Books by Subject

Women's Health

  • Digital
    [edited by] Kelly A. McGarry, Iris L. Tong.
    Digital : Ovid2007
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    Alzheimer's Association.
    Digital2014
    2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures is a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer's disease, the most common type of dementia, as well as other dementias. Background and context for interpretation of the data are contained in the Overview. This information includes definitions of the various types of dementia and a summary of current knowledge about Alzheimer's disease. Additional sections address prevalence, mortality and morbidity, caregiving and use and costs of care and services. The Special Report discusses women and Alzheimer's disease.
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    edited by Sam Rowlands, Dorset HealthCare and the School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK.
    Digital : Cambridge2014
    1. An historical perspective -- 2. Ethics -- 3. Epidemiology -- 4. Psychosocial factors in women requesting abortion -- 5. Support and counseling -- 6. Ultrasound scanning in early pregnancy -- 7. Early medical abortion -- 8. Vacuum aspiration -- 9. Medical abortion after nine weeks -- 10. Dilatation and evacuation -- 11. Pain control -- 12. Follow-up -- 13. Contraception after abortion -- 14. Complications and safety -- 15. Women with medical problems -- 16. Feticide -- 17. Fetal anomaly -- 18. Longer-term outcomes in women requesting abortion -- 19. Myths and misinformation -- 20. Stigma and issues of conscience -- 21. More than one abortion -- 22. Factors associated with second trimester abortion -- 23. Staff perspectives -- 24. Mid-level providers -- 25. Telemedicine -- 26. Decriminalizing abortion, the Australian experience -- 27. Abortion in international human rights law.
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    edited by Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb, Norman Reid, Mimi Zumwalt.
    Digital : Springer2008
    Pt.I: Focusing on active female's health issues: unique gender-related psychological and physiological characteristics of females -- Pt.II: Preoccupation with body image issues and disordered eating issues in the acitve female -- Pt.III: Reproductive health -- Pt.IV: Prevention and management of common musculoskeletal injuries in active females -- Pt.V: Safe exercise guidelines throughout the lifespan -- Pt.VI: Nutrition, energy balance, and weight control.
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    J.J. McComb, R. Norman, M. Zumwalt (eds.).
    Digital : Springer2014
    The purpose of the The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is twofold: (1) to increase the awareness of wellness and fitness issues for active females and their family members; and (2) to provide an avenue for medical practitioners, allied health professionals, health educators, and certified individuals in sports medicine to gain critical, updated knowledge of a field specific to active females. Part I of the book offers a foundation to help the reader understand the interrelationship among body image concerns, the female reproductive cycle, and musculoskeletal anatomy/physiology of females that makes their health risks and concerns unique. Reproductive health is discussed by a prominent researcher in reproduction/endocrinology. An overview of the Female Athlete Triad which is a syndrome of three interrelated conditions (isordered eating, menstrual disturbances and bone loss) is presented in Part II. Physicians and certified professionals in sports medicine discuss the individual components of the triad, relating not only to the athletic female but also to the recreationally active woman throughout the lifespan. In Part III, Prevention and management of common musculoskeletal injuries is addressed by a female orthopedic surgeon who sub-specializes in treating female athletes. Finally, appropriate exercise and nutritional guidelines for active females are discussed in Parts IV-V of the book by certified professionals and licensed physicians in sports medicine. An invaluable addition to the literature, The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition will be of great interest to physicians, allied health care practitioners, medical/other wellness educators, and students who are interested in advancing women's health issues. Sports medicine specialists, family practitioners, gynecologists, team physicians, residents in sports medicine, athletic trainers, health educators, nurses, physicians assistants, physical therapists, sport psychologists, counselors, athletic trainers, and other members of the sports medicine team should also find this title of significant interest.
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    edited by David Chelmow, Leo J. Dunn Professor and Chair, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA, Christine R. Isaacs, Associate Professor and Director, General Obstetrics and Gynecology Division, Medical Director of Midwifery Services, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA, Ashley Carroll, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA.
    Digital : Cambridge2015
    Section I. General gynecology : -- 1. A 45-year-old woman with heavy vaginal bleeding / Tod C. Aeby -- 2. A 29-year-old woman with a pelvic mass and altered mental status / Saweda A. Bright and Stephen A. Cohen -- 3. Acute exacerbation of chronic pelvic pain in a 32-year-old woman / Lee A. Learman -- 4. A 19-year-old woman with diabetes and hypertension requiring emergency contraception / David Chelmow -- 5. Bleeding, pain, and fever four days after first-trimester termination / Erin L. Murata and Tony Ogburn -- 6. A 25-year-old woman requesting emergency contraception / Reni A. Soon and Tod C. Aeby -- 7. Persistent trichomonas infection / Lilja Stefansson -- 8. A 42-year-old woman with recurrent unexplained vaginitis symptoms / Chemen M. Tate -- 9. A 30-year-old woman with vaginal itching / Lindsay H. Morrell -- 10. Sudden-onset left lower quadrant pain in a 21-year-old woman / Adrianne M. Colton -- 11. A 35-year-old woman with IUD string not visible / Michelle Meglin -- 12. A 38-year-old woman with sudden-onset shortness of breath / Chris J. Hong and David Chelmow -- 13. Vaginal bleeding in a 75-year-old woman / K. Nathan Parthasarathy and Peter F. Schnatz -- 14. A 60-year-old woman with severe vulvar itching and an ulcer / Alan G. Waxman -- 15. Urinary retention in a 19-year-old woman / Amanda B. Murchison and Megan Metcalf -- 16. Recurrent herpes infection in a 28-year-old woman / Breanna Walker -- 17. Vulvar infection and sepsis in a 42-year-old woman / L. Chesney Thompson -- 18. A 42-year-old woman with irregular bleeding / Alison F. Jacoby -- 19. Persistent HSV in an HIV-positive woman / Jennifer A. Cross -- 20. Incidentally discovered vaginal cyst in a 34-year-old woman / Roger P. Smith -- 21. A 45-year-old woman with an enlarging pelvic mass / Alison F. Jacoby -- 22. A 23-year-old woman with pelvic pain and fever / C. Nathan Webb -- 23. A 21-year-old woman with a new sexual partner / Elizabeth M. Yoselevsky and Christine R. Isaacs -- 24. A 21-year-old woman with persistent pain and fever after treatment for PID / Nicole S. Fanning -- 25. Acute vaginal and abdominal pain after defecation in a 79-year-old woman / Heidi J. Purcell and Laurie S. Swaim -- 26. Tachycardia and vaginal bleeding in pregnancy / Kimberly Woods McMorrow 27 Vaginal spotting at eight weeks' gestation { Amanda B. Murchison and Melanie D. Altizer -- 28. Heavy bleeding after medical management of a missed abortion / Elizabeth L. Munter -- 29. Abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding in a 24-year-old woman / Jessica M. Ciaburri -- 30. Unanticipated ultrasound findings at follow-up prenatal visit / Nikola Alexander Letham and Christopher Morosky -- 31. Early pregnancy spotting and an unusual ultrasound / Michelle Meglin -- 32. Undesired pregnancy in a 19-year-old woman / Megan L. Evans and Danielle Roncari -- 33. A pregnant 37-year-old woman with lower left quadrant pain / Rajiv B. Gala -- 34. Unruptured advanced ectopic pregnancy / Ellen L. Brock -- 35. A 23-year-old pregnant woman with acute-onset abdominal pain and hypotension / Rachel K. Love and Nicole Calloway Rankins -- 36. A woman with first-trimester vaginal bleeding / Valerie L. Williams and Amy E. Young -- 37. Midcycle spotting and worsening menorrhagia / Patricia S. Huguelet -- 38. A 40-year-old woman on tamoxifen therapy with a uterine mass / Megan A. Brady -- 39. Small mass prolapsing from the cervix found on routine pelvic examination / John G. Pierce Jr -- 40. A 35-year-old woman with a painful vulvar mass / Philippe Girerd -- 41. A 32-year-old woman urgently referred for a cervical mass noted on routine pelvic examination / Christopher A. Manipula -- 42. An 18-year-old woman with long-acting reversible contraception and new-onset bleeding / Jennifer Salcedo and Aparna Sridhar -- 43. Cyclic pain after endometrial ablation / Ellen L. Brock -- 44. Positive hCG in a patient who reports no sexual activity for one year / Roger P. Smith -- 45. Recalcitrant severe vaginal discharge and odor / Amber Price -- 46. A 25-year-old woman with a painful vulvar mass / Nan G. O'Connell -- 47. Acute abdominal pain two weeks after successful vaginal birth after Cesarean / Kathryn Shaia and Christine R. Isaacs -- 48. A 64-year-old woman with a simple ovarian cyst / John W. Seeds -- 49. A 26-year-old woman with acute pelvic pain and free fluid in the pelvis / Isaiah M. Johnson and Adrienne L. Gentry -- 50. A 36-year-old woman with fever and pelvic pain at 14 weeks' gestation / Frances Casey and Katie P. Friday -- 51. Acute fever and tachycardia in a 21-year-old woman during laparoscopy / Thomas C. Peng -- 52. A 40-year-old woman with hypertension and first-trimester bleeding / Fidelma B. Rigby and Angela M. Tran -- -- Section II. Pregnancy : -- 53. Nausea and vomiting at eight weeks' gestation / Brian Bond and Ashley Peterson -- 54. A 27-year-old woman with severe nausea and vomiting in pregnancy / Sarah Peterson -- 55. Early pregnancy with vaginal spotting / Kathryn A. Houston and Sarah B. Wilson -- 56. Positive RPR on initial prenatal labs / Ronald M. Ramus -- 57. A high-speed motor vehicle accident during pregnancy / Susan M. Lanni -- 58. A 32-year-old woman with fever and unilateral breast pain / Meghann E. Batten -- 59. A 36-year-old woman with nipple pain postpartum / Julie Zemaitis DeCesare and Karen Shelton -- 60. A woman in first-trimester pregnancy with fever, malaise, nausea, and vomiting / Saweda A. Bright and Susan M. Lanni -- 61. First-trimester flu-like symptoms in a 31-year-old woman / Lilja Stefansson and Susan M. Lanni -- -- Section III. Reproductive endocrinology and infertility : -- 62. Abdominal pain and distension seven days after egg retrieval for planned IVF / Richard Scott Lucidi -- 63. Irregular bleeding in a 39-year-old nulliparous woman desiring fertility / PonJola Coney -- 64. A 24-year-old woman with her third pregnancy loss / Richard Scott Lucidi -- 65. A 38-year-old woman with worsening postpartum fatigue / Amanda H. Ritter -- 66. A 19-year-old woman with primary amenorrhea / Amy Brown and Nicole W. Karjane -- 67. A 26-year-old woman with secondary amenorrhea / Mary T. Sale and Nancy A. Sokkary -- 68. Irregular bleeding in a 25-year-old woman / Anita K. Blanchard -- 69. A 28-year-old woman with irregular bleeding requiring transfusion / Ronan A. Bakker -- 70. A 29-year-old woman with secondary amenorrhea after a septic abortion / Nancy D. Gaba and Gaby Moawad -- -- Section IV. Pediatric and adolescent gynecology : -- 71. Worsening dysmenorrhea in a 14-year-old girl / Nicole W. Karjane -- 72. A seven-year-old girl with vaginal bleeding / Nicole W. Karjane -- 73. A four-year-old girl falls while exiting the bathtub / Sarah H. Milton and Elisabeth McGaw -- 74. Worsening cyclic pain and amenorrhea in a 13-year-old girl / Sarah H. Milton -- 75. Worsening cyclic pain and amenorrhea in a 13-year-old girl with a normal appearing but short vagina / Nicole W. Karjane -- 76. A 19-month-old girl with labial adhesions and acute urinary retention / Hong-Thao Thieu and Meredith S. Thomas -- 77. A 13-year-old girl with irregular menses and significant weight gain / Tiffany Tonismae and Eduardo Lara-Torre -- 78. A 14-year-old girl with anemia / Layson L. Denney and Sarah H. Milton -- 79. A 13-year-old girl with vulvar irritation and new-onset behavioral problems / Meredith Gray and Eduardo Lara-Torre -- 80. A 10-year-old girl with lower abdominal pain / Lisa Rubinsak and Ellen L. Brock -- -- Section V. Urogynecology : -- 81. Complete procidentia in a 70-year-old woman / Jordan Hylton and Saweda A. Bright -- 82. Incontinence in a 50-year-old woman after pessary placement / Tanaz R. Ferzandi -- 83. A periurethral mass in a 25-year-old woman / Barbara L. Robinson -- 84. A periurethral mass in a 45-year-old woman / Andrew Galffy and Christopher Morosky -- 85. New-onset incontinence in a 42-year-old woman / Tanaz R. Ferzandi -- 86. Urinary leakage following hysterectomy / Edward J. Gill -- 87. Urinary retention following urethral sling surgery / Edward J. Gill -- 88. A urethral mass in a postmenopausal woman / Audra Jolyn Hill -- -- Section VI. Gynecologic oncology : -- 89. A 70-year-old woman with a new vulvar mass / Weldon Chafe -- 90. A 45-year-old woman with a fungating cervical mass / Jori S. Carter -- 91. A 48-year-old woman with a 4-month history of intermittent abdominal pain and urinary frequency / Kirk J. Matthews and Jori S. Carter -- 92. A 65-year-old woman with profuse vaginal bleeding / Amy Hempel and Jori S. Carter -- 93. A 38-year-old woman with heavy vaginal bleeding 6 months after D & C for complete mole / Emily E. Landers and Warner K. Huh -- 94. A 62-year-old woman with a vulvar lesion / Megan M. Shine and Warner K. Huh -- 95. A 62-year-old woman with ovarian cancer and new-onset pelvic and right-leg pain / Kirk J. Matthews -- 96. A 64-year-old woman with ovarian cancer, emesis, and abdominal pain / Nguyet A. Nguyen and Warner K. Huh -- 97. A 65-year-old woman with new-onset fatigue, parasthesias, and muscle cramps after chemotherapy for ovarian cancer / Haller J. Smith and Warner K. Huh.
