Preparation and Revision for the DRCOG, 3rd Edition

Preparation and Revision for the DRCOG

3rd Edition

By Janice Rymer, MD, MRCOG, FRNZCOG, Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical and Dental Schools (UMDS), Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK; Gregory Davis, Starr Specialist/Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St. George Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Adam Rodin, Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Wellhouse NHS Trust, London, UK; and Michael Chapman, MD, FRCOG, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of New South Wales, St. George Hospital, Sydney, Australia


CONTENTS:
SECTION 1 the EXAMINATION:
General Information.
Preparing for the Examination.
The Written Paper.
Objective Structured Clinical Examination

SECTION II the SYLLABUS:
A: Gynaecology:
The Menstrual Cycle.
Menstrual Disorders.
Endometriosis, Dyspareunia and Pelvic Pain.
Infertility.
Congenital Abnormalities of the Female Genital Tract.
Hirsutism and Virilism.
Bleeding in Early Pregnancy.
Benign Conditions of the Female Genital Tract.
Gynaecological Oncology.
The Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy.
The Premenstrual Syndrome.
Urinary Incontinence.
Uterovaginal Prolapse.
Minimal Access Surgery.
B: Obstetrics:
Prepregnancy Counselling and Prenatal Diagnosis.
Antenatal Care.
Minor Disorders of Pregnancy.
Infections in Pregnancy.
Major Complications of Pregnancy.
Preterm Labour, Hypertensive Disorders, Rhesus Isoimmunization, Intrauterine Growth Retardation, Antepartum Haemorrhage, Maternal Systemic Disorders. Labour First Stage.
Labour Second Stage.
Labour Third Stage.
Fetal Monitoring in Labour.
Obstetric Intervention.
Breech Presentation and Transverse Lie.
Twin Pregnancy.
Obstetric Analgesia and Anaesthesia.
Puerperium and Breast Feeding.
Obstetric and Gynaecological Emergencies.
Home Deliveries.
Stillbirths.
Maternity Benefits.
Statistics.
C: Miscellaneous Subjects:
Neonatal Medicine.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Family Planning.
Psychosexual Counselling
APPENDICES:
Obstetric Terms and Definitions.
Risk Factors in Obstetrics.
The Fetal Skull.
Diameters of the Normal Female Pelvis.
Normal Values in Pregnancy.
Partograms - the graphic description of labour.
The Obstetric Flying Squad.
Suggested Reading.
Index.