A. to Z. of Women's Health

A. to Z. of Women's Health

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Every woman needs to know the facts about herself. "The A-Z of Woman's Health" puts those facts at her fingertips, providing information on all aspects of female life: physical conditions, reproduction and childbearing, hygiene and diet, drug treatments and medical investigations, heart examination, contraception, infertility, adoption, rape, cancer - and much more besides. Written in easily understandable language and complemnted by many diagrams and photographs, this guide offers advice which is both practical and sympathetic. For this new edition Derek Llewellyn-Jones has fully updated existing entries, for example those on cervical smears and hormone replacement therapy, and added new ones on such topics as AIDS, premenstrual syndrome, and the latest developments in "in-vitro" fertilization. Derek Llewellyn-Jones is the author of "Every Man","Understanding Sexuality", "Everygirl" and "Everywoman".show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 130 x 195 x 18mm | 187g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 5 half-tones, 73 line drawings, index
  • 0192861123
  • 9780192861122

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From reviews of the first edition: "Sensible and authoritative." --Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology"His understanding and compassion are as evident as his sense and expertise." --Times Educational Supplement"A very useful and serious book, which can be recommended to female patients. . . .Llewellyn-Jones employs a very straightforward and considerate attitude toward all topics. . . .Many excellent diagrams help to make the information clearer, especially where the anatomy is being explained." --Family Practiceshow more