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Obstetrics and Gynaecology Resources

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Useful Websites

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: supports post graduate education & training, and publishes clinical guidelines and reports on aspects of the speciality and service provision.
International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics: brings together member societies in 113 countries or territories.
European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology:  objective is to improve the health of women and their babies by promoting the highest  possible standards of care in all European countries.  Guidelines and standards available on the website.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: a US group of professionals providing health care for women, a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization.
European Association of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology: publishes an online journal and organises regular conferences.

Electronic journals - Athens account required

Other e-journals are available: log in with NHS Athens at NHS Evidence

Annals of Surgery - 1885 onwards
BMC Women's Health - 2001 onwards

Expert Review of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - 2006 onwards
Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology - 1993 onwards
International Journal of Women's Health - 2009 onwards

NEW FOR 2014!
Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology - 1996 onwards
Obstetrics and Gynecology - 1995 onwards

Print Journals

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

1973 - 1997
2009 onwards

BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology 2000 onwards
Clinics in Perinatology

1995 onwards

Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America 1990 onwards
Obstetrics and Gynecology 1973 - 2011

 Electronic Books - Athens account required

Advanced Life Support Group; Woollared, M. (2010) Pre-hospital obstetic emergency training: the practical approach Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell
Andrea Akkad, Marwan Habiba (2006) EMQs in obstetrics and gynaecology Abingdon : Radcliffe
Collins, S. (2013). Oxford handbook of obstetrics and gynaecology. 3rd ed. (Oxford handbooks). Oxford : Oxford University Press
Gebbie, Ailsa; White, Katharine O'Connell (2009) Contraception. 3rd ed. Abingdon : Health Press
McGuire, W. ; Fowlie, P. W. (2005). ABC of preterm birth. (ABC). Oxford : Blackwell.

New Books


Shelved at

Brockelsby, J. C. ; Phillips, C. ; Aiken, C. E. M. ; Kenny, L. C. (2012). Self assessment in obstetrics and gynaecology by ten teachers : EMQs, MCQs, SBAs, SAQs & OSCEs. 2nd ed. London : Hodder Arnold WQ18
Collins, S. (2013). Oxford handbook of obstetrics and gynaecology. 3rd ed. (Oxford handbooks). Oxford : Oxford University Press.  WQ100
Edmonds, D. K. (2012). Dewhurst's textbook of obstetrics and gynaecology. 8th ed. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell  WQ100
Moore, K. L. ; Persaud, T. V. N. ; Torchia, M. G. (2013). Before we are born : essentials of embryology and birth defects. 8th ed. Philadelphia : Saunders  QS604
Norwitz, E. R. ; Schorge, J. O. (2013). Obstetrics and gynecology at a glance. 4th ed. (At a glance). Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell  WQ100

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Updated 12th February 2014
(Books - 19th March 2014 LB)
(Electronic Books - 9th April 2014 LB)