Courses Under Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Examination of the Pregnant Patient

This principle of this course would discuss the guidelines for the obstetric examinaion, components of the obstetric history and a summary of terminology to describe the feto-maternal relationship.   The videos demonstration covers the general physical examination of the patient, the examination of the chest and the examination of the pregnant abdomen. Tests are included for you to asess yo...

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Caesarean Section

The video lessons demonstrate the procedures in preparing a patient for caesarean section, that is, inducing anaesthesia, cleansing and draping. It continues with the abdominal incision to the delivery of the baby and placenta. The demonstration ends with the cleaning of the uterine cavity and the closing of uterine incision and the abdomen.   In addition to the video lessons are interactiv...

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Total Abdominal Hysterectomy

The interactive educational resources cover the procedure in a total abdominal hysterectomy. There are some review cases provided to give some background information about abdominal hysterectomy and some post operative complications. The video lessons also demonstrate the procedure in an abdominal hysterectomy covering an operation in whole.   In addition to the video lessons are interactiv...

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Episiotomy & Repair During Vaginal Delivery

An episiotomy may be required when there is a threatening tear during vertex vaginal delivery to prevent perineal tear, during instrumental delivery (vacuum and forceps) and also during a vaginal breech delivery. Three types of episiotomy would be discussed.   The resource includes videos lessons, an animation clip and interactive exercises to explain further, the procedure in episiotomy an...

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Introduction to Clinical Sexually-Transmitted Diseases and Pelvic Infections

This resources covers cases of clinical sexually-transmitted diseases. The cases in this programme reflect the most up-to-date diagnosis and treatment of STDs. However, this approach may or may not be practical in the primary care clinic setting in Ghana.   Dr. Essuman's video insights that accompany the cases will be useful in placing these problems in the context of a clinical practice th...

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