Practical Obstetrics and Gynaecology Handbook for O&G Clinicians and General Practitioners by Thiam Chye Tan

Practical Obstetrics and Gynaecology Handbook for O&G Clinicians and General Practitioners

byThiam Chye Tan, Kim Teng Tan, Eng Hseon Tay;S P Chonkar

Kobo ebook | May 27, 2014

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This handbook provides an evidence-based approach to common obstetrics & gynaecological problems faced by O & G clinicians and general practitioners in their daily practice. It is the only book available with current evidence-based recommendations and protocols in O & G.

Compiled by experienced experts, this new edition contains 24 new chapters. The existing chapters have been updated using the latest evidence. The authors have included multiple flow charts and detailed practical approaches to various gynaecology and obstetric issues. The book will be a valuable and quick practical guide to everyone — not only to general practitioners and O & G clinicians, but also to medical students and resident doctors. Topics like “Approach to Ectopic Pregnancy” and “Pelvic Inflammatory Disease” will provide invaluable guidance to even emergency medicine doctors.


  • Obstetrics:

    • Pre-Conception Preparation
    • Routine Antenatal Follow-Up
    • Vaccination in Pregnancy
    • Approach to Bleeding in Early Pregnancy
    • Approach to Spontaneous Miscarriage
    • Approach to Recurrent Spontaneous Miscarriage (RSM)
    • Approach to Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy
    • Obstetric & Gynaecological (O&G) Causes of Abdominal Pain in Early Pregnancy
    • Obstetric & Gynaecological (O&G) Causes of Abdominal Pain in Late Pregnancy
    • Non Obstetric & Gynaecological (Non O&G) Causes of Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy: Simple Approach by Site of Pain
    • Non Obstetric & Gynaecological (Non O&G) Causes of Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy
    • Approach to Ectopic Pregnancy (EP)
    • Approach to Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD)
    • Termination of Pregnancy (TOP)
    • Medical Disorders and Potential Risk Factors in Pregnancy
    • Multiple Pregnancy
    • Infections in Pregnancy
    • Skin Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Approach to Depression in Pregnancy
    • Medications in Pregnancy and Lactation
    • Approach to Postnatal Problems
    • Lactation and Breastfeeding
    • Frequently Asked Questions on Pregnancy
  • Investigations in Obstetrics:

    • Routine Antenatal Blood Investigations and Infective Screening
    • Approach to Prenatal Screening for Thalassemia
    • Miscellaneous Antenatal Blood Investigations
    • Screening for Chromosomal Defects
    • Prenatal Invasive Diagnostic Tests
    • Ultrasonography and Foetal Doppler in Obstetrics
    • Approach to Screening Scan Foetal Abnormalities
    • Laboratory Values in Normal Pregnancy
    • An Overview of Serum Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
  • Gynaecology:

    • Amenorrhoea
    • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB)
    • Adolescent Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB)
    • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
    • Dysmenorrhoea
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP)
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Approach to Gynaecological Cancers
    • Pap Smear Screening and Management of Abnormal Pap Smears
    • Post Coital Bleeding (PCB)
    • Human Papilloma (HPV) Vaccines and HPV Testing — Salient Facts for Clinical Practice
    • Vulvar and Vaginal Lesions
    • Post Menopausal Bleeding (PMB)
    • Thickened Endometrium
    • Polyps (Cervical/Endometrial)
    • Fibroid
    • Endometriosis and Adenomyosis
    • Ovarian Cyst
    • Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)
    • Voiding and Urinary Disorders
    • Vaginal Discharge and Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
    • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)
    • Oral Hormonal Contraception
    • Non-Oral Contraception/Contraception for Lactating Mothers
    • Choice of Contraception
    • Contraception in Patients with Medical Conditions and Drug Interactions
    • Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) and Associated Dilemmas
    • Emergency Contraception
    • Menopause
    • Osteoporosis
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
    • Subfertility, Semen Analysis and Management of Azoospermia
    • Approach to Hyperprolactinaemia
    • Approach to Galactorrhoea
    • Sexual Dysfunctional Problems
    • Mammogram, Breast Ultrasound Scan and Breast Biopsy
    • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Investigations in Gynaecology:

    • Ovarian Tumour Markers
    • Female Hormonal Profile
    • Imaging Modalities in Gynaecology
    • Role of Interventional Radiology (IR) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Readership: O&G clinicians, general practitioners, medical students and the interested public.
Key Features:

  • It is evidence based, compiled by experienced experts
Title:Practical Obstetrics and Gynaecology Handbook for O&G Clinicians and General PractitionersFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 27, 2014Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814522961

ISBN - 13:9789814522960

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