Women's Health in Clinical Practice

Women's Health in Clinical Practice : A Handbook for Primary Care

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This book clearly elucidates many of the key issues found in the disparate literature on sex-based differences in health and illness. It provides primary care clinicians with a practical, up-to-date source of information that can lead to optimal, targeted care for women. Among the topics examined in this comprehensive volume are treating and preventing osteoporosis, diabetes, cervical cancer, eating disorders, and more.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 396 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 861.82g
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2008 ed.
  • 36 Tables, black and white; 6 Illustrations, color; 11 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 396 p. 17 illus., 6 illus. in color.
  • 1588296318
  • 9781588296313

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Traditionally, women's health has been synonymous with obstetrics and gynecology. With the exception of Family Medicine physicians who are trained in obstetric and gynecologic issues, most primary care physicians have received little training in reproductive health issues even though they care for women and girls. In recent years, there has been growing recognition that sex differences do exist between the organ systems of women and men, and research about male and female physiologic differences has bolstered the growing body of knowledge about sex differences. Women's Health: A Handbook for Primary Care presents the most recent changes in current research and provides the reader with an easily accessible reference to common women's health issues. The topics in this text range from health problems that largely affect only women, like cervical cancer and breast disease, to health problems that present differently in women than in men, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Chapters on polycystic ovary syndrome and oral health issues address health problems that bring together multiple organ systems including reproductive, cardiovascular and dental health. There are also useful chapters not typically found in primary care texts like eating disorders, interpersonal violence and sexual health. Women's Health: A Handbook for Primary Care is succinct, well organized, and contains easily understood, practical information for the most common health problems seen in women. This volume is a valuable text for anyone who practices primary care medicine.
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Table of contents

WOMEN'S HEALTH IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Contraception
Lynda M. Bascelli, MD, Assistant Residency Director, West Jersey-Memorial Family Practice Residency at Virtua

Chapter 2: Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Harris B. Cohen, MD, Private Practice

Chapter 3: Menopause
Janice E. Nevin, MD, MPH, Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College
Deborah Ehrenthal, MD, FACP, Assistant Residency Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Christiana Care Health System, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College

Chapter 4: Osteoporosis
Colleen Veloski, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Temple University School of Medicine

Chapter 5: Women and Coronary Heart Disease
Susan Mather, MD, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Instructor, Division of Internal Medicine, Jefferson Medical College

Chapter 6: Female Sexual Dysfunction
Lenore Tiefer, Ph.D, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine

Chapter 7: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ann Ouyang, MD, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University
Deborah M. Bethards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University

Chapter 8: Urinary Incontinence
Harriette M. Scarpero, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University
Tamara G. Bavendam, MD, Medical Director, Pfizer, Inc.

Chapter 9: Diabetes in Women
Ronald Codario, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Chapter 10: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Katherine Sherif, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine
Shahab Minassian, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine

Chapter 11: Cervical Cancer Detection and Prevention
Amy L. Clouse, MD, Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Abington Family Medicine

Chapter 12: Breast Disorders
Lori Jardines, MD, Department of Surgery, Albert Einstein Medical Center

Chapter 13: Thyroid Disorders
Serge Jabbour, MD, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Jefferson Medical College
M. Hamed Farooqi, MD, FACE - Assistant Professor of Medicine, Joslin Diabetes Center

Chapter 14: Oral Health/Dental Disorders
Barbara Steinberg, DDS, Clinical Professor of Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
Laura Minsk, DMD, Assistant Professor of Periodontics, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Joan I. Gluch, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Susanne K. Giorgio, RDH, Private Practice

Chapter 15: Eating Disorders
Amy Clouse, MD, Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Abington Family Medicine

Chapter 16: Psychiatric Disorders in Women
Brenda Butler, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Drexel University College of Medicine

Chapter 17: Intimate Partner Violence
Deirdre Anglin, MD, MPH, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Connie Mitchell, MD, Consultant, Health and Forensic Care of Intimate Partner Violence
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"This book is designed to aid primary care providers in meeting the healthcare needs of their female patients. ... The audience is primary care physicians who have received minimal training in obstetric and gynecological issues but treat women and girls. It would also be useful for physicians who need a refresher or a good clinic reference or even for residents in a primary care rotation. ... It is also a good refresher for those physicians who have been out of residency for a while." (Rita Duboyce, Doody's Review Service, June, 2008)
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"This book is designed to aid primary care providers in meeting the healthcare needs of their female patients. ... The audience is primary care physicians who have received minimal training in obstetric and gynecological issues but treat women and girls. It would also be useful for physicians who need a refresher or a good clinic reference or even for residents in a primary care rotation. ... It is also a good refresher for those physicians who have been out of residency for a while." (Rita Duboyce, Doody's Review Service, June, 2008)
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