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Urology at a Glance

Hashim Hashim (Editor), Prokar Dasgupta (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-92365-8
104 pages
December 2016, Wiley-Blackwell
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Following the undergraduate curriculum set by the British Association of Urological Surgeons, Urology at a Glance offers practical advice on diagnosis and management of one of the most rapidly developing medical specialties.

Building on basic science, the book provides an overview of clinical approaches to assist the medical student or junior doctor on rotation, as well as looking at practical procedures and specific details of the most commonly encountered urological disorders.

Vibrantly illustrated and containing common clinical scenarios, Urology at a Glance provides all the information and latest guidelines needed for a medical student or junior doctor to excel in this field.

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Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface ix

About the companion website x

Part 1 Urological history, examination and investigations 1

1 Taking a urological history 2

2 Male genital examination 4

3 Female genital examination 6

4 Urological investigations 8

5 Abdominal pain 11

Part 2 Kidney and ureter 15

6 Urolithiasis 16

7 Renal failure 21

Part 3 Bladder 25

8 Lower urinary tract symptoms 26

9 Urinary tract infections 34

10 Urinary incontinence 40

11 Neuropathic bladder 44

Part 4 Andrology 47

12 Scrotal swelling and pain 48

13 Male infertility 52

14 Erectile dysfunction 54

Part 5 Urological cancers 57

15 Urological malignancies 58

16 Haematuria 68

Part 6 Paediatric urology 71

17 Common urological conditions in childhood 72

Part 7 Urological trauma 75

18 Urinary tract trauma including spinal cord injury 76

Part 8 Urological procedures and equipment 81

19 Urological procedures and equipment 82

Index 90

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Author Information

Hashim Hashim is Consultant Urological Surgeon in Female, Functional and Reconstructive Urology and Director of the Urodynamic Unit, Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol

Prokar Dasgupta is Professor of Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation Guy's Hospital, King's College London

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