Primary Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Handbook for Clinicians

Paperback | October 3, 2007

EditorJoseph Sanfilippo, Roger P. Smith

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This book provides a timely revision of the definitive source for quick reference and up-to-date information on the primary health care of women. Containing contributions by leaders in obstetrics-gynecology, primary care and relevant subspecialties, the book presents the latest information from respected authorities. 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. This book is a must-have reference for the busy clinician

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This book provides a timely revision of the definitive source for quick reference and up-to-date information on the primary health care of women. Containing contributions by leaders in obstetrics-gynecology, primary care and relevant subspecialties, the book presents the latest information from respected authorities. New case studies h...

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Since its initial publication, Primary Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology has been the definitive source for information on the primary health care of women for the obstetrician-gynecologist and resident. This timely second edition is an up-to-date revision by renowned leaders in obstetrics and gynecology and relevant subspecialties. Su...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:556 pages, 7.8 × 5.12 × 0.03 inPublished:October 3, 2007Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387323279

ISBN - 13:9780387323275

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Primary Care and the Obstetrician-Gynecologist.- 1. Primary Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Health Maintenence and Screening.- 2. Pediatric and Adolescent Patients. -3. Elderly Patients.- 4. Lesbian Patients.- 5. The Role of Genomic and Applied Molecular Biology.- 6. Emergencies in the Office Setting.- Section II: Clinical Management Principles for the Office Setting.- 7. Abnormal Pap Smear: Gynecologic Pathology and Management.- 8. Mood Disorders.- 9. Breast Disease.- 10. Cardiovascular Hypertension.- 11. Chronic Pelvic Pain.- 12. Contraception Update.- 13. Coronary Heart Disease in Women: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Preventive Therapy.- 14. Dermatologic Disorders.- 15. Diabetes Mellitus.- 16. Gastrointestinal Disorders.- 17. Headaches.- 18. Nutrition, Obesity, and Eating Disorders.- 19. Respiratory Disorders.- 20. Sexual Dysfunction.- 21. Sports Medicine and Injuries in the Athletic Woman.- 21. Thyroid Disease.- Appendix: Ready Reference Tables for Preventive Health Care and Health Maintenence.

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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)