The second edition of this textbook is an essential revision aid for trainees preparing for Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) examinations.
Comprising nearly 1000 pages, the text has been fully updated and is in-line with the current syllabus and guidelines as recommended by The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
This new edition comprises of 98 chapters, distributed into 17 sections and is based as per the current MRCOG-2 curriculum available from the RCOG website. Nevertheless, there has been an addition of several new chapters such as thromboembolism in pregnancy, genetic disorders, postpartum collapse, Zika virus infection, etc. COVID-19 and its management during pregnancy has also been discussed at length in this new edition. Addition of online content is another new value-adding feature of this book. The book buyers would get access to more than 250 questions (in form of EMQs and SBAs), which have been added in an interactive format on an online portal. This additional content can be redeemed by using the scratch code going inside the front cover of the book. Besides a detailed explanation, which is provided with each question, an 8–9-hour-long video discussing these questions and other tips and tricks for clearing the Part 2 examination has also been added. The references of each chapter can also be accessed online by scanning a QR code. In case the reader wants to obtain more information related to a specific online reference, it can be clicked to access the actual journal article. This would also enable the reader to access the Green-Top Guidelines available online and read them in its entirety.