The benchmark text in obstetrical procedures is updated and expanded to reflect current practice. It now has: new chapter authors; new Study Guide with CME credit; more than 470 illustrations; study guide with 1,000 questions and answers. This 2nd Edition of the comprehensive "Operative Obstetrics" first published in 1995, continues to bring you step-by-step instructions for every major surgical procedure performed in current obstetrical practice. Leading obstetricians across the country have written the nearly 40 chapters, most of them contributors to the 1st Edition. However, you'll recognize names of several new contributors to this 2nd Edition.