"Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynaecology" is the perfect clinical companion. It is fully revised and updated for this new edition. It is concise. It is evidence-based. It is focused on the core curriculum. The comprehensive coverage is sign-posted by clear, consistent headings, from definition, aetiology, pathophysiology, history taking, general advice, clinical features, investigations, management, treatment, prognosis and assessment to risk factors, and differential diagnoses. It includes self-assessment, emergency procedures and normal values.
SECTION 1: HISTORY TAKING AND EXAMINATION IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY 1. Gynaecology history taking. 2. Gynaecological examination. 3. Obstetric history taking. 4. Obstetric examination. SECTION 2: GYNAECOLOGY 5. The menstrual cycle, menstrual disorders, infertility and the menopause. 6. Pelvic pain, endometriosis and minimal-access surgery. 7. Problems of the female genital tract. 8. Uterovaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence. 9. Family planning and sexual health. 10. Bleeding in early pregnancy. SECTION 3: OBSTETRICS 11. Pre-pregnancy, counselling, prenatal diagnosis and antenatal care. 12. Physiology of pregnancy and pregnancy problems. 13. Multiple pregnancy, breech and abnormal presentations. 14. Labour. 15. The Puerperium. 16. Neonatal medicine. SECTION 4: EMERGENCIES AND PRACTICAL PROCEDURES 17. Emergencies and procedures. Appendices: Final medical examination: Questions and answers Definitions and normal values