Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2nd Edition

Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2nd Edition

By Barry O'Reilly, MD, MRCOG, FRANZCOG, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Cork, Ireland; Cecilia Bottomley, MA, MB, BChir, MRCOG, Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Trust, London, UK and Janice Rymer, MD, FRCOG, FRANZCOG, ILTM, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' School of Medicine, London, UK


SECTION 1: HISTORY TAKING AND EXAMINATION IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

1. Gynaecology history taking.

2. Gynaecological examination.

3. Obstetric history taking.

4. Obstetric examination.

SECTION 2: GYNAECOLOGY

5. The menstrual cycle, menstrual disorders, infertility and the menopause.

6. Pelvic pain, endometriosis and minimal-access surgery.

7. Problems of the female genital tract.

8. Uterovaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence.

9. Family planning and sexual health.

10. Bleeding in early pregnancy.

SECTION 3: OBSTETRICS

11. Pre-pregnancy, counselling, prenatal diagnosis and antenatal care.

12. Physiology of pregnancy and pregnancy problems.

13. Multiple pregnancy, breech and abnormal presentations.

14. Labour.

15. The Puerperium.

16. Neonatal medicine.

SECTION 4: EMERGENCIES AND PRACTICAL PROCEDURES

17. Emergencies and procedures.

Appendices:

Final medical examination: Questions and answers

Definitions and normal values