Mudaliar and Menon’s Clinical Obstetrics, a classic among textbooks, has been popular with several generations of students. Originally written by Dr A.L. Mudaliar and Dr. M.K. Krishna Menon, the twelfth edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to keep abreast of the latest advances in obstetrics. Algorithms, flow charts and new images have been added. Content has been updated.
Section 1: Anatomy and Physiology
Section 2: Physiology of Pregnancy
Section 3: Physiology of Labour and Puerperium
Section 4: Complications of Pregnancy
Section 5: Diseases Complicating Pregnancy
Section 6: Abnormal Labour
Section 7: The Newborn and Neonatal Problems
Section 8: Obstetric Operations
Section 9: Miscellaneous
Appendix 1: History-taking in Obstetrics
Appendix 2: Normal Blood Values
Appendix 3: Blood Transfusion in Obstetric Practise
Appendix 4: Obstetric Instruments
Answers to Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Sarala Gopalan is former Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh. She was one of the editors of Obstetrics and Gynecology for Postgraduates (Third edition), Volumes 1 and 2. She co-edited the tenth and eleventh editions of this book.
S. Rathnakumar is Retired Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Social Obstetrics and Government K.G.Hospital for Women and Children, and Madras Medical College, Chennai.
Vanita Jain is Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh. She co-edited the tenth and eleventh editions of this book.
Dr A. L. Mudaliar (1887–1974) was an outstanding personality in his time. A gynecologist, educationist, statesman and orator, he served as the President of the World Health Organization (1961), and also as the Vice-Chancellor of Madras University. He wrote Clinical Obstetrics, the first Indian book on obstetrics in association with Dr M. K. Krishna Menon.
Dr M. K. Krishna Menon (1908–1988) was Professor at Stanley Medical College, and Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Madras Medical College. He played an important role in implementing safe practices in obstetrics in India and worked to bring down maternal and infant mortality and improve maternal and child health services in India and in other developing countries.