Oregon Reference Texts

Studying the following reference texts will not guarantee that an individual will pass the Oregon examinations. Moreover, this list is not comprehensive and does not imply that references not included on the list are inappropriate or of lesser value or quality than references that are included.

Oregon Obstetrics, Gynecology & Genitourinary Examination:

Required Reference texts for University of Western States Course

  1. Williams Orthopedics, 25th ed, Cunningham et al, (2018)
  2. Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2018
  3. Williams Gynecology 3rd ed, Hoffmann et al, (2016)
  4. Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 12th ed, (2017)

Recommended References

  1. Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn, The Complete Guide, 4th ed, Simkin et al (2018)
  2. Contraceptive Technology, 21st ed, Hatcher et al (2019)
  3. The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, Newman et al (2006)
  4. Clinical Practice Guideline for Midwifery, 5th ed, Tharpe et al (2017)
  5. Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 11th ed, Bickley et al (2013)
  6. Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Obstetrics and Gynecology, 12th ed, DeCherney et al (2019)
  7. Berek & Novak’s Gynecology, 16th ed, Berek et al (2019)
  8. Beckmann and Ling’s Obstetrics and Gynecology, 8th ed, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2018)
  9. Women’s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, 2nd ed, Hudson (2008)
  10. Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health, 2nd ed, Romm (2018)
  11. University of Western States lecture notes and videos.


Oregon Minor Surgery & Proctology Examination:

Recommended Resources

  1. Surgery of The Skin: Procedural Dermatology, 3rd ed, Robinson, J.K. et al (2015)
  2. Dermatologic Surgery Tips and Techniques, Salasche, S.J. et al (2007)
  3. Minor Surgery Manual, Crupper, M. (2016)

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