Netter's Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2e (Netter Basic Science)
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Gain easy visual access to the common conditions and problems most often encountered in obstetrics and gynecology practice! This resource pairs more than 250 exquisite Netter images with concise descriptions of the most current medical thinking on common diseases/conditions, diagnostics, treatments, and protocols for a single easy-to-use quick reference. New and expanded coverage including a new section on gynaecological and obstetric procedures, overviews of preventative women’s health, healthy pregnancy, and counseling place need-to-know guidance at your fingertips for regular office visits, while short reference lists cite graded evidence-based studies for more in-depth research. The result is a superb source for fast clinical reference as well as patient and staff education.
This is the paperback version of the hardback book published in 2008.
- Features concise text with standardized headings for quick access to expert medical thinking.
- Presents more than 250 exquisite Netter and Netter-style illustrations that provide a quick and memorable overview of each disease.
NOTE: This is a paperback version of the hardback book copyright 2008.
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