Williams Obstetrics / Edition 23

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Overview

Incorporate the authority of Williams Obstetrics into your exam preparation--now with full-color design!

"This is a very nice accompaniment to the textbook. The multiple choice format is easy to use and the answers are concisely written. All readers, particularly medical students and residents, will appreciate this. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

Williams Obstetrics, 23rd Edition Study Guide is the only study guide keyed to the field's premier text, Williams Obstetrics, 23rd Edition. Essential for your preparation for any obstetrics exam, this unmatched study guide delivers everything you need for the most thorough review possible. The 23rd edition features a new full-color design, more than 350 images incorporated as question material, and the addition of clinical case questions to test your decision-making skills and ability to apply the content to real-world situations.

New to this Edition:

  • More than 1700 evidence-based multiple-choice questions and answers thoroughly cover every major topic in clinical obstetrics
  • Questions emphasize key points of each chapter of Williams Obstetrics, 23rd Edition
  • Answer key cites the pages in Williams Obstetrics for in-depth discussion and further reading--the perfect way to brush up on your weak areas
  • Organization follows the chronology of pregnancy, from Maternal and Fetal Anatomy and Physiology to Labor and Delivery, with additional sections on the Fetus and Newborn, Puerperium, Obstetric Complications, and Medical and Surgical Complications
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Editorial Reviews

From The Critics
Reviewer: Anthony Shanks, MD (Washington University School of Medicine)
Description: As the title indicates, this is a companion study guide for Williams Obstetrics, 23rd edition, Cunningham et al. (McGraw-Hill, 2010).
Purpose: It is intended to assess readers' comprehension of the material presented in the main textbook. Questions have a strong clinical focus and are clear and concise, and the multiple choice format is very familiar to readers.
Audience: The study guide is intended for residents, practicing physicians, and the most eager of medical students.
Features: The sections are arranged to the corresponding textbook chapters. The clear and concise images are used appropriately. The questions themselves highlight the important aspect of each chapter and are written very fairly. Answers are not elaborated upon in the guide, but they include a page number in the textbook for learners to read more in depth. The objectives of the book are pretty straightforward and the authors do a good job of achieving them.
Assessment: This is a very nice accompaniment to the textbook. The multiple choice format is easy to use and the answers are concisely written. All readers, particularly medical students and residents, will appreciate this.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Anthony Shanks, MD(Washington University School of Medicine)
Description: As the title indicates, this is a companion study guide for Williams Obstetrics, 23rd edition, Cunningham et al. (McGraw-Hill, 2010).
Purpose: It is intended to assess readers' comprehension of the material presented in the main textbook. Questions have a strong clinical focus and are clear and concise, and the multiple choice format is very familiar to readers.
Audience: The study guide is intended for residents, practicing physicians, and the most eager of medical students.
Features: The sections are arranged to the corresponding textbook chapters. The clear and concise images are used appropriately. The questions themselves highlight the important aspect of each chapter and are written very fairly. Answers are not elaborated upon in the guide, but they include a page number in the textbook for learners to read more in depth. The objectives of the book are pretty straightforward and the authors do a good job of achieving them.
Assessment: This is a very nice accompaniment to the textbook. The multiple choice format is easy to use and the answers are concisely written. All readers, particularly medical students and residents, will appreciate this.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071748605
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/18/2011
  • Edition number: 23
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,002,807
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara L. Hoffman, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Robyn Horsager, MD

Holder, Luis Leib, MD Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology

University Hospital St. Paul

Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Scott W. Roberts, MD

Medical Director, High-Risk Obstetrical Unit

Parkland Health and Hospital System

Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Vanessa L. Rogers, MD

Director, Third-Year Medical Student Clerkship

Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Patricia C. Santiago-Muñoz, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Kevin C. Worley, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center as Dallas

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Table of Contents

Preface
SECTION 1: OVERVIEW
1. Obstetrics in Perspective
SECTION 2: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
2. Maternal Anatomy
3. Implantation, Embryogenesis, and Placental Development
4. Fetal Growth and Development
5. Maternal Physiology
6. Parturition
SECTION 3: ANTEPARTUM
7. Preconceptional Counseling
8. Prenatal Care
9. Abortion
10. Ectopic Pregnancy
11. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
12. Genetics
13. Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Therapy
14. Teratology and Medications That Affect the Fetus
15. Antepartum Assessment
16. Fetal Imaging
SECTION 4: LABOR AND DELIVERY
17. Normal Labor and Delivery
18. Intrapartum Assessment
19. Obstetrical Anesthesia
20. Abnormal Labor
21. Disorders of the Amniotic Fluid Volume
22. Labor Induction
23. Forceps Delivery and Vacuum Extraction
24. Breech Presentation and Delivery
25. Cesarean Delivery and Peripartum Hysterectomy
26. Prior Cesarean Delivery
27. Abnormalities of the Placenta, Umbilical Cord, and Membranes
SECTION 5: FETUS AND NEWBORN
28. The Newborn Infant
29. Diseases and Injuries of the Fetus and Newborn
SECTION 6: PUERPERIUM
30. The Puerperium
31. Puerperal Infection
32. Contraception
33. Sterilization
SECTION 7: OBSTETRICS COMPLICATIONS
34. Pregnancy Hypertension
35. Obstetrical Hemorrhage
36. Preterm Birth
37. Postterm Pregnancy
38. Fetal Growth Disorders
39. Multifetal Gestation
40. Reproductive Tract Abnormalities
SECTION 8: MEDICAL AND SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS
41. General Considerations and Maternal Evaluation
42. Critical Care and Trauma
43. Obesity
44. Cardiovascular Diseases
45. Chronic Hypertension
46. Pulmonary Disorders
47. Thromboembolic Disorders
48. Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders
49. Gastrointestinal Disorders
50. Hepatic, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Disorders
51. Hematological Disorders
52. Diabetes
53. Thyroid and Other Endocrine Disorders
54. Connective-Tissue Disorders
55. Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
56. Dermatological Disorders
57. Neoplastic Disorders
58. Infectious Diseases
59. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Index
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