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Part of the World Clinics: Obstetrics & Gynecology series, this new volume presents clinicians and trainees with the latest developments in the diagnosis and management of anaemia. Beginning with an introduction to the classification, pathology and diagnosis of the condition, the following chapters cover different types of anaemia including iron deficiency, folic acid and Vitamin B12 deficiency, haemolytic, aplastic, sickle cell, and more. The book concludes with discussion on special situations such as severe anaemia in labour and antepartum haemorrhage. Presented as a collection of evidence-based reviews, each article is enhanced by photographs and figures, and concludes with a summary and comments by the editors highlighting their own clinical experience. Other volumes in the series include: Endometriosis, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Recurrent Miscarriage, Contraception, Ovulation Induction, Perimenopausal Health, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Preeclampsia, and Preterm Labor. Key points Latest volume in the World Clinics: Obstetrics & Gynecology series Covers diagnosis and management of different types of anaemia Each article concludes with a summary and comments by the editors Enhanced by photographs and figures throughout
Fully revised for a third edition, the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is now better than ever. It includes new algorithms for patient management, new images and full colour photographs, and new and expanded topics including female genital mutilation, consent for operations, and pre-operative assessment. Written and reviewed by a team of highly experienced clinicians and academics, and UK trainees, this handbook is a perfect starting point for preparation for postgraduate exams. Practical advice is presented with key evidence-based guidelines, supported by web references, providing the most up-to-date clinical information as well as the perfect starting point for preparation for postgraduate exams. The indispensable, concise and practical guide to all aspects of obstetric and gynaecological medical care, diagnosis, and management, this is the must have resource for all specialist trainees, junior doctors and medical students, as well as a valuable aide memoir for experienced clinicians.
Algorithms in Obstetrics and Gynaecology presents the core knowledge needed to tackle all situations in obstetrics and gynaecology, in a structured fashion. All algorithms are designed to support rapid decision making in the most clinically relevant situations to minimise the risks of a poor outcome. A range of clinical problems are covered from common non-life-threatening emergencies such as hyperemesis in pregnancy, to life-threatening acute events such as ectopic pregnancy, acute fetal distress or maternal collapse. Each topic is presented as either an algorithm, a care pathway, or table of key information and has been carefully structured to ensure a logical progression of thought to aid anticipation, early diagnosis and prompt and appropriate management. Accompanying key learning points highlight the essential information from the topic. Based on current national guidelines and clinical evidence, the algorithms and care pathways can be used as a reliable and practical resource for day to day practice in obstetrics and gynaecology.
This book helps all those working in maternity services to improve the quality of the care they offer. Improvement is driven by clinical effectiveness and increasing patient demands, and for each area of practice described this book outlines the service organisation needed to achieve this improvement. The goal is to help clinicians take responsibility for developing services that meet the needs of their patients as well as managing their individual medical conditions. The book demonstrates that much can be achieved within current resources and without major additional expense. Different approaches are demonstrated, but the key issue is the patient pathway. Trainees, clinicians, managers and commissioners of services will find this book of practical value. There should be a copy on the shelves of every hospital obstetric unit.
