The book is relevant to all stages of obstetric and gynecological practice - from trainees to consultants and some lay interest. This book is an excellent resource for any clinician wishing to further their understanding of the interaction between psychological and somatic disorders in obstetrics and gynaecology. Headings, key points and summary boxes provide structure, clinical scenarios and vignettes bring the text to life and most chapters suggest useful websites and further reading. It is suitable for all healthcare professionals working in this area, not just doctors in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Free Preview. Offers a broad overview in an easy-to-read format Demystifies the psychological aspects of the subject Holistic approach improves the quality of care for patients Enables the doctor to make consultations more effective despite limitations of time see more benefits. Buy eBook. Buy Softcover. FAQ Policy. About this Textbook The discipline of obstetrics and gynecology is changing rapidly. What you can do in 15 minutes", chapter on "Coping and Adjustment in Pregnancy": Giving Babies a Better Start, and chapter on "Communicating with Cancer Patients" Chapters are written by experts in widely differing areas, and show how to use the consultation to maximum benefit for the patient and doctor.
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Sexuality Pages Wylie, Kevan R. The Family Pages Daniels, Ken. One month is spent on rotation in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit under the direction of our surgical intensivists. This rotation provides exposure to post-operative critically ill patients and conditions involving fluid and electrolyte imbalances and respiratory and cardiac complications. During this rotation the residents care for both general surgery and obstetric and gynecologic critically ill patients and receive training in invasive line placement and ventilation management.
Finally, two months are spent on the night float rotation, where the resident acts as a gynecologic consultant to the Emergency Department under the direct supervision of the on-call attending physician. The resident performs all emergency gynecologic surgical procedures that present at night, including operative laparoscopies.
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As their experience and knowledge grows, the cases the resident sees increase in both number and complexity. When the resident's patients require hospitalization, the resident participates in the inpatient care, providing the necessary continuity.
Third Year PGY 3 During this year the resident is provided with the opportunity to care for a larger caseload, as well as increased responsibility as part of the team caring for patients with more complex problems. Third year residents have even more responsibility in case preparation and presentation, and a more significant involvement in educational programs for their fellow residents, students, patients, and the community.
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They also assume increased responsibility for the psychosocial aspects of patient care. On the obstetrical service, the third year resident is directly involved in the clinical management of all the patients on the labor floor under the supervision of the chief resident and the attending physician. In certain months, the third year resident replaces the fourth year resident and acts as the chief of the service. During this rotation, the third year resident also becomes an integral member of the high-risk obstetrics team.
The resident admits and cares for patients with medical and obstetrical complications of pregnancy and is supervised by the department's board-certified MFM specialists. Two months are spent on the Maternal Fetal Medicine service under the direct supervision of our Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists.
During this rotation the resident admits and cares for patients with medical and obstetrical complications of pregnancy along with the Chief Resident and MFM specialists. Five weeks are spent on the gynecologic oncology service under the supervision of the Chief Resident and our board certified gynecologic oncologists.
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They learn the basics of radiation oncology and chemotherapy and assist difficult and advanced laparotomies. On the gynecology service, third year residents perform major gynecologic surgery, including difficult hysterectomies and major operative laparoscopies. Along with the junior residents on that team, they are also responsible for pre-operative and post-operative management of all patients on this service.
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Similarly to the obstetric service, in certain months, the third year resident replaces the fourth year resident and acts as the chief of the service. Third year residents repeat their experience on the combined specialty rotation in reproductive endocrinology, outpatient high-risk obstetrics, urogynecology, and colposcopy.
By repeating this rotation at a time when they have greater experience and maturity in the specialty, they are able to not only reinforce the lessons and skills that they learned the year before but to build on them. Finally, two months are spent on the night float rotation, where the resident has the opportunity to individually manage the labor floor as the most senior resident under the supervision of the in-house faculty-attending physician.
It is in this rotation, specifically, that residents solidify their skills as obstetricians and develop their confidence as team leaders. Regular office hours established during the first two years of training continue to be held in the third year. Indeed, third year residents play an increasing role as primary care physicians for their patients. Fourth Year Chief Resident PGY 4 Three months are spent on the gynecologic oncology service under the supervision of our board certified gynecologic oncologists.
They learn the basics of radiation oncology and chemotherapy and perform difficult and advanced laparotomies, perfecting their surgical skills prior to their graduation. Residents also attend the colposcopy weekly, where they learn about the management of women with abnormal Pap smears and develop the pattern recognition skills required for this specialty. Three months are spent as chief resident in gynecology. Residents on this rotation perform advanced surgical procedures including vaginal and urogynecologic procedures, difficult and advanced abdominal procedures and operative laparoscopies.
They are responsible for the management of their services, including the supervision and teaching of junior residents and medical students and the presentation of cases in all formal rounds with the gynecological attending staff. Three months are spent as obstetrical chief resident, when the resident is responsible for all routine and high-risk patients on the obstetrical service. The resident is also responsible for training junior residents and medical students in obstetrics. Chief residents are considered junior faculty members and assume responsibilities appropriate for that rank.
During this experience, the Chief Resident will serve as a Junior Attending and oversee and teach junior residents and medical students thereby further preparing them for life after residency as an independent obstetrician gynecologist. Finally, two months are spent on the night float rotation, where the resident continues the responsibility of chief resident to supervise the management of all patients on Labor and Delivery and on the gynecological service.
The chief residents assist and teach the junior residents in the management of both obstetrical patients on Labor and Delivery and gynecological patients in the Emergency Department and on the gynecology service. Conference Schedule and Lectures Lecture and Conference time is protected time for the residents. With the help of physician assistants, midwives, and attending physicians residents are freed from routine duties in order to participate fully in the teaching program. Grand Rounds Attendance of all residents is required.
Grand rounds are scheduled on Wednesday mornings for one hour from September through June and are held in the Hospital auditorium. Speakers include many nationally prominent authorities in the field of obstetrics and gynecology.
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Gynecology Morbidity and Mortality Conference Recent cases of high educational value are presented by the chief residents and discussed. This meeting is scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, prior to grand rounds. Obstetrical Morbidity and Mortality Conference Recent cases of high educational value are presented by the chief residents and discussed.
This meeting is scheduled for the first and third Wednesday of each month, prior to grand rounds. Ambulatory Morbidity and Mortality Conference This conference is held the fifth Wednesday of the month, when applicable. Relevant educational cases from the outpatient continuity clinic are presented by the residents and discussed. These lectures are specifically designed for residents.
The sequence of lectures is repeated on a two-year cycle. Speakers for these lectures include department and hospital-wide faculty members as well as guest speakers. Included as part of this series is Life Long Learning which is an article review on current topics as well as self-testing manuals offered by the Foundation for Excellence; Chief Resident-run review series as well as onsite skills training with inanimate simulation centers. The residents present an educational case with a neonatologist and a perinatologist leading the discussion.
Proficiency Exams and Review Sessions Periodically, all residents are given a formal one-hour test followed by a one-hour review session. The tests are an opportunity to both review and solidify the didactic information recently taught. Topics are assigned based on lectures given over the previous weeks. The articles and topic are selected by the supervising faculty member and the department's research director. Individual residents are assigned to review and present the articles and the supervising faculty member leads the discussion.
Tumor Board This meeting is scheduled as the first Grand Rounds on the first Wednesday of each month.
The meeting is attended by a pathologist and radiation oncologist and chaired by the director of gynecologic oncology.