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Library Resources In Support of Women’s Health

by Elizabeth Suelzer, MLIS, AHIP on 2023-03-15T07:36:00-05:00 in Clinical Practice, Medical Specialties | 0 Comments

Women’s History Month is celebrated throughout the month of March to honor the contributions of women throughout American history. In recognition, Advocate Aurora Library is promoting resources that can help providers better understand the health and information needs of women. See our page focusing on woman’s health and primary care.

The Advocate Aurora Library recently acquired access to LWW Health Library: ObGyn, a collection of eBooks which was curated with residents in mind.  The books cover essential topics related to general obstetrics and gynecology as well as the subspecialties of gynecologic oncology, female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, maternal fetal medicine, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility in the ambulatory and hospital-based setting. Acknowledged top titles include Berek and Novak's Gynecology, Te Linde's Operative Gynecology, Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility, Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation and Danforth's Obstetrics and Gynecology.  

LWW Health Library: ObGyn can be found on the Advocate Aurora Library’s A-Z Resources list or our guide to Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Top titles include: 

Cover ArtBerek & Novak's Gynecology by Jonathan S. Berek Covering the entire spectrum of women's healthcare, this book provides definitive information and guidance for trainees and practicing physicians. Must-know content on principles of practice and initial assessment, including relevant basic science; preventive and primary care; methods of diagnosis and management in general gynecology, operative gynecology, urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery, early pregnancy issues, reproductive endocrinology, and gynecologic oncology.
Publication Date: 2019
Cover ArtTe Linde's Operative Gynecology by Victoria L. Handa; Linda van Leeuwen Te Linde's Operative Gynecology, Twelfth Edition, remains your authoritative resource on the comprehensive perioperative care of gynecologic patients. New features in this edition include a primer on anesthesia, a chapter on positioning for pelvic surgery, a practical review of pediatric gynecology, and a section on the use of surgical instruments. All chapters have been updated to reflect contemporary gynecologic practice and the latest minimally invasive surgical approaches.
Publication Date: 2019
Cover ArtSperoff's Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility by Hugh S. Taylor, Lubna Pal, et al This classic text remains indispensable for students, residents, and clinicians working in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, bringing readers up to date with recent advances that have occurred in this fast-changing field. It remains the definitive text on reproductive endocrinology, offering authoritative coverage of reproductive physiology, clinical endocrinology, contraception, and infertility. This edition includes two new chapters on transgender medicine and fertility preservation.
Publication Date: 2019
Cover ArtBriggs Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation by Gerald G. Briggs, Roger K. Freeman, et al Essential for ob/gyn physicians, primary care physicians, and any health care provider working with pregnant or postpartum women, this edition puts must-know information at your fingertips in seconds.
Publication Date: 2022


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