This title includes comprehensive coverage of the clinical essentials of both obstetrics and gynaecology in one affordable volume. A new team of authors presents the latest advances in the management of pregnancy and the treatment of gynaecological disorders in a well-written, easy-to-read style. Shorter chapters, updated terminology, clearer scans, and more line drawings are just some of the fresh, new changes that bring this popular reference up-to-date and make it relevant to today's practice.
Table of Contents
1. Gynaecological and obstetric history and examination 2. Ovulation and the menstrual cycle 3. Conception and placental development 4. Embryo and fetus 5. Physiological and anatomical changes in pregnancy 6. Antenatal care 7. Physiology and anatomical changes in childbirth 8. Course and management of childbirth 9. The puerperium 10. Minor complications of pregnancy 11. Abortion 12. Extrauterine pregnancy/ectopic gestation 13. Antepartum haemorrhage 14. Hypertensive diseases in pregnancy 15. Cardiovascular, respiratory, haematological, neurological and gastrointestinal disorders in pregnancy 16. Endocrine disorders in pregnancy 17. Infections during pregnancy 18. Diseases of the placenta and membranes 19. Variations in the duration of pregnancy 20. The at-risk fetus 21. Abnormal fetal presentations 22. Abnormal labour (dystocia) and prolonged labour 23. Disorders in the puerperium 24. Obstetric operations 25. The epidemiology of obstetrics 26. The newborn infant 27. The low-birthweight infant 28. Disorders of menstruation 29. Psychological and physical disorders of the menstrual cycle 30. Human sexuality 31. Conception control 32. Infertility 33. Infections of the genital tract 34. Atrophic and dystrophic conditions 35. Endometriosis and adenomyosis 36. Benign tumours, cysts and malformations of the genital tract 37. Premalignant and malignant conditions of the female genital tract 38. Uterovaginal displacements, damage and prolapse 39. The urinary tract and its relationship to gynaecology 40. The breast 41. Gynaecological problems in childhood and adolescence 42. The menopause 43. Anatomy of the female genital tract