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Basic Science in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

A Textbook for MRCOG Part 1

A textbook covering the basic sciences relevant to obstetrics and gynaecology at a level suitable for doctors specialising in the field . The chapters match the syllabus of the specialist UK exam – the MRCOG Part 1

A textbook aimed at candidates (UK and overseas) taking Part 1 of the MRCOG (membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) examination, of which basic science is an important part of the syllabus.

Paperback, 392 Pages

Published: April 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10281-3


  • 1 Structure and function of the genome Peter Dixon

    2 Clinical genetics Dorothy Trump

    3 Embryology Kate Hardy

    4 Fetal and placental physiology Sailesh Kumar

    5 Applied anatomy Sarah Paterson Brown

    6 Pathology Neil Sebire

    7 Microbiology and virology Geoffrey Ridgway & Paul Taylor

    8 Immunology Andrew George

    9 Biochemistry Fiona Lyall

    10 Physiology David Williams, Anna Kenyon & Dawn Adamson

    11 Endocrinology Mark Johnson

    12 Drugs and drug therapy Hassan Shehata

    13 Physics David Talbot

    14 Statistics and evidence-based health care Louise Brown

    15 Clinical research methodology Andrew Shennan & Annette Briley

    16 Self assessment



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