This new edition brings undergraduate medical students fully up to date with the latest information in the field of obstetrics. Presented in bullet point format for ease of understanding, each topic has been fully revised and new sections added. Beginning with an introduction to basic anatomy, history taking and examination, the following chapters discuss normal and abnormal pregnancy, labour and puerperium.
The remaining sections cover associated disorders such as gestational diabetes, anaemia and hypertension; infections, special conditions, operative obstetrics, routine and special radiological investigations, neonatology, and contemporary issues.
A complete chapter is dedicated to pharmacotherapeutics. Each chapter concludes with self assessment exercises to assist revision and more than 600 clinical images and tables enhance the comprehensive text. Key PointsNew edition bringing undergraduates up to date with latest developments in obstetricsFully revised, with new topics addedEach chapter includes self assessment exercisesPrevious edition (9788180619113) published in 2007