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The Resource The beginnings of perinatal medicine, Erich Saling, Monika Dräger, Jens H. Stupin, editors ; in collaboration with the International Academy of Perinatal Medicine (IAPM) ; contrbutors, Prof. Mary E. D'Alton [and seven others]

The beginnings of perinatal medicine, Erich Saling, Monika Dräger, Jens H. Stupin, editors ; in collaboration with the International Academy of Perinatal Medicine (IAPM) ; contrbutors, Prof. Mary E. D'Alton [and seven others]

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The beginnings of perinatal medicine
Title
The beginnings of perinatal medicine
Statement of responsibility
Erich Saling, Monika Dräger, Jens H. Stupin, editors ; in collaboration with the International Academy of Perinatal Medicine (IAPM) ; contrbutors, Prof. Mary E. D'Alton [and seven others]
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Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Perinatal medicine came into being during the middle of the 20th century, when human medicine entered the intrauterine space. This book presents in an integrative way the history of the still young speciality. The main emphasis is on the time period up to the early 70swhen the major changes e.g. Cardiotocography took place. Both scientific precursors and later developments are mentioned shortly, when appropriate. Many chapters of this book represent a unique eyewitness report by Prof. Erich Saling, the so-called ""Father of Perinatal Medicine""
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
618.32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
RG600
LC item number
.B445 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WQ 210
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Saling, Erich
  • Dräger, Monika
  • Stupin, Jens H.
  • D'Alton, Mary E.
  • International Academy of Perinatal Medicine
Series statement
Hot Topics in Perinatal Medicine
Series volume
Volume 4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Perinatology
  • Perinatology
  • MEDICAL
  • Perinatology
Label
The beginnings of perinatal medicine, Erich Saling, Monika Dräger, Jens H. Stupin, editors ; in collaboration with the International Academy of Perinatal Medicine (IAPM) ; contrbutors, Prof. Mary E. D'Alton [and seven others]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1 Preface and introduction; 2 Fetal heart activity and measurements of labor activities; 2.1 Scientific precursors; 2.1.1 Development of the stethoscope; 2.1.2 Recognition of the existence of fetal heart sounds; 2.1.3 First attempts to register the fetal heart beats; 2.1.4 Measurement of the intrauterine pressure during labor; 2.2 Early stages: "modern" cardiotocogram (CTG); 2.3 Later developments; 3 Fetal blood analysis (FBA); 3.1 Precursors; 3.2 Fetal blood analysis (FBA); 3.3 Further developments; 3.3.1 Pulse oxymetry
  • 3.4 Excursion: Physiological concepts in connection with fetal blood analysis3.4.1 "Brain sparing effect"; 3.4.2 "Maternogenic" increase of metabolic acidity in the fetus; 4 Amniotic fluid interventions and examinations; 4.1 Knowledge about the significance of meconium in the amniotic fluid; 4.2 Amniocentesis; 4.3 Amnioscopy; 5 Prevention of Rh-immunization; 5.1 History; 5.1.1 First descriptions and discovery of the pathogenesis; 5.1.2 First exchange transfusions; 5.2 Attempts to affect the immune system; 5.3 Intrauterine transfusion; 5.4 Rh-immune prophylaxis; 5.5 Later developments
  • 6 Sonography6.1 Ian Donald -- Pioneer of ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology; 6.2 Parallel early developments in the USA, Japan, and Russia; 6.3 The ultrasonic boom in the 1960s; 6.3.1 The development and use of new ultrasound devices: the Vidoson real-time scanner and articulated-armcompound contact scanner SSD-; 6.3.2 The work of Alfred Kratochwil; 6.3.3 The Kossoff group: first use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of fetal malformation and further technical innovations; 6.3.4 Ultrasound in the diagnostics of pregnancy assessment; 6.4 The implementation of Doppler ultrasound
  • 6.5 Later developments and future perspectives6.5.1 The founding of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) and the first journal in this field; 6.5.2 From the scan of fetal movements to the diagnosis of fetal well-being due to Doppler ultrasound; 6.5.3 The implementation of 3D ultrasound; 6.5.4 Use of ultrasound in the diagnostics of malformation and preterm delivery; 7 Measures in cases of threatened prematurity; 7.1 Tocolysis; 7.1.1 Introduction; 7.1.2 Medications for tocolysis; 7.1.3 Later developments â€" tocolysis today; 7.1.4 Conclusions
