Essential Obstetrics and Gynaecology E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Aug 17, 2019 - Medical - 480 pages

This is the sixth edition of a popular, highly readable primer in obstetrics and gynaecology. It has been thoroughly updated and aligns with the undergraduate curriculum in O&G devised by the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

  • Highly illustrated throughout
  • Essential information points at the end of chapters
  • Case histories
  • Practical procedures boxes
  • Alert (warnings or advice) and tick (guidance or definitions) boxes throughout
  • Over 100 self-assessment MCQs
  • Appendices: Principles of Perioperative Care; Governance, Audit and Research
  • Reflects the national undergraduate curriculum in obstetrics and gynaecology in the UK and Australia

More information on:

  • Fetal development
  • Screening for fetal anomaly: non-invasive prenatal testing
  • Placenta accreta
  • Infections acquired in pregnancy: Zika, Rubella
  • Non-invasive prenatal testin
  • Fetal Doppler examination, e.g. middle cerebral artery, ductus venosus
  • Management of preterm labour: oxytocin antagonists
  • Induction of labour: components of Bishop score
  • Ectopic pregnancy: Caesarean scar ectopic, cornual ectopic
  • Emergency contraception: ulipristal acetate
  • Sterilization: salpingectomy
  • Genital tract infections: role of sexual health clinic, contact tracing
  • Cervix: update on HPV screening and vaccination
  • Ovary: update FIGO staging of ovarian carcinoma; "risk reducing surgery" for ovarian cancer
  • WHO surgical safety checklist added to Appendix A.
  • New self-assessment OSCE questions
 

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Contents

1 Essential reproductive science
1
2 Essential obstetrics
65
3 Essential gynaecology
231
A Principles of perioperative care
367
B Governance audit and research
375
C Medicolegal aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology
382
Questions
388
Answers
394
Questions
401
Answers
416
Index
440
IBC
467
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About the author (2019)

Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, PhD, DSc, FRCOG, FRCS, FACOG, Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) of St. George’s University, London; Foundation Professor of O&G, University of Nicosia, Visiting Professor, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College, London; Past President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (2007-2010); President: International Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (FIGO) 2012-2015; Head, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, St George’s University Hospital, London, UK (1997-2013). National award recipient of Knight Bachelor in the UK and Sri Lanka Ranjana in Sri Lanka for services to Medicine.

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