|Welcome to OB-GYN 101, Introductory Obstetrics and Gynecology.
On one level, OB-GYN is a narrow field, involving only half the population, and primarily only one aspect of that half...the generative functions.
But on a broader level, the Science of Obstetrics and Gynecology involves the very essence of the human species: life, re-birth and re-generation, engaging the forces of human attraction, love, mating, nurturing, growth, aging, and death.
It has been my great privilege to learn and practice this science. It is now my great privilege to pass on to you the things I've learned about this science over the last 40 years.
Introduction: The big
Objectives: The goals of this course.
Clinical Issues: Sometimes, it is easier to learn by dealing with clinical issues, such
as abdominal pain, or vaginal discharge, rather than "learning
objectives." Listed here are the clinical issues and management
approaches most often seen in OB-GYN.
Procedures: How to do things.
How to start an IV, deliver a baby, insert an IUD, and more than 40 other common
procedures in OB-GYN.
Library: A collection of
over 100 useful books, manuals, publications, and web sites related to women's health care.
than 350 medications
used in women's health care, including the indications,
contra-indications, usual dosage, side-effects and warnings. Look up
medications by generic name, brand name, or categorical
laboratory tests used in women's health care. Each provides explanations of
what the test measures, normal values, and significance of abnormals.
encountered during evaluation of OB-GYN problems.
Ultrasound: Ultrasound images, normal and abnormal, found in obstetrics & gynecology.
Videos:A collection of
over 30 video clips,
demonstrating how to actually perform some of the maneuvers and procedures
described in the text.
Forms: A collection of essential forms,
including post-op notes, delivery notes, consent forms, pregnancy flow
sheets, and other useful tools.
Progress Notes: Sample Progress Notes
for a variety of OB and GYN problems.
Facts Cards: 4 x 6 Index cards,
printed with the essential information for a number of OB-GYN Problems.
Students: Orientation to important aspects of the clinical
rotation in OB-GYN
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