Basic Sciences for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Basic Sciences for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

by Austin Ugwumadu

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Basic Sciences for Obstetrics and Gynaecology by Austin Ugwumadu

This textbook takes a new, dynamic approach to the basic sciences in obstetrics and gynaecology. It teaches candidates all they need to know for the MRCOG Part 1 examination by extending the understanding of the basic medical sciences and their relevance to obstetrics and gynaecology. Like conventional textbooks it teaches what is 'true', but it also what is 'false', and why. The most complex concepts are discussed in a problem-based format so that the relevant basic sciences are taught and drawn together in context.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199535088
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/29/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Austin Ugwumadu is currently a Consultant/Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St George's Hospital, and St George's, University of London. Recent research interests and publications focused on the interface between sub-clinical perinatal infections, fetal inflammation and pre-term delivery/late miscarriage, intrapartum fetal monitoring, and critical care obstetrics. Other responsibilities include lead consultant for Critical Care Obstetrics and obstetrics risk management at St George's Hospital, London. He is an active member of the British Maternal Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS), the European Society of Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ESIDOG), and Preterm Birth International Collaborative (PREBIC). His special interests include sub-clinical perinatal infections, intrapartum care, critical care obstetrics, and general gynaecology.

Table of Contents

1. Molecular biology
2. General embryology
3. Placental structure and function
4. Fetal physiology
5. Anatomy
6. Physiology
7. Biochemistry
8. Pharmacology
9. Pathology
10. Microbiology
11. Immunology
12. Endocrinology
13. Haematology
14. Medical imaging
15. Statistics

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