Obstetrics and Gynecology / Edition 6

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Overview

Published in collaboration with The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists!

Established as the standard resource for clerkship, Obstetrics and Gynecology is now in its revised Sixth Edition. All chapters have been thoroughly updated by a panel of Junior Fellows in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and reviewed by renowned educators and practitioners. This is the only clerkship book on the market fully compliant with ACOG guidelines, treatment recommendations, and committee opinions. It is also closely aligned with the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics educational objectives. This edition features an all-new full-color design.

A companion Website offers access to the full text online and a question bank.

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Reviewer: Laura Meints, MD (Washington University School of Medicine)
Description: This softcover book uses tables, figures, algorithms, and main points in a clear and concise structure to prepare medical students rotating through their obstetrics/gynecology clerkship and residents in family medicine and obstetrics/gynecology.
Purpose: As stated in the preface, the purpose is to prepare medical students for their obstetrics/gynecology clinical clerkship and practitioners for the care of women's health. The book aims to provide a broad-based approach to women's health, but focuses mainly on reproductive issues. It is evidence-based and concise.
Audience: Medical students and beginning practitioners are the intended audience.
Features: Although intended as a guide to women's health, the book treats women's health as "reproductive health," without detailed discussion of nonreproductive issues. Nonetheless, for beginning practitioners, the book serves as an excellent guide to obstetrics and gynecology. The book covers the basics, including common gynecological problems (e.g. abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain, urinary incontinence, gynecological cancers, etc.) and common obstetric problems (e.g. bleeding in pregnancy, hypertension, normal and abnormal labor, etc.), as well as domestic violence. Streamlined information and excellent tables and figures are the highlight of this book. There is little that's innovative, although the authors do a better job of presenting traditional material than many similar books.
Assessment: The book attains its goals of preparing medical students for their obstetrics/gynecology clerkship and providing basic tools for beginning practitioners. It does not go into great depth on particular topics, but provides accurate and clear explanations of the major topics in the field. Because of this clarity and efficiency of information, I would recommend the book to others.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781788076
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 5/1/2009
  • Edition description: Sixth
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 1,223,602
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1: The Women's Health Examination

2: The Obstetrician-Gynecologist's Role in Screening and Preventive Care

3: Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology

4: Embryology and Anatomy

5: Maternal-Fetal Physiology

6: Antepartum Care

7: Assessment of Genetic Disorders in Obstetrics and Gynecology

8: Intrapartum Care

9: Management of Abnormal Labor and Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance

10: Immediate Care of the Newborn

11: Postpartum Care

12: Postpartum Hemorrhage

13: Abortion and Ectopic Pregnancy (or Abnormal Pregnancy and Pregnancy Loss)

14: Common Medical Problems in Pregnancy

15: Infectious Disease in Pregnancy

16: Hypertension in Pregnancy

17: Multifetal Gestation

18: Fetal Growth Abnormalities

19: Isoimmunization

20: Preterm Labor

21: Third-Trimester Bleeding

22: Premature Rupture of Membranes

23: Postterm Pregnancy

24: Contraception

25: Sterilization

26: Vulvovaginitis

27: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

28: Pelvic Support Defects, Urinary Incontinence, and Urinary Tract Infection

29: Endometriosis

30: Dysmenorrhea and Chronic Pelvic Pain

31: Disorders of the Breast

32: Gynecologic Procedures

33: Reproductive Cycles

34: Puberty

35: Amenorrhea and Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

36: Hirsutism and Virilization

37: Menopause

38: Infertility

39: Premenstrual Syndrome

40: Cell Biology and Principles of Cancer Therapy

41: Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia

42: Vulvar and Vaginal Disease and Neoplasia

43: Cervical Neoplasia and Carcinoma

44: Uterine Leiomyomata and Neoplasia

45: Endometrial Hyperplasia and Cancer

46: Ovarian and Adnexal Disease

47: Human Sexuality

48: Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Appendix A: Women's Health Record

Appendix B: Primary and Preventive Care—Period Assessments

Appendix C: Schedule of Primary and Preventive Care

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