From March 2011 the format of the Part 2 MRCOG written examination has changed, the number of EMQs has increased from 40 to 90. EMQs now make up 40 per cent of overall marks. Therefore it is crucial that a candidate has experience and practice in answering them beforehand. This book is a perfect introduction to the Part 2 MRCOG exam. It features 160 questions covering most of the subject of obstetrics practice, and is primarily based on guidelines published by the RCOG, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the most up-to-date research and consensus. This book contains evidence-based answers, so candidates will find them easy to understand. All the questions are based on real clinical scenarios commonly encountered in day-to-day clinical practice - outpatient clinics, acute admissions from accident and emergency, and labour wards. Full details about the exam itself are available on the RCOG website. This book follows the established format; just choose the most appropriate answer for each question. It is important to read the statements carefully to identify the theme and then select the most relevant and appropriate answer. This book will coach students to answer EMQs effectively. It is a must read for Part 2 MRCOG exam revision.
Preface Syllabus Abbreviations About the authors EMQs on Anaemia, blood transfusion and anti-D Postpartum haemorrhage PPROM (Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes), prematurity and prophylactic steroid The abnormal attachment of placenta and umbilical cord External cephalic version and breech presentation Infectious disease in pregnancy Medical disorders in pregnancy Antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum problems.