Emergency Procedures in Clinical Practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology is a
concise, quick-reference resource for obstetricians and gynaecologists, written
by Professor Sanja Kupesic from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Centre.
This book provides guidance on fifty of the most common procedural skills in emergency obstetrics and gynaecology. Learning objectives, indications, contraindications, universal precautions, complications, basic equipment and a step-by-step guide to preparation and technique are provided with every procedure.
Techniques covered include core procedures in family medicine, internal medicine and obstetrics and gynaecology training. Multiple choice questions, with answers, are also provided to test understanding.
Emergency Procedures in Clinical Practice in Obstetrics and Gynaecology includes full colour illustrations throughout, and an accompanying DVD-ROM demonstrates the procedures explained in the text, making this an excellent teaching tool and source of reference in every day practice.
• Guide to fifty of the most common emergency procedures in obstetrics
• Multiple choice questions to test understanding
• Full colour illustrations and accompanying DVD-ROM demonstrate procedures
1. Nail Removal 2. Skin Stapling 3. Suturing Skin Lacerations 4. Skin Adhesives 5. Removal of Foreign Bodies, Rings and Fish Hooks 6. Phlebotomy 7. Peripheral IV Access 8. Nasogastric Tube Insertion 9. Urethral Catheterization 10. ECG Interpretation 11. Chest X-Ray Evaluation 12. Skin Biopsies: Punch, Shave and Excisional 13. Wart, Corn and Callus Removal 14. Fluorescein Eye Exam 15. Control of Epistaxis 16. Lumbar Puncture 17. Fine Needle Aspiration 18. Incision and Drainage of Superficial Skin Abscesses 19. Rectal Exam and Anoscopy 20. Excision of Thrombosed External Hemorrhoids 21. Primary Care Local and Regional Anesthesia(Local Infiltration, Field and Peripheral Nerve Block) 22. Splinting 23. Arthrocentesis 24. Closed Joint Reductions 25. Endotracheal Intubation 26. Thoracentesis 27. Chest Tube Placement 28. Paracentesis 29. Arterial Lines 30. Central Venous Lines 31. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter 32. Venous Cutdown 33. Conscious Sedation 34. Soft Tissue Corticosteroid Injections 35. Newborn Circumcision 36. Normal Vaginal Delivery 37. Internal Monitors in Labor 38. Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring 39. Basic Triage Ultrasound 40. Perineal Laceration Repair 41. PAP Screening Test 42. Pessary Fitting 43. Bartholin’s Cyst Management 44. Cervical Polyp Removal 45. Endometrial Biopsy 46. Intrauterine Device 47. Breast Cyst Aspiration 48. Cervical Colposcopy 49. Dilation and Curettage 50. Wet Mount and Whiff Test
Sanja Kupesic Plavsic MD PhD
Professor, Assistant Dean for Faculty Development, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paul L Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, Texas, USA