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Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Sally Collins,‎ Sabaratnam Arulkumaran,‎ Kevin Hayes,‎ Simon Jackson and Lawrence Impey

This is the ultimate obs and gynae handbook - small enough to to keep with you and detailed enough to aid in the management of the vast majority of clinical situations. Summaries and bullet points make the information quickly accessible and easy to absorb in a hurry. This book is absolutely invaluable, as a many a successful O&G doctor will attest. The perfect clinical companion at any level of training, an excellent resource for medical students, and essential reading in preparation for RCOG membership exams. Wholeheartedly recommended!

Handbook of Obstetric Medicine

Catherine Nelson-Piercy

Anyone who works with pregnant women should read this book from cover to cover - this is fascinating reading, even for those without a specific interest in obstetric medicine. Clear and concise, this gives valuable insight into commonly encountered problems such as gestational hypertension and thromboembolic disease, as well as many fascinating and more unusual medical conditions in the context of pregnancy. An excellent resource when it comes to RCOG membership exam preparation and really helps to demystify some complex topics.

From Witchcraft to Wisdom: A History of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the British Isles

Geoffrey Chamberlain

A rare and wonderful book! This is really a beautiful piece of work and provides an illustrated account of the history of childbearing. This is a large book, extremely detailed but entirely comprehensible, and best browsed slowly with a cup of tea on a rainy day. If you are looking for insight into the historical context of the profession of O&G then look no further! This book is not cheap but is entirely worth the expense and will be treasured for a lifetime.

Munro Kerr's Operative Obstetrics

Thomas F. Baskett,‎ Andrew A. Calder and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

This book is highly recommended for anyone wishing to develop their practical obstetric skills. With clear illustrations and a step-by-step approach this book covers topics such as assisted vaginal delivery including rotational deliveries and the use of Kielland's Forceps, vessel ligation and internal podalic version. Packed with practical tips and tricks, this really is essential reading for any budding obstetrician, and also adds value for experienced obstetricians wishing to revise or enhance their skills.

SBA Questions for the Part 2 MRCOG

Amanda Jones

Absolutely essential for any MRCOG candidate! This collection of SBAs, with answers and explanations, was prepared by the RCOG SBA writing group. This is the closest thing to a past paper you can get your hands on, and very similar to the actual SBAs in the exam. If you're taking the MRCOG part 2 exam you simply have to purchase this book.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Lawrence Impey and Tim Child

For anyone seeking an introductory text to obstetrics and gynaecology this book is a must. Perfect for medical students but detailed enough to be useful to qualified obstetricians and gynaecologist too. With clear illustrations and summaries to assist in exam preparation, this book provides a strong foundation in O&G for medical school and beyond.

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