Emergency Procedures in Clinical Practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology is a concise, quick-reference resource for obstetricians and gynaecologists, written by Professor Sanja Kupesic from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Centre.
This book provides guidance on fifty of the most common procedural skills in emergency obstetrics and gynaecology. Learning objectives, indications, contraindications, universal precautions, complications, basic equipment and a step-by-step guide to preparation and technique are provided with every procedure.
Techniques covered include core procedures in family medicine, internal medicine and obstetrics and gynaecology training. Multiple choice questions, with answers, are also provided to test understanding.
Emergency Procedures in Clinical Practice in Obstetrics and Gynaecology includes full colour illustrations throughout, and an accompanying DVD-ROM demonstrates the procedures explained in the text, making this an excellent teaching tool and source of reference in every day practice.
Guide to fifty of the most common emergency procedures in obstetrics and gynaecology
Multiple choice questions to test understanding
Full colour illustrations and accompanying DVD-ROM demonstrate procedures
Sanja Kupesic Plavsic MD PhD Professor, Assistant Dean for Faculty Development, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paul L Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, Texas, USA
Nail Removal Skin Stapling Suturing Skin Lacerations Skin Adhesives Removal of Foreign Bodies, Rings and Fish Hooks Phlebotomy Peripheral IV Access Nasogastric Tube Insertion Urethral Catheterization ECG Interpretation Chest X-Ray Evaluation Skin Biopsies: Punch, Shave and Excisional Wart, Corn and Callus Removal Fluorescein Eye Exam Control of Epistaxis Lumbar Puncture Fine Needle Aspiration Incision and Drainage of Superficial Skin Abscesses Rectal Exam and Anoscopy Excision of Thrombosed External Hemorrhoids Primary Care Local and Regional Anesthesia(Local Infiltration, Field and Peripheral Nerve Block) Splinting Arthrocentesis Closed Joint Reductions Endotracheal Intubation Thoracentesis Chest Tube Placement Paracentesis Arterial Lines Central Venous Lines Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Venous Cutdown Conscious Sedation Soft Tissue Corticosteroid Injections Newborn Circumcision Normal Vaginal Delivery Internal Monitors in Labor Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring Basic Triage Ultrasound Perineal Laceration Repair PAP Screening Test Pessary Fitting Bartholin's Cyst Management Cervical Polyp Removal Endometrial Biopsy Intrauterine Device Breast Cyst Aspiration Cervical Colposcopy Dilation and Curettage Wet Mount and Whiff Test