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Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The perfect clinical companion; fully revised and updated for this new edition.

  • Concise
  • Evidence-based
  • Focussed on the core curriculum
  • Comprehensive coverage sign-posted by clear, consistent headings, from definition, aetiology, pathophysiology, history taking, general advice, clinical features, investigations, management, treatment, prognosis and assessment to risk factors and differential diagnoses.
  • Includes self-assessment, emergency procedures and normal values.

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Published: May 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4361-1

Contents

  • SECTION 1: HISTORY TAKING AND EXAMINATION IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

    1. Gynaecology history taking.

    2. Gynaecological examination.

    3. Obstetric history taking.

    4. Obstetric examination.

    SECTION 2: GYNAECOLOGY

    5. The menstrual cycle, menstrual disorders, infertility and the menopause.

    6. Pelvic pain, endometriosis and minimal-access surgery.

    7. Problems of the female genital tract.

    8. Uterovaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence.

    9. Family planning and sexual health.

    10. Bleeding in early pregnancy.

    SECTION 3: OBSTETRICS

    11. Pre-pregnancy, counselling, prenatal diagnosis and antenatal care.

    12. Physiology of pregnancy and pregnancy problems.

    13. Multiple pregnancy, breech and abnormal presentations.

    14. Labour.

    15. The Puerperium.

    16. Neonatal medicine.

    SECTION 4: EMERGENCIES AND PRACTICAL PROCEDURES

    17. Emergencies and procedures.

    Appendices:

    Final medical examination: Questions and answers

    Definitions and normal values

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