This book provides undergraduate students with the most up to date information in the field of obstetrics. This third edition has been fully revised and provides step by step guidance on evaluation, diagnosis and management of many obstetric disorders. Divided into two sections, the first part provides an overview of female pelvic and reproductive anatomy, and the very early stages of pregnancy, including miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy. The following chapters discuss disorders and emergencies associated with pregnancy and labour, and their management. The new edition of this highly illustrated manual includes new chapters on the pelvis and foetal skull, contracted pelvis, and cephalopelvic disproportion. Key Points Fully revised, new edition providing latest information in field of obstetrics Covers numerous disorders and emergencies associated with pregnancy and labour Third edition includes new chapters on the pelvis Previous edition (9788184489095) published in 2010
Prepared by editors of international renown, the latest edition of Fetal Monitoring in Practice has been fully updated throughout and now presents the latest information in colour! Retaining the features that characterised the success of previous editions - an accessible writing style, basic CTG interpretation, use of correct terminology, common pitfalls associated with equipment usage, underlying pathophysiology, clinical trial data and relevant clinical scenarios - new features include an expanded author team to provide an international perspective, the latest guidelines from NICE and FIGO, new and expanded information on clinical assessment and medical litigation, and a new chapter on competency testing in CTG interpretation prior to practice. Clear and friendly writing style makes a potentially challenging subject straightforward and accessible Explains the correct use of terminology to help ensure safe and accurate communication Emphasizes the importance of using monitoring techniques within the context of detailed clinical assessment Explains the basics of interpretation including the influence of drugs used for pain relief Explains common pitfalls associated with equipment usage and provides practical advice on how to avoid them Explains the underlying pathophysiology associated with abnormal changes seen on the CTG Explains and contextualizes relevant clinical trial data Clinical scenarios demonstrate common presentations such as breech birth, twin pregnancies, brow presentation, hypertension, and eclampsia Real CTG traces demonstrate more complex presentations such as prolonged deceleration, placental abruption, and fetal bleeding Perfect for candidates undertaking the Advanced Training Skills?Module of the RCOGs 'Advanced Labour Ward Practice' Incorporates the latest guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics Expanded author team provides an international perspective Includes new and expanded information on clinical assessment, complications including infection, anaemia and bleeding and medical litigation, Contains a new chapter on competency testing in CTG interpretation prior to practice
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the most common medical problem encountered during pregnancy, complicating 2-3% of pregnancies (Medscape). This book is a comprehensive guide to hypertensive disease in pregnancy. Beginning with an introduction to the condition and its diagnosis, the following chapters describe the management of different disorders caused by high blood pressure including treatment of preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome, hypertensive disorders in second and third stages of labour, and postpartum hypertension. Written by an internationally recognised author and editor team, many from the UK, this invaluable reference includes more than seventy images and illustrations. Key points Comprehensive guide to hypertensive disease in pregnancy Covers management of many disorders associated with high blood pressure in pregnancy Internationally recognised author and editor team, many from UK Includes more than 70 images and illustrations
In light of new recommendations for intrapartum care, this fully updated second edition offers a review of best practice in all aspects of labour and delivery. This authoritative guide incorporates revised recommendations from the latest MBRRACE-UK Report, NICE guidelines, Cochrane Reviews and RCOG Green-top Guidelines to provide advice that is in line with the latest research and practice. New chapters cover the aspects of non-technical skills, ranging from leadership and team work to situational awareness and decision making. This edition also emphasises the problem of adherent placenta and discusses how it should be managed. With its modern, evidence-based approach, Best Practice in Labour and Delivery is the ideal textbook for those training in labour ward practice and studying for postgraduate examinations. Offering clear and practical guidance, this comprehensive book will help all obstetricians, obstetric anaesthetists, midwives and nurse practitioners to understand and deliver the best clinical care to patients.
This new edition has been fully revised to provide undergraduate students with the most up to date information in the field of gynaecology. Divided into 42 chapters, the text follows a life cycle approach, beginning with discussion on the embryology and development of the female genital tract, through puberty, ovulation and menstruation, to menopause. The book covers the diagnosis and management of numerous gynaecological disorders, from abnormal bleeding, subfertility and endometriosis, to pelvic organ prolapse, polycystic ovary syndrome, and cancer. Each chapter begins with an overview highlighting the topic. The third edition includes new chapters on genital tuberculosis, uterine displacements, and endoscopy as well as more than 450 clinical images and tables. The book is edited by an internationally recognised team of experts from London and South Asia. Key Points Fully revised, new edition providing undergraduates with latest information in the field Third edition includes new chapters on genital tuberculosis, uterine displacements, and endoscopy Edited by internationally recognised team from London and South Asia Previous edition (9788184489101) published in 2010
Every day, approximately 1000 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth, most of which result from common treatable complications, such as haemorrhage, infections, pre-eclampsia and obstructed labour, which have not been recognized in time or treated properly. Every unborn child also faces risk of stillbirth, birth trauma, oxygen deprivation and neonatal death or long-term brain damage during birthing. Obstetric and Intrapartum Emergencies: A Practical Guide to Management is written by a wide variety of obstetric experts in developing and developed countries and provides an easy-to-use guide to recognize and treat perinatal emergencies before it is too late. The text includes learning tools such as 'Key Pearls' and 'Key Pitfalls', a section on managing emergencies in a low-resource setting and contains detailed illustrations throughout. This book is a practical and invaluable guide for obstetricians, neonatologists, midwives, medical students and the wider perinatal team.