  • Digital
    Samir A. Farghaly, editor.
    Digital : Springer2014
    This volume is an up-to-date resource on the international state-of-the-art in the diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer. While this devastating disease has been considered mainly a disease of the Western hemisphere, the book moves beyond our conventional understanding and embraces knowledge from around the world. It focuses on recent advances in diagnosis, including genetic screening; improvements and expanded choices in management, such as gene therapy and the optimization of chemotherapeutic agents; and the latest laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Further chapters address histopathologic features of this disease, and related psychosocial and quality of-life-issues. The book is aimed at the wide range of practitioners who care for patients with ovarian cancer and researchers who study the disease: general surgeons, surgical oncologists, gynecological oncologists, medical oncologists, pediatric oncologists, gynecological pathologists, gynecologists, gynecological cancer epidemiologists, gynecological onco-psychologist, genetic counselors, geneticists, and cancer research scientists.
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    editor, Peter E. Schwartz.
    Digital : Future Med2012
    Advances in ovarian cancer management / Peter E. Schwartz -- Etiology and overview / Gang Ye, Stefanie Bernaudo & Chun Peng -- Diagnostic imaging in the management of ovarian masses / Amit Mahajan, Indukala Doddamane & Shirley McCarthy -- Initial surgical management of ovarian cancer / Jason Knight & Peter G. Rose -- Initial chemotherapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer / Katherine M. Moxley & Robert S. Mannel -- Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the management of advanced ovarian cancer / Peter E. Schwartz -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy : its use in epithelial ovarian cancer / Neesha Dhani & Helen Mackay -- Chemotherapeutic management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Marcia Hall -- Emerging chemotherapy agents in ovarian cancer / Daliah Tsoref & Amit M. Oza -- Surgical management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Eelco de Bree -- Angiogenesis in ovarian cancer / Vincent Castonguay & Amit M. Oza -- Antigen-specific immunotherapy for ovarian cancer / Dana M. Roque & Alessandro D. Santin -- Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors and epithelial ovarian cancer -- Thomas P. McNally, Gillianne G.Y. Lai & Richard T. Penson -- Emerging targeted therapies / Mirko Marabese & Massimo Broggini -- Palliative care in ovarian cancer / Cynthia O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Ercolano & Ruth McCorkle -- Guidelines in ovarian cancer / Domenica Lorusso, Antonella Pietragalla & Giovanni Scambia -- Index.
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    editors, Elizabeth J. Hall-Findlay, Gregory R.D. Evans ; video editor, Kenneth K. Kim.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2010
    Drs. Hall-Findlay and Evans' new Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast has a purely surgical focus that covers the full scope of breast surgery. Coverage of hot topics includes new implant types, gel implants, fat injections to the breast for aesthetic enhancement, and fat injections for reconstruction. The book is organized into seven sections including reduction, mastopexy, augmentation, and more. Expert, international contributors deliver practical advice on the latest techniques, with a special emphasis on what can go wrong and how to avoid it. This full-color, templated reference comes with case studies and 16 video clips (both on web and on DVD) with approximately three hours of footage demonstrating key procedures. Video coverage includes form-stable high cohesive silicone gel implants, short scar with inferior pedicle, and sub-fascial breast augmentation. Expert Consult access enables you to search full text online and download images. Get practical advice on handling problems that occur in both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery Study various operative steps in depth with real-life clinical detail Avoid and/or deal with complications by referencing case examples and analyses with expert international counsel Watch the techniques first-hand with videos online and on the accompanying DVD, and watch experts performing the procedures Search the text's full content electronically, or download images and video for teaching purposes.
  • Digital
    edited by Louis P. Bucky, A. Aldo Mottura.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2009
    Pre-operative evaluation, preparation and education of the breast augmentation patient -- Breast augmentation: incision selection -- Subpectoral approach for primary breast augmentation -- Saline implants: indications, techniques and precautions -- Silicone implants -- Semi-cohesive gel implants -- Subfascial transaxillary breast augmentation -- Secondary augmentation -- Breast reconstruction and augmentation using pre-expansion and autologous fat transplantation -- Tubular breasts -- Mastopexy: augmentation -- Periareolar/vertical/small horizontal scars -- Circumvertical breast reduction technique -- Vertical breast reduction -- Vertical mammaplasty -- No vertical scar breast reduction/mastopexy -- Breast shaping in the massive weight loss patient -- Complications in breast augmentation: maximizing patient outcomes with some surgical solutions to common problems.
  • Digital
    Adelle Simmons, Jessamy Taylor, Kenneth Finegold, Robin Yabroff, Emily Gee, and Andre Chappel.
    Digital2016
    The Affordable Care Act promotes better health for women through the law's core tenets of access, affordability, and quality. For example, the law's provisions have expanded coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces and Medicaid expansions; made coverage more affordable through premium tax credits and by eliminating gender differences in premiums in the individual and small-group insurance markets; and improved quality of coverage by eliminating lifetime and annual dollar limits on Essential Health Benefits and requiring coverage of recommended preventive services and maternity care. Continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act will play a significant role in promoting the health and well-being of women across the lifespan. This report is organized into three sections that describe how health care access, affordability, and quality of care have improved for women since enactment of the Affordable Care Act.
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    edited by Liane Deligdisch, MD, professor of pathology and obstetrics-gynecology and reproductive science, the Mount Sinai Medical Center and School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, Nathan G. Kase, MD, professor in obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences, professor of endocrinology and dean emeritus, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, Carmel J. Cohen, MD, professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive science, professor of gynecologic oncology, Ruttenberg Cancer Center, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA.
    Digital : Cambridge2013
    1. Normal human ovary part I: reproductive and endocrine functions / Nathan G. Kase -- 2. Normal human ovary part II: how steroid hormones work / Nathan G. Kase -- 3. Gonadal dysgenesis: ovarian function and reproductive health in Turner syndrome / Paul Saenger and David Rodriguez-Buritica -- 4. Pathology of benign and malignant ovarian epithelial tumors / Liane Deligdisch -- 5. Ovarian tumors of borderline malignancy / Peter Schlosshauer -- 6. Precursors of ovarian epithelial carcinoma / Liane Deligdisch -- 7. Peritoneal serous and tubal cancer / Anna Laury, Eric C. Huang, Christopher P. Crum and Jonathan Hecht -- 8. Pathology of ovarian germ cell tumors / Liane Deligdisch -- 9. Metastatic ovarian tumors / Angelica Mares and Liane Deligdisch -- 10. Genetic etiology of sporadic ovarian cancer / Ellen L. Goode, Mine S. Cicek, Catherine M. Phelan and Brooke L. Fridley -- 11. Polycystic ovary syndrome / Nathan G. Kase -- 12. Endometriosis of the ovary / Luciano G. Nardo, Ioannis Gryparis and Sree Durga Patchava -- 13. New advances and new horizons in assisted reproduction / Yuval Bdolah and Neri Laufer -- 14. Endometriosis and ovarian cancer / Douglas N. Brown, Tanja Pejovic and Farr R. Nezhat -- 15. Laparoscopic surgery of the benign ovary and new laparoscopic developments / Michel Canis, M. Gage, R. Botchorishvili and Antoine Maurice Bruhat -- 16. Ultrasound, MRI, CT, and PET imaging of ovarian cancer / William L. Simpson, Jr and Lale Kostakoglu -- 17. Ovarian cysts and tumors of the fetus, child, adolescent, and young adult / Albert Altchek and Liane Deligdisch -- 18. Should the ovaries be removed during a hysterectomy? / Michael S. Broder and Wendy C. Hsiao -- 19. The aging ovary / Norbert Gleicher and David H. Barad -- 20. Menopause / Nathan G. Kase -- 21. Clues to ovarian tumors: new concepts of symptoms, signs, syndromes, and paraneoplastic syndromes / Albert Altchek and David Fishman -- 22. When is ovarian carcinoma discovered in stage I? / Liane Deligdisch and Albert Altchek -- 23. Early detection of ovarian cancer / Christina E. Curtin, Pierre S. Gordon and David Fishman -- 24. Laparoscopic evaluation and management of adnexal masses and ovarian cancer / Farr R. Nezhat, Jason Sternchos, Tamara Finger and Tanja Pejovic -- 25. Ovarian cancer: the initial laparotomy / Jamal Rahaman, Valentin Kolev and Carmel J. Cohen -- 26. Chemotherapy of ovarian cancer / Ramez N. Eskander and Philip J. Di Saia -- 27. Intraperitoneal chemotherapy / Maurie Markman -- 28. Malignant germ cell tumors and sex cord stromal tumors in adults and children / Jubilee Brown and David M. Gershenson -- 29. Palliative care / Katharine Batt and Cardinale B. Smith.
  • Digital
    Taraneh Shirazian, Erin Gertz, editor-in-chief.
    Digital : Springer2013
    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.
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    Philip B. Clement, Robert H. Young.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2014
    Rapidly and accurately identify gynecologic tumors and related lesions with the updated Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology. Complete with hundreds of photographs, this medical reference book provides you with the know-how you need to perform state-of-the-art gynecologic diagnoses, right at your own microscope. Quickly and effortlessly find the essential information you need with summary tables, charts, and boxes throughout the text. Expedite reference with a consistent approach to every entity discussed, including definitions, clinical features, gross features, microscopic features, and differential diagnoses. Avoid diagnostic errors with comprehensive coverage of commonly encountered pitfalls.
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    Pei Hui, Natalia Buza.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This atlas is dedicated specifically to gynecologic frozen section diagnosis and addresses professional practice gaps such as high diagnostic error rate, slow turnaround time, and inefficient communication between surgeons and pathologists at the time of intraoperative frozen section consultation of gynecologic specimens. The format of the volume is a combination of concise text and high quality gross and frozen section microscopic images, meticulously selected from the superb collection of pathology specimens of gynecologic tumors provided at Yale-New Haven Hospital in the past decades. Frequent entities with diagnostic pitfalls are balanced with less common lesions. Strategies to recognize their diagnostic features are emphasized, in addition to the impact on optimal surgical treatment of patients with gynecologic cancer. The indications, limitations, morphologic diagnostic criteria and pitfalls of frozen section consultation in gynecologic pathology are thoroughly reviewed with an ultimate goal of avoiding patient mismanagement in real-time. High quality frozen section microscopic illustrations aid the recognition of morphologic patterns and serve as quick reference during intraoperative consultation. Written by experts in the field, Atlas of Intraoperative Frozen Section Diagnosis in Gynecologic Pathology is a valuable resource for pathologists at all career/expertise levels who are involved in intraoperative consultation in their daily clinical practice.
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    Jessica L. Martucci.
    Print2015
    After decades of decline during the twentieth century, breastfeeding rates began to rise again in the 1970s, a rebound that has continued to the present. While it would be easy to see this reemergence as simply part of the naturalism movement of the '70s, Jessica Martucci reveals here that the true story is more complicated. Despite the widespread acceptance and even advocacy of formula feeding by many in the medical establishment throughout the 1940s, '50s, and '60s, a small but vocal minority of mothers, drawing upon emerging scientific and cultural ideas about maternal instinct, infant development, and connections between the body and mind, pushed back against both hospital policies and cultural norms by breastfeeding their children. As Martucci shows, their choices helped ideologically root a "back to the breast" movement within segments of the middle-class, college-educated population as early as the 1950s. That movement -- in which the personal and political were inextricably linked -- effectively challenged midcentury norms of sexuality, gender, and consumption, and articulated early environmental concerns about chemical and nuclear contamination of foods, bodies, and breast milk. In its groundbreaking chronicle of the breastfeeding movement, Back to the Breast provides a welcome and vital account of what it has meant, and what it means today, to breastfeed in modern America. -- Provided by publisher.
