Llewellyn-Jones Fundamentals of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (10th Revised edition)

Llewellyn-Jones Fundamentals of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (10th Revised edition)

By: Suzanne Abraham (author), Professor Jeremy J. N. Oats (author)Paperback

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The tenth edition of Llewellyn-Jones Fundamentals of Obstetrics and Gynaecology carries on the mission of Derek Llewellyn-Jones (encapsulated in the first edition of this book, published in 1969) to support the WHO's target to ensure women worldwide have good healthcare, safe deliveries and healthy children. In his words: 'It is our hope to continue to meet the needs of today's medical students and students of nursing and midwifery; and to encourage self-learning skills while providing essential information in a readable manner'. Intervention rates continue to climb; women in the developed world embark on pregnancy later in life and with more complex medical disorders. The need to know and apply the best available standards of care is ever more critical. The tenth edition brings this highly regarded book completely up to date whilst retaining its characteristic concision and readability.

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Contents

1. Gynaecological and obstetric history and examination 2. Ovulation and the menstrual cycle 3. Conception and placental development 4. Embryo and fetus 5. Physiological and anatomical changes in pregnancy 6. Antenatal care 7. Physiological and anatomical changes in childbirth 8. Course and management of childbirth 9. The puerperium 10. Minor complications of pregnancy 11. Miscarriage and abortion 12. Extra-uterine pregnancy/ectopic gestation 13. Antepartum haemorrhage 14. Hypertensive diseases in pregnancy 15. Cardiovascular, respiratory, haematological, neurological and gastrointestinal disorders in pregnancy 16. Endocrine disorders in pregnancy 17. Infections during pregnancy 18. Diseases of the placenta and membranes 19. Variations in the duration of pregnancy 20. The at-risk fetus 21. Abnormal fetal presentations 22. Abnormal labour (dystocia) 23. Disorders in the puerperium 24. Obstetric operations 25. The epidemiology of obstetrics 26. The newborn infant 27. The low-birthweight infant 28. Disorders of menstruation 29. Psychological and physical disorders of the menstrual cycle 30. Human sexuality 31. Conception control 32. Infertility 33. Infections of the genital tract 34. Atrophic and dystrophic conditions 35. Endometriosis and adenomyosis 36. Benign tumours, cysts and malformations of the genital tract 37. Premalignant and malignant conditions of the female genital tract 38. Uterovaginal displacements, damage and prolapse 39. The urinary tract and its relationship to gynaecology 40. The breast 41. Gynaecological problems in childhood and adolescence 42. The menopause 43. Anatomy of the female genital tract

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/01/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780702060656
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780702060656
  • weight: 880
  • ISBN10: 0702060658
  • edition: 10th Revised edition

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