Written with the busy practice in mind, this book delivers clinically focused, evidence-based gynecology guidance in a quick-reference format. It explores etiology, screening, tests, diagnosis, and treatment for a full range of gynecologic health issues. The coverage includes the full range of gynecologic malignancies, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, infectious diseases, urogynecologic problems, gynecologic concerns in children and adolescents, and surgical interventions including minimally invasive surgical procedures. Information is easy to find and absorb owing to the extensive use of full-color diagrams, algorithms, and illustrations. The new edition has been expanded to include aspects of gynecology important in international and resource-poor settings.Disadvantages include limited utility as a screening test in previously treated patients and neonates. However, the cost-effectiveness of the new diagnostic paradigm for syphilis remains to be demonstrated. The CDC recommends that all pregnant women should be screened serologically for syphilis early in pregnancy (i.e. first prenatal visit).71 For populations that do not have optimal prenatal care, CDCanbsp;...
|Author||:||Eric J. Bieber, Joseph S. Sanfilippo, Ira R. Horowitz, Mahmood I. Shafi|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2015-03-31|