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    [edited by] Tommaso Falcone, Jeffrey M. Goldberg ; illustrated by Joe Chovan.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2010
    Abdominal wall and pelvic anatomy for laparoscopists / Tommaso Falcone, Richard L. Drake, and William W. Hurd -- Indications and contraindications for laparoscopy / Jeffrey M. Goldberg -- Trocar insertion : choosing the appropriate position and techniques for placement / Minita S. Patel and Paul Tulikangas -- Instrumentation and energy sources utilized during laparoscopic procedures / Jeffrey M. Goldberg and Andrew Brill -- Techniques for laparoscopic suturing / Kevin J. Stepp and Sarah Kane -- Laparoscopic management of adnexal masses / Richard D. Drake and Tommaso Falcone -- Indications and techniques for laparoscopic myomectomy / Devorah Wieder, Jeffrey M. Goldberg, and Tommaso Falcone -- Indications and techniques for total and subtotal laparoscopic hysterectomy / Beri Ridgeway and Tommaso Falcone -- Laparoscopic tubal surgery / Jeffrey M. Goldberg -- Laparoscopic surgery for mullerian anomalies, incompetent cervix, and ovarian transposition / Marjan Attaran, Mohamed A. Bedaiwy, and Tommaso Falcone -- Indications and techniques for laparoscopic management of pelvic endometriosis / Amy J. Park, Jeffrey M. Goldberg, and Tommaso Falcone -- Laparoscopic treatment of pelvic pain / Jeffrey M. Goldberg -- Robotic surgery / Gouri B. Diwadkar and Tommaso Falcone -- Laparoscopic and robotic advances in gynecologic malignancies / Amanda Nickles Fader ... [et al.] -- Complications of laparoscopic surgery / Jeffrey M. Goldberg, Chi Chiung Grace Chen, and Tommaso Falcone.
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    [edited by] Jonathan S. Berek, MD, MMS, Laurie Kraus Lacob Professor, Director, Stanford Women's Cancer Center, Stanford Cancer Institute, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, Neville F. Hacker, AM, MD, Professor of Gynaecologic Oncology, Conjoint, University of New Sourth Wales, Director, Gynaecologic Cancer Centre, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, Australia ; illustrations and design by Deborah Berek. MA, Tim Hengst, CMI, FAMI.
    Digital : Ovid2015
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    M.A. Lewis ... [et al.], editors.
    Digital : Springer2006
    Introduction to the presentations / M.A. Lewis -- Zwischen Biologie und Kultur-das HRT-Dilemma: women between biology and civilization / A. Teichmann -- Probleme des Verantwortungsbegriffs im Spannungsfeld von Pharmaforschung and ärztlichem Handeln: issues with the term "responsibility" / H. Poser -- Epidemiology of selected diseases in women / L. Heinemann -- Pathogenesis of histological types of endometrial cancer / L.-C. Horn -- HRT und Karzinome des Ovars und Kolon: pathology of the colon and ovary / M. Dietel -- The progenitor cell concept of proliferative breast disease / W. Böcker -- Indication for HRT: climacteric complaints and osteoporosis / H.P.G. Schneider -- Hormonersatztherapie und kardiovaskuläre Erkrankungen: HRT and cardiovascular disease in women / E. Windler -- The million women study / O. Lidegaard -- Paradigm shift in causal thinking in epidemiology / S. Shapiro -- Rezeption und Kommunikation von Risiken: perception and communication of risk / K. Heilmann -- Some thoughts after the Kloster Andechs Workshop, August 2003 / U. Karck -- Menopause and the HRT risk-benefit equation: status and outlook -- Workshop consensus: the state of the evidence.
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    Cecilia Van Hollen.
    Print2013
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Prologue : into the well and out again -- Birth in the age of AIDS -- India responds to the epidemic -- "The HIV test is like an immunization" : scenes from prenatal HIV counseling -- "I don't need my husband's permission?" : women's views on HIV/AIDS and decisions about prenatal testing -- HIV/AIDS and the gendering of stigma -- To birth or not to birth? : constraints and pragmatics in HIV-positive women's childbearing decisions -- HIV-positive women give birth : deception and determination -- Breast or bottle? : HIV-positive women's responses to global health policy on infant feeding -- Creating a storm : activists' hopes and mothers' fears -- Epilogue : memory boxes.
  • Digital
    E. Bombardieri, G. Bonadonna, L. Gianni (eds.) ; with contributions by R. Agresti ... [et al.].
    Digital : Springer2008
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    Nicoletta Biglia, Fedro Alessandro Peccatori, editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Epidemiology.- Managing breast cancer in young women -- Impact of breast cancer treatment on fertility.- Fertility preservation and ART -- Breast cancer during pregnancy.- Pregnancy after breast cancer -- Reproductive issues in BRCA mutation carriers.
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    senior editor, Christopher Kwesi O. Williams ; editors, Olufunmilayo I. Olopade and Carla I. Falkson.
    Digital : Springer2006
    Print2006
    Burden of breast cancer in developing and developed countries -- Genetics of breast cancer in women of African Descent: an overview -- Biology of breast cancer: molecular and pathologic features of ductal neoplasia of the breast: racial considerations -- Screening and early detection of breast cancer in women in Africa and the Middle East -- Breast cancer at diagnosis in women of Africa and the Middle East -- Breast cancer aggressiveness in women of African descent -- Radiotherapy of breast cancer -- Adjuvant therapy of breast cancer -- Endocrine therapy of breast cancer -- Palliative care for breast cancer in the African-American population -- Outcome of African American women with breast cancer in cooperative group clinical trials -- Traditional medicine in breast cancer management with a focus on the Chinese integrative approach -- Impact of culture, education and socio-economic status -- Barriers to successful management of breast cancer.
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    editor, John P. Mulhall ; associate editors, Luca Incrocci, Irwin Goldstein and C. Rosen.
    Digital : Springer2011
    Functional Anatomy of the Male Sex Organs -- Functional Anatomy of the Female Sex Organs -- Physiology of Libido -- Physiology of Orgasm -- Physiology of Female Genital Sexual Arousal -- Physiology of Erection -- Physiology of Ejaculation -- Classifying Female Sexual Dysfunction -- Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder -- Disorders of Female Sexual Arousal -- Disorders of Female Orgasm -- Sexual Pain Disorders -- Erectile Dysfunction: Prevalence and Pathophysiology -- Androgen Deficiency -- Peyronie?s Disease -- Disorders of Ejaculation and Male Orgasm -- Priapism -- The Sexual Health Interview: Male -- The Sexual Health Interview: Female -- Communication About Sexuality and Cancer -- Validated Questionnaires in Female Sexual Function Assessment -- Validated Questionnaires in Male Sexual Function Assessment -- Evaluation of the Female with Sexual Dysfunction -- Evaluation of Male Sexual Dysfunction -- The Impact of Cancer on the Partner?s Sexuality -- Gay and Lesbian Patients with Cancer -- The Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis on Sexual Health -- Breast Cancer -- Gynecological Cancers -- Pelvic Surgery for Urological Cancers -- Pelvic Radiation in Men -- Pelvic Radiation in Women -- Impact of Chemotherapy and Hormone Therapy on Female Sexual Health -- Impact of Androgen Deprivation Therapy on Men?s Sexual Health -- Colorectal Cancer -- Stem Cell Transplant --Sexual Health in the Terminally Ill -- Survivorship: An Overview -- Nutriceuticals in Sexual Health -- Medical Treatments for Sexual Problems in Women -- Surgical Treatments for Sexual Problems in Women -- Sex Therapy in Female Sexual Dysfunction -- Erectile Dysfunction: Pharmacological Therapy -- Erectile Dysfunction: Devices -- The Management of Premature Ejaculation -- Testosterone Therapy in the Male Cancer Patient -- Sex Therapy in Male Sexual Dysfunction -- Restoring Intimacy in Relationships Affected by Cancer -- Dating and Disclosure for Cancer Survivors.
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    William F. Rayburn, Jay Schulkin, editors.
    Digital : Springer2011
    Since 2005 a dozen states and more than 15 specialties have reported a physician shortage or anticipate one in the next few years. This anticipated shortage and a worsening of physician distribution are compounded by a projected increased demand for women's healthcare services. Women's healthcare is particularly vulnerable, because the obstetrician-gynecologist workforce is aging and is among the least satisfied medical specialists. Furthermore, fellowship training in women's healthcare in internal medicine and in maternal child health in family and community medicine involves only a small portion of general internists and family physicians. In response to this challenge, the Association of American Medical Colleges called for an expansion of medical schools and graduate medical education enrollments. As we cope with significant and rapid changes in organizations and reimbursement, academic departments of obstetrics and gynecology, family and community medicine, and internal medicine have opportunities to create a unified women's health curriculum for undergraduate students, share preventive health and well-woman expertise in training programs, provide improved continuity of care, instill concepts of lifelong learning to our graduates, and better develop our research programs. This volume's chapters focus on strategic planning on behalf of academic faculty who will train the anticipated additional load of students, residents, and fellows in women's healthcare. -changing demographics of faculty -expanding roles of clinician educators -physician investigators and their future -the hidden value of part-time faculty -faculty salaries -required skillsets of academic leaders -the meaning of tenure and faculty satisfaction and retention. Recommendations presented here from authors with distinguished leadership skills indicate a consensus, but not unanimity. In furthering these goals, we summarize in the final chapter our collective expertise and offer ways to implement recommendations to better prepare for tomorrow's needs in academic women's healthcare.
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    William Ledger, School of Women's and Children's Health and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, William D. Schlaff, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Thierry G. Vancaillie, University of New South Wales, and Women's Health and Research Institute of Australia, Sydney, Australia.
    Digital : Cambridge2015
    1. Chronic pelvic pain : spectrum of the disorder / Thierry G. Vancaillie; 2. Pelvic anatomy and neuroanatomy : relevance to chronic pelvic pain / Roger Robert; 3. Investigating chronic pelvic pain : ultrasound / Alison Richardson and Nick Raine-Fenning; 4. Investigating chronic pelvic pain : surgical approaches / Margaret Harpham and Jason Abbott; 5. Medical treatments for endometriosis-related pain / Brett Worly and William D. Schlaff; 6. Endometriosis : surgical approaches to stages I and II / Dimitrios Mavrelos and Ertan Saridogan; 7. Endometriosis : surgical approaches to stages III and IV / Corrine Owers and Ian Adam; 8. Psychological considerations and therapies in patients with chronic pelvic pain / Andrea Mechanik Braverman; 9. Vulvodynia / Ross Pagano; 10. Interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome / Audrey Wang; 11. Pelvic inflammatory disease and chronic pelvic pain / Biba Nijjar and Sawsan As-Sanie; 12. Chronic pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction : cause and effect / William Petok; 13. Complementary therapies for women with chronic pelvic pain / Andrew Flower, George Lewith, Jörgen Quaghebeur, and Ying Cheong; 14. Management of idiopathic chronic pelvic pain / William D. Schlaff; Index.
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    [edited by] Philip J. Di Saia, William T. Creasman ; associate editors, Robert S. Mannel, D. Scott McMeekin, David G. Mutch.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2012
    Preinvasive disease of the cervix / William T. Creasman -- Preinvasive disease of the vagina and vulva and related disorders / Joan L. Walker and Cara A. Mathews -- Invasive cervical cancer / Krishnansu S. Tewari and Bradley J. Monk -- Endometrial hyperplasia, estrogen therapy, and the prevention of endometrial cancer / Lisa M. Landrum, Rosemary E. Zuna, and Joan L. Walker -- Adenocarcinoma of the uterine corpus / William T. Creasman and David Scott Miller -- Sarcoma of the uterus / D. Scott McMeekin -- Gestational trophoblastic disease / Emily M. Ko and John T. Soper -- Invasive cancer of the vulva / Jeanne M. Schilder and Frederick B. Stehman -- Invasive cancer of the vagina / Brian M. Slomovitz and Robert L. Coleman -- The adnexal mass / D. Scott McMeekin, Robert Mannel, and Philip J. Disaia -- Epithelial ovarian cancer / Eric L. Eisenhauer, Ritu Salani, and Larry J. Copeland -- Germ cell, stromal, and other ovarian tumors / Michael A. Bidus, John C. Elkas, and G. Scott Rose -- Fallopian tube cancer / Michael A. Bidus, G. Larry Maxwell, and G. Scott Rose -- Breast diseases / Mary L. Gemignani -- Cancer in pregnancy / Krishnansu S. Tewari -- Complications of disease and therapy / Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson -- Basic principles of chemotherapy / Christina S. Chu and Stephen C. Rubin -- Targeted therapy and molecular genetics / Shannon N. Westin, Anil K. Sood, and Robert L. Coleman -- Genes and cancer : genetic counseling and clinical management / David G. Mutch and Philip J. DiSaia -- Palliative care and quality of life / Dana M Chase ... [et al.] -- Role of minimally invasive surgery in gynecologic malignancies / Jeffrey M. Fowler, David E. Cohn, and Robert S. Mannel -- Epidemiology of commonly used statistical terms and analysis of clinical studies / Wendy R. Brewster -- Basic principles in gynecologic radiotherapy / Catheryn M. Yashar.
