All the chapters are completely updated and reviewed by an expert panel; soft leatherette cover and sewn binding; printed in full-color with color-coded sections
This pocket-sized book provides vital information in a concise, portable format. It focuses on diagnosis and therapy, including management protocols, medications, and dosages. Common problems are covered in greater detail. Key facts on uncommon conditions are also presented.
Medical students and interns can find pearls on pelvic and breast examinations and cervical examinations during labor, and they can also prepare confidently for quizzes by quickly glancing over the terminology, etiology, and other background information or using the handbook's mnemonics to recall the key points.
Operative techniques and procedures such as knot-tying, instrument use, perineal laceration repair, amniocentesis, and measurement of AFI and cervical length are illustrated to help trainees learn the basic skills. Thirteen operative dictations describe the common procedures with the latest techniques.
Seasoned clinicians will find most recent guidelines on cancer screening, antibiotic prophylaxis, thrombosis prevention, and 2010 medical eligibility criteria for contraceptives.
About the Author:Thomas Zheng, MD, FACOG, Director of Intern Education, Department of OB/GYN, Maricopa Medical Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of OB/GYN, University of Arizona College of Medicine