Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Obstetric and Gynecologic Care - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416054610, 9781437725148

Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Obstetric and Gynecologic Care

1st Edition

Authors: Theodore O'Connell Kathleen Dor
Paperback ISBN: 9781416054610
eBook ISBN: 9781437725148
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th November 2008
Page Count: 268

Table of Contents

1. Abnormal Pap smear

2. Abnormal premenopausal vaginal bleeding

3. Adnexal mass

4. Amenorrhea, primary

5. Amenorrhea, secondary

6. Breast mass (palpable)

7. Breast pain

8. Breastfeeding problems

9. Chest pain

10. Delayed puberty

11. Dyspareunia

12. Dysuria

13. Fatigue

14. Galactorrhea

15. Hair loss

16. Headache

17. Hematuria, microscopic

18. Hirsutism

19. Hypertension in pregnancy

20. Hyperthyroidism

21. Hypothyroidism

22. Infertility

23. Liver disease in pregnancy

24. Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

25. Osteoporosis

26. Pelvic pain, acute

27. Pelvic pain, chronic

28. Polycystic ovary syndrome

29. Postmenopausal vaginal bleeding

30. Postpartum depression

31. Precocious puberty

32. Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder

33. Preterm labor

34. Recurrent miscarriage

35. Recurrent urinary tract infection

36. Sexual dysfunction

37. Urinary incontinence

38. Vaccinations during pregnancy

39. Vaginal bleeding during early pregnancy

40. Vaginal bleeding during mid-late pregnancy

41. Vaginal discharge

42. Vulvar pruritis

43. Weight loss


Instant Workups: Clinical Guide to Obstetric and Gynecologic Care, by Theodore X. O'Connell, MD, is a portable pocket resource and quick refresher that helps you develop and refine your diagnostic skills. Practical and easy to use, it provides clear workup plans for the most common obstetric and gynecologic conditions, providing you with quick, focused guidance with the flexibility to adapt to each unique patient. Topics are organized alphabetically and cover the signs, symptoms, and abnormal lab readings for each condition. Replace information taken from memory or multiple references with one concise, indispensable book so you can make accurate diagnoses in less time!

Key Features

  • Covers the most commonly encountered obstetric and gynecologic conditions to provide you with a practical and useful manual for daily practice.
  • Reflects how a patient actually presents by organizing alphabetically by presenting sign, symptom, or lab abnormality.
  • Includes a brief background discussion on each topic, followed by lists of important related materials (such as medications that may contribute to each condition) and laboratory and/or radiographic tests to be ordered.
  • Describes each diagnostic test so you can refresh or familiarize yourself with the purpose of the test.
  • Provides a sound framework for building your workups using detailed treatment algorithms.


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About the Authors

Theodore O'Connell Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano, Napa, California; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine; University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine; David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Los Angeles, California

Kathleen Dor Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills, Woodland Hills, CA