Beicher & MacKay's Obstetrics, Gynaecology and the Newborn, 4th Edition is an update of the highly acclaimed Obstetrics and the Newborn, 3rd Edition and Illustrated Textbook of Gynaecology. It is the most up-to-date resource in Obstetrics and Gynaecology targetting those with fundamental understanding of this subject area and is written from the Australian perspective with incorporation of the latest RANZCOG guidelines.
Experts throughout Australia and New Zealand have contributed content on the most prevalent topics encountered by obstetricians; gynaecologists and neonatologists today, ranging from global and indigenous reproductive health; sexual assault; gynaecological oncology through to neonatal assessment, malformations and transport.
Section 1: Anatomy and physiology 1 Reproductive anatomy and physiology 2 Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy Section 2: Obstetrics Section 2.1 Normal pregnancy 3 The pre-pregnancy consultation 4 The first antenatal visit 5 Antenatal care beyond the first antenatal visit 6 Nutrition and pharmacy in pregnancy incl vitd, folate, maternal obesity Section 2.2 Problems of early pregnancy 7 Hyperemesis gravidarum 8 Bleeding in early pregnancy Section 2.3 Prenatal diagnosis 9 Diagnosis and management of fetal abnormalities Section 2.4 Obstetric complications 10 Antepartum haemorrhage 11 Placental insufficiency and FGR 12 Preterm labour and cervical insufficiency 13 The post-dates pregnancy and rupture of the membranes before labour at term 14 Multiple pregnancy 15 Malpresentation Section 2.5 Medical and surgical disorders in pregnancy 16 Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and eclampsia 17 Thromboembolism, cardiac disorders and respiratory disease 18 Bacterial infections in pregnancy 19 Viral infections, protozoan infections and immunisations in pregnancy 20 The Blood - anaemia; thrombocytopaenia and coagulopathy 21 Gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, gynaecological and renal problems in pregnancy 22 Autoimmune and isoimmune disease in pregnancy 23 Diabetes mellitus 24 Neurological disorders in pregnancy 25 Mental health disorders during the perinatal period Section 2.6 Common Clinical scenarios and presenting problems in Pregnancy 26 Common problems in pregnancy Section 2.7 Labour and birth Section 2.7.1 Normal labour and birth 27 The physiology of parturition 28 Management of normal labour Section 2.7.2 IOL, Instrumental Delivery and Casearean Section 29 Induction of labour including cervical ripening 30 Episiotomy and vaginal outlet tears 31 Instrumental delivery 32 Caesarean section and trial of labour after caesarean Section 2.7.3 Intrapartum clinical problems 33 Intrapartum fetal compromise 34 Failure to progress in labour 35 Malpresentation and malposition 36 Postpartum haemorrhage 37 Maternal collapse 38 Obstetric analgesia and anaesthesia Section 2.7.4 The puerperium and lactation 39 The physiology of the puerperium and lactation 40 Normal postpartum care 41 Puerperal disorders 42 Maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity and global reproductive health 43 Multicultural issues including indigenous women's health and women's health in other disadvantaged groups Section 3 Gynaecology Section 3.1 Gynaecological assessment 44 Gynaecological history and examination 45 Gynaecological investigation Section 3.2 Menstrual disorders 46 Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology 47 The Menstrual cycle and menstrual disorders Section 3.3 Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 48 Subfertility and reproductive technology 49 Amenorrhoea hyperprolactinaemia & ovulation induction 50 Androgen excess including PCOS, hirsutism and acne Section 3.4 The menopause 51 Menopause climacteric and hormone therapy Section 3.5 Sexuality 52 Normal sexuality; sexual and marital dysfunction; sexual assault Section 3.6 Contraception and fertility control 53 Contraception and fertility control 54 Genital tract infections Section 3.7 Urogynaecology 55 Pelvic organ prolapse 56 Urinary incontinence Section 3.8 Pelvic pain and endometriosis 57 Pelvic pain 58 Endometriosis Section 3.9 The breast and gynaecology 59 Breast disorders Section 3.10 Neoplasia and other lumps 60 Benign and malignant disorders of the vulva and vagina 61 Benign and malignant disorders of the cervix 62 Benign and malignant disorders of the uterus; the pelvic mass 63 Benign and malignant disorders of the ovary and the fallopian tube Section 4: Neonatology 64 Neonatal physiology - adaptation and resuscitation 65 Routine neonatal care 66 Assessment of the neonate 67 Neonatal feeding and nutrition 68 Neonatal jaundice 69 Neonatal neurological presentations 70 Neonatal respiratory distress 71 The small for gestational age and large for gestational age neonate 72 Neonatal infection 73 Congenital malformations 74 Neonatal haematology 75 The preterm neonate and perinatal transport
Walker, Susan Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Director of Perinatal Medicine, Mercy Hospital for Women and University of Melbourne, VIC.
Kyprianou, Kypros Paediatrician, Royal Children's Hospital, Werribee Mercy Hospital, Epworth Freemasons Hospital and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.