Basic Science in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Basic Science in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

A Textbook for MRCOG Part 1

5th Edition - April 3, 2023

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  • Authors: Phillip Bennett, Catherine Williamson, Lynne Sykes, David MacIntyre, Peter Dixon
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702074226

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Basic Science in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is an essential one-stop, portable revision tool for candidates preparing for Part 1 of the MRCOG specialist examination. Fully updated by experts who are internationally recognised in their fields, the chapters match the syllabus of the exam, combining detailed coverage of the science with related self-assessment questions that you will encounter in the MRCOG. This book is suitable for doctors specialising in obstetrics and gynaecology who want the best chance possible to pass this difficult exam.

Key Features

  • Covers all topics for the MRCOG Part 1, including basic science and clinical anatomy
  • Contains self-assessment SBA questions to consolidate learning
  • Includes three mock exam papers enabling you to practice for the exam
  • Digital version included

Table of Contents

  • 1 Structure and Function of the Genome
    2 Clinical Genetics
    3 Embryology
    4 Fetal and Placental Physiology
    5 Applied Anatomy
    6 Pathology
    7 Microbiology and Virology
    8 Immunology
    9 Biochemistry
    10 Physiology
    11 Endocrinology
    12 Drugs and Drug Therapy
    13 Physics
    14 Statistics and Evidence-Based Health Care
    15 Clinical Research Methodology
    16 Self-Assessment

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2023
  • Published: April 3, 2023
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702074226

About the Authors

Phillip Bennett

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK

Catherine Williamson

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Obstetric Medicine, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College, London, UK

Lynne Sykes

NIHR Clinical Lecturer

David MacIntyre

Peter Dixon

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