Key Features

  • The perfect clinical companion; fully revised and updated for this new edition.

    • Concise
    • Evidence-based
    • Focussed on the core curriculum
    • Comprehensive coverage sign-posted by clear, consistent headings, from definition, aetiology, pathophysiology, history taking, general advice, clinical features, investigations, management, treatment, prognosis and assessment to risk factors and differential diagnoses.
    • Includes self-assessment, emergency procedures and normal values.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: HISTORY TAKING AND EXAMINATION IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

1. Gynaecology history taking.

2. Gynaecological examination.

3. Obstetric history taking.

4. Obstetric examination.

SECTION 2: GYNAECOLOGY

5. The menstrual cycle, menstrual disorders, infertility and the menopause.

6. Pelvic pain, endometriosis and minimal-access surgery.

7. Problems of the female genital tract.

8. Uterovaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence.

9. Family planning and sexual health.

10. Bleeding in early pregnancy.

SECTION 3: OBSTETRICS

11. Pre-pregnancy, counselling, prenatal diagnosis and antenatal care.

12. Physiology of pregnancy and pregnancy problems.

13. Multiple pregnancy, breech and abnormal presentations.

14. Labour.

15. The Puerperium.

16. Neonatal medicine.

SECTION 4: EMERGENCIES AND PRACTICAL PROCEDURES

17. Emergencies and procedures.

Appendices:

Final medical examination: Questions and answers

Definitions and normal values

Details

No. of pages:
8
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702056505
eBook ISBN:
9780702051241
Print ISBN:
9780702043611