Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2nd Edition

Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2nd Edition

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


1 Women's health in the 21st century

2 Obstetrics and gynaecology: a brief historical overview

3 Medical ethics

4 Clinical genetics and molecular biology

5 Applications of statistics

6 Human embryogenesis

7 Clinical pelvic anatomy

8 History and examination


9 Paediatric gynaecology

10 Intersex

11 The normal menstrual cycle

12 Amenorrhoea

13 Infertility

14 Contraception and sterilization

15 Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy

16 Therapeutic abortion

17 Sexual problems

18 Female genital infections

19 Menorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea

20 Pelvic pain

21 Endometriosis

22 Premenstrual syndrome

23 The menopause and hormone replacement therapy

24 Genital prolapse

25 Urinary incontinence

26 Ovarian neoplasms

27 Uterine cancer

28 Disorders of the vulva

29 Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and cancer

30 Trophoblastic disorders


31 The physiology of pregnancy

32 Maternal mortality

33 Antenatal care

34 Postnatal care

35 Medical disorders in pregnancy

36 Prenatal diagnosis

37 Obstetric haemorrhage

38 Small for gestational age and fetal growth restriction

39 Pregnancy-induced hypertension

40 Prematurity

41 Multiple pregnancy

42 Fetal haemolytic disease

43 Labour

44 Monitoring of the fetus in labour

45 Induction of labour

46 Pain relief in labour

47 Precipitate labour and slow labour

48 Malpresentations and malpositions

49 Obstetric emergencies

50 Operative delivery

51 Stillbirth and neonatal death

52 Neonatal care