Primary Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A Handbook for Clinicians
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|Format: ||Paperback, 556 pages, 2nd ed. 2007 Edition|
|Other Information: ||100 black & white illustrations, biography|
|Published In: ||United States, 03 October 2007|
The Second Edition of Primary Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Handbook for Clinicians is a timely revision of the definitive source for quick reference and up-to-date information on the primary health care of women. Contributed by leaders in obstetrics-gynecology, primary care and relevant subspecialties, this book presents the latest information from respected authorities in obstetrics and gynecology. New case studies have been added at the end of each chapter to provide useful information for the busy clinician. New chapters include: Elderly Patients; Cardiovascular Hypertension; The Role of Applied and Genomic Molecular Biology; and Nutrition, Obesity, and Eating Disorders. Subjects explored in the first edition have been heavily revised and updated to serve the most current needs of practicing obstetricians and gynecologists as well as residents in these specialties. Primary Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Handbook for Clinicians Second Edition is a must-have reference.
Table of Contents
Primary Care and the Obstetrician-Gynecologist.- Primary Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Health Maintenance and Screening.- Pediatric and Adolescent Patients.- Elderly Patients.- Lesbian Patients.- The Role of Genomic and Applied Molecular Biology.- Emergencies in the Office Setting.- Clinical Management Principles for the Office Setting.- Abnormal Pap Smear: Gynecologic Pathology and Management.- Mood Disorders.- Breast Disease.- Cardiovascular Hypertension.- Chronic Pelvic Pain.- Contraception Update.- Coronary Heart Disease in Women: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Preventive Therapy.- Dermatologic Disorders.- Diabetes Mellitus.- Gastrointestinal Disorders.- Headaches.- Nutrition, Obesity, and Eating Disorders.- Respiratory Disorders.- Sexual Dysfunction.- Sports Medicine and Injuries in the Athletic Woman.- Thyroid Disease.
From the reviews of the second edition: "This handbook for busy clinicians, residents, and students includes some general principles of primary care and specific clinical areas of interest in the office setting. ... The purpose is to tie the gynecologic, medical knowledge and clinical applications together, and apply this knowledge to the patient in the office. ... The audience includes clinicians in practice, residents in training, and medical students. The text is detailed and provides useful information for the clinician. ... This is a terrific handbook to have readily in the office." (Jeffrey F. Peipert, MD, PhD, Doody's Review Service, March, 2008)
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