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Title Algorithms for obstetrics and gynaecology / edited by Sambit Mukhopadhyay, Edward Morris, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 306 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Section 1: Non-urgent obstetrics. Diagnosis of pregnancy -- Antenatal screening tests -- Infections and vaccinations in pregnancy -- Medications in pregnancy -- Substance misuse in pregnancy -- Multiple pregnancy -- Vaginal discharge in pregnancy -- Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain (PGP) and low back pain (LBP) -- Exercise in pregnancy -- Travelling in pregnancy -- Management of constipation -- Urinary tract symptoms in pregnancy -- Rhesus alloimmunization -- Thyroid disease and pregnancy -- Diabetes mellitus and pregnancy -- Renal disease in pregnancy -- Cardiac disease and pregnancy -- Anaemia in pregnancy -- Jaundice -- Hypertension in pregnancy -- Asthma in pregnancy -- Pruritus in pregnancy -- Liquor volume and fetal growth -- Prolonged pregnancy and induction of labour -- Birth after Caesarean section -- Diagnosis of labour -- Management of the third stage of labour -- Clinical risk management -- Section 2: Obstetric emergency presentations. Vomiting in pregnancy -- Abdominal pain in pregnancy -- Bleeding in late pregnancy (antepartum haemorrhage) -- Leakage of amniotic fluid -- Convulsions -- Reduced fetal movements -- Intrauterine death -- Breech presentation -- Preterm labour (PTL) -- Poor progress in labour -- Abnormal fetal heart rate in labour -- Prolonged second stage -- Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) -- Post-partum psychosis -- Post-partum bladder problems -- Management of perineal tears -- Puerperal abdominal distension -- Leg pain and swelling in pregnancy and puerperium -- Maternal collapse -- Instrumental delivery -- Emergency Caesarean section -- Post-operative care after a Caesarean section -- Post-partum pyrexia and puerperal sepsis -- Section 3: Non-urgent gynaecology. Menorrhagia -- Irregular vaginal bleeding -- Amenorrhoea -- Dysmenorrhoea -- Painful intercourse -- Abnormal cervical smears -- Contraception -- Unwanted pregnancy -- Recurrent miscarriage -- Trophoblastic disease -- Management of the infertile couple -- Chronic pelvic pain -- Endometriosis -- Fibroids -- Premenstrual syndrome -- Urinary urgency, frequency, and urinary incontinence -- Genital prolapse -- Post-menopausal bleeding -- Gynaecological cancers -- Management of vulval irritation and vulvodynia -- Menopause and HRT -- Section 4: Gynaecology emergency presentations. Acute pelvic pain -- Ectopic pregnancy -- Miscarriage -- Management of ovarian masses in premenopausal women -- Management of ovarian masses in post-menopausal women -- Management of vaginal discharge -- Management of acute pelvic infection/pelvic inflammatory disease -- Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) -- Emergency contraception -- Pelvic mass -- Sexual assault.
Note Online resource; title from electronic title page (ebrary, viewed on August 17, 2015).
Summary This work presents the core knowledge needed to tackle all situations in obstetrics and gynaecology, in a structured fashion. All algorithms are designed to support rapid decision making in the most clinically relevant situations to minimise the risks of a poor outcome.
Subject Obstetrics -- Decision making.
Gynecology -- Decision making.
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Algorithms. (OCoLC)fst00805020
Gynecology -- Decision making. (OCoLC)fst00949687
Obstetrics -- Decision making. (OCoLC)fst01043000
Genre/Form Handbook.
Electronic books.
Added Author Mukhopadhyay, Sambit, editor.
Morris, Edward, editor.
Arulkumaran, Sabaratnam, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Algorithms for obstetrics and gynaecology. First edition. Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014] 9780199651399 (DLC) 2014949003 (OCoLC)905297566
ISBN 0191028347 (electronic bk.)
9780191028342 (electronic bk.)
9780199651399 (paperback)
0199651396 (paperback)

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