  • 7.2 History of induction of lung maturation7.2.1 Antecedent of fetal lung maturation; 7.2.2 Early stages of fetal lung maturation 1940s-1960s; 7.2.3 From 1970s till today; 7.2.4 Conclusion; 8 Diagnosis of genetic defects; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Early stages of clinical diagnostics: Fetoscopy versus ultrasound; 8.3 The implementation of amniocentesis (AC); 8.4 The implementation of chorionic villus sampling (CVS); 8.5 Later developments in diagnostics: Ultrasound guided CVS and amniocentesis (AC); 8.6 Alpha-fetoprotein in maternal serum as non-invasive diagnostic tool
Control code
903960851
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (145 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110317909
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903960851
Label
The beginnings of perinatal medicine, Erich Saling, Monika Dräger, Jens H. Stupin, editors ; in collaboration with the International Academy of Perinatal Medicine (IAPM) ; contrbutors, Prof. Mary E. D'Alton [and seven others]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1 Preface and introduction; 2 Fetal heart activity and measurements of labor activities; 2.1 Scientific precursors; 2.1.1 Development of the stethoscope; 2.1.2 Recognition of the existence of fetal heart sounds; 2.1.3 First attempts to register the fetal heart beats; 2.1.4 Measurement of the intrauterine pressure during labor; 2.2 Early stages: "modern" cardiotocogram (CTG); 2.3 Later developments; 3 Fetal blood analysis (FBA); 3.1 Precursors; 3.2 Fetal blood analysis (FBA); 3.3 Further developments; 3.3.1 Pulse oxymetry
  • 3.4 Excursion: Physiological concepts in connection with fetal blood analysis3.4.1 "Brain sparing effect"; 3.4.2 "Maternogenic" increase of metabolic acidity in the fetus; 4 Amniotic fluid interventions and examinations; 4.1 Knowledge about the significance of meconium in the amniotic fluid; 4.2 Amniocentesis; 4.3 Amnioscopy; 5 Prevention of Rh-immunization; 5.1 History; 5.1.1 First descriptions and discovery of the pathogenesis; 5.1.2 First exchange transfusions; 5.2 Attempts to affect the immune system; 5.3 Intrauterine transfusion; 5.4 Rh-immune prophylaxis; 5.5 Later developments
  • 6 Sonography6.1 Ian Donald -- Pioneer of ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology; 6.2 Parallel early developments in the USA, Japan, and Russia; 6.3 The ultrasonic boom in the 1960s; 6.3.1 The development and use of new ultrasound devices: the Vidoson real-time scanner and articulated-armcompound contact scanner SSD-; 6.3.2 The work of Alfred Kratochwil; 6.3.3 The Kossoff group: first use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of fetal malformation and further technical innovations; 6.3.4 Ultrasound in the diagnostics of pregnancy assessment; 6.4 The implementation of Doppler ultrasound
  • 6.5 Later developments and future perspectives6.5.1 The founding of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) and the first journal in this field; 6.5.2 From the scan of fetal movements to the diagnosis of fetal well-being due to Doppler ultrasound; 6.5.3 The implementation of 3D ultrasound; 6.5.4 Use of ultrasound in the diagnostics of malformation and preterm delivery; 7 Measures in cases of threatened prematurity; 7.1 Tocolysis; 7.1.1 Introduction; 7.1.2 Medications for tocolysis; 7.1.3 Later developments â€" tocolysis today; 7.1.4 Conclusions
  • 7.2 History of induction of lung maturation7.2.1 Antecedent of fetal lung maturation; 7.2.2 Early stages of fetal lung maturation 1940s-1960s; 7.2.3 From 1970s till today; 7.2.4 Conclusion; 8 Diagnosis of genetic defects; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Early stages of clinical diagnostics: Fetoscopy versus ultrasound; 8.3 The implementation of amniocentesis (AC); 8.4 The implementation of chorionic villus sampling (CVS); 8.5 Later developments in diagnostics: Ultrasound guided CVS and amniocentesis (AC); 8.6 Alpha-fetoprotein in maternal serum as non-invasive diagnostic tool
Control code
903960851
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (145 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110317909
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903960851

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