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ISBN: 9780702081217
Page Count: 312
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Crash Course Obstetrics and Gynaecology Updated Edition Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by Sophie Kay and Charlotte Jean Sandhu
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Crash Course Obstetrics and Gynaecology Updated Edition Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780702081217
Page Count: 312
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $45.99
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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
  • 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
  • Sophie Kay and Charlotte Jean Sandhu
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