Authoritative, world-known editors and author team. Presents a contemporary and pragmatic summary ofrecent developments in operative obstetrics. Contextualises practice in the history of obstetric practice. Accurate line drawings throughout clearly demonstrating relevant procedures and equipment. Advice and management for obstetricians working in resource-limited areas New chapter to cover labour and delivery in high-BMI women Extensive coverage of Caesarean section to reflect current critical thinking New chapters exploring assisted vaginal delivery in greater depth Management areas and guidelines fully updated (e.g. for fetal monitoring in labour). Covers significant new research, e.g. the WOMAN trial. New editor, Michael Robson
Concise practical guidance to managing an Obstetric High Dependency unit
The team and clinical environment is the starting point for the "Handbook of Obstetric High Dependency Care." The book discusses the structure and requirements of a unit, both clinically and in terms of equipment, protocols and management aims. The main sections cover the investigation, diagnosis and management of clinical disease resulting from pregnancy and incidental to it.
This second edition of Intrapartum Care for the MRCOG and Beyond has been comprehensively updated to reflect current clinical practice and developments since the publication of the original edition. Six new chapters have been added on topics that have become increasingly important since the first edition of the book: improving intrapartum care; lower genital tract trauma; emergency obstetric hysterectomy; acute uterine inversion; disseminated intravascular coagulation; and acute tocolysis. The book outlines a concise and pragmatic approach to intrapartum care, with a focus on the fine clinical balance needed from midwives and obstetricians to provide the vigilant care necessary to prevent and manage the relatively rare adverse events during labour, yet support the wishes of the woman who wants minimal interference.
Obesity is a continuing issue around the world and in many
contexts. The growing number of obese people is an increasing
concern for those in the medical profession, and obesity can pose
specific challenges in relation to fertility and pregnancy.
Patients who are obese require specific considerations and
knowledge. Bringing together experts from a variety of specialties
to examine the issues and challenges of obesity, this book
discusses how obesity affects fertility, reproduction, and
pregnancy. Beginning with an exploration of the epidemiology of
obesity, further chapters focus on specific issues related to
obesity and both male and female reproduction, the complications of
obesity during pregnancy and labour, and the long term effects of
obesity. This is the most comprehensive resource to examine the
topic of obesity and reproductive issues, making it invaluable for
medical students, professionals, and researchers in public policy
Focuses on the intrapartum aspects of obstetric practice - the focus of medico-legal and clinical audit attention Highly illustrated to show techniques in detail Offers tips and advice to the trainee Emphasis on practical matters - a step-by-step approach Includes historical boxes to enliven and entertain
Obesity and Gynecology, Second Edition, presents updated chapters on a variety of topics, ranging from adolescent obesity, contraception, assisted reproduction and sexual dysfunction, to bariatric surgery and improving semen parameters. The prevalence of obesity in men and women continues to dramatically increase around the world. Obesity presents specific challenges in relation to male and female infertility and general gynecology. Patients who are obese require specific considerations and knowledge.
Obesity and Obstetrics, Second Edition, brings together experts to examine the issues and challenges of obesity and obstetrics, also discussing how obesity affects fertility, reproduction and pregnancy. Beginning with the worldwide epidemic of obesity, chapters then go on to review obesity and hyperglycemia of pregnancy, management of labor, interventions to improve care during pregnancy, and long-term impact of maternal obesity.
