MSD Manual Guide to Obstetrics

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About this app

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The MSD Manual Guide to Obstetrics is a subset of the MSD Professional Manual. This new app is intended for healthcare practitioners who take care of obstetric patients. It includes 99 clear, concise topics covering:
• Normal pregnancy and prenatal care
• Evaluation and management of symptoms and complications of pregnancy
• High-risk pregnancy
• Normal and complicated labor and delivery
• Postpartum care and complications
• Initial care of the newborn, including newborn resuscitation
• Family planning and prenatal genetic counseling

The app also comes with:
• 14 concise, instructional videos on how to do normal and complicated deliveries, manage postpartum hemorrhage, and do newborn resuscitation
• Gestational age and due date calculator

The trusted MSD Manual Guide to Obstetrics is written and updated regularly by a dozen academic obstetricians and pediatricians.

The app is always free and has no advertising.

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We believe that health information is a universal right and that every person is entitled to accurate, accessible and usable medical information. We have a responsibility to protect, preserve and share the best current medical information to enable more informed decisions, enhance relationships between patients and professionals, and improve health care outcomes around the world.
That’s why we are making the MSD Manuals available for free in digital form to professionals and patients around the world. No registration or subscription required, and no ads.

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Updated on
Apr 20, 2022

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What's new

• Dark Mode capability
• Improved ADA / WCAG compatibility
• Improved Navigation
• Rate the App feature