Fully revised for a third edition, the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is now better than ever. It includes new algorithms for patient management, new images and full colour photographs, and new and expanded topics including female genital mutilation, consent for operations, and pre-operative assessment.
This fully-updated edition includes chapters on cesarean delivery, birth injury, ectopic pregnancy, and common surgical complications. It features a new discussion of surgical procedures performed by non-physicians and an updated treatment of fetal surgery. The text also considers complicated and controversial subjects such as cervical insufficiency, pregnancy termination, instrumental delivery, and shoulder dystocia. Each of the four sections includes an in-depth analysis of the important ethical and legal issues underlying practice for the area in question. An expanded appendix reviews legal concepts pertinent to practitioners in the field of obstetrics.
Special appendices on pelvic anatomy, common ob-gyn procedures, common tests in ob-gyn, and drugs in ob and breastfeeding, may be especially useful references. Because ob-gyn involves so much interdisciplinary learning, a carefully prepared cross-referenced index is included to help assist in locating information quickly. Pocket Obstetrics and Gynecology offers a handy summary of key clinical information designed to form the basis of an individual’s pocket notebook or to be integrated into one’s own notebook.
Capturing the countless advances and developments across the full span of medicine, the new 19th edition of Harrison’s provides a complete update of essential content related to disease pathogenesis, clinical trials, current diagnostic methods and imaging approaches, evidence-based practice guidelines, and established and newly approved treatment methods.