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    [edited by] Philip J. DiSaia, William T. Creasman, Robert S. Mannell, Scott McMeekin, David G. Mutch.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2018
    Digital : ClinicalKey2018
    Preinvasive disease of the cervix / L. Stewart Massad -- Preinvasive disease of the vagina and vulva and related disorders / Cara A. Mathews and Joan L. Walker -- Invasive cervical cancer / Krishnansu S. Tewari and Bradley J. Monk -- Endometrial hyperplasia, estrogen therapy, and the prevention of endometrial cancer / Lisa M. Landrum, Rosemary E. Zuna, and Joan L. Walker -- Adenocarcinoma of the uterine corpus / William T. Creasman and David Scott Miller -- Sarcoma of the uterus / D. Scott McMeekin and William T. Creasman -- Gestational trophoblastic disease / Emma L. Barber and John T. Soper -- Invasive cancer of the vulva / Thomas Herzog -- Invasive cancer of the vagina / Marilyn Huang, Brian M. Slomovitz, and Robert L. Coleman -- The adnexal mass / Camille C. Gunderson, Robert S. Mannel, and Philip J. Di Saia -- Epithelial ovarian cancer / Eric L. Eisenhauer, Ritu Salani, and Larry J. Copeland -- Germ cell, stromal, and other ovarian tumors / Emily R. Penick, Chad Hamilton, G. Larry Maxwell, and Charlotte S. Marcus -- Fallopian tube cancer / Erica R. Hope, G. Larry Maxwell, and Chad A. Hamilton -- Breast diseases / Patricia A. Cronin and Mary L. Gemignani -- Cancer in pregnancy / Krishnansu S. Tewari -- Complications of disease and therapy / Kemi M. Doll, Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson -- Basic principles of chemotherapy / Christina S. Chu and Stephen C. Rubin -- Targeted therapy and molecular genetics / Shannon N. Westin, Anil K. Sood, and Robert L. Coleman -- Genes and cancer : genetic counseling and clinical management / David G. Mutch, Sheri Babb, and Philip J. Di Saia -- Palliative care and quality of life / Dana M Chase, Siu-Fun Wong, Lari Wenzel, and Bradley J. Monk -- Role of minimally invasive surgery in gynecologic malignancies / Floor J. Backes, David E. Cohn, Robert S. Mannel, and Jeffrey M. Fowler -- Epidemiology of commonly used statistical terms and analysis of clinical studies / Wendy R. Brewster -- Basic principles in gynecologic radiotherapy / Catheryn M. Yashar -- Appendices. Staging: staging of cancer at gynecologic sites -- Modified from common terminology criteria for adverse events (common terminology criteria for adverse events) -- Blood component therapy -- Suggested recommendations for routine cancer screening -- Nutritional therapy.
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    Howard B. Goldman, editor.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Complications of Female Incontinence and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery reviews the prevention, evaluation and management of complications arising from female pelvic surgery. Potential complications of both routine and specialized female pelvic procedures such as transvaginal slings, cystocele and rectocele repairs, urethral diverticulectomy, and transvaginal mesh repairs are reviewed. The chapters are divided by procedure allowing the reader to easily find what they are looking for. Images and figures of methods of evaluation and repair of these complications are included throughout. The volume is organized based on the specific types of surgeries performed and the user is able to look up the type of surgery performed and immediately find all of the potential complications and their treatments. This text will serve as a comprehensive guide and reference allowing the surgeon quick and ready access to information about the complications of female pelvic surgery.
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    [edited by] Roger A. Lobo, David M. Gershenson, Gretchen M. Lentz, Fidel A. Valea.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2017
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    edited by David J. Castle and Kathryn M. Abel.
    Digital : Cambridge2016
    1. Surviving their lives: women's mental health in context / Jennie Williams and Gilli Watson -- 2. Ethnic and cultural effects on mental healthcare for women / Dawn Edge and Dinesh Bhugra -- 3. Women as caregivers / Peter V. Rabins -- 4. Maternal caregiving, oxytocin and mental illness / Kathryn M. Abel and Alya Elmadih -- 5. Genetic, epigenetic and gene-environment interactions: impact on the pathogenesis of mental illnesses in women / Anthony P. Auger -- 6. Developmental disorders in girls: focus on autism spectrum disorders / Bernice Knight, Peter Carpenter and Dheeraj Rai -- 7. Pubertal development and the emergence of the gender gap in affective disorders: a developmental and evolutionary synthesis / Nicholas B. Allen, Melissa D. Latham, Anna Barrett, Lisa Sheeber and Betsy Davis -- 8. The effects of hormones on the female brain across the lifespan / Michael C. Craig, Ester di Giacomo and Carmine M. Pariante -- 9. Sexual, reproductive and antenatal care of women with mental illness / Angelika Wieck and Kathryn M. Abel -- 10. Mood, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders in pregnancy and the postpartum period: phenomenology and epidemiology / Simone N. Vigod, Anne Buist and Meir Steiner -- 11. Pharmacological treatment of mental health problems in pregnancy and lactation / Angelika Wieck and Margareta Reis -- 12. Borderline personality disorder: sex differences / Andrew M. Chanen and Katherine Thompson -- 13. Women offenders and mental health / Sandra Flynn, Naomi Humber, Annie Bartlett and Jenny Shaw -- 14. Domestic violence and women's mental health / Roxane Agnew-Davies -- 15. Women and addiction /Sally Marlow and Emily Finch -- 16. Body image disorders in women / Serafino G. Mancuso, Andrea Phillipou, Susan L. Rossell and David J. Castle -- 17. Post-traumatic stress disorder in women / Darryl Wade, Susan Fletcher, Jessica Carty and Mark Creamer -- 18. Anxiety disorders in women / Kimberly A. Yonkers, Heather Howell, Katherine Sevar and David J. Castle -- 19. Depression: special issues in women / John Kelly and Timothy G. Dinan -- 20. Anxiety and depression in women in old age / Robert C. Baldwin and Jane Garner -- 21. Bipolar disorders: special issues for women / Shaila Misri, Jasmin Abizadeh and Arjun Nanda -- 22. Women and schizophrenia /Kathryn M. Abel, Jill M. Goldstein, Nicky Stanley and David J. Castle -- 23. Treating women with schizophrenia / Shubulade Smith and Fiona Gaughran -- 24. Psychotic disorders in women in later life / Eleanor Curran, Nicola T. Lautenschlager and David J. Castle -- 25. Dementia in women / Cynthia A. Munro and Susan W. Lehmann.
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    Samantha M. Pfeifer, editor.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Part I: Etiology and Diagnosis -- Chapter 1. Müllerian Anomaly Classification Systems -- Chapter 2. Diagnostic Approach to Müllerian Anomalies -- Part II: Vertical Anomalies -- Chapter 3. Imperforate Hymen -- Chapter 4. Transverse Vaginal Septum -- Chapter 5. Cervical Agenesis -- Chapter 6. Mullerian Agenesis -- Part III: Lateral Anomalies -- Chapter 7. The Septate Uterus -- Chapter 8. Bicornuate Uterus -- Chapter 9. Uterus Didelphys -- Chapter 10. Unicornuate Uterus -- Chapter 11. Non-communicating Rudimentary Uterine Horns -- Chapter 12. Obstructed Hemivagina.
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    edited by Paula Briggs, contraceptive lead, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, Southport, UK, Gabor Kovacs, professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, honorary consultant to Family Planning, Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, John Guillebaud, emeritus professor of Family Planning and Reproductive Health, University College London, London, UK.
    Digital : Cambridge2013
    What do women want from their contraceptives...and what we can offer / Johannes Bitzer -- Myths and misconceptions about sex and con(tra)caption / Rik H.W. van Lunsen -- The history of contraception /Lesley Smith -- Physiology of the menstrual cycle, and natural family planning /Gabor Kovacs and Paula Briggs -- The oestrogen component of currently-used steroidal contraceptives /David Crook -- The risk of oestrogens in contraceptives /Sven O. Skouby -- Progestogens used in contraceptives /Susanna Hall and Ailsa Gebbie -- The contraceptive consultation /Caroline Harvey, Kathleen Mcnamee and Deborah Bateman -- Menarche and associated problems / Mary Hernon and Vicky Sephton -- Adolescence -- contraception in the teenage years /Kathy French -- The twentysomething /Paula Briggs -- Contraception in the thirtysomethings /Anne Szarewski -- Contraception in the fortysomethings /Sunanda Gupta and Ali A. Kubba -- The fiftysomething / Marie-Odile Gerval, Nicholas Panay and Paula Briggs -- What is the risk of cancer with hormonal contraception? / Philip C. Hannaford and Lisa Iversen -- New developments in female sterilisation /Gabor Kovacs and Paula Briggs -- Male sterilization / Tina Peers and Tony Feltblower -- Emergency contraception / Anne Connolly and Lynne Garforth -- Sexually transmissible infections and pelvic pain, what you really need to know /Mike Abbott -- Medical termination of pregnancy / Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson -- Surgical termination of pregnancy /Kate Guthrie -- Primary care treatment of subfertility, and what every health professional needs to know about assisted reproductive technology /Gabor Kovacs -- Sexual assault / Catherine White -- Future developments in contraception / Jean-Jacques Amy.
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    Amy Whitaker, Melissa Gilliam, editors.
    Digital : Springer2014
    Now more than ever there is a need for youth to learn about and use contraception consistently and effectively. Contraception for Adolescent and Young Adult Womenis a valuable resource for gynecologists and primary care practitioners who are on the front lines when it comes to discussing, recommending, and prescribing contraceptive options to adolescent and young adult women. The book is filled with evidence-based information presented in an easy-to-access format, ideal for the busy clinician who needs information at his or her fingertips. The first chapter answers the question 'why is contraception important in this population?' and outlines the basics of the initial clinical visit. The book continues by covering each method of contraception currently available, and concludes with a survey of special issues pertinent to young women. In its entirety, the content lays the groundwork for helping providers improve clinical practice in contraceptive care, tailored to the unique needs of young women. This book serves as an excellent reference for family physicians, adolescent medicine physicians, gynecologists, and anyone who wishes to learn and implement best contraceptive counseling and provision practices.
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    Rebecca H. Allen, Carrie A. Cwiak, editors.
    Digital : Springer2014
    Women with chronic medical problems are at higher risk for complications during pregnancy and, therefore, they are especially in need of appropriate preconception and contraception care. Furthermore, many women with chronic medical problems do not obtain adequate preconception and contraception care. Despite published guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is a substantial gap in medical practice regarding the use of contraception in women with co-existing medical problems. Contraception for the Medically Challenging Patient fills the gap that currently exists in the knowledge of correct contraceptive prescribing practice and shows that inappropriate contraindications can easily become a barrier to effective contraception use among women. Chapters highlight obsolete views about appropriate candidates for contraception and address the complex contraceptive needs of today's medically challenging patients with HIV/AIDS, uterine fibroids, or cardiac, neurologic or thyroid disease. The book gives attention to recommendations on the use of contraception in women with medical problems such as diabetes, obesity, epilepsy, and lupus, among others, and provides comprehensive information regarding the effects that certain drugs may have on contraceptive hormone levels. While national guidelines do exist for contraceptive eligibility, this book discusses in more detail the evidence behind the guideline recommendations and the nuances that clinicians confront in daily practice.
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    Mona Sazgar, Cynthia L. Harden, editors.
    Digital : Springer2016
    1. New onset primary generalized epilepsy in adolescence -- 2. New onset partial epilepsy in adolescence -- 3. Catamenial epilepsy in adolescence -- 4. Contraception choice in adolescence -- 5. Folic acid supplementation -- 6. Risk of seizure during pregnancy -- 7. Seizure medications and teratogenicity -- 8. Valproic acid and pregnancy: failed other medications -- 9. Valproic acid and pregnancy: not tried other medications -- 10. Epilepsy inheritance -- 11. Infertility and menstrual disorders: seizure medications vs. seizures -- 12. Ever advise against pregnancy? -- 13. New onset seizures during pregnancy -- 14. Valproic acid and pregnancy -- 15. Lamotrigine and pregnancy -- 16. What is your advice to pregnant women with epilepsy regarding breastfeeding? -- 17. Change in seizure pattern and menopause -- 18. Perimenopausal symptoms in women with epilepsy -- 19. Bone health in women with epilepsy -- Index.
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    Patricia Carrascosa, Carlos Capuñay, Carlos E. Sueldo, Juan Mariano Baronio.
    Digital : Springer2014
    This book provides a comprehensive review of CT Virtual Hysterosalpingography, a new non-invasive diagnostic technique that allows the evaluation of the entire gynecologic tract in a single study, by combining the benefits of hysterosalpingography (HSG) with multidetector Computed Tomography (CT). The addition of 64-row CT scanners with HSG has significantly improved visualization and assessment of the uterine cavity and fallopian tubes, and allows for the diagnosis of polyps, myomas, uterine anomalies and tubal pathology with a high degree of accuracy. CT Virtual Hysterosalpingography is written and edited by the leaders in the field and covers all aspects of the technique, from its origin and technical principles through to descriptions of the normal anatomy and most common pathologies. This will be an essential text for Gynecologists, Infertility Specialists, Radiologists and Reproductive Endocrinologists who would want to learn about this technique and how it can be implemented in their practice.
