Surgical Techniques in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
By Darryl J. Maxwell, FRCOG, MRANZCOG
264 pp., 158 ills., Copyright 2004Description
This well-illustrated, highly practical, how-to book covers all of the basic principles of operating in the pelvic region. Readers will find a back-to-basics approach to both obstetrics and gynecology that focuses on standard procedures such as hysterectomy and laparoscopy. Each chapter has been written by a specialist who makes the content easier to understand and apply.
Provides core information on basic surgical technique, instruments and materials.
Offers tips on using good technique to avoid surgical pitfalls.
Explains the principles of what to do when problems are encountered.
Uses over 190 line drawings and photos to illustrate the text.
Table of Contents
SECTION 1 GENERAL PRINCIPLES
Chapter 1 Developing Surgical Expertise In Obstetrics And Gynaecology Chapter 2 Clinical Governance In Obstetrics And Gynaecology Chapter 3 Surgical Wounds And Their Care Chapter 4 Peri-Operative Care
SECTION 2 OBSTETRIC TECHNIQUES
Chapter 5 Operative Obstetrics Chapter 6 Obstetric Techniques For Massive Hemorrhage
SECTION 3 GYNAECOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES
Chapter 7 The Abdominal Approach To Pelvic Surgery Chapter 8 The Vaginal Approach To Pelvic Surgery Chapter 9 Minimal Access Surgery – The Laparoscope Chapter10 Minimal Access Surgery – The Hysteroscope Chapter 11 Minimal Access Surgery – Image Display And Archiving
SECTION 4 GENERAL SURGICAL PRINCIPLES IN O AND G
Chapter 12 Techniques From The General Surgeons Chapter 13 Techniques From The Urologists Chapter 14 Techniques From The Vascular Surgeons Chapter 15 Techniques From The Plastic Surgeons
APPENDIX: A Guide to Common Instruments in Obstetric and Gynecological