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Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health

Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health

Part-work (fascículo) Oxford Handbook

Edited by Nathan Sankar, Edited by Richard Pattman, Edited by Pauline Handy, Edited by Babiker Elawad, Edited by David Ashley Price

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Part-work (fascículo) | 656 pages
  • Dimensions: 106mm x 180mm x 26mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 19 November 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 019957166X
  • ISBN 13: 9780199571666
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 24 black and white line diagrams
  • Sales rank: 350,011

Product description

The new edition of this successful handbook provides a balance of evidence-based information on Genitourinary Medicine (GUM), including HIV/AIDS. It provides high quality, digestible clinical detail and also practical information on the ever-increasing medico-legal, ethical, and procedural issues of growing importance when dealing with these complex topics. Designed primarily for the trainee in GUM, it is also a valuable reference and resource for the specialist physician, nurse, and other professionals working in the field of sexual health. The new edition remains relevant to those working in this field and features practical enhanced sections on contraception and genital dermatology written by specialist contributors, and information for general practitioners in order to provide services for STIs. The book consists of three easy-to-follow sections. The first section deals with routine management within GUM; medico-legal and ethical issues, the standard patient, special situations, and routine clinical and laboratory processes that include simple flow chart guidance on common clinical presentations. The second section details GUM conditions in a disease-orientated style, including STIs and also other genitourinary problems that may present. The third section on HIV provides a contemporary epidemiological overview of this infection, basic viral biology and pathogenesis, a disease-orientated description of conditions both directly related and opportunistic, and their management and data on special situations such as pregnancy. Finally guidance on commonly used abbreviations is shown together with a useful resource directory for staff. In essence this handbook provides a wealth of simple and easy to follow information on STIs and the principles of providing a service including administrative and medico-legal issues that are sometimes difficult to locate. This book will be of global use to all those with an interest in sexual health whatever their level of expertise and wherever they may practice.

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An essential for those entering and residing within the field of G U medicine. Easy to follow format, handy size, up to date clinical description and treatment guide. Very much recommended. Amazon.co.uk Review I have worked in the field of sexual health for 17 years and I would have loved to have had this handbook when I first started to work in sexual health services. The handbook is user friendly and informative without being too technical. Suitable for nursing and medical students and teachers, a great learning/teaching resource. Highly recommended. Amazon.co.uk Review

Table of contents

1. The genitourinary medicine service ; 2. Ethical and medico-legal issues ; 3. The standard clinic process and sexual health in primary care ; 4. Investigations and microscopy ; 5. Specific genitourinary situations ; 6. Syphilis ; 7. Gonorrhoea ; 8. Chlamydia trachomatis infections ; 9. Non-chlamydial non-specific genital infection ; 10. Pelvic inflammatory disease ; 11. Prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome ; 12. Epididymitis, orchitis, epididymo-orchitis ; 13. Sexually acquired reactive arthritis ; 14. Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic balanitis ; 15. Trichomoniasis ; 16. Genital candidiasis ; 17. Tropical genital and sexually acquired infections ; 18. Endemic treponematoses ; 19. Proctocolitis and enteric sexually acquired infections ; 20. Urinary tract infection ; 21. Anogenital herpes ; 22. Anogenital warts ; 23. Molluscum contagiosum ; 24. Sexually acquired viral hepatitis ; 25. Other viral infections ; 26. Scabies (Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis) ; 27. Pediculosis ; 28. Anogenital dermatoses ; 29. Cervical neoplasia ; 30. Vulval pain syndromes ; 31. Streptococcal and staphylococcal infections ; 32. Genital anomalies ; 33. Contraception including contraception in HIV infection and infection reduction ; 34. Psychological aspects and sexual dysfunction ; 35. HIV/AIDS ; 36. Pathogenesis of HIV infection ; 37. Staging, classification, and natural history of HIV disease ; 38. HIV: diagnosis and assessment ; 39. HIV: primary infection ; 40. HIV: gastrointestinal disorders ; 41. HIV: hepatitis virus co-infection ; 42. HIV: respiratory disorders ; 43. HIV: neurological disorders ; 44. HIV: disorders of the eye ; 45. HIV: pyrexia of unknown origin ; 46. HIV: endocrine and metabolic disorders ; 47. HIV: renal disorders ; 48. HIV: cardiovascular disorders ; 49. HIV: musculoskeletal disorders ; 50. HIV: reticuloendothelial disorders ; 51. HIV: malignancies ; 52. HIV: management ; 53. HIV: pregnancy ; 54. HIV: travel ; 55. Useful resources