By Errol R. Norwitz
This comprehensively up to date re-creation offers an intensive and dynamically-illustrated assessment of the feminine reproductive organs, care of the feminine while pregnant, childbirth and the postnatal interval. it truly is clinically appropriate, with a spotlight on diagnosing, dealing with and treating issues and abnormalities and is totally aligned with clinical institution curricula.
Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance:
• Recaps easy background taking, anatomy and endocrinology and makes a speciality of clinically suitable information
• Covers each one subject in a double-page unfold, jam-packed with charts, graphs, pictures and visuals
• Includes completely up-to-date sections on reproductive endocrinology, infertility and urogynecology
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Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance is the suitable advisor for clinical scholars, junior medical professionals and midwives, and is perfect for these embarking on scientific rotations and the clerkship.
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Galactorrhea (milky discharge) usually results from medication (hormones, phenothiazines) side effects, but may suggest a prolactinsecreting tumor. • Intraductal papilloma is usually solitary and often causes a serous or bloody discharge. • Duct ectasia results from subareolar dilation and periductal mastitis. • Fat necrosis usually results from trauma and is the only benign lesion that causes skin dimpling. Breast cancer • More than 1 million new cases occur each year worldwide – making it the most common malignancy of women.
Diagnostic (postmenopausal bleeding) and therapeutic (dysfunctional uterine bleeding – DUB). • Technique. The cervix is placed on traction and the cervical canal progressively dilated until the internal os is wide enough to admit the curette. The uterine cavity is then circumferentially scraped with a sharp curette. • Complications. Creating a false tract for patients with cervical stenosis, bleeding, infection, uterine perforation. Hysteroscopy (see also Chapter 4) • Indications. Diagnosis of uterine anomalies, resection of submucous fibroids, endometrial ablation, numerous others.
Norwitz and John O. Schorge. 32 © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. c • Definition. The voluntary prevention of pregnancy (“birth control”). 1) depend primarily on the motivation of the user, but none is 100% effective, immediately available, and low cost. Of the methods, only male and female condoms reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections. Oral contraceptives (OCs) The most popular method of reversible contraception in the USA and the UK. • Composition.