This is the sixth edition of a popular, highly readable primer in obstetrics and gynaecology. It has been thoroughly updated and aligns with the undergraduate curriculum in O&G devised by the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Highly illustrated throughout Essential information points at the end of chapters Case histories Practical procedures boxes Alert (warnings or advice) and tick (guidance or definitions) boxes throughout Over 100 self-assessment MCQs Appendices: Principles of Perioperative Care; Governance, Audit and Research Reflects the national undergraduate curriculum in obstetrics and gynaecology in the UK and Australia More information on: Fetal development Screening for fetal anomaly: non-invasive prenatal testing Placenta accreta Infections acquired in pregnancy: Zika, Rubella Non-invasive prenatal testin Fetal Doppler examination, e.g. middle cerebral artery, ductus venosus Management of preterm labour: oxytocin antagonists Induction of labour: components of Bishop score Ectopic pregnancy: Caesarean scar ectopic, cornual ectopic Emergency contraception: ulipristal acetate Sterilization: salpingectomy Genital tract infections: role of sexual health clinic, contact tracing Cervix: update on HPV screening and vaccination Ovary: update FIGO staging of ovarian carcinoma; "risk reducing surgery" for ovarian cancer WHO surgical safety checklist added to Appendix A. New self-assessment OSCE questions
Every day, approximately 1000 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth, most of which result from common treatable complications, such as haemorrhage, infections, pre-eclampsia and obstructed labour, which have not been recognized in time or treated properly. Every unborn child also faces risk of stillbirth, birth trauma, oxygen deprivation and neonatal death or long-term brain damage during birthing. Obstetric and Intrapartum Emergencies: A Practical Guide to Management is written by a wide variety of obstetric experts in developing and developed countries and provides an easy-to-use guide to recognize and treat perinatal emergencies before it is too late. The text includes learning tools such as 'Key Pearls' and 'Key Pitfalls, ' a section on managing emergencies in a low-resource setting and contains detailed illustrations throughout. This book is a practical and invaluable guide for obstetricians, neonatologists, midwives, medical students and the wider perinatal team
This irreplaceable reference compiles the most up-to-date and relevant material on obstetrics and gynaecology into one volume. Strongly evidence-based, it includes the latest knowledge and guidelines from a wide range of sources and contains the key recommendations that a practising obstetrician or gynaecologist needs to know; presenting them in a uniform and accessible way, allowing for quick diagnosis and optimal care. In line with the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology curriculum for specialty training, this book covers not just the clinical knowledge required but also information on the communication, technical and professional skills needed to practise in the specialty. With each chapter written by internationally renowned specialists and edited by five of the leading figures in obstetrics and gynaecology, this book will be a vital resource for all practising clinicians.
The Oxford Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is an up-to-date, objective and readable text that covers the full speciality of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This comprehensive and rigorously referenced textbook will be a vital resource in print and online for all practising clinicians. Edited by a team of four leading figures in the field, whose clinical and scientific backgrounds collectively cover the whole spectrum of Obstetrics and Gynaecology with particular expertise in fetomaternal medicine and obstetrics, gynaecological oncology, urogynaecology, and reproductive medicine, the textbook helps inform and promote evidence-based practice and improve clinical outcomes worldwide across all facets of the discipline. The editors are supported by contributors who are internationally renowned specialists and ensure high quality and global perspective to the work. Larger sections on the Basics in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fetomaternal medicine, Management of Labour, Gynaecological problems, Gynaecological oncology are complimented by specialist sections on areas such as Neonatal Care & Neonatal Problems, Reproductive medicine, and Urogynaecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders to name a few. The evidence-based presentation of current diagnostic and therapeutic methods is complemented in the text by numerous treatment algorithms, giving the reader the knowledge and tools needed for effective clinical practice. The Oxford Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is essential reading for specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists, subspecialists, and O&G trainees across the world.
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