DC Dutta’s Textbook of Obstetrics 8th Edition PDF Free Download
DC Dutta’s Textbook of Obstetrics is in service to the medical fraternity for the last 31 years. It primarily aims at the medical students, trainee residents, practicing doctors and the midwives. It has evolved to provide comprehensive and updated information in a concise and easy-to-read format. The eighth edition has come out with an international standard to meet the overwhelming demand in many parts of the world. All the chapters have been extensively revised and strategically reorganized. Medical advances up to the time of publication have been incorporated. Contemporaneous guidelines from different professional and academic organizations like RCOG, ACOG, WHO, FIGO, NICHD, CDC, NICE, ICOG and DIPSI are provided. Management options based on experience, derived from large obstetric services are also mentioned. This is particularly so in a situation where no evidence exists or it is difficult to follow due to limitation of resources. Objective of this edition is to provide current cutting edge information, to enable the candidates to qualify the examination in India and its equivalents internationally. Dutta’s eighth edition in its fully coloured format is profusely illustrated with a total number of 320 line drawings, sketches and photographs. In recognition of the advanced technology, the book provides sonograms, including Doppler studies, M R Images, microphotographs, data graphs and laparoscopic images.
All these are in most vivid colors. Practical obstetrics (Chapter 42) with a total number of 52 high-quality photographs of instruments, specimens, sonograms, M R Images and drugs is of immense value, specifically for the practical part of the examination. The total information in Chapter 42 amounts to a mini textbook-cum-colour atlas in obstetrics. For easy text reference and reading, contents and index have also been expanded. A list of abbreviations and a few updated reviews with websites are provided. The uniqueness of this text lies in its presentations, which are simple, lucid and unambiguous. Presentation of summary tables, algorithms and key-points for each chapter are a special attraction. These are for quick revision and recapitulation before the examination.