This new edition of a favourite text continues to provide an excellent framework for approaching clinical problems in obstetrics and gynecology in addition to covering the fundamentals of the field. The material is organized into three sections: essential background knowledge, gynecology, and pregnancy and the puerperium. It also features thematic boxes to summarise key points and conclusions from research literature.
Updates to cover recent developments in anaesthesia-use in childbirth and caesarian delivery
Thirty new contributors from a wide range of institutions
Chapters on history and ethics dropped
New sections to include, for example, glossary of eponymous names
Covers all aspects of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uses clear, full-colour line drawings and plentiful colour photos
Boxes and tables interspersed throughout
Consistent style throughout
Editors supported by a team of contributors and advisers
Modern, up-to-date approach to Obstetrics and Gynecology - with the focus firmly on the woman
By Brian A. Magowan, MB, ChB, DCH, MRCOG, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, The Borders General Hospital, Melrose, UK; Philip Owen, MB, BCh, MD, MRCOG, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Departmentof Obstetrics, Princess Royal Maternity Unit, Glasgow, UK and James Drife, MD, FRCOG, Professor, Academic Unit Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
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