Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics And Gynaecology by Sarabatnam Arulkumaran

Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics And Gynaecology

EditorSarabatnam Arulkumaran, Lesley Regan, David Farquharson

Hardcover | July 13, 2011

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This irreplaceable reference compiles the most up-to-date and relevant material on obstetrics and gynaecology 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 practisingobstetrician or gynaecologist needs to know; presenting them in a uniform and accessible way, allowing for quick diagnosis and optimal care. In line with the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology curriculum for specialty training, this book covers not just the clinical knowledge required but also information on the communication, technical and professional skills needed to practise in the specialty. With each chapter written by internationally renowned specialists and edited by five of the leading figures in obstetrics and gynaecology, this book will be a vital resource for all practising clinicians.

About The Author

S. Arulkumaran has been in clinical practice for 37 years and in academic medicine for 25 years. He is currently Professor and Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St George's University of London, and is also President of the RCOG. He has authored and edited over twenty books and is internationally known for his expertise in obstetr...

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Title:Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics And GynaecologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:800 pagesPublished:July 13, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199552215

ISBN - 13:9780199552214

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction1.1 Examination of the obstetric patient1.2 Examination of the gynaecological patient1.3 Communication, confidentiality, breaking bad news and obtaining consent1.4 Legal framework for care in Obstetrics and Gynaecology2. Obstetrics2.1 Normal pregnancy2.2 Complications of early pregnancy2.3 Care of the fetus2.4 Maternal medicine and infections2.5 Obstetric conditions2.6 Care in labour2.7 Common obstetric techniques, procedures and surgery3. Gynaecology3.1 Reproduction3.2 Benign and urogynaecology3.3 Benign, premalignant and malignant tumours in gynaecology3.4 Common gynaecological procedures and surgery