- Compiles all the relevant, evidence-based material on obstetrics and gynaecology, in an easily accessible, convenient format
- In line with the RCOG curriculum, with information on communication, technical and professional skills
- Features over 100 line drawings and photographs to aid identification and treatment
- Written by five of the leading figures in obstetrics and gynaecology including the president of the Royal College
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 practising obstetrician 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.
Readership: Specialist trainees and junior consultants in obstetrics and gynaecology. Will also be referred to by senior consultants in the clinic and on the ward.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.1: Examination of the obstetric patient
1.2: Examination of the gynaecological patient
1.3: Communication, confidentiality, breaking bad news and obtaining consent
1.4: Legal framework for care in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2.1: Normal pregnancy
2.2: Complications of early pregnancy
2.3: Care of the fetus
2.4: Maternal medicine and infections
2.5: Obstetric conditions
2.6: Care in labour
2.7: Common obstetric techniques, procedures and surgery
3.2: Benign and urogynaecology
3.3: Benign, premalignant and malignant tumours in gynaecology
3.4: Common gynaecological procedures and surgery
Edited by Sarabatnam Arulkumaran, Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St. George's University of London, London, UK, Lesley Regan, Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St. Mary's Hospital and Imperial College, London, UK, David Farquharson, Consultant Gynaecologist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK, Ash Monga, Consultant Gynaecologist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, UK, and Aris Papageorghiou, Consultant in Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine, Honorary Senior Lecturer, St George's University of London, London, UK