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Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

This new edition of a favourite text continues to provide an excellent framework for approaching clinical problems in obstetrics and gynecology in addition to covering the fundamentals of the field. The material is organized into three sections: essential background knowledge, gynecology, and pregnancy and the puerperium. It also features thematic boxes to summarise key points and conclusions from research literature.

Audience
Undergraduate medical students
Junior trainees in O&G
GP trainees
Midwives & nurses

Paperback, 432 Pages

Published: July 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3075-8

Contents

  • SECTION 1 FUNDAMENTALS

    1 Women's health in the 21st century

    2 Obstetrics and gynaecology: a brief historical overview

    3 Medical ethics

    4 Clinical genetics and molecular biology

    5 Applications of statistics

    6 Human embryogenesis

    7 Clinical pelvic anatomy

    8 History and examination

    SECTION 2 GYNAECOLOGY

    9 Paediatric gynaecology

    10 Intersex

    11 The normal menstrual cycle

    12 Amenorrhoea

    13 Infertility

    14 Contraception and sterilization

    15 Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy

    16 Therapeutic abortion

    17 Sexual problems

    18 Female genital infections

    19 Menorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea

    20 Pelvic pain

    21 Endometriosis

    22 Premenstrual syndrome

    23 The menopause and hormone replacement therapy

    24 Genital prolapse

    25 Urinary incontinence

    26 Ovarian neoplasms

    27 Uterine cancer

    28 Disorders of the vulva

    29 Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and cancer

    30 Trophoblastic disorders

    SECTION 3 PREGNANCY AND THE PUERPERIUM

    31 The physiology of pregnancy

    32 Maternal mortality

    33 Antenatal care

    34 Postnatal care

    35 Medical disorders in pregnancy

    36 Prenatal diagnosis

    37 Obstetric haemorrhage

    38 Small for gestational age and fetal growth restriction

    39 Pregnancy-induced hypertension

    40 Prematurity

    41 Multiple pregnancy

    42 Fetal haemolytic disease

    43 Labour

    44 Monitoring of the fetus in labour

    45 Induction of labour

    46 Pain relief in labour

    47 Precipitate labour and slow labour

    48 Malpresentations and malpositions

    49 Obstetric emergencies

    50 Operative delivery

    51 Stillbirth and neonatal death

    52 Neonatal care

    Bibliography

    Index

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