Crash Course Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Feb 23, 2019 - Medical - 320 pages

Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.

Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today’s medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of obstetrics and gynaecology will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you!

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time
  • Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success
  • Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
  • Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
  • Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast
 

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Contents

Basic anatomy and examination
1
Taking a history
11
Common investigations
19
Abnormal uterine bleeding
23
Fibroids
33
Endometriosis
37
Pelvic pain and dyspareunia
43
Vaginal discharge and sexually transmitted infections
49
Antepartum haemorrhage
139
Hypertension in pregnancy
145
Medical disorders in pregnancy
151
Common presentations in pregnancy
163
Multiple pregnancy
171
Preterm labour
177
Labour
183
Fetal monitoring in labour
193

Pelvic inflammatory disease
55
Contraception and termination of pregnancy
59
Benign gynaecological tumours
65
Gynaecological malignancies
71
Benign vulval disease
81
Urogynaecology
87
Gynaecological endocrinology
97
Subfertility
107
Menopause
113
Early pregnancy complications
119
Antenatal booking and prenatal diagnosis
129
Operative interventions in labour
199
Complications of labour
207
Stillbirth
215
Postnatal complications
219
Maternal collapse and maternal death
227
Obstetrics Gynaecology OSCEs
235
SelfAssessment Questions
243
Glossary
289
Index
291
Inside Back Cover
307
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