Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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S. Arulkumaran has been in clinical practice for 37 years and in academic medicine for 25 years. He is currently Professor and Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St George's University of London, and is also President of the RCOG. He has authored and edited over twenty books and is internationally known for his expertise in obstetrics as a researcher, teacher and clinician.Lesley Regan is Chair and Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St Mary's and Imperial College, London. She has been a consultant in reproductive medicine for 20 years. Her principal clinical and research interests are in the management of couples with recurrent miscarriage and the development of non-invasive, fertility preserving, treatments for uterine fibroidsDavid Farquharson has been a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist for over 20 years, and the Clinical Director of Women's Services in Lothian for 12 years. Previously, he has held the position of Clinical Director in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Women's Health) at the University of Alabama, USA, and also acted as Fellows' Representative on the Council of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.Ash Monga has been a Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist Urogynaecologist since 1997. He was the first person to go through Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists subspeciality training in urogynaecology, and is now a world leader in the subject, leading the internationally-recognised research programme at Southampton University.Aris Papageorghiou is a Consultant in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at St George´s Hospital, London, a tertiary referral hospital for fetal medicine, invasive diagnosis and treatment. Since 2009 he has divided his time between St George's and the University of Oxford, where he is a Senior Fellow in Fetal Medicine. His main academic interests are normal and abnormal embryonic and fetal growth, pre-eclampsia, placental development and mutiple pregnancy. He is a scientific editor for BJOG andan editorial board member of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
This irreplaceable reference compiles the most up-to-date and relevant material on obstetrics and gynaecology into one volume. Strongly evidence-based, it includes the latest knowledge and guidelines from a wide range of sources and contains the key recommendations that a practising obstetrician or gynaecologist needs to know; presenting them in a uniform and accessible way, allowing for quick diagnosis and optimal care.In line with the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology curriculum for specialty training, this book covers not just the clinical knowledge required but also information on the communication, technical and professional skills needed to practise in the specialty.With each chapter written by internationally renowned specialists and edited by five of the leading figures in obstetrics and gynaecology, this book will be a vital resource for all practising clinicians.
; June 2011
744 pages; ISBN 9780191620874
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Title: Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Author: Sabaratnam Arulkumaran; Lesley Regan; Aris Papageorghiou; Ash Monga; David Farquharson
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Overall, this book is a key, comprehensive, well-written and clearly explained evidence-based resource. It provides junior doctors with the knowledge base needed for training in line with curriculum requirements and can be used as an aid for teaching medical students. It is also a valuable resource for senior clinicians to keep up to date. clearly explained evidence-based resource. It provides Its easily accessible format allows for quick consultation in any area ofthe clinical setting and is highly recommended for all medical libraries.