Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Introduction to obstetrics and gynaecology, anatomy of the female genital tract, puberty, menstrual cycle, menopause and their endocrine basis, Variations in the menstrual cycle including dysfunctional uterine bleeding, Development of the female genital tract, Congenital abnormalities, Acute and chronic tubo-ovarian infections, Overfertility and family planning, Infertility (male and female), Prolapse (including anatomy of the pelvic floor), The control of micturation, incontinence of urine, stress incontinence and retention of urine, Use of harmones in gynaecological practice, Carcinoma of uterus (cervix and endometrium), Ovarian neoplasms, Trophoblastic diseases, Exfoliative cytology in obstetrics and gynaecology, Uterine fibroids, amenorrhoea (Primary and secondary), Sexually transmitted diseases, acute gynaecological  emergencies Disorders of preganancy Anaemia in pregnancy
1: Aetiology including malaria and complications, Anaemia in pregnancy II: Treatment including blood transfusion, haemoglobinopathies, Jaundice in pregnancy: acute hepatic necrosis, Hypertension in pregnancy:  pre-eclampsia, essential hypertension, chronic renal disease, Hypertension in Pregnancy: Eclampsia, Infections: meningitis, acute pyelo-nephritis, tuberculosis, diarrhoeal disease, tetanus, Bleeding in early pregnancy, Antepartum haemorrhage: placeta previa, Antepartum haemorrhage; Abruptio placentae and coagulation disorder, Factors interfering with foetal oxygenation; maternal and placental post-maturity, Heart disease and diabetes in pregnancy, abdominal pain in pregnancy, Reproductive physiology, labour, puerperium, Neonates:  Physiology and conduct of labour, Uterine action:  normal and abnormal, Malprsentation of fetal head: occipito-posterior position, brow, face, Prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorhage; ergometrine, Use of oxytocics in third stage, Breach delivery; conduct and hazards, trial of labour, management of prolonged labour, Obstructd labour; Causes, diagnosis, principles of management, Rupture of the uterus, Twin pregnancy: management of twin delivery and retained second twin, Induction of labour, Management of transverse and oblique lies, Prolapse of the cord, Puerperal morbidity; Causes, investigation and control, Maternal mortality: reduction in Nigeria, Physiology of the puerperium including lactation, Biological and social factors in obstetrics: age, parity, stature, smoking, ethnic factors, etc, Blood transfusion in obstetric,  Organization of maternity services for a community, Radiology in obstetrics, Special problems of anaesthesia in obstetrics, Conduct of labour in the presence of maternal medical disease: haemo-globinopathy, anaemia, heart disease, diabetes mellitus, chronic chest disease and liver failure, Obstetrical emergencies, Ind. Embryotomy and Tutorialas public Health aspects will be carried out in conjunction with the department of community medicine (social obstetrics and gynaecology).