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Physiotherapy in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The second edition of this classic physiotherapy text for undergraduate students, junior physiotherapists, and practitioners specializing in obstetrics and gynecology explores the scientific, philosophical, and practical basis behind all aspects of clinical intervention. This book contains a detailed anatomical description of the female reproductive and urinary tract with the associated structures along with the physiology of reproduction and pregnancy with a thorough account of the physiotherapists' role.

Paperback, 516 Pages

Published: April 2004

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-2265-3

Contents

  • Preface to second edition
    Preface to first edition
    Foreword to second edition
    Foreword to first edition
    Introduction

    1. Anatomy
    2. Physiology of pregnancy
    3. Physical and physiological changes of labor and the puerperium
    4. The antenatal period
    5. Relieving pregnancy discomforts
    6. Preparation for labor
    7. The postnatal period
    8. The Climacteric
    9. Common gynecological surgery
    10. Gynecological surgery
    11. Urinary function and dysfunction
    12. Bowel function and dysfunction

    Appendix 1: ICS The Standardization of Terminology of Lower Urinary Tract Function 2002
    Appendix 2: ICS The Standardization of Terminology of Lower Urinary Tract Function 1989

    Index

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