This manual is designed to guide physicians,
nurses, and corpsmen and other health care providers in the safe and effective
care of women in these settings.Covered topics are: Routine Gynecologic Care,
Pap Smears, Birth Control Pills, Other Contraceptive Methods, Bleeding, Vaginal
Discharge and Itching, Human Papilloma Virus, The Vulva, Problems with
Menstruation, Abdominal and Pelvic Pain, Breast Problems, Sexual Assault and
This note is designed to give the student a clear understanding
of the pathophysiology of the menstrual cycle, fertilization, implantation, ovum
growth development, differentiation and associated abnormalities. Disorders of
fetal development including the principles of teratology and the mechanism of
normal and abnormal parturition will be covered as well as the pathophysiology
of the breast and disorders of lactation. Fetal asphyxia and its consequences
will be reviewed with emphasis on the technology currently available for its
This book explains the following topics: Male Sex
Organs , Female Sex Organ, The Female Monthly Cycle , Conception, How Your Baby
Develops , Your Health In Pregnancy, Antenatal Care, Conditions And Problems In
Pregnancy, Choosing Where To Have Your Baby.
This note covers the following topics: Pregnancy, also
known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops
inside a woman. Chronology, Development of embryo and fetus, Recreational drugs,
Prenatal care, Exposure to toxins, Sexual activity, Intercurrent diseases,
Medical imaging, Epidemiology, Society and culture.
provides a comprehensive physiologic and pathologic overview of male and female
reproduction, including normal human sexuality, normal human reproduction,
abnormalities of sexual function, evaluation and management of infertility,
parturition, and fertility control.
This book provides broad, science-based
information regarding the most common major surgical procedure performed, i.e.
Cesarean Delivery. The book provides relevant scientific literature regarding
epidemiology and rates of cesarean delivery in low and high income countries and
the impact of the disparities in the rate of cesarean delivery between
countries.How to Manage Labor Induction or Augmentation to Decrease the Cesarean
Deliveries Rate, Timing of Elective Cesarean Delivery at Term, Anesthesia for
Cesarean Section, Cesarean Delivery: Surgical Techniques, Neurological
Complications of Regional Anesthesia and Breastfeeding After a Cesarean
This easy-to-use manual is arranged by
symptoms (e.g. vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy). Because this symptom-based
approach is different from most medical texts, which are arranged by disease, a
corresponding diagnosis table is provided. Links have been used extensively to
facilitate navigation between symptoms and diagnoses. The clinical action steps
are based on clinical assessment with limited reliance on laboratory or other
tests and most can be performed in a variety of clinical settings.
Author(s): WHO, United Nations
Population Fund, UNICEF, The World Bank
This book was written primarily for physicians. It is not an easy,
casual read for the lay person. Covered topics are: Examination Technique, The
Ovaries, The Uterus, The Endometrium, Ovulation Induction and IVF.
This book covers the following topics: Is Ultrasound Safe During
Pregnancy, How Does Ultrasound Work?, The Ultrasound Equipment, How is an
Ultrasound Performed?, Ovaries, Uterus, Fibroids, The Parts of a Pregnancy,
Placenta, How Far Along is My Pregnancy?, When Should the Heartbeat be
Detected?, When Does the Fetus Begin to Move?, How Long is the Fetus/Embryo and
How Much Does It Grow, How Much Does the Fetus/Embryo Weigh?, When Can the
Gender of the Fetus be Determined?, The MSAFP, MSAFP-PLUS and The
Level II Ultrasound.