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ABC of Urology, 3rd Edition

ABC of Urology, 3rd Edition

Chris Dawson, Janine Nethercliffe

ISBN: 978-1-118-27451-4

Feb 2012, BMJ Books

88 pages



The ABC of Urology provides a comprehensive review of current practice in urology and is a structured and practical guide to the diagnosis, treatment and management of the most common urological conditions. This new third edition has been fully revised and expanded with additional chapters and improved coverage of renal and testis cancer, management of haematuria, laparoscopy, trauma and new urological advances.  Prostate, bladder, renal and penile cancers are also covered in detail and new techniques and procedures for safer and effective treatment options are featured.

The ABC of Urology is the ideal reference for general practitioners and general practitioner trainees, junior doctors and practice nurses, medical students and all primary health care professionals working to provide the best possible care for patients with urological conditions.

Contributors vii

Preface ix

1 Assessment of the Urological Patient 1
Deborah Skennerton

2 Guidelines for the Management of Haematuria 5
Daniel Swallow

3 Bladder Outflow Obstruction 9
James Allan

4 Urinary Incontinence 14
Janine M. Nethercliffe

5 Urological Emergencies 19
William J.G. Finch

6 Subfertility and Male Sexual Dysfunction 23
Helen Hegarty

7 The Management of Adult Urinary Tract Infection 27
Richard Cetti and Suzie Venn

8 Prostate Cancer 31
Simon R.J. Bott and Stephen E.M. Langley

9 Bladder Cancer 37
Pippa Sangster and Alan Thompson

10 Renal Cancer 42
Esther McLarty Jonathan Aning and Simon J. Freeman

11 Testicular Tumours 46
Jessica Wrigley Anne Y. Warren and Danish Mazhar

12 Urinary Tract Stone Disease 51
Farooq A. Khan

13 The Role of Laparoscopy in Urology 56
Richard Johnston and Nimish Shah

14 Paediatric Urology 61
Peter Cuckow

15 Urological Trauma 66
Tamsin Greenwell

16 Penile Cancer and Gender Reassignment 71
Majid Shabbir and Nim Christopher

Index 77