Examination Obstetrics & Gynaecology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780729539371, 9780729579377

Examination Obstetrics & Gynaecology

3rd Edition

Authors: Judith Goh Michael Flynn
eBook ISBN: 9780729579377
eBook ISBN: 9780729582476
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 3rd December 2010

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The perfect examination guide for medical graduates undertaking postgraduate study in obstetrics and gynaecology

Examination Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 3rd Edition is a rapid reference appropriate for daily use in a busy hospital ward, clinic or medical surgery.

This practical exam guide is designed for medical graduates who have undertaken general hospital training and wish to commence postgraduate studies in obstetrics and gynaecology, including specialist trainees and General Practitioners.

Examination Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 3rd Edition will also be a useful text for medical undergraduates, midwives and midwifery students.

This latest edition is fully revised and updated and provides a summary of important and essential information key to women’s health.

The text builds upon resources developed during the authors’ specialist training for Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) qualifications, then refined by practical clinical experience.

Examination Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 3rd Edition is organised in a convenient note and checklist format. It utilises a step-by-step guide to diagnosis, investigations and suggested treatments appropriate for primary consultation prior to specialist referral.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations


  1. History & examination
  2. Amenorrhoea
  3. Menstrual disorders
  4. Endometriosis
  5. Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  6. Hirsutism
  7. Contraception
  8. Miscarriage & abortion
  9. Ectopic pregnancy
  10. Infertility
  11. Pelvic Infections
  12. Menopause and premature ovarian failure
  13. Management of the menopause
  14. Disorders of sexual differentiation
  15. Paediatric and adolescent gynaecological disorders
  16. Chronic pelvic pain
  17. Lower urinary tract symptoms
  18. Pelvic organ prolapse
  19. Cervical neoplasia
  20. Uterine neoplasia
  21. Ovarian neoplasms
  22. Premalignant and malignant vulval disease
  23. Vaginal disease
  24. Benign vulval disease
  25. Gestational trophoblastic disease


  1. Antenatal care
  2. Antenatal diagnosis of fetal & chromosomal abnormalities
  3. Assessing fetal well-being
  4. Drugs & drugs of abuse in pregnancy
  5. Infections in pregnancy
  6. Red cell isoimmunisation
  7. Antepartum haemorrhage
  8. Fetal complications in later pregnancy
  9. Breech presentation
  10. Multiple pregnancy
  11. Preterm prelabour rupture of membranes
  12. Preterm labour
  13. Induction of labour
  14. Malpresentations & malposition
  15. Operative delivery
  16. Pain relief in labour
  17. Labour ward emergencies
  18. Maternal mortality
  19. Perinatal mortality, birth asphyxia & cerebral palsy
  20. Hypertension in pregnancy
  21. Diabetes in pregnancy
  22. Thromboembolism in pregnancy
  23. Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  24. Connective tissue disease in pregnancy
  25. Haematology and pregnancy
  26. Gastrointestinal disorders in pregnancy
  27. Neurological disease in pregnancy
  28. Thyroid disease in pregnancy
  29. Renal disease in pregnancy
  30. The puerperium


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About the Author

Judith Goh

Affiliations and Expertise

Greenslopes Private Hospital, QLD, Australia

Michael Flynn

Affiliations and Expertise

Pindara Private Hospital, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia