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Ultrasound in Reproductive Healthcare Practice

Ultrasound in Reproductive Healthcare Practice

Diana Mansour, Pat Lewis, Julie-Michelle Bridson, Karen Easton, Mary Pillai, Paul O'Brien, Zara Haider, Paula Briggs, Gab Kovacs, Jane Dickson, Steven R. Goldstein, Kathryn Hillaby
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  • Date Published: January 2018
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316609736


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  • Challenge your knowledge of ultrasound to address sexual health abnormalities and early pregnancy issues, alongside identifying, classifying and managing a wide range of gynaecological conditions, with this essential manual. Authored by experts in reproductive health, this bespoke guide delivers practitioners of all levels with a broad scope of sexual and reproductive disorders, as captured by ultrasound. Presenting operational issues and suggested training, this textbook ensures high-quality care in gynaecology, sexual and reproductive health and pregnancy advisory services. For use in a traditional hospital setting through to more remote locations, this guide provides an invaluable toolkit for trainees, sonographers, nurses and clinicians worldwide. Offering clear clinical ultrasound images and extensive case studies with a focus on pregnancy advisory services, this adaptable textbook provides reliable support for those who are in contact with common, rare and understudied reproductive conditions, wishing to achieve successful diagnosis and optimal imaging first time.

    • Bespoke and wide-ranging, this guide encompasses a range of understudied medical gynaecological conditions and early pregnancy issues, through to contraception and sexually transmitted infections
    • The first of its kind in using ultrasound as a tool to address conditions specific to sexual reproductive healthcare
    • Formalises ultrasound practice within sexual reproductive healthcare for the hospital setting, and remote settings, away from mainstream radiology services
    • Includes clear illustrations of clinical and ultrasound images, and case studies tailored to challenging pregnancy advisory services
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    • Date Published: January 2018
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316609736
    • length: 264 pages
    • dimensions: 246 x 190 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.6kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Diana Mansour
    1. A short history of ultrasound in gynaecology Pat Lewis
    2. Use of the ultrasound system Julie-Michelle Bridson
    3. Communication skills in ultrasound assessment Karen Easton
    4. Ultrasound of pelvic anatomy scanning techniques and 'normal' findings Mary Pillai and Julie-Michelle Bridson
    5. Contrast sonohysterography Mary Pillai
    6. Ultrasound of abnormal pelvic anatomy – benign pathology Mary Pillai
    7. Pregnancy ultrasound for SRH work Mary Pillai
    8. Ultrasound assessment of a potential ectopic pregnancy Karen Easton
    9. Ultrasound imaging of progestogen only subdermal contraceptive implants Paul O'Brien
    10. Ultrasound imaging in relation to intrauterine contraception Zara Haider
    11. The role of ultrasound scanning in the investigation and management of subfertility Paula Briggs and Gab Kovacs
    12. Polycystic ovaries, polycystic ovary syndrome and the role of ultrasound in relation to this condition Paula Briggs and Gab Kovacs
    13. Ultrasound imaging of women with abnormal uterine bleeding Jane Dickson
    14. The use of ultrasound in the perimenopausal patient Steven R. Goldstein
    15. Recognition of possible gynaecological cancer Kathryn Hillaby
    16. Quality in SRH ultrasound service provision Julie-Michelle Bridson
    17. Annotation, archiving, reporting and audit Julie-Michelle Bridson
    Glossary of abbreviations and terms

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    Mary Pillai, Cheltenham General Hospital
    Mary Pillai has been clinical lead for a community pregnancy advisory and a complex contraception service at Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust, is a member of ISUOG and on the editorial board of the Journal of FPSRHC, with 35 years' experience of ultrasound in obstetric and gynaecology services.

    Paula Briggs, Sefton & West Lancashire Healthcare
    Paula Briggs is Module Guardian for the Special Skills module in ultrasound for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. She uses ultrasound regularly in her clinical practice and is involved in practical training of healthcare professionals in ultrasound.

    Julie-Michelle Bridson, University of Liverpool
    Julie-Michelle Bridson, a previous president of the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS), has been involved in ultrasound education and training for 25 years, forming part of many clinical areas in medical ultrasound in women's health, with the University of Liverpool, alongside the accreditation of many ultrasound courses worldwide.


    Diana Mansour, Pat Lewis, Julie-Michelle Bridson, Karen Easton, Mary Pillai, Paul O'Brien, Zara Haider, Paula Briggs, Gab Kovacs, Jane Dickson, Steven R. Goldstein, Kathryn Hillaby

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