This portable pocket resource and quick reference in the brand new Instant Workups series helps you develop and refine your diagnostic skills. Practical and easy-to-use, it includes the most commonly encountered conditions you’re likely to see in your obstetrics and gynecology practice. Clear workup plans for each condition are presented, providing you with quick, focused guidance with the flexibility to adapt to each unique patient.
- Covers the most commonly encountered medical conditions to provide you with a practical and useful manual for daily practice.
- Organized alphabetically by presenting sign, symptom, or lab abnormality for easy reference and to reflect how a patient actually presents.
- Includes a brief background discussion on each topic, followed by lists of important related materials (such as medications that may contribute to each condition) and laboratory and/or radiographic tests to be ordered.
- Describes each diagnostic test so you can refresh or familiarize yourself with the purpose of the test.
- Provides a sound framework for building your workups using detailed treatment algorithms.
Table of Contents
1. Abnormal Pap smear
2. Abnormal premenopausal vaginal bleeding
3. Adnexal mass
4. Amenorrhea, primary
5. Amenorrhea, secondary
6. Breast mass (palpable)
7. Breast pain
8. Breastfeeding problems
9. Chest pain
10. Delayed puberty
15. Hair loss
17. Hematuria, microscopic
19. Hypertension in pregnancy
23. Liver disease in pregnancy
24. Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
26. Pelvic pain, acute
27. Pelvic pain, chronic
28. Polycystic ovary syndrome
29. Postmenopausal vaginal bleeding
30. Postpartum depression
31. Precocious puberty
32. Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder
33. Preterm labor
34. Recurrent miscarriage
35. Recurrent urinary tract infection
36. Sexual dysfunction
37. Urinary incontinence
38. Vaccinations during pregnancy
39. Vaginal bleeding during early pregnancy
40. Vaginal bleeding during mid-late pregnancy
41. Vaginal discharge
42. Vulvar pruritis
43. Weight loss
By Theodore X. O'Connell, MD, Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills, Woodland Hills, CA; Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Partner Physician, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Woodland Hills, CA; and Kathleen Dor, MD, Assistant Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills, Woodland Hills, CA