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    edited by David F. Chhieng, Pei Hui.
    Digital : Springer2011
    Normal histology of female genital organs -- Lesions of the vulva and vagina -- Squamous lesions of the cervix -- Glandular lesions of the cervix -- Human papillomavirus for cervical pathology -- Endometrial epithelial neoplasms -- Nonepithelial tumors of uterine corpus -- Gestational trophoblastic disease -- Tumors of fallopian tube and broad ligament -- Epithelial neoplasms of ovary -- Nonepithelial tumor of ovary -- Tumors of peritoneum.
  • Digital
    Matías Jimenéz-Ayala, Beatriz Jimenéz-Ayala Portillo ; including contributions by Frances Alameda. Carmen Alvarez-Santin, Belen Lloveras, Dina R. Mody, Ritu Nayar, Manuel Nevado Santos, Lara Pijuan, Fernando Pinedo Moraleda, Maria Carmen Rodriguez Alvarez, Volker Schneider, Adela Sica, Michael Thrall.
    Digital : Karger2011
    Cytopathological techniques for the diagnosis of glandular lesions of the genital tract -- Bethesda System Classification of glandular lesions on cervical cytology -- Cytopathology of the benign glandular lesions of the cervix and glandular cytopathology of the vagina -- Cytopathology of adenocarcinoma in situ of the endocervix and its differential diagnosis -- Cytopathology of the malignant invasive lesions of the endocervix -- Endometrial hyperplasias -- Endometrial adenocarcinoma : current status and future of prevention and early diagnosis -- Cytopathology of ovarian lesions : the intraoperative approach -- Glandular lesions of the vulva -- Glandular lesions of the fallopian tube -- Metastatic glandular lesions -- Ancillary techniques for the diagnosis of glandular lesions of the female genital tract
  • Digital
    Shakila Thangaratinam, John Allotey, Nadine Marlin, Ben W. Mol, Peter Von Dadelszen, Wessel Ganzevoort, Joost Akkermans, Asif Ahmed, Jane Daniels, Jon Deeks, Khaled Ismail, Ann Marie Barnard, Julie Dodds, Sally Kerry, Carl Moons, Richard D. Riley, and Khalid S. Khan on behalf of the PREP study group.
    Digital : NCBI Bookshelf2017
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    edited by Agathocles Tsatsoulis, Jennifer Wyckoff, Florence M. Brown.
    Digital : Springer2009
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    Oluwole Fadare, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, and of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA, Associate Director of Surgical Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA, Vinita Parkash, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA, Director of Surgical Pathology, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT, USA.
    Digital : Cambridge2014
    1. General principles in the evaluation of endometrial samples -- 2. Endometrial samples with roughly equal ratio of glands to stroma -- 3. Gland-predominant lesions with ratio of glands to stroma greater than 1:1 -- 4. Malignant epithelial proliferations without significant stromal components -- 5. Spindle-cell and myxoid lesions -- 6. Round-cell lesions -- 7. Epithelioid-cell lesions -- 8. Trophoblastic and gestational lesions.
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    editors, Christopher P. Crum, Marisa R. Nucci, Kenneth R. Lee ; associate editors, Theonia K. Boyd [and others].
    Digital : ClinicalKey2011
    Drs. Christopher P. Crum, Marisa R. Nucci, and Kenneth R. Lee help you diagnose neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions of the female reproductive tract with their comprehensive updated. This 2nd Edition provides all of the latest guidance needed to accurately evaluate pathologic features and morphologic patterns. With 650+ new color images, an appendix with algorithms for the use of biomarkers, key points, diagnostic pearls, and more. View more than 2,250 full-color photographs and photomicrographs, ideal for side-by-side comparison to the specimens seen in the laboratory. A strong revision to cover the latest updates in the field for one of the only comprehensive references for the practicing pathologist that covers both neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders of the female genital system.
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    Committee on Dietary Risk Assessment in the WIC Program, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine.
    Digital : NAP2002
    Print2002
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    Dawn A. Marcus, Philip A. Bain ; foreword by Donna Shoupe.
    Digital : Springer2009
    Understanding migraine and pregnancy -- Safety rating systems for drugs used in pregnancy and lactation -- Non-pharmacological headache treatments -- Acute treatment options for the pregnant headache patient -- Acute treatment options for the lactating headache patient -- Preventive treatment options for the pregnant headache patient -- Preventive treatment options for the lactating headache patient -- Urgent care/emergency treatment of the acute, severe headache in pregnant and lactating patients -- Work-up for headache during pregnancy and lactation -- Patient headache resources.
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    [edited by] Ian M. Symonds, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran ; editor emeritus, E. Malcolm Symonds.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2013
    Anatomy of the female pelvis / Caroline de Costa -- Conception and nidation / Roger Pepperell -- Physiological changes in pregnancy / Fiona Broughton Pipkin -- Placental and fetal growth and development / E. Malcolm Symonds -- Perinatal and maternal mortality / Boon H. Lim -- History taking and examination in obstetrics / Edwin Chandraharan -- Normal pregnancy and antenatal care / Shaylee Iles -- Obstetric disorders / Henry G. Murray -- Maternal medicine / Suzanne V.F. Wallace, Henry G. Murray and David James -- Assessment of fetal wellbeing / David James and Suzanne V.F. Wallace -- Management of labour / Sabaratnam Arulkumaran -- Management of delivery / Aldo Vacca -- Postpartum problems / Shankari Arulkumaran -- Psychiatric disorders of childbirth / Margaret R. Oates -- Basic clinical skills in gynaecology / Ian M. Symonds -- Gynaecological disorders / Ian S. Fraser -- Infertility / William Ledger -- Early pregnancy care / Ian M. Symonds -- Sexual and reproductive health / Roger Pepperell -- Gynaecological oncology / Hextan Y.S. Ngan and Karen Chan -- Prolapse and disorders of the urinary tract / Ajay Rane and Jay Iyer.
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    Catherine M. Gordon, Meryl S. LeBoff, editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This is the first book of its kind to focus solely on the female athlete triad - its origins, its recognition, and most importantly, its management. Since the symptoms themselves cover a range of medical specialties, chapters are written by experts in a number of relevant fields - sports medicine, orthopedics, endocrinology, and pediatrics - with an eye toward overall care of the young female athlete. Additionally, each chapter includes suggestions on how to educate and communicate with young athletes and their parents, as well as trainers and coaches, on how to manage the illness outside of the direct clinical setting. The female athlete triad is often seen in sports where low body weight is emphasized, such as gymnastics, figure skating, and running, though it can appear in any sport or activity. The interrelated symptoms - eating disorders, amenorrhea, and low bone mass - exist on a spectrum of severity and are serious and potentially life-threatening if not properly treated. Psychological problems, in addition to medical ones, are not uncommon. The Female Athlete Triad: A Clinical Guide discusses all of these areas for a well-rounded and in-depth approach to the phenomenon and will be a useful reference for any clinician working with female athletes across the lifespan.
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    Cynthia Darlington.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2009
    "The book addresses the question of structural and functional differences between the female brain and the male brain. Are there differences? How good is the evidence? Where do the differences lie? Are there differences in the neuroanatomy of females, and if so, where? Do females and males process information differently, and if so, how? The author puts the relative lack of information on the female brain into historical perspective and reviews empirical evidence relevant to the different aspects of brain structure and function."--Jacket.
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    Pentti M. Rautaharju.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This book reviews the promising new electrocardiographic (ECG) predictors of cardiac morbidity and mortality with the primary objective being to evaluate gender differences in special ECG features and in ECG predictors for the risk of adverse cardiac events and to explore mechanisms for gender differences in risk predictors. The Female Electrocardiogram elucidates the emergence of gender differences in ECG features and evaluates repolarization-related ECG predictors of various clinical disease categories with a special scope to interpret the mechanism and gender differences of the findings. The author examines how the predictors of adverse cardiac events are linked to basic electrophysiological finding whenever adequate information is available in this rapidly advances realm of research. The overall goal of the book is to facilitate understanding of the mechanisms and clinical relevance of repolarization abnormalities in both clinical and epidemiological applications, and as such will be of great interest to all who manage patients using ECG whether they be cardiac electrophysiologists, clinical cardiologists, critical care physicians or any medical professional in the disciplines covered.
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    Grigoris F. Grimbizis [and more], editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Part 1: basics -- 1. Normal embryological development of the female genital tract -- 2. Pathogenesis and aetiology of female genital malformations -- 3. Implantation in women with uterine congenital malformations -- 4. Classification of female genital malformations.-Part 2: Screening and diagnosis of female genital malformations -- 5. Hysterosalpingography -- 6. 2D Ultrasound and sonohysterography for the diagnosis of Female Genital Anomalies -- 7. 3D Ultrasound -- 8. Magnetic resonance imaging for the Diagnosis of Female Genital Anomalies -- 9. Diagnosis of Uterine Congenital Anomalies: Endoscopy -- 10. Current Work-Up for Screening And Diagnosing Female Genital Malformations -- Part 3: Clinical implications of the female genital malformations -- 11. Prevalence in the general and selected populations -- 12. Health problems related to female genital malformations: obstructive and complex anomalies -- 13. Fertility in women with uterine anomalies -- 14. Pregnancy outcome in women with uterine anomalies -- 15. Cervical Weakness in women who have uterine anomalies: Impact on pregnancy outcomes.- Part 4: Treatment of vaginal aplasia / techniques and results -- 16. Frank dilators -- 17. Vulvo-Perineoplasty Creatsas Vaginoplasty -- 18. Neovagina formation with expansion of vaginal vault -- 19. Neovagina formation with the use of peritoneum -- 20. Neovagina formation with the use of bowel -- 21. Vaginal Aplasia: Critical Overview of Available Treatment Options -- Part 5: Treatment of obstructive anomalies -- 22. Vaginal septae and imperforate hymen -- 23. Treatment of Obstructing Anomalies: Cervical aplasia -- 24. Treatment of Patients with Non-communicating Horns with Cavity -- Part 6: Treatment of uterine malformations -- 25. T-shaped uterus -- 26. Septum resection: Techniques and Post-Treatment Reproductive Performance -- 27. Bicorporeal uterus: treatment options -- 28. Bicorporeal Uterus: Laparoscopic Metroplasty -- Part 7: Disorders of sex development -- 29. Disorders of Sex Development: Classification and Treatment.
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    Peter Petros.
    Digital : Springer2007
    Overview -- Anatomy and dynamics of pelvic floor function and dysfunction -- Diagnosis of connective tissue damage -- Reconstructive pelvic floor surgery according to the integral theory -- Pelvic floor rehabilitation -- Mapping the dynamics of connective tissue dysfunction -- Current and emerging research issues -- Conclusion -- Patient questionnaires and other diagnostic resource tools.
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    Peter Petros.
    Digital : Springer2010
    The Anatomy and Dynamics of Pelvic Floor Function and Dysfunction -- Diagnosis of Connective Tissue Damage -- Reconstructive Pelvic Floor Surgery According to the Integral Theory -- Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation according to the Integral Theory Towards a More Time Efficient Method for Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and With a Wider Symptom Scope -- Mapping the Dynamics of Connective Tissue Dysfunction -- Current and Emerging Research Issues -- Appendix 1. Patient Questionnaires and Other Diagnostic Resource Tools -- Appendix 2. References and Further Reading -- Appendix 3. Patient Information.
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    Farzeen Firoozi, editor.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Female Pelvic Surgery provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art surgical review of this field and will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians and surgeons. The text reviews the basic indications for treatment and details the many surgical approaches to the management of all pelvic floor disorders. In addition to step-by-step description in text, the volume provides illustrations/photographs of surgical techniques. Integration of surgical methods demonstrating the major repairs described in each section augment the textbook and serve as the tool for the education of clinicians and surgeons. Female Pelvic Surgery provides a concise and comprehensive review of all the surgical approaches to female pelvic surgery and thus it will serve as an extremely useful resource for physicians dealing with and interested in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders.
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    [edited by] Shlomo Raz, Larissa V. Rodríguez.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2008
    Print2008
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    [Joyce C. Abma, Anjani Chandra, William D. Mosher, Linda S. Peterson, and Linda J. Piccinino].
    Digital1997
    Print1997
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    edited by James H. Segars.
    Digital : Wiley2013
    Fibroids are benign growths of the uterus. They are the most common tumours found in women (20-30% of women), usually in later reproductive years. This book covers evidence-based indications for treatment of uterine fibroids in gynecology, the management of fibroids in pregnancy, surgical treatments and outcomes, rare fibroid syndromes, and more.
  • Print
    [edited by] Matthew S. Kaufman, Jeané Simmons Holme, Priti P. Schachel, Latha G. Stead.
