Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

This irreplaceable reference compiles the most up-to-date and relevant material on obstetrics and gynecology into one volume. Strongly evidence-based, it includes the latest knowledge and guidelines from a wide range of sources and contains the key recommendations that a practicing obstetrician or gynecologist needs to know; presenting them in a uniform and accessible way, allowing for quick diagnosis and optimal care.

This book covers not just the clinical knowledge required but also information on the communication, technical and professional skills needed to practice in the specialty.

With each chapter written by internationally renowned specialists and edited by five of the leading figures in obstetrics and gynecology, this book will be a vital resource for all practicing clinicians.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199552214
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

1.1. Examination of the obstetric patient
1.2. Examination of the gynaecological patient
1.3. Communication, confidentiality, breaking bad news and obtaining consent
1.4. Legal framework for care in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2.1. Normal pregnancy
2.2. Complications of early pregnancy
2.3. Care of the fetus
2.4. Maternal medicine and infections
2.5. Obstetric conditions
2.6. Care in labour
2.7. Common obstetric techniques, procedures and surgery
3.1. Reproduction
3.2. Benign and urogynaecology
3.3. Benign, premalignant and malignant tumours in gynaecology
3.4. Common gynaecological procedures and surgery

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