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Obstetrics and Gynecology (MBBS): Course Outline (FCPS)

OB/GYN: A commonly used abbreviation. OB is short for obstetrics or for an obstetrician, a physician who delivers babies. GYN is short for gynecology or for a gynecologist, a physician who specializes in treating diseases of the female reproductive organs

Course outline

Syllabus in obstetrics

  1. Obstetric History Taking and examination.
  2. Conception, implantation and development of placenta, Fetal circulation, Abnormalities of placenta.
  3. Foetal skull and Bony pelvis.
  4. Diagnosis of pregnancy.
  5. Physiological changes associated with pregnancy. 91
  6. Ante-natal care.
  7. Early pregnancy loss and its management (Abortions) Labour.
  8. Physiology of labour.
  9. Mechanism of labour.
  10. Management of labour.
  11. Complications of 3rd stage of labour.
  12. Abnormal labour e.g. prolonged labour/obstructed labour.
  13. Pre-term labour.
  14. Induction of labour.
  15. Pre-maturity.
  16. Post-maturity.
  17. Conduction of normal delivery.
  18. Operation delivery.
  19. Forceps delivery.
  20. Vacuum delivery.
  21. Caesarean section.
  22. Ante-partum Haemorrhage.
  23. Hydramnios.
  24. Vacuum delivery.
  25. Caesarean section.
  26. Ante-partum Haemorrhage.
  27. Hydramnios.
  28. Hyperemisis Gravidarum.
  29. Medical Disorder associated with pregnancy e.g. - Pregnancy with anaemia - Pregnancy with Heart Disease
  30. Pregnancy with diabetes - Pregnancy with jaundice/Hepatitis - Renal problems during pregnancy - Pyrexia in pregnancy
  31. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy e.g. - PET - Eclampsia - Essential hypertension
  32. Obstetric shock.
  33. IUGR and its management.
  34. Fetal distress and its management.
  35. Fetal Monitoring.
  36. Fetal presentations.
  37. Breech presentation.
  38. Occipito posterior position.
  39. Brow presentation.
  40. Face presentation.
  41. Cord prolapse/compound presentation.
  42. Transvese lie/unstable lie.
  43. Multiple pregnancy.
  44. Puerperium (normal and abnormal).
  45. Examination of the new-born baby.
  46. Resuscitation of new-born. 92
  47. Minor problems of the new-born.
  48. Breast feeding and its importance.
  49. Obstetric injuries/Ruptured Uterus.
  50. Haematological disorder of pregnancy e.g. - Rh incompatibility - Thalassemia major/minor
  51. Role of Ultrasound in Obstetric.
  52. Foetal congenital abnormalities.
  53. Vital statistics.
  54. Log Book of 20 assisted deliveries
  55. uggested syllabus in gynaecology

  56. Anatomy of female - Genital organs - Development of female genital organs
  57. Gynaecological History taking and examination. Minor gynaecological operative procedures.
  58. Puberty and adolescence.
  59. Ovulation and its clinical importance.
  60. Normal Menstruation.
  61. Menstrual abnormalities.
  62. Amenorrhoea.
  63. Infertility.
  64. Contraception.
  65. Ectopic pregnancy.
  66. Trophoblastic Tumours.
  67. Vulval lesions
  68. Tumours of vagina.
  69. Tumours of cervix.
  70. Tumours of uterus.
  71. Tumours of ovaries.
  72. Tumours of Fallopian Tubes.
  73. Menopause, HRT.
  74. Genital Prolapse.
  75. Pelvic Floor injuries.
  76. Urogynaecology.
  77. Problems of marriage and sex.
  78. Vaginal Discharges.
  79. Infections of female genital Tract - Infections of upper genital Tract - Infections of lower genital Tract
  80. Pre-Operative preparations.
  81. Post-Operative complications and its management.
  82. Role of USG in Gynaecology.

  83. To equip them with essential knowledge, skill and attitude in order to enable them:
  84. Identify Gynaecology/Obstetric diseases including emergencies, provide primary Reproductive Health Care, refer to appropriate centre and provide follow-up to the patients.
  85. Perform essential minor Gynaecology/Obstetric procedures.
  86. Communicate effectively with the patient, the family and the community regarding Gynaecology/Obstetric diseases and its related issues.
  87. Understand medical ethics and its application pertaining to Gynaecology/Obstetric and maintain the confidentiality of the patient.
  88. To understand the prevalence and prevention of the common Public Health Problem related to Gynaecology/Obstetric in the community.
  89. Understand the principles of medical research including fundamentals of Information Technology. MEDICINE (Including Psychiatry, Dermat​


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