ISBN-10: 072343509X
ISBN-13: 9780723435099

Fundamentals of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Author(s): Professor Jeremy N Oats, Professor Suzanne Abraham
Cover: Paperback
Pages: 364
Edition: 9th
Published: February 2010

A colourful, well-illustrated textbook of obstetrics and gynaecology that combines clear writing and excellent presentation with the latest advances in the management of normal and abnormal pregnancy and gynaecological disorders and their treatment. A hallmark of the book is its sympathetic approach to the needs of the woman, which is nevertheless combined with an equally strong dedication to including the latest important scientific advances in the field.

Features:

  • Over 250 line drawings - more than any other text at a similar price.
  • Short chapters
  • Thorough coverage of clinical management
  • Two books in one


What's New:

  • Completely new ultrasound scans throughout
  • Boxes added in text and as end-of-chapter summaries
  • New layout, in the style of the popular Lissauer Paediatrics text


Contents:

      1. Gynaecological and obstetric history and examination

 

      2. Ovulation and the menstrual cycle

 

      3. Conception and placental development

 

      4. Embryo and fetus

 

      5. Physiological and anatomical changes in pregnancy

 

      6. Antenatal care

 

      7. Physiology and anatomical changes in childbirth

 

      8. Course and management of childbirth

 

      9. The puerperium

 

      10. Minor complications of pregnancy

 

      11. Abortion

 

      12. Extrauterine pregnancy/ectopic gestation

 

      13. Antepartum haemorrhage

 

      14. Hypertensive diseases in pregnancy

 

      15. Cardiovascular, respiratory, haematological and neurological disorders in pregnancy

 

      16. Endocrine disorders in pregnancy

 

      17. Infections during pregnancy

 

      18. Diseases of the placenta and membranes

 

      19. Variations in the duration of pregnancy

 

      20. The at-risk fetus

 

      21. Abnormal fetal presentations

 

      22. Abnormal labour (dystocia) and prolonged labour

 

      23. Disorders in the puerperium

 

      24. Obstetric operations

 

      25. The epidemiology of obstetrics

 

      26. The newborn infant

 

      27. The low-birthweight infant

 

      28. Disorders of menstruation

 

      29. Psychological and physical disorders of the menstrual cycle

 

      30. Human sexuality

 

      31. Conception control

 

      32. Infertility

 

      33. Infections of the genital tract

 

      34. Atrophic and dystrophic conditions

 

      35. Endometriosis and adenomyosis

 

      36. Benign tumours, cysts and malformations of the genital tract

 

      37. Premalignant and malignant conditions of the female genital tract

 

      38. Uterovaginal displacements, damage and prolapse

 

      39. The urinary tract and its relationship to gynaecology

 

      40. The breast

 

      41. Gynaecological problems in childhood and adolescence

 

      42. A woman's middle years: menopause

 

    43. Anatomy of the female genital tract

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