editore: Hodder Arnold
This introductory handbook of colposcopy, now in its second edition, is a concise, up-to-date guide to the fundamentals of modern colposcopic practice. The editors, all highly respected in the field, have brought together a team of renowned contributors from a variety of disciplines to give a comprehensive, well-balanced view. Based loosely upon the syllabus of the course run by the British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, it gives the trainee colposcopist a sound grounding in the basic principles without overloading them with unnecessary 'weighty' information. For this second, the content has been revised throughout to reflect the changes in the field. In particular, cervical cytology has been thoroughly updated to encompass revised developments in automated screening, indications for referral have been rewritten with regard to the new National Guidelines, there have been significant changes to the sections on recording information, the role of HPV and patient counselling and an entirely new chapter on training, accreditation and certification has been introduced.
The MCQs, a popular feature in the previous edition, have been retained and updated, and case histories have been included as an additional self-assessment tool. Designed to complement and reinforce practical experience gained in the clinic, "Handbook of Colposcopy 2E" remains essential reading for trainee and newly qualified colposcopists, nurse assistants and general gynaecologists, and will also be of interest to genitourinary physians, and to trainee histopathologists, cytologists and cytoscreeners.