3rd Edition

Core Clinical Cases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
A problem-solving approach





ISBN 9781444122855
Published September 29, 2011 by CRC Press
180 Pages 17 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

You've read your textbook and your course notes. Now you need to apply your knowledge to real life clinical situations.

The problem-solving approach of Core Clinical Cases guides you to think of the patient as a whole, rather than as a sequence of unconnected symptoms. With its emphasis on everyday practice strongly linked to underlying theory, the series integrates your knowledge with the realities of managing clinical problems, and provides a basis for developing sound analytical and confident decision-making skills.

The core areas of undergraduate study are covered in a logical sequence of learning activities; the same questions are asked of each clinical case, followed by detailed explanatory answers. OSCE counselling cases, with related questions and answers, also feature in each section.

Key concepts and important information are highlighted, and the reader-friendly layout reflects exactly the type of question you will encounter, making these volumes the perfect revision aid for all types of case-based examination.

The Obstetrics and Gynaecology volume, fully revised and updated in this third edition, focuses on the following topics:

* Early pregnancy problems * Pregnancy dating and fetal growth * Late pregnancy problems * Labour * Medical disorders of pregnancy * Puerperium * Abnormal uterine bleeding * Amenorrhoea and menopause * Incontinence and prolapse * Neoplasia * Discharge and pain* Infertility * Fertility control

Volumes in the Core Clinical Cases series remain absolutely invaluable in the run up to clinical, written or OSCE examinations, and ideal course companions for all undergraduate medical students at various stages in their clinical training.

Table of Contents

Obstetrics
Early pregnancy problems
Pregnancy dating and fetal growth
Late pregnancy problems
Labour
Medical disorders of pregnancy
Puerperium

Gynaecology
Abnormal uterine bleeding
Amenorrhoea and menopause
Incontinence and prolapse
Neoplasia
Discharge and pain
Infertility
Fertility control

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Biography

Gary Mires MBChB MD FRCOG FHEA, Professor of Obstetrics and Undergraduate Teaching Dean, School of Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Khalid S Khan MRCOG MSc MMed, Professor of Women's Health and Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Health Sciences Education, Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Janesh K. Gupta MSc MD FRCOG Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women's Hospital, Birmingham, UK