Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Keith Edmonds
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 29, 2011 - Medical - 872 pages
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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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Contents

Malpresentation Malposition Sharon T Cameron and Anna Glasier
26
Professor Sir John Dewhurst xiii 11 Hypertensive Disorders
101
Preface to the Eighth Edition xiv Jason J S Waugh and Maria C Smith
111
Obstetrics 13 Diabetes and Endocrine Disease in Pregnancy
121
Basic Science 14 Renal Disease
137
Maternal Physiology 5 15 Haematological Problems in Pregnancy
151
The Placenta and Fetal Membranes 16 16 Miscellaneous Medical Disorders
173
Normal Pregnancy 17 Antenatal Screening
185
Phillip Bennett 43 Premenstrual Syndrome
544
Analgesia Anaesthesia and Resuscitation 356 P M Shaughn OBrien
553
Puerperium and Lactation 365 45 Infertility
567
Neonatal Care for Obstetricians 377 46 Assisted Reproduction
580
Gynaecology Jonathan D C Ross
597
Gynaecology 48 Chronic Pelvic Pain
607
Clinical Anatomy of the Pelvis and 49 Endometriosis
615
Normal and Abnormal Development of the Part 13 Urogynaecology
627

Antenatal Care 42 Fetal Wellbeing
200
Fetal Medical Conditions
208
Early Pregnancy Problems 20 Fetal Anomalies
219
Spontaneous Miscarriage 53 Sailesh Kumar
230
Ectopic Pregnancy 76 22 The Normal Mechanisms of Labour
247
Induced Abortion 88 23 Postterm Pregnancy
269
Gynaecological Oncology 61 Ethical Dilemmas in Obstetrics
435
Contraception and Sterilization
495
41 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Secondary
513
Preterm Labour 338 Andrew W Horne and Hilary O D Critchley
534
The Role of Ultrasound in Gynaecology 435 Anthony R B Smith
635
Childhood and Adolescence 52 Benign Diseases of the Vulva
695
Puberty and Its Disorders 471 53 Benign Diseases of the Vagina Cervix
706
Gynaecological Disorders of Childhood and D Keith Edmonds
715
Epithelial Ovarian Cancer 760 Index 823
760
Endometrial Cancer 776 Plates 8 152 10 and 656 Plates 52 1155
776
Sexual Dysfunction
785
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
798
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D. Keith Edmonds, MB BS, FRCOG, FRACOG, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK

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