Oxford American Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-09-10
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

Anatomy of the Female Pelvis and the Fetal Head
The Placenta
Pre-pregnancy Counseling
Normal Pregnancy
Minor Symptoms and Pregnancy
Bleeding and/or Pain in Early Pregnancy
Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Prenatal Diagnosis
Infections in Pregnancy
HIV in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Immunization in Pregnancy
Medical Disorders in Pregnancy
Rhesus Isoimmunization
Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
Diabetic Pregnancies
Drug Use in Pregnancy
Substance Abuse in Pregnancy
Multiple Pregnancies
Breech Presentation
Antepartum hemorrhage
Acute Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy
Preterm Labor
Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes
Term Premature Rupture of Membranes
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
Prolonged Pregnancy
Induction of Labor
Hydrops Fetalis
Oligohydramnios and Polyhydramnios
Antenatal Fetal Surveillance
Instrumental Vaginal Deliveries
Malpresentations in Labor (face, brow, shoulder)
Cesarean Delivery
Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia
Neonatal Resuscitation
Care in the Puerperium
Puerperal Pyrexia
Obstetric Emergencies
Home Birth
Management of massic Obstetric Hemorrhage
Amniotic Fluid Embolism
Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Pregnancy
Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy
Fibroids and Ovarian Cysts in Pregnancy
Malignancy and Pre-malignancy of the Genital Tract in Pregnancy
Perinatal Mortality
Maternal Mortality
Gynecological Anatomy
Malformations of the Female Gential Tract
Physiology of Normal Menstruation and the Ovarian Cycle
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Menstrual problems- amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, and dysmenorrhea
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
Termination of Pregnancy (TOP)
Ectopic Pregnancy
Trophoblastic Disease
Premenstrual Syndrome
Polycstic Ovarian Syndrome
Vaginal Discharge
Lower Genital Tract Infections
Pelvic Pain
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Female Subfertility
Male Subfertility
Gonadotrophin-releasing Hormone (GnRH) in gynecology
Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART)
Recurrent Miscarriage
Psychosexual problems and Sexual Dysfunction
Imaging in Gynecology
Contraception (hormonal, intrauterine devices, emergency)
Female Sterilization
Urinary Stress Incontinence
Frequency and Urgency
Uterovaginal Prolapse
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Bening Neoplasms of the Genital Tract
Cancer Screening in Gynecology
Pathology and Management of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN) lesions of the Cervix
Malignant Disease of the Cervix
Ovarian Cancer
Endometrial Cancer
Premalignant and Malignant Diseases of the Vulva
Vulval Pain and Pruritus
Chemotherapy in Gynecological Cancer
Radiotherapy in Gynecological Cancer
Palliative Care
Urinary Tract Injuries in Obstetric and Gynecological Practice
Medico-legal issues in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clinical Risk Management
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