Patient Encounters: The obstetrics and gynecology work-up

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Rajiv B. Gala, Alfa Omar Diallo
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Dec 1, 2009 - Medical - 308 pages
Patient Encounters: The Obstetrics and Gynecology Work-Up provides practical, how-to guidance for medical students approaching patients for the first time in a new obstetrics and gynecology rotation. This pocket-sized book covers most common conditions encountered in the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship and focuses on the important stages or timelines in the patient encounter. The book identifies pertinent positives, negatives, and alert conditions in the history and physical examination; provides guidance on working up the patient, including appropriate diagnostic studies and procedures; explains the rationale behind clinical decision making; and provides diagnosis-based, evidence-based, high-yield, peer-reviewed journal references.

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