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Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Wherever you study or practise obstetrics and gynaecology, a sound knowledge of the clinical aspects will underpin your understanding of the specialty and maximise your ability to make a difference to the care of women and babies.

A perfect companion to Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine, this new edition continues to provide an excellent grounding and framework for handling clinical problems in obstetrics and gynaecology.

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

Paperback, 464 Pages

Published: March 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-5408-2

Contents

  • SECTION 1 FUNDAMENTALS

    1 Clinical pelvic anatomy

    2 Human embryogenesis

    3 History and examination

    SECTION 2 GYNAECOLOGY

    4 Imaging in obstetrics and gynaecology

    5 Paediatric gynaecology 

    6 Disorders of sex development (DSD)

    7 The normal menstrual cycle

    8 Amenorrhoea

    9 Infertility

    10 Early pregnancy care

    11 Menstrual disorders

    12 Acute pelvic pain

    13 Endometriosis

    14 Premenstrual syndrome

    15 The menopause

    16 Genital prolapse

    17 Urinary incontinence

    18 Ovarian neoplasms

    19 Uterine neoplasia

    20 Cervical disease

    21 Gestational trophoblastic disease

    22 Disorders of the vulva

    23 Gynaecological surgery

    SECTION 3 REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

    24 Sexually transmitted infections

    25 Sexual problems

    26 Termination of pregnancy

    27 Contraception

    SECTION 4 PREGNANCY AND THE PUERPERIUM

    28 The physiology of pregnancy

    29 Strategies to improve global maternal and neonatal health

    30 Antenatal care

    31 Postnatal care

    32 Medical disorders in pregnancy

    33 Prenatal diagnosis

    34 Obstetric haemorrhage

    35 Small babies

    36 Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

    37 Prematurity

    38 Multiple pregnancy

    39 Fetal haemolytic disease

    40 Labour

    41 Monitoring of the fetus in labour

    42 Induction of labour

    43 Pain relief in labour

    44 Precipitate labour and slow labour

    45 Malpresentations and malpositions

    46 Obstetric emergencies

    47 Operative delivery

    48 When a baby dies - stillbirth and neonatal death

    49 Neonatal resuscitation

    50 Neonatal care

    Index

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