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Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 8th Edition

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  • 868 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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THE guide to women′s reproductive health

The knowledge needed for careful and effective practice of obstetrics & gynaecology continues to grow. Dewhurst′s Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology distils evidence and experience into a straightforward, practice–based guide to women′s reproductive health.

This 8th edition has been comprehensively updated to reflect modern clinical needs. Summary boxes throughout enable rapid assimilation of key information for effective clinical practice. The two main parts, obstetrics and gynaecology, have been further divided into thematic sections:

  • The basics of obstetrics and of gynaecology
  • The phases of pregnancy from preconception to postnatal care
  • Maternal medicine and fetal medicine
  • Menstruation
  • Infertility
  • Urogynaecology
  • Gynaecologic oncology

Designed for trainees and to support experienced practitioners, Dewhurst′s Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is your ideal clinical companion.

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Contributors, viii

Professor Sir John Dewhurst, xiii

Preface to the Eighth Edition, xiv

Preface to the First Edition, xv

Section 1 Obstetrics

Part 1 Basic Science

1 Maternal Physiology, 5Fiona Broughton Pipkin

2 The Placenta and Fetal Membranes, 16Berthold Huppertz and John C.P. Kingdom

3 Normal Fetal Growth, 26Jason Gardosi

Part 2 Normal Pregnancy

4 Pre–conception Counselling, 35Mandish K. Dhanjal

5 Antenatal Care, 42George Attilakos and Timothy G. Overton

Part 3 Early Pregnancy Problems

6 Spontaneous Miscarriage, 53Catriona M. Stalder

7 Recurrent Miscarriage, 60Siobhan Quenby

8 Gestational Trophoblast Tumours, 66Philip Savage and Michael Seckl

9 Ectopic Pregnancy, 76Davor Jurkovic

10 Induced Abortion, 88Gillian Flett and Allan Templeton

Part 4 Maternal Medicine

11 Hypertensive Disorders, 101Jason J.S. Waugh and Maria C. Smith

12 Heart Disease in Pregnancy, 111Catherine Nelson–Piercy

13 Diabetes and Endocrine Disease in Pregnancy, 121Anne Dornhorst and Catherine Williamson

14 Renal Disease, 137Sarah Winfi eld and John M. Davison

15 Haematological Problems in Pregnancy, 151Peter Clark, Andrew J. Thomson and Ian A. Greer

16 Miscellaneous Medical Disorders, 173Andrew McCarthy

Part 5 Fetal Medicine

17 Antenatal Screening, 185Ruwan C. Wimalasundera

18 Disorders of Fetal Growth and Assessment of Fetal Well–being, 200Gordon C.S. Smith and Christoph C. Lees

19 Fetal Medical Conditions, 208Janet Brennand

20 Fetal Anomalies, 219Sailesh Kumar

21 Multiple Pregnancy, 230Mark D. Kilby and Dick Oepkes

Part 6 Birth

22 The Normal Mechanisms of Labour, 247Andrés López Bernal and Errol R. Norwitz

23 Post–term Pregnancy, 269Aaron B. Caughey

24 Induction and Augmentation of Labour, 287Jane E. Norman

25 Obstetric Emergencies, 296Sara Paterson–Brown

26 Malpresentation, Malposition, Cephalopelvic Disproportion and Obstetric Procedures, 311Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

27 Fetal Monitoring During Labour, 326Sara Paterson–Brown

28 Preterm Labour, 338Phillip Bennett

29 Analgesia, Anaesthesia and Resuscitation, 356Felicity Plaat

Part 7 Postnatal Care

30 Puerperium and Lactation, 365D. Keith Edmonds

31 Neonatal Care for Obstetricians, 377Glynn Russell

32 Obstetric Statistics, 394James J. Walker

Section 2 Gynaecology

Part 8 Gynaecology

33 Clinical Anatomy of the Pelvis and Reproductive Tract, 413Alan Farthing

34 Normal and Abnormal Development of the Genital Tract, 421D. Keith Edmonds

35 The Role of Ultrasound in Gynaecology, 435Tom Bourne

36 Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopy, 448Adam Magos

Part 9 Childhood and Adolescence

37 Puberty and Its Disorders, 471D. Keith Edmonds

38 Gynaecological Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence, 480D. Keith Edmonds

Part 10 Menstruation

39 The Menstrual Cycle, 487William L. Ledger

40 Contraception and Sterilization, 495Sharon T. Cameron and Anna Glasier

41 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Secondary Amenorrhoea, 513Adam Balen

42 Menstrual Problems: Heavy Menstrual Bleeding and Primary Dysmenorrhoea, 534Andrew W. Horne and Hilary O.D. Critchley

43 Premenstrual Syndrome, 544P.M. Shaughn O′Brien

44 Menopause and the Postmenopausal Woman, 553Nick Panay

Part 11 Inability to Conceive

45 Infertility, 567Mark Hamilton

46 Assisted Reproduction, 580Geoffrey Trew and Stuart Lavery

Part 12 Pelvic Pain

47 Pelvic Infection, 597Jonathan D.C. Ross

48 Chronic Pelvic Pain, 607R. William Stones

49 Endometriosis, 615Stephen Kennedy and Philippe Koninckx

Part 13 Urogynaecology

50 Uterovaginal Prolapse, 627Anthony R.B. Smith

51 Urinary Incontinence, 635Dudley Robinson and Linda Cardozo

Part 14 Benign Gynaecological Disease

52 Benign Diseases of the Vulva, 695Fiona M. Lewis and Sallie M. Neill

53 Benign Diseases of the Vagina, Cervix and Ovary, 706D. Keith Edmonds

54 Benign Disease of the Uterus, 715Aradhana Khaund and Mary Ann Lumsden

Part 15 Gynaecological Oncology

55 Malignant Disease of the Vulva and the Vagina, 729David M. Luesley

56 Premalignant and Malignant Disease of the Cervix, 747Mahmood I. Shafi

57 Epithelial Ovarian Cancer, 760Hani Gabra and Sarah Blagden

58 Endometrial Cancer, 776Sean Kehoe

Part 16 Miscellaneous Topics

59 Sexual Dysfunction, 785Claudine Domoney

60 Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, 798Maureen Dalton

61 Ethical Dilemmas in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 805Sheila McLean

62 The Law and the Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, 815Bertie Leigh

Index, 823

Colour plate sections can be found facing pages 432

(Plates 8.1–52.10) and 656 (Plates 52.11–55.7)

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Keith Edmonds
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