Obstetrics: A Practical Manual

Paperback | May 1, 1995

byRoger Neuberg

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Obstetrics can be a particularly daunting prospect for those starting out. This book is designed for those SHOs, trainee obstetricians, trainee GPs, and medical students doing their obstetrics rotations, who find that they need a small, practical guide to dealing with the many and variedproblems they will face. The chapters are arranged chronologically, starting with early pregnancy. Following chapters chart the course of the pregnancy and labour right the way through to the post-natal visit. Throughout the book, Dr Neuberg stresses the importance of the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths andemphasizes the intensive nature of much of the specialty, the potential for sudden problems, and the constant need for vigilance. The text is supplemented by many simple line drawings to aid clarification and numerous check lists to reinforce important points. A final section has been writtenspecifically to help candidates for the DRCOG. Obstetrics is the ideal book for everybody coming to the field. Its chronological structure means that finding information is quick and easy, the check-lists aid recall, and the text focuses on those aspects of the specialty that the physician on the ward needs in everyday practice. It is not an`exam-crammer' but a well-written and concise guidebook to obstetrics and as such it will find a place in the library of every health worker who works with pregnant women.

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Obstetrics can be a particularly daunting prospect for those starting out. This book is designed for those SHOs, trainee obstetricians, trainee GPs, and medical students doing their obstetrics rotations, who find that they need a small, practical guide to dealing with the many and variedproblems they will face. The chapters are arrang...

Roger Neuberg is at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:302 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.71 inPublished:May 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192630075

ISBN - 13:9780192630070

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Table of Contents

Diagnosis of PregnancySymptoms and signs of early pregnancySymptoms and signs after the 12th weekAntenatal CareThe antenatal booking appointmentThe third trimesterPrenatal diagnosisSpecial patient groupsAntenatal ProblemsMinor everyday complaints in pregnancyAntenatal complicationsAnaemia in pregnancyUrinary tract infectionsHypertensive disorders in pregnancyIntrauterine growth retardation (IUGR)Diabetes in pregnancyHeart disease in pregnancyThyroid disease in pregnancyRhesus iso-immunizationCephalopelvic disproportionAbnormal presentations in the antenatal clinicProlonged pregnancy and postmaturityAntenatal EmergenciesAntepartum haemorrhageImminent eclampsia and eclampsiaPreterm (premature) labourPremature rupture of membranesInduction of LabourInduction in special casesLabour and DeliveryPain relief in labourFetal monitoring during labourEpisiotomy and perineal tearsAbnormal LabourAbnormal uterine actionOccipito-posterior presentationCephalo-pelvic disproportionManagement of breech presentation in labourManagement of twin pregnancy in labourManagement of face presentationManagement of brow presentationOperative deliveryAdditional labour ward emergenciesProblems in the third stage of labourThe Newborn BabyPerinatal and Maternal DeathPost-Natal PeriodInfant feedingPost-natal complicationsContraceptive advicePre-discharge post-natal checkPost-natal visitThe DRCOG ExaminationTips on DRCOGRecommended Reading