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Women's Health

Problem Solving

By Margaret Rees (Edited by), S. Hope (Edited by), M.K. Oehler (Edited by), J. Moore (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 248 pages
Other Information: algorithms, tables & diagrams
Published In: United Kingdom, 15 January 2008
This new volume brings together the current thinking in both investigation and management of the female patient requiring treatment for gynaecological, reproductive and menopausal conditions. It presents a comprehensive caseload as seen by the practicing clinician, presenting common yet challenging real-life patient scenarios, which the authors resolve by drawing on the latest published literature.Each case begins with a few practical questions to stimulate the reader. This is followed by clinical presentation and the reader is led through the logical work-up of a case to reach a diagnosis. An algorithm accompanies most cases to provide a rapid pictorial overview of the clinical steps involved. Essential references are provided. Each of the major areas of female reproductive health is covered, as well as gynaecological emergencies and treatment of cancer.This book provides an up to date reference for the busy practitioner. It will be an essential companion for the gynaecologist and for the interested GP. It relates current research developments in gynaecology and reproductive health to current clinical practice. It deals with both clinical treatment and social care of female patient. It provides problem-based learning approach of great value for trainees and CPD.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: Menstrual problems; 1. Menorrhagia with medical management; 2. Menorrhagia with surgical management; 3. Primary dysmenorrhoea; 4. Chronic pelvic pain; 5. Endometriosis; 6. Fibroids; 7. Primary amenorrhoea; 8. Irregular menstruation; 9. PMS; 10. Alternative and complementary therapies; Part II: Menopause; 11. Perimenopausal menstrual symptoms; 12. Premature menopause; 13. Osteoporosis; 14. Postmenopausal bleeding; 15. Menopausal symptoms in women with breast cancer; 16. Menopausal symptoms in women with VTE; 17. Alternative and complementary therapies; Part III: Fertility and contraception; 18. Subfertility investigation; 19. Assisted conception methods; 20. Optimising assisted conception; 21. Egg cryopreservation; 22. Recurrent miscarriage; 23. Unplanned pregnancy; 24. Preventing teenage pregnancy; 25. Contraception after thirty-five; Part IV: Gynaecological emergencies; 26. Early miscarriage; 27. Ectopic pregnancy; 28. Hyaditiform mole; 29. Emergency contraception; Part V: Sexual problems; 30. Lack of sex drive; 31. Dyspareunia; 32. Vaginal discharge; 33. Vaginismus; Part VI: Urogenital problems; 34. Recurrent candidiasis; 35. Sexually transmitted diseases; 36. Incontinence stress; 37. Incontinence urge; 38. Recurrent urinary tract infections; 39. Pain: chronic interstitial cystitis; 40. Vaginal atrophy; Part VII: Prevention and Screening; 41. Cervical cancer; 42. Breast cancer in normal and high risk populations; 43. Ovarian cancer in normal and high risk populations; 44. Osteoporosis; Part VIII: Gynaecological cancer; 45. Cervical cancer; 46. Endometrial cancer; 47. Ovarian cancer; 48. Vulval cancer; 49. Fallopian tube carcinoma; 50. Prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy; General index.

About the Author

M Rees, Women's Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK; S Hope, Dept Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; MK Oehler, Dept of Gynaecological Oncology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia; J Moore, P Crawford, Nuffield Dept Obstetrics and Gynaecology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

Reviews

"This is an excellent addition to practical gynaecology literature. It is a 'must-have' book for all trainees but would also be of help to all clinicians involved in the management of gynaecological conditions, including general practitioners with an interest in gynaecology... Management of each condition is evidence-based and heavily referenced with Cochrane reviews, giving the reader the opportunity to gain an up-to-date view... This will provide invaluable help to any clinician in answering women's questions related to treatment options for infertility and possible problems they may encounter... The reader will find extensive and well-referenced advice on alternative and complementary therapies for menorrhagia and the menopause, which are currently very much sought after by women... Very few textbooks contain a chapter on urogenital ageing, which is a huge problem in any gynaecological practice in real life... I can heartily recommend this book to all students and clinicians practising in our speciality". Agnieszka Zawislak, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

EAN: 9781846920288
ISBN: 1846920280
Publisher: Clinical Publishing,an imprint of Atlas Medical Publishing Ltd
Dimensions: 24 x 17 centimetres (0.61 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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