    Print2011
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    1. Reproductive Anatomy -- 2. Diagnosis of Pregnancy -- 3. Physiology of Pregnancy -- 4. Antepartum -- 5. Intrapartum -- 6. Postpartum -- 7. Medical Conditions in Pregnancy -- 8. Obstetric Complications -- 9. Infections in Pregnancy -- 10. Twin Gestation -- 11. Abortions and Fetal Death -- 12. Ectopic Pregnancy -- 13. Contraception and Sterilization --14. Menstruation -- 15. Premenstrual Syndrome/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- 16. Infertility -- 17. Amenorrhea -- 18. Hyperandrogenism -- 19. Hyperprolactemia/Galactorrhea -- 20. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding -- 21. Pelvic Pain -- 22. Endometriosis/Adenomyosis -- 23. Differential Diagnoses of Pelvic Masses -- 24. Cervical Dysplasia --25. Cervical Cancer -- 26. Endometrial Hyperplasia and Endometrial Cancer -- 27. Ovarian Cancer and Fallopian Tube Cancer -- 28. Vulvar Dysplasia, Vulvar Cancer, and Vaginal Cancer -- 29. Vulvar Disorders -- 30. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease -- 31. Sexually Transmitted Infections/Vaginitis -- 32. Breast Disease -- 33. Women's Health Maintenance -- 34. Female Sexuality -- 35. Ethics -- 36. Menopause -- 37. Pelvic Relaxation -- 38. Urinary Incontinence.
  • Digital
    Lynn McDonald, editor.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2005
    Midwifery -- Prostitution, the contagious diseases acts and the treatment of syphilitic prostitutes -- Women friends, relatives, colleagues and acquaintances.
  • Print
    Grazyna Jasienska.
    Print2013
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    If reproductive hormones are so important, why is there so much variation? -- Coevolution of biology and culture : agriculture and selection for high levels of estrogens -- You are what you eat ... as a fetus -- The French paradox : did child welfare reduce the risk of heart disease? -- Intergenerational echoes of slavery -- The price of reproduction -- The ultimate test of costs of reproduction : life span -- Evolutionary past and modern diet -- Evolution and physical activity -- Evolutionary trade-offs and culture -- Fallacies of philanthropy -- Fixing genes versus fixing lifestyles.
  • Digital
    Andrea R. Genazzani, Basil C. Tarlatzis, editors.
    Digital : Springer2016
    1. Luteal-phase stimulation -- 2. Management of luteal phase in IVF cycles -- 3. Genoics and ovarian response -- 4. Management of poor responders -- 5. Gene expression in cumulus cells and oocyte quality -- 6. Biomarkers of ovarian ageing -- 7. Premature ovarian insufficiency: advances in management through a global registry -- 8. The long-term risks of premature ovarian insufficiency -- 9. Pharmacological and integrative treatment of stress-induced hypothalamic amenorrhea -- 10. Adipose tissue and menstrual disturbances: obesity versus anorexia nervosa -- 11. Neuroendocrine basis of the hypothalamus-pituitary-ovary axis aging -- 12. Androgen replacement in women: safe and efficacious? -- 13. The ratio of MI to DCI and its impact in the tretment of polycystic ovary syndrome: experimental and literature evidences -- 14. Metabolic healthy obesity and metabolic obesity with normal weight and CVD risk in women -- 15. Myths of endometriosis: "endometriomas" -- 16. Vitamin D deficiency: diagnosis, prevention, and treatment - new consensus -- 17. Medical treatment of myomas -- 18. Contraception in climacterium -- 19. Management of symptoms during menopausal transition -- 20. The aging brain in women: impact of steroid replacement therapies -- 21. Current findings on soya and isoflavones -- 22. The importance of isoflavones for women's health -- 23. Gender-specific hypertension -- 24. Body identical hormone replacement: the way forward? -- Index.
  • Digital
    [edited by Jonathan M. Samet and Soon-Young Yoon].
    Digital : WHO2010
    Print2010
    "This publication contributes to the scientific understanding of gender, women, and tobacco in the context of efforts to control the global tobacco epidemic. Topics covered include determinants of starting to use tobacco; exposure to second-hand smoke; the impact that tobacco use has on health; addiction and cessation; treatment programs; and gender and human rights policy. The publication also addresses national economic policy with regard to tobacco control, international treaties, and strategies for tobacco-free mobilization at the regional and international levels. Special attention is paid to an analysis of policies that affect girls and women throughout the life course. Men's responsibility to protect women against second-hand smoke is also highlighted"--Publisher's description.
  • Digital
    World Health Organization.
    Digital : WHO2010
    Print2010
  • Print
    edited by Margaret H. Preston & Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh
    Print2012
    "I was right glad to be rid of it" : dental medical practice in eighteenth-century Ireland / James Kelly -- Women and tuberculosis in Ireland / Greta Jones -- Infant and child mortality in Dublin a century ago / Cormac Ó Gráda -- Cure or custody : therapeutic philosophy at the Connaught District Lunatic Asylum / Oonagh Walsh -- Gender and criminal lunacy in nineteenth-century Ireland / Pauline Prior -- Between habitual drunkards and alcoholics : inebriate women and reformatories in Ireland, 1899-1919 / Elizabeth Malcolm -- Managing midwifery in Dublin : practice and practitioners, 1700-1800 / Philomena Gorey -- Lady Dudley's district nursing scheme and the Congested Districts Board, 1903-1923 / Ciara Breathnach -- "The wages of sin is death" : Lock hospitals, venereal disease, and gender in prefamine Ireland / Laurence M. Geary -- "Sickness," gender, and national health insurance in Ireland, 1920s to 1940s / Mel Cousins -- "A perpetual nightmare" : women, fertility control, the Irish state, and the 1935 ban on contraceptives / Sandra McAvoy -- "A probable source of infection" : the limitations of venereal disease policy, 1943-1951 / Susannah Riordan -- Prophylactics and prejudice : venereal diseases in Northern Ireland during the Second World War / Leanne McCormick.
  • Digital
    editor, Clive J. Petry.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2014
    "Discussing the origins, care, and consequences of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), this book focuses on evidence-based medicine to highlight various aspects of this rapidly growing condition. It provides glucose requirements for fetal growth and maternal and fetal metabolism as well as insulin secretion and sensitivity in pregnancy; covers genetic risk factors, autoimmunity, interaction with obesity, and associations with fetal growth genes; presents diet therapies and the role of exercise and nutrition; and reviews the effects of rapid-, short-, and long-acting insulin, oral hypoglycemic agents in pregnancy, and clinical approaches"--Provided by publisher.
  • Digital
    edited by Catherine Kim, Assiamira Ferrara.
    Digital : Springer2010
    Hyperglycemia and adverse pregnancy outcome (HAPO) study: an overview -- Evolution of screening and diagnostic criteria for GDM worldwide -- An overview of problems and solutions in the diagnosis and treatment of gestational diabetes -- Prevalence of GDM -- Risk factors for gestational diabetes: from an epidemiological standpoint -- Burden of GDM in developing countries -- Insulin and the placenta in GDM -- What causes gestational diabetes? -- Mechanisms underlying insulin resistance in human pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus -- Inflammation, adipokines, and gestational diabetes mellitus -- Lipids in gestational diabetes: abnormalities and significance -- Blood pressure in GDM -- Genetics of gestational diabetes mellitus and type 2 diabetes -- Maternal obesity and epidemiological review of pregnancy complications -- Maternal comorbidities during gestational diabetes mellitus: obstetrical complications, prematurity, and delivery -- The diabetic intrauterine environment: short and long-term consequences -- Exercise recommendations in women with gestational diabetes mellitus -- Nutrition and weight recommendations for treating gestational diabetes mellitus -- Pharmacological treatment options for gestational diabetes -- Risk for maternal postpartum diabetes -- Contraception before and after GDM -- Lactation and diabetes among women with a history of GDM pregnancy -- Emerging science: interventions in women at risk of GDM during pregnancy -- Diabetes prevention interventions for women with a history of GDM -- Diabetes control programs and policy.
  • Digital
    Rosemary H. Tambouret, David C. Wilbur.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This volume provides a compact, concise and up-to-date resource for pathologists and clinicians who are involved in women's health. The book summarizes the incidence, epidemiology and risk factors for cervical adenocarcinoma, while reviewing the normal histology of the cervix and glandular lesions of the cervix. The cytological appearance of glandular lesions of the cervix and their mimics is amply illustrated and discussed. Management of glandular lesions is also outlined. Written by authorities in the field, Glandular Lesions of the Uterine Cervix: Cytopathology with Histologic Correlates is of great value to cytopathologists, surgical pathologists, gynecologic oncologists and surgeons.
  • Digital
    written by Claudia García-Moreno, Christina Pallitto, Karen Devries, Heidi Stöckl, Charlotte Watts, and Naeemah Abrahams.
    Digital : WHO2013
    Print2013
    "The report presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (non-partner sexual violence). It shows, for the first time, global and regional estimates of the prevalence of these two forms of violence, using data from around the world. Previous reporting on violence against women has not differentiated between partner and non-partner violence."--Website.
  • Digital
    The Global Library of Women's Medicine is a unique web library incorporating a vast range of detailed clinical information across women's medicine. It consists of 442 main chapters and 53 supplementary chapters, supported by over 40,000 references, which will be kept permanently up-to-date. The chapters have been written by more than 650 specialists and will reflect some of the very best worldwide opinion.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Robert W Shaw, David Luesley, Ash Monga.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2011
    Surgical anatomy -- Hysteroscopy -- Laparoscopy -- Diathermy and lasers -- Imaging techniques in gynaecology -- One-stop gynaecology: the role of ultrasound in the acute gynaecological patient -- Preoperative care -- Principles of surgery and management of intraoperative complications -- Postoperative care -- Hormones: their action and measurement in gynaecological practice -- Biosynthesis of steroid hormones -- Principles and new developments in molecular biology -- Sexual differentiation: normal and abnormal -- Disorders of puberty -- Control of hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian function -- Amenorrhoea, oligomenorrhoea and hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction -- Ovulation induction -- Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Fertilization to implantation -- Disorders and investigation of female reproduction -- Disorders of male reproduction -- Assisted reproduction treatments -- Sporadic and recurrent miscarriage -- Tubal disease -- Ectopic pregnancy -- Hirsutism and virilization -- Premenstrual syndrome -- Menopause -- Fertility control -- Psychosexual medicine -- Menstruation and menstrual disorders -- Uterine fibroids -- Endometriosis -- Epidemiology of gynaecological cancer -- The genetics and molecular biology of gynaecological cancer -- Principles of radiotherapy and chemotherapy -- Novel therapies in gynaecological cancer -- Premalignant disease of the genital tract -- Cancer of the uterine cervix -- Benign disease of the vulva and the vagina -- Malignant disease of the vulva and vagina -- Malignant disease of the uterus -- Gestational trophoblastic tumours -- Benign tumours of the ovary -- Carcinoma of the ovary and fallopian tube -- Benign disease of the breast -- Malignant disease of the breast -- Supportive care for gynaecological cancer patients: Psychological and emotional aspects -- Classification of urogynaecological disorders -- The mechanism of continence -- Urodynamic investigations -- Urethral sphincter incompetence: stress incontinence -- The overactive bladder syndrome -- Voiding difficulty -- Pelvic organ prolapse -- Frequency, urgency and the painful bladder -- Fistulae -- Urinary tract infection -- Lower intestinal tract disease -- Sexual dysfunction in urogynaecology -- Chronic pelvic pain -- Pelvic inflammatory disease -- Non-HIV sexually transmitted infections -- Human immunodeficiency syndrome -- Forensic gynaecology -- Violence against women -- Lesbian and bisexual women's health issues -- Evidence-based care in gynaecology.
  • Digital
    Christopher P. Crum, Anna R. Laury, Michelle S. Hirsch, Charles Matthew Quick, and William A. Peters.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2016
    Part of the growing High-Yield Pathology Series, Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology is designed to help you review the key features of ob/gyn specimens, recognize the classic look of each disease, and quickly confirm your diagnosis. Authors Christopher Crum, MD, Michelle S. Hirsch, MD, PhD, and William Peters III, MD, incorporate a logical format, excellent color photographs, concise bulleted text, and authoritative content to help you accurately identify hundreds of discrete disease entities affecting the female reproductive tract.
  • Digital
    Ramez N. Eskander, Robert E. Bristow, editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
    During this age of advanced technology, there is an incredible amount of dynamic literature surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers. Despite this information surplus, house officers and junior faculty studying gynecologic oncology indicate a need for a reliable, easily accessible, streamlined resource for everyday use. Gynecologic Oncology: A Pocketbook is a collaborative effort that combines the perspectives of expert faculty and fellows in training in the field of gynecologic oncology. Not only is it incredibly portable, but the format in which the information is presented (bullet point, outline, tables and diagrams) allows for rapid access to valuable information and is unique amongst existing texts. This distinct pocketbook will provide the information needed to care for patients with gynecologic malignancies appropriately and will promote critical thinking throughout treatment.
