Author : Frank W. Ling,W. Patrick Duff
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780838572016
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
As the ob/gyn specialty has broadened in scope to include primary care responsibilities, Obstetrics and Gynecology: Principles for Practice fills the need for a definitive single source covering the latest advances in women's health care topics ; one that provides expert clinical advice that is immediately applicable to your practice. Update your knowledge with the latest clinical advances This outstanding new reference is essential reading for obstetricians, gynecologists, family practitioners, and other health-care providers who want to stay on top of the explosion of knowledge in obstetrics, gynecology, and women's health care, and the corresponding advances in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions. From new developments in fetal monitoring and advances in menopause management to cancer screening and treatments for hypertension and other common medical problems, Obstetrics and Gynecology: Principles for Practice delivers a full spectrum of current diagnostic techniques, treatment protocols, and preventive services needed to provide comprehensive and successful health care to women. Gain fresh understanding from today's leading experts Obstetrics and Gynecology features contributions from 84 leading experts in the field. Each is a recognized authority in his or her specialty, and together they provide an impressive wealth of insight into women's health management. With 68 well-focused chapters covering specific conditions, procedures, and topics in ob/gyn and women's health care, this practice-oriented resource offers essential information in well-organized ready-reference format. Obstetrics and Gynecology is organized in two main sections. Part I: Obstetrics covers all aspects of pregnancy and birth, including prenatal care and diagnosis ... medical complications of pregnancy ... disorders and emergencies during pregnancy ... labor and delivery: normal and abnormal ... and much more. Part II: Gynecology/Women's Health addresses the full range of gynecological issues including menopause ... premenstrual syndrome ... endometriosis ... pediatric and adolescent gynecology ... infertility issues ... abnormal paps... and much more. It also brings you the latest procedures for cancer screening, immunizations, and wellness counseling, plus comprehensive advice for tackling chronic medical conditions like diabetes ... respiratory problems ... gastrointestinal disorders ... and musculoskeletal symptoms. A final section covers advances in gynecologic oncology, with chapters on radiation therapy and chemotherapy ... cervical cancer ... uterine cancer ... ovarian cancer ... and more. Clarify your understanding with outstanding graphics and summaries Each chapter is filled with pertinent illustrations, graphics, and summary tables to clarify your understanding. What's more, each chapter is preceded by a succinct "five key points" that brings you immediately up to speed on the major issues and clinical developments in that area.