Women's Health by Deborah WallerWomen's Health by Deborah Waller

Women's Health

EditorDeborah Waller, Ann McPherson

Paperback | February 12, 2004

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Now in its 5th edition, this practical handbook was winner of the BMA's "Best new book in primary care" award and is a best-seller in the field of women's health care. The clear, evidence-based text is packed with readily accessible information, interspersed with figures and tables for easyreference in the busy GP surgery. The book covers areas not normally included in standard gynaecology textbooks and will be invaluable for gynaecologists in training, those preparing for the MRCGP, MRCOG and DRCOG examinations, as well as the well-informed lay woman. This new edition has been comprehensively revised to reflect recent developments. All the chapters have been updated or completely rewritten, and new authors have been selected on the basis of their expertise and direct experience of primary care. Each chapter includes a section on the questionspatients frequently ask, along with the answers. There are also model consultations on common problems - what a good GP might realistically cover in a ten minute appointment. The chapters include: menstrual problems, vaginal discharge and sexually transmitted infections, cystitis, chronic pelvicpain, infertility and early pregnancy loss, unwanted pregnancy, contraception, breast disorders, eating disorders and complementary medicine - reviewing evidence as it affects women's health. New chapters include: menopause and osteoporosis - with a detailed review of the evidence weighing up the risks and benefits of HRT, premenstrual syndrome, vulval disorders, incontinence, sexual problems, domestic violence, breast, cervical and ovarian cancer screening, familial cancers and healthpromotion in primary care.
Deborah Waller and Ann McPherson are both General Practitioners, Oxford.
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Title:Women's HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:714 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.44 inPublished:February 12, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192632868

ISBN - 13:9780192632869

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Table of Contents

1. Margaret Rees: Menstrual problems2. Fiona Blake: Premenstrual syndrome3. Elizabeth Barrett-Connor: The menopause and hormone replacement therapy4. John Guillebaud: Contraception5. Liz Davidson and Joanne Reeve: Unwanted pregnancy and abortion6. Gill Lockwood: Infertility and early pregnancy loss7. Sally Hope and Ian Bowler: Cystitis8. Ranee Thakar, Stuart Stanton and Judy Kane: Management of urinary incontinence in women9. Pippa Oakeshott: Vaginal discharge and sexually transmitted infections10. Lois Eva: Vulval disorders11. Stephen Kennedy and Jane Moor: Chronic pelvic pain12. Danielle Power and Jane Maher: Breast disorders13. Clare Bankhead and Joan Austoker: Women's cancer screening: cervical, breast and ovarian screening14. Anneke Lucassen and Eila Watson: Familial cancers and women's health15. Deborah Waller and Christopher Fairburn: Eating disorders16. Margaret Denman: Sexual problems17. Iona Heath: Domestic violence18. Sandra Nicholson and Yvonne Carter: Promoting the health of women in primary care19. Christine A'Court, Chi Keong Ong and Jacqueline Wootton: Complementary medicine and women's health

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`Both interesting and useful... For those of us who are not GPs, it provides and insight into what goes on 'outthere'... an informed, balanced and up to date account has been given throughout.'Trends in Urology, Gynaecology and Sexual Health