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The Washington Manual Obstetrics and Gynecology Survival Guide

The Washington Manual Obstetrics and Gynecology Survival Guide

by Jason Wright MD, Solange Wyatt MD


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Written by Washington University house staff and faculty, this pocket-sized survival guide provides all the essential obstetrics and gynecology information that every intern needs from Day 1 on the wards. Content includes algorithms, useful formulas, patient notes, top ten work-ups, common calls and complaints, key points on most common problems, essentials of "what not to miss" and "when to refer/call for help," and "tricks of the trade."

The Obstetrics section is subdivided into antepartum, medical complications of pregnancy, intrapartum, postpartum, and ultrasound and genetics. The Gynecology section covers general gynecology, gynecologic infectious diseases, contraception, urogynecology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and gynecologic oncology.

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The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781743631
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Series: Washington Manual Survival Guide Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents hairman's Note
Series Preface
Key to Abbreviations

Part One. Obstetrics
1. Keys to Survival

I. Antepartum Care
2. Physiologic Changes in Pregnancy
3. Prenatal Care
4. Preterm Labor
5. Premature Rupture of Membranes
6. Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
7. Chronic Hypertension
8. Isoimmunization
9. Nonimmune Hydrops Fetalis
10. Multiple Gestations
11. Intrauterine Growth Retardation
12. Congenital Infections
13. Third-Trimester Bleeding
14. Abortion
15. Fetal Demise
16. Teratology
17. Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
18. Trauma in Pregnancy

II. Medical Complications of Pregnancy
19. Asthma
20. Diabetes Mellitus
21. Thyroid Disease
22. Human Immunodeficiency Virus
23. Urinary Tract Infections

III. Intrapartum Care
24. Normal Labor and Delivery
25. Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring
26. Induction and Augmentation of Labor
27. Dystocia
28. Malpresentation
29. Intrapartum Complications
30. Operative Obstetrics 1
31. Obstetric Anesthesia

IV. Postpartum
32. Postpartum Infection
33. Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders
34. Postpartum Hemorrhage

V. Ultrasound and Genetics
35. Ultrasound
36. Genetics
37. Prenatal Diagnosis
38. Fetal Anomalies

Part Two. Gynecology

39. Keys to Survival
40. Preoperative Evaluation
41. Principles of Gynecologic Surgery
42. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
43. Acute Pelvic Pain
44. Dysmenorrhea
45. Chronic Pelvic Pain
46. Leiomyoma
47. Ectopic Pregnancy
48. Endometriosis
49. Müllerian Anomalies
50. Disorders of the Vulva
51. Sexual Assault
52. Postoperative Complications

I. Gynecologic Infectious Disease
53. Vulvovaginitis
54. Cervicitis
55. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
56. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

II. Contraception
57. Oral Contraceptive Pills 1
58. Emergency Contraception
59. Barrier Methods of Contraception
60. Long-Acting Methods of Contraception
61. Intrauterine Device
62. Sterilization

III. Urogynecology
63. Urinary Incontinence
64. Pelvic Organ Prolapse

IV. Reproductive Endocrinology
65. Menstrual Cycle
66. Puberty
67. Amenorrhea
68. Hirsutism
69. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
70. Hyperprolactinemia
71. Infertility
72. Menopause

V. Gynecologic Oncology
73. Survival in Gynecologic Oncology
74. Chemotherapy
75. Complications of Chemotherapy
76. Radiation Toxicity
77. Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
78. Nonepithelial Ovarian Cancer
79. Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia 17
80. Cervical Cancer
81. Endometrial Hyperplasia
82. Uterine Cancer
83. Vulvar Cancer
84. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
85. Electrolytes

A. Critical Care
B. Blood Component Therapy
C. Acid-Base Disorders
D. Lab Reference Values
E. Ultrasound Tables
F. Anticoagulation
G. Methotrexate Protocol
H. Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington
University Medical Center Antibiogram
I. Patient Data Tracking Form

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