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Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 9th Edition

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  • 1088 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The revised and updated ninth edition of the essential textbook of obstetrics and gynaecology 

This revised, classic textbook continues to provide the basic knowledge relevant to the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology. Comprehensive in scope, Dewhurst s Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology offers contributions from a noted panel of experts and contains an integrated approach that is designed to help deliver the highest possible care to patients.

Since the publication of the previous edition, there have been a number of obstetric breakthroughs that are addressed in this new edition. In addition, the ninth edition is restructured to reflect the reality of today s clinical practice. Written for both students and professionals, Dewhurst s Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is a straightforward, authoritative and practice–based guide to women s reproductive health. This revised edition follows the current career structure and progression of OBGYN trainees and covers all the topics required for MRCOG qualification. This important textbook:

  • Covers the basics of both obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Includes recent breakthroughs and developments in the practice
  • Reviews all phases of pregnancy from preconception to postnatal care
  • Offers information on maternal and foetal medications
  • Presents the basics on menstruation and infertility
  • Contains information on gynaecologic oncology
  • Offers new chapters on maternal infection and psychiatric problems in pregnancy

The ninth edition of the internationally acclaimed text, provides up–to–date, clinically focused guidance for the successful practice of obstetrics and gynaecology.

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Preface to the Ninth Edition

Preface to the First Edition

Section 1 Obstetrics

Part 1 Basic Science

1 Maternal PhysiologyFiona Broughton Pipkin

2 The Placenta and Fecal MembranesBerthold Huppertz and John C.P. Kingdom

Part 2 Normal Pregnancy

3 Healthy Fetal GrowthAris T. Papageorghiou

4 Pre–conception CounsellingMandish K. Dhanjal

5 Antenatal CareGeorge Attilakos and Timothy G. Overton

6 1st Trimester Antenatal ScreeningT.K. Lau

Part 3 Maternal Medicine

7 Hypertensive DisordersJason J.S. Waugh and Maria C. Smith

8 Heart Disease in PregnancyDawn L. Adamson and Catherine Nelson–Piercy

9 Diabetes in PregnancySarah N. Ali and Anne Dornhorst

10 Liver and Endocrine Diseases in PregnancyMichael Heneghan and Catherine Williamson

11 Renal DiseaseElizabeth Lightstone

12 Haematological Problems in PregnancySarah Davis and Susan Pavord

13 Maternal Infection During PregnancyMaddalena Morlando and Baskaran Thilaganathan

14 Psychiatric Problems in Pregnancy and Post PartumJoanna V. MacLean and Teri B. Pearlstein

15 Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases and Other Common Medical Disorders in PregnancyAndrew McCarthy and May Ching Soh

16 Obesity and PregnancyMary Higgins and Fionnuala McAuliffe

Part 4 Fetal Medicine

17 Fetal Growth RestrictionChristoph Lees

18 3rd Trimester Fetal AssessmentJon Hyett

19 Fetal Medical ConditionsJanet Brennand

20 Fetal AnomaliesSailesh Kumar

21 Multiple PregnancyMark D. Kilby and Dick Oepkes

Part 5 Birth

22 Normal Mechanisms in LabourAndrés Lopéz Bernal and Errol R. Norwitz

23 Post–term PregnancyAaron B. Caughey

24 Induction and Augmentation of LabourJane E. Norman and Sarah J. Stock

25 Obstetric EmergenciesSara Paterson–Brown and Tim J. Draycott

26 Malpresentation, Malposition, Cephalo–pelvic Disproportion and Obstetric ProceduresKim Hinshaw and Sabaratnam Arulkumaren

27 Fetal Monitoring in LabourSara Paterson–Brown and Tracey A. Johnston

28 Pre–term LabourPhilip Bennett

29 StillbirthBryony Jones

30 Analgesia, Anaesthesia and ResuscitationFelicity Plaat

Part 6 Postnatal Care

31 Puerperium and LactationD. Keith Edmonds

32 Neonatal Care for ObstetricsSimon Hannam

33 Perinatal Epidemiology and StatisticsDharmintra Pasupathy

Section 2 Gynaecology

Part 7 Basic Science

34 Clinical Anatomy of the Pelvis and Reproductive TractAlan Farthing

35 Normal and Abnormal Development of the Genital TractD. Keith Edmonds

36 Role of Imaging in GynaecologyWouter Froyman and Dirk Timmerman

37 Ambulatory Gynaecology, Hysteroscopy and LaparoscopyT. Justin Clark and Lynne L.L. Robinson

Part 8 Childhood and Adolescence

38 Puberty and Its DisordersD. Keith Edmonds

39 Gynaecological Disorders of Childhood and AdolescenceD. Keith Edmonds

Part 9 Early Pregnancy Problems

40 Spontaneous MiscarriageChristine I. Ekechi and Catriona M. Stalder

41 Recurrent MiscarriageD. Keith Edmonds

42 Gestational Trophoblastic TumoursMichael J. Seckl

43 Ectopic PregnancyGeorge Condous

44 Induced AbortionPatricial A. Lohr

45 Acute Pelvic InfectionJonathan D.C. Ross

Part 10 Menstruation

46 The Menstrual CycleWilliam L. Ledger

47 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Secondary AmenorrhoeaAdam Balen

48 Heavy Menstrual BleedingAndrew W. Horne and Hilary O.D. Critchley

49 Premenstrual SyndromeP.M. Shaughn O Brien and Zeiad A. El–Gizawy

50 Menopause and Postmenopausal HealthNick Panay

Part 11 Reproductive Problems

51 SubfertilityNick Raine–Fenning

52 Assisted ReproductionGeoffrey H. Trew and Stuart A. Lavery

Part 12 Pelvic Pain

53 EndometriosisNeil P. Johnson

54 Chronic Pelvic PainJanesh Gupta

Part 13 Urogynaecology

55 Uterovaginal ProlapseMark Slack

56 Urinary IncontinenceVik Khullar

Part 14 Benign Gynaecological Disease

57 Benign Diseases of the VulvaFiona M. Lewis

58 Benign Disease of the Vagina, Cervix and OvaryD. Keith Edmonds

59 Benign Disease of the UterusThierry Van den Bosch

Part 15 Gynaecological Cancer

60 Malignant Disease of Vulva and VaginaDavid M. Luesley

61 Premalignant and Malignant Disease of the CervixMaria Kyrgiou

62 Endometrial CancerSean Kehoe

63 Surgical and Medical Management of Epithelial Ovarian CancerChristina Fotopoulou, Hani Gabra and Sarah P. Blagden

Part 16 Sexual Health

64 Sexually Transmitted InfectionsPeter Greenhouse

65 Contraception and SterilisationSharon T. Cameron

66 Sexual DysfunctionKevan R. Wylie

67 Rape and Sexual Assault and Female Genital MutilationCatherine White

Part 17 Miscellaneous Topics

68 Ethical Dilemmas in Obstetrics and GynaecologyEmily Jackson

69 The Law and the Obstetrician and GynaecologistBertie Leigh

70 Evidence–based Care in Obstetrics and GynaecologySiladitya Bhattacharya and Arri Coomarasamy


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