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Williams Obstetrics 23rd Edition Study Guide

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Overview

The companion review book to the gold standard text in obstetrics



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Williams Obstetrics 23rd Edition Study Guide is the only study guide in the world that is keyed to the field's premier text, Williams Obstetrics, 23e. Perfect for certification and recertification or as a clincial refresher, the book features 1700+ evidence-based multiple-choice questions covering every major topic in clinical obstetrics.



Features



  • The study guide's 1700+ evidence-based multiple choice questions combine straight Q&A with clinical vignettes that test readers on both their factual knowledge and decision-making skills

  • Answer key cites the page numbers in Williams Obstetrics for in-depth discussion and further reading

  • Organization follows chronology of pregnancy, from Maternal and Fetal Anatomy and Physiology to Labor and Delivery, with additional sections on the Fetus and Newborn, Puerperium, Obsetetrical Complications, and Medical and Surgical complications

  • NEW four-color design



Content keyed to the the classic Williams Obstetrics, 23e

Section I: Overview; Overview of Obstetrics; Section II: Maternal and Fetal Anatomy and Physiology; Maternal Anatomy; Implantation, Embryogenesis, and Placental Development; Fetal Growth and Development; Maternal Physiology; Parturition; Section III: Antepartum; Preconceptional Counseling; Prenatal Care; Abortion; Ectopic Pregnancy; Gestational Trophoblastic Disease; Genetics; Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Therapy; Teratology and Medications that Affect the Fetus; Antepartum Assessment; Fetal Imaging; Section IV: Labor and Delivery; Normal Labor and Delivery; Chapter 17. Intrapartum Assessment; Obstetrical Anesthesia; Abnormal Labor; Disorders of Amniotic Fluid Volume; Labor Induction; Forceps Delivery and Vacuum Extraction; Breech Presentation and Delivery; Cesarean Delivery and Peripartum Hysterectomy; Prior Cesarean Delivery; Abnormalities of the Placenta, Umbilical Cord, and Membranes; Section V: Fetus and Newborn; The Newborn Infant; Diseases and Injuries of the Fetus and Newborn; Section VI: Puerperium; The Puerperium; Puerperal Infection; Contraception; Sterilization; Section VII: Obstetrical Complications; Pregnancy Hypertension; Obstetrical Hemorrhage; Preterm Birth; Postterm Pregnancy; Fetal Growth Disorders; Multifetal Gestation; Reproductive Tract Abnormalities; Section VIII: Medical and Surgical Complications; General Considerations and Maternal Evaluation; Critical Care and Trauma; Obesity; Cardiovascular Disease; Chronic Hypertension; Pulmonary Disorders; Thromboembolic Disorders; Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders; Gastrointestinal Disorders; Hepatic, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Disorders; Hematological Disorders; Diabetes; Thyroid and Other Endocrine Disorders; Connective-Tissue Disorders; Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders; Dermatological Disorders; Neoplastic Disorders; Infectious Diseases; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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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: 9780071753319
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 5/27/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 23
  • Pages: 400
  • File size: 157 MB
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Meet the Author

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Barbara L. Hoffman, MD, is Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.
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Table of Contents

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