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Mind the Gaps: Cases in Gynaecology, Sexual and Reproductive Health

  • ID: 5350005
  • Book
  • July 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
This book aims to address some common problems which are seen regularly in gynaecology, sexual and reproductive health, but are often not considered in great detail. It is designed to provide direction on subjects which are peripheral to a specialty, but have a significant impact on patients' lives nonetheless, and require expertise and intervention. These include cases on contraception and sexual health in transgender individuals, female genital mutilation, cervical screening in pregnancy, perimenopause, domestic violence, contact tracing and contraception.

We hope it is helpful to hospital doctors, GPs, nurses, allied health care professionals and students alike.

Mind the Gaps will help readers deal effectively with clinical and ethical dilemmas they may face in their practice, reducing the likelihood that problems are overlooked and ultimately improving outcomes for patients.

- Case-based approach covering important but under represented patient conditions- Presents the extensive knowledge and experience of distinguished editors Shreelata Datta and Usha Kumar- Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text and figures from the book on a variety of devices.
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Chapter 1 Recurrent Thrush

Chapter 2 Herpes Simplex Virus

Chapter 3 Lichen Sclerosis

Chapter 4 Lichen Planus

Chapter 5 Genital Warts

Chapter 6 The Immunocompromised Patient with Genito-urinary presentations

Chapter 7 Intermenstrual / Postcoital Bleeding

Chapter 8 Premenstrual Syndrome

Chapter 9 Postmenopausal bleeding

Chapter 10 Domestic violence

Chapter 11 Issues Pertinent to Migrant Women-Female genital mutilation

Chapter 12 Toxic Shock Syndrome

Chapter 13 Cervical Screening in pregnancy

Chapter 14 Chickenpox in pregnancy

Chapter 15 Confidentiality

Chapter 16 Contact tracing

Chapter 17 Contraception for postpartum women

Chapter 18 Contraception for women aged over 40 and in the perimenopause

Chapter 19 Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Contraception

Chapter 20 Contraception for women with obesity

Chapter 21 Contraception for women with eating disorders

Chapter 22 Contraception for women with epilepsy

Chapter 23 Emergency contraception

Chapter 24 Contraception and Sexual Health in Transgender individuals

Chapter 25 HIV and Contraception

Chapter 26 Contraception and mental health

Appendix 1 The UK Medical Eligibility Criteria for contraceptive use

Appendix 2 Contraception choices and effectiveness of contraceptive methods

Appendix 3 Abbreviations
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Shreelata T Datta Associate Clinical Dean and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London, UK.

Usha Kumar Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health, King's College Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
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