Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology Edition 3

Editors: Edited by Brian A. Magowan, MB CHB FRCOG DIPFETMED, Philip Owen, MB BCh MD FRCOG and Andrew Thomson, BSc, MB ChB, MRCOG, MD
ISBN: 9780702054082
Publication Date : Mar 21, 2014
Page Count: 450
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
  • Book Reviews
Description

Wherever you study or practise obstetrics and gynaecology, a sound knowledge of the clinical aspects will underpin your understanding of the specialty and maximise your ability to make a difference to the care of women and babies.

A perfect companion to Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine, this new edition continues to provide an excellent grounding and framework for handling clinical problems in obstetrics and gynaecology.

"Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology is an excellent choice for interested students looking for a first step to gaining an in-depth and well-rounded knowledge of Obstetrics and Gynaecology or for those on attachment looking to cement knowledge gained on the wards with a well-written, superbly illustrated and helpfully laid-out book." Reviewed by: James Orr Date: Aug 2014

Key Features

    • Highly illustrated with clear, full-colour line drawings and colour photos.
    • Summary boxes and tables throughout.
    • Key-points boxes at the end of each chapter.
    • The latest information for statistics and genetics.
    • Forward-looking approach to obstetrics and gynaecology.
    • History and ethics boxes throughout.
    • Organized into three sections: Fundamentals, Gynaecology, and Pregnancy and the puerperium.

 

New Features

      • New section on sexual and reproductive health
      • New chapter on surgery to aligned with the RCOG undergrad curriculum
      • Anaesthesia chapter totally reworked.
      • Increased coverage of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage.
      • Fully revised and updated throughout.

 

About the Editor
Edited by Brian A. Magowan, MB CHB FRCOG DIPFETMED, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, The Borders General Hospital, Melrose, UK; Philip Owen, MB BCh MD FRCOG, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Department of Obstetrics, Princess Royal Maternity Unit, Glasgow, UK and Andrew Thomson, BSc, MB ChB, MRCOG, MD, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley UK
Table of Contents

SECTION 1 FUNDAMENTALS

1 Clinical pelvic anatomy

2 Human embryogenesis

3 History and examination

SECTION 2 GYNAECOLOGY

4 Imaging in obstetrics and gynaecology

5 Paediatric gynaecology 

6 Disorders of sex development (DSD)

7 The normal menstrual cycle

8 Amenorrhoea

9 Infertility

10 Early pregnancy care

11 Menstrual disorders

12 Acute pelvic pain

13 Endometriosis

14 Premenstrual syndrome

15 The menopause

16 Genital prolapse

17 Urinary incontinence

18 Ovarian neoplasms

19 Uterine neoplasia

20 Cervical disease

21 Gestational trophoblastic disease

22 Disorders of the vulva

23 Gynaecological surgery

SECTION 3 REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

24 Sexually transmitted infections

25 Sexual problems

26 Termination of pregnancy

27 Contraception

SECTION 4 PREGNANCY AND THE PUERPERIUM

28 The physiology of pregnancy

29 Strategies to improve global maternal and neonatal health

30 Antenatal care

31 Postnatal care

32 Medical disorders in pregnancy

33 Prenatal diagnosis

34 Obstetric haemorrhage

35 Small babies

36 Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

37 Prematurity

38 Multiple pregnancy

39 Fetal haemolytic disease

40 Labour

41 Monitoring of the fetus in labour

42 Induction of labour

43 Pain relief in labour

44 Precipitate labour and slow labour

45 Malpresentations and malpositions

46 Obstetric emergencies

47 Operative delivery

48 When a baby dies - stillbirth and neonatal death

49 Neonatal resuscitation

50 Neonatal care

Index

Book Reviews
"Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology is an excellent choice for interested students looking for a first step to gaining an in-depth and well-rounded knowledge of Obstetrics and Gynaecology or for those on attachment looking to cement knowledge gained on the wards with a well-written, superbly illustrated and helpfully laid-out book." Reviewed by: James Orr Date: Aug 2014