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.
New to this edition
More information on:
Screening for fetal anomaly: non-invasive prenatal testing
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
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