Robin Greene is Director of the Writing Center and Professor of English and Writing at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC. She is also the recipient of a NC Arts Council/NEA co-sponsored writing fellowship and serves as the McLean Endowed Chair of English. Greene has published four books and is co-founder and editor of Longleaf Press, MU’s literary press. She holds a M.A. in English from Binghamton University and a M.F.A. in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Art at Norwich University. Greene is married to Michael Colonnese, and they have two grown sons, Daniel and Benjamin, a daughter-in-law, Jennifer, and a granddaughter, Lillian.
Medical students and interns can find pearls on pelvic and breast examinations and cervical examinations during labor, and they can also prepare confidently for quizzes by quickly glancing over the terminology, etiology, and other background information or using the handbook’s mnemonics to recall the key points.
Operative techniques and procedures such as knot-tying, instrument use, perineal laceration repair, amniocentesis, and measurement of AFI and cervical length are illustrated to help trainees learn the basic skills. Thirteen operative dictations describe the common procedures with the latest techniques.
Seasoned clinicians will find most recent guidelines on cancer screening, antibiotic prophylaxis, thrombosis prevention, and 2010 medical eligibility criteria for contraceptives.