Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Ippokratis Sarris, Susan Bewley, Sangeeta Agnihotri
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Training in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology has changed and Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology has been written as a result of this. The content closely follows the curriculum for the Foundation Years and Membership Examination of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) and reflects the curriculum in a clear and concise style.
Using easy to read double-page spreads, and packed with images and diagrams, Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is a new type of trainee textbook. A novel section on professional skills covers a wide range of issues that will add quality to practice and the text covers the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes required for training in this subspecialty.
Written by both trainees and senior consultants, the information presented is rigorous, accurate and accessible.
- The complete guide to early years specialty training in obstetrics and gynaecology
- An essential purchase for Obstetrics and Gynaecology trainees aiming for the Membership Examination of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
- Presents information on a double-page with high quality full-colour illustrations - an easily digestible format ideal for quick reference, as well as for revision
- Fully matched to the new specialty training structure and curriculum, for reassurance and peace of mind
- Includes case-based discussions frequently used to challenge understanding
- Winner of the first prize in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology section of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2010
1: Non-clinical professional skills
2: Reprodictive transitions: development, adolescence, and menopause
3: Sexual health
5: Starting and tentative pregnancy: preconception care, infertility, miscarriage, and termination
6: Routine care and screening in pregnancy
7: Medical problems prior to pregnancy
8: Problems arising during pregnancy
9: Care in labour
10: Obstetric emergencies
11: Postpartum care
12: Menstrual disorders
13: Benign gynaecology
14: The pelvic floor and continence
16: Case-based discussions
Ippokratis Sarris , Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, London Deanery, London, UK
Susan Bewley , Consultant in Obstetrics & Maternal Fetal Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Kings College London, London, UK
Sangeeta Agnihotri , Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician (Maternal Medicine), Whipps Cross University Hospital Trust, London, UK
Ippokratis Sarris is a Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He gained his undergraduate degree at Trinity College, Cambridge, and then completed his medical studies at Magdalen College, Oxford, in 2002. Since then he has been training and practising in London. He has obtained the diploma in advanced obstetrics scanning and has special interest in gynaecological surgery and subfertility. He is regularly involved with formal and informal teaching activities. Susan Bewley trained traditionally in obstetrics and gynaecology, taking a degree in law and ethics on the way. She then became the first woman subspecialty trained in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the UK. Since 1994 she has been a consultant obstetrician at Guys' & St Thomas' Hospitals, as well as Director of Obstetrics and Clinical Director of Women's Services. She has special interests in complex medical, social and ethical problems in pregnancy and has set up innovative services and ways of working across obstetrics and midwifery, and in perinatal mental health and domestic violence. She is a popular and challenging thinker and writer with an extensive research portfolio, particularly focussing on severe maternal morbidity. Sangeeta Agnihotri is currently a consultant in Gynaecology and Obstetrics at Whipp's Cross University Hospital, London. As well as maintaining a general gynaecology and obstetric practice, she has developed a special interest in maternal medicine. Sangeeta has written guidelines for the obstetric care of women with many conditions such as systemic sclerosis, SLE, HIV, congenital cardiac anomalies and sickle cell disease. After graduating from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, her background and training have been both diverse and international. She is actively involved in teaching and helps to teach for the MRCOG courses at Whipp's Cross University and Royal Free Hospitals, London, The Madras Medical Mission, Chennai and AIIMS, Delhi. In addition, she has been delivering talks for multidisciplinary teams including doctors, midwives, nurses and police officers.