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Textbook of Obstetrics

Sudha Salhan

848 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This new edition brings undergraduate medical students fully up to date with the latest information in the field of obstetrics.

Presented in bullet point format for ease of understanding, each topic has been fully revised and new sections added.

Beginning with an introduction to basic anatomy, history taking and examination, the following chapters discuss normal and abnormal pregnancy, labour and puerperium. The remaining sections cover associated disorders such as gestational diabetes, anaemia and hypertension; infections, special conditions, operative obstetrics, routine and special radiological investigations, neonatology, and contemporary issues. A complete chapter is dedicated to pharmacotherapeutics.  

Each chapter concludes with self assessment exercises to assist revision and more than 600 clinical images and tables enhance the comprehensive text.

Key Points

  • New edition bringing undergraduates up to date with latest developments in obstetrics
  • Fully revised, with new topics added
  • Each chapter includes self assessment exercises
  • Previous edition (9788180619113) published in 2007
Author Bio

Consultant and Head of Department, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, VMMC and Safdarganj Hospital, Delhi, India