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Obstetrics and Gynaecology

an evidence-based guide

The definitive guide to women’s reproductive health from conception to old age.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology: an evidence-based guide is the ideal resource for anyone working in the field of women’s health, including medical students, junior doctors, midwives, nurses and general practitioners.

Expertly written and packed with the most relevant, up-to date evidence; this obstetrics and gynaecology textbook covers all aspects of women’s health from conception to puberty and from pregnancy to old age.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology: an evidence-based guide addresses common areas of everyday practice. It details how to take an obstetric or gynaecological history, manage abnormal uterine bleeding and provide antenatal care. In addition, it highlights less common but equally important issues in women’s health, such as gynaecological malignancies and managing multiple pregnancies.

Written by an editorial team comprising an obstetrician, gynaecologist and sonographer, the content in this obstetrics and gynaecology textbook is balanced and chronologically arranged from from birth to end of life.

Paperback, 408 Pages

Published: November 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7295-4073-5


  • Chapter 1 The newborn

    Chapter 2 Sexual development and puberty

    Chapter 3 Fundamentals of gynaecology: the menstrual cycle and clinical interaction

    Chapter 4 Sexual activity and contraception

    Chapter 5 Sexually transmitted infections

    Chapter 6 Fertility

    Chapter 7 Problems of fertility

    Chapter 8 Chronic pelvic pain

    Chapter 9 The physiological changes of pregnancy

    Chapter 10 Problems in early pregnancy

    Chapter 11 Antenatal care

    Chapter 12 Fetal growth and development

    Chapter 13 Infections in pregnancy

    Chapter 14 Medical disorders in pregnancy

    Chapter 15 Labour and delivery

    Chapter 16 Obstetric emergencies

    Chapter 17 Routine care of postpartum women

    Chapter 18 Abnormal uterine bleeding

    Chapter 19 The menopause and beyond

    Chapter 20 Incontinence

    Chapter 21 Genital prolapse

    Chapter 22 Germ cell tumours of the ovary

    Chapter 23 Gestational trophoblastic disease

    Chapter 24 Cervical cancer screening

    Chapter 25 Cervical cancer

    Chapter 26 Uterine cancer

    Chapter 27 Cancer of the ovary

    MCQ answers

    OSCE answers


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