A complete guide to making a successful OB/GYN Hospital Medicine program a reality.
This authoritative text delivers a complete evidence-based blueprint clarifying every aspect of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine. Encompassing clinical practice as well as program development and business models, the book takes physicians, nurses, administrators, and staff through the necessary steps to start and successfully run OB/GYN hospitalist programs. Readers will also benefit from an efficient approach to managing OB/GYN emergencies, which includes valuable guidance for physicians and physician extenders working in labor and delivery and ERs/ICUs.
Utilizing a cohesive 3-part organization, the book begins with an insightful overview of the OB/GYN Hospital Medicine specialty, then explores related healthcare system issues and the full range of obstetric clinical conditions, from asthma in pregnancy to preterm labor. Finally, an essential review of fundamental gynecologic topics, such as pelvic pain, is provided, along with in-depth coverage of modern OB/GYN Hospital Medicine procedures. Taken together, this innovative text represents the definitive introduction to the OB/GYN hospitalist speciality―one that no hospital should be without.
- A focus on accessible, high-yield medical education illuminates the burgeoning field of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine
- Practical, turnkey coverage of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine and its successful implementation is designed to optimize OB/GYN practice and enhance patient care
- Outstanding chapter pedagogy includes learning objectives, clinical case presentations, key patient hand-off points, and abundant clinical images and illustrations
About the Author
Jennifer Butler, MD, Associate Professor and Director of ObGyn Hospitalist Division, and Director of ObGyn Hospitalist Fellowship, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.
Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, Professor, Medicine; Chair, Department of Medicine; and Executive Director, Hospitalist Program, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.
Laura E. Fitzmaurice, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.
Christine M. Kim, MD, Associate Clinical Professor and Clerkship Director, ObGyn Hospitalist Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.