DC Dutta’s Textbook for Obstetrics presents a comprehensive study of obstetrics with proper theoretical elaboration along with well-defined pictorial illustration in full colour. Properly revised and updated, this book has been divided into 42 chapters, including screening and diagnosis, prenatal genetic counselling, MR images, Doppler studies, data graphs, microphotographs and laparoscopic images among others. Each of these topics has been dealt with proper illustration and theoretical guide.
Aimed to aid the medical students with a comprehensive reference guide to obstetrics studies, this book comprises of expanded index and contents along with colour coded key points and headings after each chapter for a quick brush-through before examinations.
The book at the end also features a questionnaire that is intended to enable medical students undertake the exercise for doing a self-assessment about their understanding of the subject. There is also a list of updated reviews, abbreviations, relevant websites and a collection of over 500 relevant colour images have also been provided in this new 8th edition of the book.
To make the book a necessary study companion, it comes with a series of guidelines from academic and professional institutions such as WHO, ACOG, RCOG, NICHD, FIGO, DIPSI, ICOG, NICE and CDC among others.
For better understanding of the complicated subject, the book comes with an interactive DVD which presents important graphic study material . Available in paperback, this new edition was released on March 2015 by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Hiralal Konar, with advanced degrees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from USA and UK, is a well known teacher among the medical fraternity. He has been the Chairman, Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, a Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Calcutta National Medical College and C.R. Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.