  • Digital
    edited by Marisa R. Nucci, Esther Oliva.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2009
    This new title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series offers today's most essential gynecologic pathology know-how in a compact, high-yield format! For each pathologic entity examined, you'll find discussions of clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), as well as ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations. The text's pragmatic, well-organized approach, complemented by abundant full-color, high-quality illustrations and at-a-glance tables, makes it easy for you to access the information you need to quickly and accurately identify pathology specimens. The result is a practical, affordable resource for study and review as well as for everyday clinical reference. Covers both neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of the female reproductive tract to equip you to meet a wide range of diagnostic challenges. Uses a consistent, user-friendly format to explore each entity's clinical features ; pathologic features (gross and microscopic) ; ancillary studies ; differential diagnoses ; and prognostic and therapeutic considerations, making it easy to locate specific information on a particular entity. Features abundant boxes and tables throughout, enhancing the presentation and accessibility of the material. Offers hundreds of full-color, high-quality illustrations that demonstrate the key features of a wide variety of pathologic lesions to facilitate greater accuracy in identification of specimens.
  • Digital
    Beryl R. Benacerraf, Steven R. Goldstein, Yvette S. Groszmann.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2014
    For pelvic symptoms, ultrasound is the initial imaging modality of choice in today's cost-conscious climate. Employing a practical, problem-based approach Gynecologic Ultrasound is the only medical reference that provides a stepwise method in the diagnosis of gynecological abnormalities. Abundantly illustrated and easily accessible, it is an ideal resource for a clinical setting. Expedite and confirm diagnosis of gynecological abnormalities. An easily accessible format-organized by both entity and differential diagnosis-facilitates searches and zeroing in on the one correct entity. Master the nuances of using ultrasound through the visual instruction of more than 600 clear images including 3D and Doppler - important and necessary tools for pelvic ultrasound. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about Mullerian Duct Abnormality, Endometriosis, Ovarian cancer, and Uterine Sarcoma as well as normal pelvic ultrasound and common normal variants. Consult this reference where and when you need it at Expert Consult.
  • Digital
    Walid E. Khalbuss, Marilee Means, editors.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Gynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment is a comprehensive systems-based review of gynecological and breast cytology including cytomorphology, pitfalls and ancillary studies. Presented in a high-yield format with board-type multiple choice questions and detailed answers, this review includes chapters covering Pap smear cytology, colposcopy, breast FNA, and Pelvic washings. The book is also enriched with features to maximize studying and reviewing of cytopathology, including high-yield review with tables emphasizing key points, board exam-type questions, and high quality full-color images. Written by cytologists and cytopathologists with experience in the practice of modern cytology, as well as intensive teaching experience at national and international levels. Gynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment provides an excellent review, resource, and self-assessment for pathologists, cytopathologists, cytotechnologists, and trainees preparing for board examinations.
  • Digital
    editors, Douglas A. Levine, MD, Associate Attending Surgeon, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, Clinical Co-Director, Gynecologic Oncology, Director, Oncology, Sexual Health Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, Catheryn M. Yashar, MD, Professor, Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences, University of California - San Diego, [and 4 others].
    Digital : Ovid2015
    Principles of chemotherapy in gynecologic cancer / Don S. Dizon -- Biologic and physical aspects of radiation oncology / Sharon M. Lu and Cate Yashar -- Clinical genetics of gynecologic cancer / Douglas A. Levine -- Preinvasive lesions of the genital tract / Douglas A. Levine -- The vulva / Sharon M. Lu and Cate Yashar -- The vagina / Sharon M. Lu and Cate Yashar -- The uterine cervix / Sharon M. Lu and Cate Yashar -- The corpus : epithelial tumors / Jose Alejandro Rauh-Hain and Don Dizon -- The corpus : mesenchymal tumors / Douglas A. Levine -- Ovarian cancer (including the fallopian tube) / Douglas A. Levine -- Nonepithelial ovarian cancer / Tracilynn Hall and Don S. Dizon -- Molar pregnancy and gestational trophoblastic neoplasms / Rachel M. Clarke and Don S. Dizon.
  • Digital
    editors, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Maria Makrides, Andrew M. Prentice.
    Digital : Karger2015
    Adolescent health globally : issues and challenges / Patton, G.C.; Sawyer, S.M. -- Preconception care and nutrition interventions in low- and middle-income countries / Bhutta, Z.A.; Lassi, Z.S. -- Adolescent health and nutrition in the US and Canada : an overview of issues and determinants / Cidro, J.; Suleman, S.; Leslie, K.; Amaria, K.; Hartman, B.; Thompson, G.; Freeman, J.; Bismila, Z.; Bismila, V.; Moore, E.; Morgan, R.; Alebraheem, Z.; Kaufman, M. -- Nutrition challenges and issues of relevance to adolescents in low- and middle-income countries / Prentice, A.M. -- Social determinants of health in adolescents and young women's health and nutrition : current evidence / Fatusi, A.O.; Bello, B. -- Platforms for delivery of adolescent-friendly health care / Sawyer, S.M.; Patton, G.C. -- Polycystic ovary syndrome in young women : issues and consequences / Norman, R.J.; Moran, L.J. -- Obesity, prediabetes, and diabetes in adolescents and women : evidence-based interventions / Lassi, Z.S.; Bhutta, Z.A. -- Interventions before and during pregnancy to minimize the risks of an overweight pregnancy / Dekker Nitert, M.; Matusiak, K.; Barrett, H.L.; Callaway, L.K. -- Understanding drivers of dietary behavior before and during pregnancy in industrialized countries / Malek, L.; Umberger, W.; Zhou, S.J.; Makrides, M.
  • Print
    William H. York.
    Print2012
    Factors in health and wellness -- Education and training : learned and non-learned -- Religion and medicine -- Women's health -- Health in infancy, childhood, and old age -- Infectious disease in the premodern world -- Environmental and occupational hazards -- Surgery and manual operations -- The brain and mental disorders -- The apothecary and his pharmacopeia -- War and health -- Institutions and health -- Healing and the arts.
  • Digital
    Joseph P. Byrne.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2013
    Factors in early modern health and wellness -- Education and training : learned and non-learned -- Religion and medicine -- Women's health and medicine -- Infants and children -- Infectious diseases -- Environmental and occupational hazards -- Surgeons and surgery -- Mental and emotional health and disorders -- Apothecaries and their pharmacopeias -- War, health, and medicine -- Medical institutions -- Healing and the arts.
  • Digital
    edited by Philip J. Steer, BSc MD FRCOG, Emeritus Professor, Imperial College London, Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK, Michael A. Gatzoulis, MD PhD FACC FESC, Professor of Cardiology, Congenital Heart Disease and Consultant Cardiologist Adult Congenital Heart Centre and Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension Royal Brompton Hospital, and the National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK.
    Digital : Cambridge2016
    Section 1. Pregnancy counseling and contraception -- Section 2. Antenatal care: general considerations -- Section 3. Antenatal care: fetal considerations -- Section 4. Antenatal care: specific maternal conditions -- Section 5. Intrapartum Care -- Section 6. Postpartum Care.
  • Digital
    Karen Kayser, Jennifer L. Scott.
    Digital : Springer2008
    The Nature of cancer and its psychosocial challenges -- Why work with couples? -- Assessing the couple's adjustment to cancer -- Integrating tasks of illness into the couple's daily routine -- Building cognitive coping skills -- Communicating support -- Expanding the couple's coping skills -- Enhancing sexuality and body image -- Helping children to cope when a mother has cancer -- Living with cancer after treatment ends.
  • Digital
    senior editor, David K. James ; associate editors, Philip J. Steer [and others].
    Digital : ClinicalKey2011
    High Risk Pregnancy examines the full range of challenges in general obstetrics, medical complications of pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis, fetal disease, and management of labor and delivery. Drs. David James, Philip J. Steer, Carl P. Weiner, Bernard Gonik, Caroline Crowther, and Stephen Robson present an evidence-based approach to the available management options, equipping you with the most appropriate strategy for each patient. Prepare for clinical challenges and save time in addressing them thanks to expert advice on treatment options from international contributors. Find and apply the information you need quickly and easily through a consistent organization and at-a-glance summary boxes that discuss evidence-based management options.
  • Digital
    edited by R.E. Mansel, D.J.T. Webster, H.M. Sweetland ; with the collaboration of L.E. Hughes, K. Gower-Thomas, D.G.R. Evans ; with a foreword by H.S. Cody III.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2009
    Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgementsi -- Dedication -- Chapter 1 Problems of concept and nomenclature of benign disorders of the breast -- Key points and new developments -- The source of the problem -- History -- The present and the future -- References -- Chapter 2 History of benign breast disease -- Introduction -- Sir Astley Paston Cooper, Bt. FRS DCL GCH. 1768-1841 -- Alfred Velpeau. 1785-1867 -- John Birkett FRCS Fellow of the Linnean Society. 1815-1904 -- George Lenthal Cheatle. 1865-1951 -- Joseph Colt Bloodgood. 1867-1935 -- Charles F. Geschickter. 1901-? -- An analysis of the contributions of these six men -- References -- Chapter 3 Breast anatomy and physiology -- Key points and new developments -- Development -- Changes at puberty -- Adult anatomy -- Microscopic anatomy -- Biochemical control of breast epithelium -- Cyclical changes in breast epithelium -- Changes during pregnancy and lactation -- Postmenopausal involution -- References -- Chapter 4 Aberrations of normal development and involution (ANDI): a concept -- of benign breast disorders based on pathogenesis -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Recognition of the normality of much benign breast disease -- Problems with the conventional view of benign breast disease -- The physiological processes underlying the ANDI concept -- A framework based on pathogenesis -- Reasons for including various benign breast disorders as part of ANDI -- An extension of the concept of ANDI to include most benign breast disorders? -- Implications for the management of benign breast disorders -- Aberration to disease? -- Recent developments having a bearing on the ANDI concept -- References -- Chapter 5 The approach to diagnosis and assessment of breast lumps -- Key points and new developments -- Part 1: The differential diagnosis and clinical assessment of breast lumps -- Clinical assessment of a breast lump -- Features of individual lesions -- Follow-up after assessment and/or benign breast biopsy -- Management of recurrent lumps following biopsy -- Breast masses related to different life periods -- Part 2: Triple assessment and organization of the breast clinic -- Fine needle aspiration cytology -- Ultrasound in triple assessment -- Wide-bore needle biopsy -- Mammotome or vacuum-assisted biopsy -- Organization of clinics -- Medico-legal issues -- References -- Chapter 6 Imaging of the breast -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Breast density -- Mammography -- Breast ultrasound -- Breast magnetic resonance imaging -- Biopsy techniques -- Breast localization techniques -- References -- Chapter 7 Fibroadenoma and related tumours -- Key points and new developments -- Terminology -- Fibroadenoma simplex -- Cancer and fibroadenoma -- Multiple fibroadenomas -- Giant fibroadenoma -- Phyllodes tumour and phyllodes sarcoma (cystosarcoma phyllodes) -- Pseudoangiomatous hyperplasia -- References -- Chapter 8 Breast pain and nodularity -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Historical note -- Frequency of breast pain -- Mastalgia in breast cancer -- Classification -- Aetiology of mastalgia and nodularity -- Management of patients with mastalgia -- Natural history of mastalgia -- Plan of management for patients with mastalgia -- Mastalgia in the postmenopausal patient -- Patients with refractory mastalgia -- The relationship of cyclical mastalgia to premenstrual stress -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9 Sclerosing adenosis, radial scar and complex sclerosing lesions -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Sclerosing adenosis -- Radial scar and complex sclerosing lesions -- References -- Chapter 10 Cysts of the breast -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Pathology -- Incidence -- Pathogenesis and cyst types -- Aetiology -- Clinical features -- Age -- Natural history -- Investigation -- Differential diagnosis -- management -- Galactocele -- Papillary tumours associated with macrocysts -- References -- Chapter 11 The duct ectasia/periductal mastitis complex -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Historical survey -- Pathology and pathogenesis of duct ectasia/periductal mastitis -- The development of the duct ectasia/periductal mastitis complex -- The clinical spectrum of duct ectasia/periductal mastitis -- Breast masses associated with periductal mastitis -- Frequency of duct ectasia/periductal mastitis -- Radiology -- Management -- The consequences and results of operations for duct actasia -- Recurrent infection after surgery for periductal mastitis -- References -- Chapter 12 Disorders of the nipple and areola -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Nipple inversion and retraction -- Cracked nipples -- Nipple crusting -- Erosive adenomatosis -- Syringomatous adenoma -- Nodular mucinosis -- Simple fibroepithelial polyp -- Eczema -- Leiomyoma -- Traumatic lesions -- Nipple pain -- Nipple disease and HIV infection -- Montgomery's glands -- Sebaceous cyst of the nipple -- Viral infections -- Hidradenitis suppurativa of the areola -- References -- Chapter 13 Nipple discharge -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Definition -- Incidence -- Character and significance of discharge -- Pathology underlying nipple discharge -- Assessment -- Management -- References -- Chapter 14 Infections of the breast -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Lactational breast infection -- Subclinical mastitis -- Nonlactational breast abscess -- Infections in immunocompromised patients -- Iatrogenic abscess -- Specific infections of the breast -- Infections of associated structures -- References -- Chapter 15 Congenital and growth disorders -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Developmental anomalies -- Premature breast development -- Hypertrophic abnormalities of the breast -- Excessive postlactational involution -- Genetic abnormalities involving the breast -- Surgical treatment -- References -- Chapter 16 The male breast -- Key points and new developments -- Development of the male breast -- Gynaecomastia -- Other male breast disease -- References -- Chapter 17 Miscellaneous conditions -- Introduction -- Trauma -- Fat necrosis -- Paraffinoma and silicone reactions -- Lipoma -- Hamartoma (adenolipoma) -- Oedema of the breast -- The post-irradiated breast -- Fibrous disease of the breast -- Fibromatosis (desmoid tumour) -- Nodular fasciitis -- Diabetic mastopathy -- Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (non-specific granulomatous disease) -- Sarcoid -- Amyloid -- Blood vessels -- Atherosclerosis and aneurysm -- Mondor's disease -- Infarction -- Skin-related conditions -- Hidradenitis suppurativa of the breast -- Tumours of nerve origin -- Granular cell tumour (myoblastoma) -- Artefactual disease of the breast -- Foreign bodies -- Mammalithiasis -- Phantom breast syndrome -- Mammary mucocele-like lesion -- Breast tumour of pregnancy (lactating adenoma) -- Collagenous spherulosis of the breast -- Gynaecomastia-like lesions in women -- References -- Chapter 18 Operations -- Introduction -- Tissue diagnosis in the clinic -- Removal of giant fibroadenoma and phyllodes tumour -- Microdochectomy -- Excision of mammary duct fistula -- Major duct excision (Adair/Urban/Hadfield) -- Drainage of a lactational breast abscess -- Subcutaneous mastectomy in male patients -- Subcutaneous mastectomy or skin sparing mastectomy in women -- Operations for inverted nipples -- References -- Chapter 19 Psychological aspects of benign breast disease -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Psychological problems resulting from presenting with breast problems -- Psychological abnormality as a cause of benign breast disease -- References -- Chapter 20 Risk assessment and management -- Summary -- Breast cancer: the disease -- The breast cancer genes -- Conclusion -- References -- Index.
