intrapartum stillbirths without an identified cause were associated with abnormal labor or maternal hypertension. Only 3% of early neonatal deaths were due to an unknown cause [2]. National perinatal audit data are relatively rare in middle-income countries, but can provide useful information to guide programs.

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