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Essential Obstetrics and Gynaecology – True PDF+Toc+Index

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Elsevier; 6th edition (August 17, 2019)


Ian M. Symonds, Ian M. Symonds MB BS MMedSci DM FRCOG FRANZCOG, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran


True PDF (With TOC & Index)


480 pages






978-0702076381, 978-0702076404, 9780702076381, 9780702076404

This is the sixth edition of a popular, highly readable primer in obstetrics and gynaecology. It has been thoroughly updated and aligns with the undergraduate curriculum in O&G devised by the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

  • Highly illustrated throughout


  • Essential information points at the end of chapters


  • Case histories


  • Practical procedures boxes


  • Alert (warnings or advice) and tick (guidance or definitions) boxes throughout


  • Over 100 self-assessment MCQs


  • Appendices: Principles of Perioperative Care; Governance, Audit and Research


  • Reflects the national undergraduate curriculum in obstetrics and gynaecology in the UK and Australia

More information on:


  • Fetal development


  • Screening for fetal anomaly: non-invasive prenatal testing


  • Placenta accreta


  • Infections acquired in pregnancy: Zika, Rubella


  • Non-invasive prenatal testin


  • Fetal Doppler examination, e.g. middle cerebral artery, ductus venosus


  • Management of preterm labour: oxytocin antagonists


  • Induction of labour: components of Bishop score


  • Ectopic pregnancy: Caesarean scar ectopic, cornual ectopic


  • Emergency contraception: ulipristal acetate


  • Sterilization: salpingectomy


  • Genital tract infections: role of sexual health clinic, contact tracing


  • Cervix: update on HPV screening and vaccination


  • Ovary: update FIGO staging of ovarian carcinoma; “risk reducing surgery” for ovarian cancer


  • WHO surgical safety checklist added to Appendix A.


  • New self-assessment OSCE questions


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