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Examination Obstetrics & Gynaecology

The perfect examination guide for medical graduates undertaking postgraduate study in obstetrics and gynaecology

Examination Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 3rd Edition is a rapid reference appropriate for daily use in a busy hospital ward, clinic or medical surgery.

This practical exam guide is designed for medical graduates who have undertaken general hospital training and wish to commence postgraduate studies in obstetrics and gynaecology, including specialist trainees and General Practitioners.

Examination Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 3rd Edition will also be a useful text for medical undergraduates, midwives and midwifery students.

This latest edition is fully revised and updated and provides a summary of important and essential information key to women’s health.

The text builds upon resources developed during the authors’ specialist training for Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) qualifications, then refined by practical clinical experience.

Examination Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 3rd Edition is organised in a convenient note and checklist format. It utilises a step-by-step guide to diagnosis, investigations and suggested treatments appropriate for primary consultation prior to specialist referral.

Paperback, 308 Pages

Published: December 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7295-3937-1


  • List of Abbreviations


    1. History & examination
    2. Amenorrhoea
    3. Menstrual disorders
    4. Endometriosis
    5. Polycystic ovarian syndrome
    6. Hirsutism
    7. Contraception
    8. Miscarriage & abortion
    9. Ectopic pregnancy
    10. Infertility
    11. Pelvic Infections
    12. Menopause and premature ovarian failure
    13. Management of the menopause
    14. Disorders of sexual differentiation
    15. Paediatric and adolescent gynaecological disorders
    16. Chronic pelvic pain
    17. Lower urinary tract symptoms
    18. Pelvic organ prolapse
    19. Cervical neoplasia
    20. Uterine neoplasia
    21. Ovarian neoplasms
    22. Premalignant and malignant vulval disease
    23. Vaginal disease
    24. Benign vulval disease
    25. Gestational trophoblastic disease


    1. Antenatal care
    2. Antenatal diagnosis of fetal & chromosomal abnormalities
    3. Assessing fetal well-being
    4. Drugs & drugs of abuse in pregnancy
    5. Infections in pregnancy
    6. Red cell isoimmunisation
    7. Antepartum haemorrhage
    8. Fetal complications in later pregnancy
    9. Breech presentation
    10. Multiple pregnancy
    11. Preterm prelabour rupture of membranes
    12. Preterm labour
    13. Induction of labour
    14. Malpresentations & malposition
    15. Operative delivery
    16. Pain relief in labour
    17. Labour ward emergencies
    18. Maternal mortality
    19. Perinatal mortality, birth asphyxia & cerebral palsy
    20. Hypertension in pregnancy
    21. Diabetes in pregnancy
    22. Thromboembolism in pregnancy
    23. Cardiac disease in pregnancy
    24. Connective tissue disease in pregnancy
    25. Haematology and pregnancy
    26. Gastrointestinal disorders in pregnancy
    27. Neurological disease in pregnancy
    28. Thyroid disease in pregnancy
    29. Renal disease in pregnancy
    30. The puerperium


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