Crash Course Obstetrics and Gynaecology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9789814865623

Crash Course Obstetrics and Gynaecology

1st Edition

Editor: Dwiana Ocviyanti
Authors: Sophie Kay Charlotte Sandhu
Paperback ISBN: 9789814865623
Imprint: Elsevier (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Published Date: 15th February 2021
Page Count: 512

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Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.

Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today’s medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of obstetrics and gynaecology will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you!

Key Features

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time
  • Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success
  • Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
  • Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
  • Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast

Table of Contents

Part I: The Fundamentals

Basic anatomy and physiology

Part II: Examination, Common Investigations, Prenatal and Atenatal Care

Obstetric and Gynecological examinations Common investigations

Differential diagnosis

Prenatal and Antenatal Care

Part III: Obstetrics Abnormalities

Common presentations in pregnancy

Early pregnancy complications

Antepartum haemorrhage

Hypertension in pregnancy

Medical disorders in pregnancy

Multiple pregnancy

Preterm labour


Fetal monitoring in labour

Operative interventions in labour

Complications in labour


Postnatal complications

Maternal collapse

Contraception and termination of pregnancy

Neonatal Care

Breastfeeding problems

Nutritional management and recommendations for Asian pregnant women & babies

Part IV: Gynecological Abnormalities

Abnormal uterine bleeding



Pelvic pain and dyspareunia

Vaginal discharge and sexually transmitted infections

Pelvic inflammatory disease

Benign gynaecological tumours

Gynaecological malignancies

Itchiness and benign vulval disease

Urogynaecology - prolapse, incontinence, UTIs

Gynaecological endocrinology - amenorrhea, precocious and delayed puberty, virilism




Obstetrics & Gynecology OSCEs




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About the Editor

Dwiana Ocviyanti

About the Authors

Sophie Kay

Charlotte Sandhu