This book aims to address some common problems which are seen regularly in gynaecology, sexual and reproductive health, but are often not considered in great detail. It is designed to provide direction on subjects which are peripheral to a specialty, but have a significant impact on patients’ lives nonetheless, and require expertise and intervention. These include cases on contraception and sexual health in transgender individuals, female genital mutilation, cervical screening in pregnancy, perimenopause, domestic violence, contact tracing and contraception.
We hope it is helpful to hospital doctors, GPs, nurses, allied health care professionals and students alike.
Mind the Gaps will help readers deal effectively with clinical and ethical dilemmas they may face in their practice, reducing the likelihood that problems are overlooked and ultimately improving outcomes for patients.
- Case-based approach covering important but under represented patient conditions
- Presents the extensive knowledge and experience of distinguished editors Shreelata Datta and Usha Kumar
- Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text and figures from the book on a variety of devices.
Chapter 1 Recurrent Thrush
Chapter 2 Herpes Simplex Virus
Chapter 3 Lichen Sclerosis
Chapter 4 Lichen Planus
Chapter 5 Genital Warts
Chapter 6 The Immunocompromised Patient with Genito-urinary presentations
Chapter 7 Intermenstrual / Postcoital Bleeding
Chapter 8 Premenstrual Syndrome
Chapter 9 Postmenopausal bleeding
Chapter 10 Domestic violence
Chapter 11 Issues Pertinent to Migrant Women-Female genital mutilation
Chapter 12 Toxic Shock Syndrome
Chapter 13 Cervical Screening in pregnancy
Chapter 14 Chickenpox in pregnancy
Chapter 15 Confidentiality
Chapter 16 Contact tracing
Chapter 17 Contraception for postpartum women
Chapter 18 Contraception for women aged over 40 and in the perimenopause
Chapter 19 Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Contraception
Chapter 20 Contraception for women with obesity
Chapter 21 Contraception for women with eating disorders
Chapter 22 Contraception for women with epilepsy
Chapter 23 Emergency contraception
Chapter 24 Contraception and Sexual Health in Transgender individuals
Chapter 25 HIV and Contraception
Chapter 26 Contraception and mental health
Appendix 1 The UK Medical Eligibility Criteria for contraceptive use
Appendix 2 Contraception choices and effectiveness of contraceptive methods
Appendix 3 Abbreviations
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- © Elsevier 2021
- 22nd June 2021
- Paperback ISBN:
Associate Clinical Dean and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London, UK
Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health, King’s College Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
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