Now in its 3rd edition, Lecture Notes: Obstetrics andGynaecology has been extensively revised and updated to providea concise and practical introduction to obstetrics and gynaecologyfor medical students and junior doctors.Starting with a section on basic science, the text is divided intosix sections that explain female health needs and their managementfrom the early years to old age. The self-assessment section is nowa separate chapter, and includes Extended Matching Questions(EMQs), scenarios for practical history taking for the ObjectiveStructured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and Multiple ChoiceQuestions (MCQs).
Part 1 looks at female reproductive anatomy andphysiology.Part 2 covers the puberty and menstrual problems of youngwomen, sub-fertility, pregnancy prevention, and sexualproblems.Part 3 examines the reproductive years including pregnancyand childbirth.Part 4 covers the mature woman including menstrual problemsof the older woman and pelvic pain.Part 5 discusses the older woman including the menopause,incontinence and malignancy including breast cancer.Part 6 demonstrates the importance of public healthstatistics on the provision of services in obstetrics andgynaecology.
Now in two-colour throughout, with a new colour plate section,Lecture Notes: Obstetrics and Gynaecology covers the corematerial needed for O&G courses, written specifically formedical students, nursing students, junior doctors on theFoundation Programme and the first two years of specialisttraining, midwives, and GPs.
About the Author
Diana Hamilton-Fairley is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and is Deputy Director of Medical Education at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital Trust.
Table of Contents
1 Basic science.
PART 1 The Woman.
2 The woman as a patient.
PART 2 The Young Woman.
3 Puberty and menstrual problems of young women.
5 Pregnancy prevention.
6 Benign disease, genital tract infections and sexualproblems.
PART 3 The Reproductive Years.
7 The mother and fetus in pregnancy.
8 Bleeding in pregnancy.
9 The antenatal period.
10 Diseases of pregnancy.
11 Diseases in pregnancy.
12 Normal labour.
13 Abnormal labour.
15 The newborn.
PART 4 The Mature Woman.
16 Abnormal vaginal blood loss.
17 Pelvic pain.
18 Breast disease.
19 Screening for gynaecological cancer.
PART 5 The Older Woman.
20 Malignant gynaecological conditions.
21 The menopause.
22 Pelvic floor disorders.
PART 6 Audit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
23 Statistics of reproductive medicine.