Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Obstetric and Gynecologic Care E-Book

Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Obstetric and Gynecologic Care E-Book

by Theodore X. O'Connell MD, Kathleen Dor MD

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Instant Workups: Clinical Guide to Obstetric and Gynecologic Care, by Theodore X. O'Connell, MD, is a portable pocket resource and quick refresher that helps you develop and refine your diagnostic skills. Practical and easy to use, it provides clear workup plans for the most common obstetric and gynecologic conditions, providing you with quick, focused guidance with the flexibility to adapt to each unique patient. Topics are organized alphabetically and cover the signs, symptoms, and abnormal lab readings for each condition. Replace information taken from memory or multiple references with one concise, indispensable book so you can make accurate diagnoses in less time!
  • Covers the most commonly encountered obstetric and gynecologic conditions to provide you with a practical and useful manual for daily practice.
  • Reflects how a patient actually presents by organizing alphabetically by presenting sign, symptom, or lab abnormality.
  • Includes a brief background discussion on each topic, followed by lists of important related materials (such as medications that may contribute to each condition) and laboratory and/or radiographic tests to be ordered.
  • Describes each diagnostic test so you can refresh or familiarize yourself with the purpose of the test.
  • Provides a sound framework for building your workups using detailed treatment algorithms.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781437725148
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/18/2008
Series: Instant Workups
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 268
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Dr. Ted O'Connell is a family physician, educator, author, innovator, and speaker. He served as the founding director of Kaiser Permanente’s Napa-Solano family medicine residency program and serves as a clinical professor for UC San Francisco, UC Davis, and Drexel University’s schools of medicine. He also founded Kaiser’s community medicine and global health fellowship. has authored or edited over a dozen textbooks, written numerous textbook chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. Among his most notable are USMLE Step 2 Secrets, USMLE Step 3 Secrets, Crush Step 1, and the Instant Workups series of books. He is the Editor-In-Chief for Elsevier’s Clinical Key Meded education platform.

Table of Contents

1. Abnormal Pap smear

2. Abnormal premenopausal vaginal bleeding

3. Adnexal mass

4. Amenorrhea, primary

5. Amenorrhea, secondary

6. Breast mass (palpable)

7. Breast pain

8. Breastfeeding problems

9. Chest pain

10. Delayed puberty

11. Dyspareunia

12. Dysuria

13. Fatigue

14. Galactorrhea

15. Hair loss

16. Headache

17. Hematuria, microscopic

18. Hirsutism

19. Hypertension in pregnancy

20. Hyperthyroidism

21. Hypothyroidism

22. Infertility

23. Liver disease in pregnancy

24. Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

25. Osteoporosis

26. Pelvic pain, acute

27. Pelvic pain, chronic

28. Polycystic ovary syndrome

29. Postmenopausal vaginal bleeding

30. Postpartum depression

31. Precocious puberty

32. Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder

33. Preterm labor

34. Recurrent miscarriage

35. Recurrent urinary tract infection

36. Sexual dysfunction

37. Urinary incontinence

38. Vaccinations during pregnancy

39. Vaginal bleeding during early pregnancy

40. Vaginal bleeding during mid-late pregnancy

41. Vaginal discharge

42. Vulvar pruritis

43. Weight loss

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