Around the Globe for Women's Health: A Practical Guide for the Health Care Provider by Taraneh ShirazianAround the Globe for Women's Health: A Practical Guide for the Health Care Provider by Taraneh Shirazian

Around the Globe for Women's Health: A Practical Guide for the Health Care Provider

EditorTaraneh Shirazian, Erin Gertz

Paperback | June 21, 2013

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In the increasingly globalized twenty-first century, cross-cultural communication and knowledge of culturally informed health practices are critical skills for women's health providers. Around the Globe for Women's Health is a concise, culturally sensitive, and clinically relevant guide that aims to increase health equity through prevention and improved clinical care for women around the world. Case-based chapters highlight clinical issues (such as obstetric fistula, malaria, and postpartum hemorrhage) and barriers to care (the unmet need for family planning, or limited radiotherapy in low-resource countries, for example). Around the Globe for Women's Health is a must-have resource not just for physicians considering working in another country, but all providers seeking to provide better care for diverse populations of women within the United States.
Taraneh Shirazian, M.D. is the Director of Global Health and a Faculty OB/GYN generalist in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She is also a leader in women's health and serves on the board of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She...
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Title:Around the Globe for Women's Health: A Practical Guide for the Health Care ProviderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:175 pagesPublished:June 21, 2013Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Maternal Mortality: The Greatest Health Divide in the WorldCarolina Bibbo, Taraneh Shirazian 2. Postpartum Hemorrhage in a Conflict SettingNichole Young-Lin, Maya Garala, Erin Gertz 3. Obstetric FistulaSalma Rahimi, Tracy Capes, Charles Ascher-Walsh 4. Diagnosis and Treatment of Malaria in PregnancyVeronica Ades 5. The Unmet Need for Family PlanningKate A Shaw, Jessica M Atrio, Paul D Blumenthal 6. Anesthesia in Action at a Global Health SiteAndrew M. Perez MD, Ram Roth MD, Elizabeth A.M. Frost MD 7. At Your Cervix: Preventing Cervical Cancer using a Single Visit ApproachDeborah Landis Lewis, Miriam Cremer 8. The Challenge of Global Cervical and Breast Cancer Prevention, Detection, and TreatmentAnnekathryn Goodman, MD, MS 9. Radiation Therapy: A Privilege, not a Right - Treatment of Cervical Cancer with Limited Radiotherapy in Low-Resource SettingsJessica Ton, Linus Chuang, MD 10. Interested in Volunteering Abroad? Considerations When Choosing a Global Health Opportunity       Michael Brodman, MD