Obstetrics By Ten Teachers, 21st Edition


First published in 1917 as ‘Midwifery’, Obstetrics by Ten Teachers is well established as a concise, yet comprehensive, guide within its field. The 21st Edition has been thoroughly updated by its latest team of ‘teachers’, integrating clinical material with the latest scientific developments that underpin patient care.

Each chapter is highly structured, with learning objectives, definitions, aetiology, clinical features, investigations, treatments and key point summaries and additional reading where appropriate. A key theme for this edition is ‘professionalism’ and information specific to this is threaded throughout the text.


* Fully revised – content is entirely refreshed and up to date for this twentieth edition, including the latest imaging and reproductive technologies and current guidelines for best practice

Highly illustrated – text supported and enhanced throughout by high-quality colour line diagrams and photographs Clear and accessible – numerous features supplement the narrative text and provide useful queues for revision Illustrative case histories – engage the reader with realistic scenarios that bring obstetric practice to life Digital support material – download and personalise the ebook for fully-flexible access and visit [] for additional resources including questions for self-assessment, video and patient interviews

Along with its companion Gynaecology by Ten Teachers, 21st Edition, the books continue to provide an accessible ‘one stop shop’ in obstetrics and gynaecology for a new generation of doctors.

The editors:

Louise C Kenny is Professor and Executive Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at the University of Liverpool, UK.

Fergus McCarthy is Senior Lecturer, University College Cork and Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist and Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialist, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Cork, Ireland.

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