The perfect clinical companion; fully revised and updated for this new edition.
- Focussed on the core curriculum
- Comprehensive coverage sign-posted by clear, consistent headings, from definition, aetiology, pathophysiology, history taking, general advice, clinical features, investigations, management, treatment, prognosis and assessment to risk factors and differential diagnoses.
- Includes self-assessment, emergency procedures and normal values.
1. Gynaecology history taking.
2. Gynaecological examination.
3. Obstetric history taking.
4. Obstetric examination.
SECTION 2: GYNAECOLOGY
5. The menstrual cycle, menstrual disorders, infertility and the menopause.
6. Pelvic pain, endometriosis and minimal-access surgery.
7. Problems of the female genital tract.
8. Uterovaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence.
9. Family planning and sexual health.
10. Bleeding in early pregnancy.
SECTION 3: OBSTETRICS
11. Pre-pregnancy, counselling, prenatal diagnosis and antenatal care.
12. Physiology of pregnancy and pregnancy problems.
13. Multiple pregnancy, breech and abnormal presentations.
15. The Puerperium.
16. Neonatal medicine.
SECTION 4: EMERGENCIES AND PRACTICAL PROCEDURES
17. Emergencies and procedures.
Final medical examination: Questions and answers
Definitions and normal values
Bottomley, Cecilia Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Trust, London, UK.
Rymer, Janice Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' School of Medicine, London, UK.