This Ninth Edition of this best-seller provides a readily available source of practical obstetric & gynecologic information. It covers the essentials of diagnosis, treatment, & management of ob/gyn disorders, succinctly & authoritatively. Topics covered include menstrual abnormalities, labor & delivery, obstetric complications of pregnancy, medical & surgical complications during pregnancy, diseases of the breast, vulva, cervix, uterus & ovaries, & infertility & contraception. Numerous tables, charts, & figures enhance the information presented. All information is virtually rewritten to reflect the information explosion in this dynamic area of medicine.Benson, Ralph C. is the author of 'Benson+pernoll's Hdbk.of Obstet.+gyn.' with ISBN 9780071054058 and ISBN 0071054057.