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Part 2 MRCOG: recommended reading

Recommended reading for candidates preparing for the Part 2 MRCOG exam, prepared by the RCOG’s Part 2 MRCOG Sub-committees.


Obstetrics and Gynaecology – An evidence-based text for MRCOG (3rd edition, published 2016)

David M Luesley, Mark D Kilby

ISBN: 978-1-4288-3382-7


Bonney’s Gynaecological Surgery (11th edition, published 2011)

Tito Lopes, Nick Spirtos, Raj Naik, John M Monaghan

ISBN: 978-1-4051-9565-2


Clinical Gynecologic Oncology (e-book, published 2017)

Philip J DiSaia MD, William T Creasman, Robert S Mannel, D Scott

ISBN: 978-0-3230-7419-3


Contraception: Your Questions Answered (7th edition, published 2017)

John Guillebaud, Anne MacGregor

ISBN-13: 978-0-7020-4619-3


High Risk Pregnancy: Management Options (4th edition, published 2011)

David K James, Philip J Steer, Carl P Weiner, Bernard Gonik

ISBN: 978-1-4160-5908-0


Handbook of Obstetric Medicine (5th edition, published 2015)

Catherine Nelson-Piercy

ISBN: 978-1-4822-4192-1


Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation. Treatment Options and Risk Assessment (3rd edition, published 2014)

Christof Schaefer (editor)Paul W.J. Peters (editor)Richard K Miller (editor)

ISBN: 978-0-1240-8078-2


Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference (37th edition)

Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Sean C Sweetman

ISBN: 9780853699330


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (9th edition)

Richard J Martin MB FRACP, Avroy A Fanaroff MB FRCOP, FRCP CH, Michele C Walsh MD MS

ISBN: 9780323065450


Dewhurst’s Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (8th edition, published 2012)

D Keith Edmonds

ISBN: 978-0-4706-5457-6


Operative Obstetrics (2nd edition)

Larry C Gilstrap, F Gary Cunningham, J Peter Vandorsten

ISBN: 9780071212618


Oxford Speciality Training: Training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Ippokratis Sarris, Susan Bewley, Sangeeta Agnihotri

ISBN: 9780199218479


Other resources

Elsewhere on the site

Specialty training in O&G
Overview of the specialty training programme in obstetrics and gynaecology, including how the MRCOG exams fit in
The full specialty training programme in O&G – core modules, ultrasound, ATSMs, subspecialty and academic