Topics not well-covered in the textbooks.

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Textbooks can't cover everything.

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Bereavement counselling.

cffDNA. Cell-free DNA in maternal blood.

Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts. CNST.

Clinical governance.

Communication skills.

Complaint procedures.

Consent and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.


Enhanced recovery.

Fortification of flour with folic acid and neural tube defect.


HIV & pregnancy.

HPV immunisation, triage and "test of cure".

HRT: alternatives to oestrogen.

Maternity dashboard.

Neonatal resuscitation.

Neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis. Also covered in MCQ paper 12, question 10.

Neonatal screening for medium chain acyl coA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD). Also in MCQ12,10.

Obstetric history model.

The national chlamydia screening programme in England.

Varicella in pregnancy and varicella vaccine. This link takes you to the "Green Book". Click on chapter 34: "Varicella".


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