Crash Course Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Crash Course Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Edition 4
By Sophie Kay and Charlotte Jean Sandhu

Publication Date: 18 Mar 2019

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About the author
By Sophie Kay and Charlotte Jean Sandhu
Table of Contents
1 Basic anatomy and examination
Basic anatomy
General examination
Obstetric examination
Gynaecology examination
2 Taking a history
The patient’s details
Presenting complaint
History of presenting complaint
Gynaecological history
Obstetric history
Medical history
Drug history and allergies
Systems enquiry
Family history
Social history
Further reading
3 Common investigations
Introduction
Gynaecology bedside tests
Gynaecology procedures
4 Abnormal uterine bleeding
Background
Menorrhagia
Diagnosis
Investigations
Treatment
Intermenstrual bleeding and postcoital bleeding
Postmenopausal bleeding
Diagnosis
5 Fibroids
Background
Diagnosis
Investigations
Treatment
6 Endometriosis
Background
Diagnosis
Investigations
Complications
Treatment
7 Pelvic pain and dyspareunia
Background
Diagnosis
Investigations
Treatment
8 Vaginal discharge and sexually transmitted infections
Background
Diagnosis
Investigations
Treatment
Sexually transmitted infections
Gonorrhoea
Chlamydia
Trichomonas vaginalis
Complications
9 Pelvic inflammatory disease
Background
Diagnosis
Investigations
Treatment
Complications
10 Contraception and termination of pregnancy
Indications
Natural methods
Barrier contraception
Hormonal contraception
Intrauterine and implanted contraception
Sterilization
Postnatal contraception
Post abortion/miscarriage
Breastfeeding
Emergency contraception
Termination of pregnancy
11 Benign gynaecological tumours
Background
Diagnosis
Types of tumour
Management
12 Gynaecological malignancies
Background
History
Examination
Ovarian cancer
Endometrial cancer
Uterine sarcoma (nonendometrioid cancer)
Cervical cancer
Vulval cancer
Vaginal cancer
Investigations
13 Benign vulval disease
Background
Diagnosis
Investigations
Types
Female genital mutilation
14 Urogynaecology
Pelvic floor prolapse
Urinary incontinence
Recurrent UTIs
15 Gynaecological endocrinology
Background
Amenorrhea
Precocious puberty and delayed puberty
Virilism
16 Subfertility
Background
Diagnosis
Investigations
Treatment
Assisted reproduction
Complications
Prognosis
17 Menopause
Background
Diagnosis
Investigations
Management
Premature ovarian failure
18 Early pregnancy complications
Miscarriage
Ectopic pregnancy
Pregnancy of unknown location
Molar pregnancy
19 Antenatal booking and prenatal diagnosis
Antenatal booking history
Examination
Booking investigations
Antenatal education
Ongoing antenatal care
Screening for chromosomal abnormalities
Ultrasound scanning for fetal abnormalities
Prenatal diagnosis
Further reading
20 Antepartum haemorrhage
Definition
Incidence
Aetiology
History
Examination
Investigations
Placenta praevia
Placental abruption
Vasa praevia
Circumvallate placenta
Unexplained antepartum haemorrhage
Further reading
21 Hypertension in pregnancy
Introduction
History
Examination
Investigations
Treatment
Postnatal care
Further reading
22 Medical disorders in pregnancy
Introduction
Haematology
Respiratory
Endocrine
Cardiology
Neurology
Gastrointestinal disorders
Infectious diseases
Psychiatric illness
Further reading
23 Common presentations in pregnancy
Abdominal pain in pregnancy
Large for dates or small for dates
Reduced fetal movements
Further reading
24 Multiple pregnancy
Incidence
Diagnosis
Aetiology of twins
Complications
Intrapartum management of a twin pregnancy
Higher-order multiple pregnancies
Further reading
25 Preterm labour
Preterm labour
Incidence
History
Examination
Investigations
Management
Preterm prelabour rupture of membranes
Further reading
26 Labour
Introduction
Onset of labour
Normal progress in labour
Delivery of the fetus
Management of labour
Lactation
Induction of labour
Further reading
27 Fetal monitoring in labour
Fetal monitoring in labour
Features of the cardiotocograph
Physiology
Monitoring uterine contractions
History of the patient who presents with an abnormal cardiotocograph in labour
Examination of the patient who presents with an abnormal cardiotocograph in labour
Investigating the abnormal cardiotocograph
Further reading
28 Operative interventions in labour
Introduction
Ventouse delivery
Forceps delivery
Episiotomy
Perineal repair
Caesarean section
Further reading
29 Complications of labour
Malpresentation
Management
Failure to progress in labour
Management of failure to progress
Shoulder dystocia
Further reading
30 Stillbirth
Introduction
Definitions
Incidence
Diagnosis
Telling the parents
History
Examination
Investigations
Management
After delivery
Further reading
31 Postnatal complications
Postpartum haemorrhage
Primary postpartum haemorrhage
Secondary postpartum haemorrhage
Postnatal infection
Postnatal mental illness
Thromboembolic disease
Further reading
32 Maternal collapse and maternal death
Introduction
The collapsed patient
Causes of maternal collapse
Maternal death
Further reading
Book details
ISBN: 9780702073472
Page Count: 306
Illustrations: Approx. 120 illustrations (120 in full color)
Retail Price: £29.99