Case Files High-Risk Obstetrics

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Date

November 9, 2010

Format

Paperback, 511 pages

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ISBN

0071605436 / 9780071605434

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49.00



Overview


Main description

Real patients, real cases teach you high-risk obstetrics

"This is an excellent handbook on high risk obstetrics. The ideal audience is medical students or residents in the field who like real life scenarios to accentuate their learning. It is best suited for those in a time crunch, and residents and students certainly qualify. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

Case Files: High-Risk Obstetrics uses fifty clinical cases to illustrate evidence-based practice in high-risk obstetrics patients. Each case includes open-ended questions, extended discussion, Practice Pearls, a “Controversy” discussion, comprehension questions, and references to the most current literature with a brief critique of each article. This unique learning system teaches you to be a better clinician by learning in the context of real patients and reinforcing the latest evidence-based medicine.

Features

  • Clear and easy-to-follow case-based format helps residents and fellows develop clinical thinking skills
  • Based on current journal articles and landmark studies, with an accompanying brief critique
  • "Practical Pearls" give evidence-based recommendations for patient management
  • "Controversy" feature discusses current controversies and different views related to each case
  • Multiple-choice comprehension questions accompany each case
  • Original line drawings and clinical images
  • Proven learning system improves exam scores


Table of contents

Case Files: High-Risk Obstetrics; Section I: How to Approach Clinical Problems; Approach to the Patient; Approach to Clinical Diagnosis and Staging; Section II: Clinical Cases; Forty-Four Case ScenariosSection III: Listing of Cases; Listing by Case Number; Listing by Disorder (Alphabetical; Index


Author comments

Eugence C. Toy, MD, is a dual-certified family physician and OB/GYN and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He also oversees the OB/GYN clerkship at Christus-St. Joseph Hospital and is actively involved in teaching medical students.

Edward Yeomans, MD, is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Chief of Obstetrics at LBJ Hospital (Houston, TX), and a Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist. He is a world-renowned speaker, educator, and expert in a variety of topics within high-risk obstetrics, including operative vaginal deliveries, multiple gestation, and critical care.

Linda Fonseca, MD, is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Northwestern Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. She joined the faculty in September 2006 after completing medical school, residency, and fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Her interests include prenatal diagnosis, multiple gestations, operative vaginal delivery, and the in-vitro effects of antenatal corticosteroids.

Joseph M. Ernest, MD, is Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Carolinas Medical Center.





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