  • Digital
    Digital : HighWire2008
    Digital : Ovid2008
  • Digital
    Mark D. Walters, Matthew D. Barber ; illustrated by Joe Chovan.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2010
    The evolution of uterine surgery and hysterectomy / Anthony Tizzano and Mark D. Walters -- Anatomy of the uterus and its surgical removal / Amy J. Park and Matthew D. Barber -- Epidemiology and indications of hysterectomy : changing trends / Matthew D. Barber -- Pre- and peri-operative considerations and choosing the route of hysterectomy / Mark D. Walters and Tommaso Falcone -- Outcomes of hysterectomy / Matthew D. Barber and Mark D. Walters -- Abdominal hysterectomy / Beri Ridgeway -- Vaginal hysterectomy and trachelectomy : basic surgical techniques / Mark D. Walters -- Difficult vaginal hysterectomy / Matthew D. Barber -- Prophylactic oophorectomy at hysterectomy / James L. Whiteside and Rebecca S. Uranga -- Laparoscopic and robotic-assisted total and supracervical hysterectomy / Marie Fidela R. Paraiso and Pedro F. Escobar -- Complications during hysterectomy / Mark D. Walters and Matthew D. Barber -- Alternative treatments to hysterectomy / Linda D. Bradley and Devorah R. Wieder -- Teaching and learning gynecologic surgery / Gouri B. Diwadkar and J. Eric Jelovsek.
  • Digital
    Ernst Rainer Weissenbacher.
    Digital : Springer2014
    Fundamentals of immunology: Concepts of innate and specific immunity -- Mucosal immunology -- General immunology of the genital tract: Distinct features of the genital mucosal tissue -- Functions and regulation of innate immune responses in the human reproductive tract -- Functions and regulation of adaptive humoral and cell-mediated immunity in the female genital tract -- Immunization studies -- Immunology of menstruation {u2013} menstruation as an inflammatory process -- Immunology of genital tract infections: Viral infections of the genital tract -- Bacterial infections of the genital tract -- Candidiasis -- Trichomoniasis -- Immunology in reproductive medicine: Immunology of pregnancy -- Immunologic infertility -- Immunocontraceptive approaches.
  • Digital
    Theodore X. O'Connell, Kathleen Dor.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2009
    This book is a portable pocket resource and quick refresher that helps you develop and refine your diagnostic skills. Practical and easy to use, it provides clear workup plans for the most common obstetric and gynecologic conditions, providing you with quick, focused guidance with the flexibility to adapt to each unique patient. Topics are organized alphabetically and cover the signs, symptoms, and abnormal lab readings for each condition. Replace information taken from memory or multiple references with one concise, indispensable book so you can make accurate diagnoses in less time! Covers the most commonly encountered obstetric and gynecologic conditions to provide you with a practical and useful manual for daily practice. Reflects how a patient actually presents by organizing alphabetically by presenting sign, symptom, or lab abnormality. Includes a brief background discussion on each topic, followed by lists of important related materials (such as medications that may contribute to each condition) and laboratory and/or radiographic tests to be ordered. Describes each diagnostic test so you can refresh or familiarize yourself with the purpose of the test. Provides a sound framework for building your workups using detailed treatment algorithms.
  • Digital
    Espen E. Spangenburg, editor.
    Digital : Springer2013
    The purpose of Integrative Biology of Women's Health is to discuss and identify perspective areas from basic science to clinical interventions that are critical to the future of women's health. As of now there are critical knowledge gaps that exist in our understanding of physiological and cellular function in women that make the prediction of responses to specific interventions daunting. From a scientific evolution of understanding, the existence of research focused on women's health is relatively new and thus there has not been enough time for new information to integrate itself into our current scientific thought process. This book seeks to capture and disseminate our current understanding of scientific advancements relevant to women's health and provide the information to a broad audience. The scientific community has made significant advancements in understanding the unique aspects of women's health in multiple different tissues. Within this book leading researchers in three key areas: skeletal-muscle-bone function, metabolic function, and cardiovascular function have contributed chapters to enlighten or encourage new avenues of thought that would benefit women. The reader will be exposed to a wide range of experimental approaches including physiological, biochemical, molecular techniques in an effort to provide a comprehensive discussion about the biology of women's health.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
  • Digital
    edited by Victoria Maizes, Tieraona Low Dog.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2015
    Integrative approach to women's health / Victoria Maizes and Tieraona Low Dog -- Nutrition / Wendy Kohatsu -- Dietary supplements / Mary Hardy and Tieraona Low Dog -- Physical activity / Patricia Lebensohn -- Mind-body therapies / Rita Benn -- Healthy aging / Elizabeth R. Mackenzie and Birgit Rakel -- Traditional Chinese medicine / Leslie McGee -- Ayurveda / Premal Patel -- Energy medicine / Ann Marie Chiasson -- Homeopathy / Pamela A. Pappas and Iris R. Bell -- Manual medicine / Cheryl Hawk and Raheleh Khorsan -- Premenstrual syndrome / Daphne Miller -- Vaginitis / Priscilla Abercrombie -- Preconception counseling and fertility / Victoria Maizes -- Pregnancy and lactation / Jacquelyn M. Paykel -- Polycystic ovary syndrome / Bridget S. Bongaard -- Endometriosis / MargEva Morris Cole -- Chronic pelvic pain / Bettina Herbert -- Menopause / Tori Hudson -- Prevention of cervical dysplasia and cancer / Lise Alschuler -- Breast cancer prevention and treatment / Dawn Lemanne -- Hypothyroidism / Maria Benito -- Anxiety / Roberta Lee -- Depression / Naomi Lam and Sudha Prathikanti -- Urinary tract infections / Priscilla Abercrombie -- Irritable bowel syndrome / Irina Lisker and Kathie Madonna Swift -- Headaches / Hilary McClafferty and Kelly McCann -- Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue / Melinda Ring -- Rheumatoid arthritis / Nisha Manek -- Eating disorders / Carolyn Coker Ross -- Cardiovascular diseases in women / Vivan A. Kominos -- Osteoporosis / Louise Gagné -- Sexuality / Karen Koffler -- Lesbian, bisexual, and transgender health / Marnie Lamm and Barbara Eckstein -- Environmental exposures and women's health / Manijeh Berenji and Joanne L. Perron -- Women, soul wounds, and integrative medicine / Beverly Lanzetta -- Women's health: epilogue / Tieraona Low Dog and Victoria Maizes.
  • Digital
    edited by Marianna J. Legato, Marek Glezerman.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2017
    The International Society for Gender Medicine: history and highlights is about a major step in the improvement of quality in medicine, namely the long overdue understanding that women are different from men in every system of the body and may require different approaches in diagnosis and treatment. This is not a textbook, nor is it a scientific publication. It is the story of the International Society for Gender Medicine (IGM) as soon through the eyes of 12 pioneers of Gender and Sex Specific Medicine (GSSM) from seven countries, five of whom were the founds of IGM in 2006. It describes the development of this new science in the respective countries and academic environments of the authors, their very personal experience while promoting, and implementing their vision of GSSM, their frustrations, successes, and achievements. The field of gender-specific medicine examines how normal human biology and physiology differ between men and women and how the diagnosis and treatment of disease differs as a function of gender and sex. Among the areas of greatest difference are cardiovascular disease, mood disorders, the immune system, cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, obesity, and infectious diseases. This book is essential reading for all researchers, graduate students, practitioners, and anyone interested in this diverse and thriving field. From the early beginning, to the recent NIH mandate that females be included in pre-clinical as well as clinical research and that research results be reported by sex, the quick read will broaden your understanding of the history of the field and highlight where the future is headed.Illustrates how major universities and organizations around the world concentrated first on the unexplored world of women's biology and then progressively adopted the larger view of the importance of investigating and comparing both sexes through all levels of biomedical researchNotes the recent NIH statement that funding would depend on inclusion of two sexes in scientific protocols wherever possible as an important affirmation of the legitimacy of gender specific scienceAddresses challenges for the future: how to incorporate both sexes in investigative protocols in a scientifically valid way, and whether or not the cost of including two sexes in protocols will be prohibitively expensiveDispels the idea that gender-specific medicine is women's medicine and how changing the name of most of the organizations currently advocating and developing gender specific medicine to include men and women (rather than just women) in their group name would help dispel this notion.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Gary P. Siskin.
    Digital : Thieme Book2009
    This book is a practical resource for the current applications of interventional radiology in the care of female patients. Divided into seven main sections, the book opens with an introduction to the role of interventional radiology in women's health, discussing such topics as specific concerns relevant to the female patient and safety considerations related to the provision of care. The sections that follow address common clinical problems and conditions unique to women, including uterine fibroids, infertility, pelvic pain, osteoporosis, and varicose veins. A final section describes interventional procedures for treating breast cancer and offers key recommendations for further practice development.
  • Digital
    editors, Kimberly B. Fortner ... [et al.].
    Digital : Ovid2007
  • Digital
    editors, K. Joseph Hurt ... [et al.].
    Digital : Ovid2011
    Print2011
    I. Women's Health Care -- Primary and Preventive Care -- Breast Diseases -- Critical Care -- Preconception Counseling and Prenatal Care -- II. Obstetrics -- Normal Labor and Delivery, Operative Delivery, and Malpresentations -- Fetal Assessment -- Complications of Labor and Delivery -- Gestational Complications -- Preterm Labor and Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes -- Third-Trimester Bleeding -- Perinatal Infections -- Congenital Anomalies -- Endocrine Disorders of Pregnancy -- Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy -- Cardiopulmonary Disorders of Pregnancy -- Renal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Pregnancy -- Hematologic Disorders of Pregnancy -- Alloimmunization -- Surgical Disease and Trauma in Pregnancy -- Postpartum Care and Breast-feeding -- HIV in Pregnancy -- Obstetric Anesthesia -- III. Gynecology -- Anatomy of the Female Pelvis -- Perioperative Care and Complications of Gynecologic Surgery -- Infections of the Genital Tract -- Ectopic Pregnancy -- Chronic Pelvic Pain -- Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery -- Fertility Control: Contraception, Sterilization, and Abortion -- Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault -- Pediatric Gynecology -- IV. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility -- Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technologies -- Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss -- Uterine Leiomyomas -- Menstrual Disorders: Endometriosis, Dysmenorrhea, and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- Evaluation of Amenorrhea -- Abnormal Uterine Bleeding -- Hyperandrogenism -- Female Sexual Response and Sexual Dysfunction -- Menopause -- V. Gynecologic Oncology -- Diseases of the Vulva and Vagina -- Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia -- Cervical Cancer -- Cancer of the Uterine Corpus -- Ovarian Cancer -- Gestational Trophoblastic Disease -- Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy -- Palliative Care.
  • Digital
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ; editors, Clark T. Johnson, Jennifer L. Hallock, Jessica L. Bienstock, Harold E. Fox, Edward E. Wallach.
    Digital : Ovid2015
    Print2015
  • Digital
    Anne-Laure Sutter-Dallay, Nine M-C. Glangeaud-Freudenthal, Antoine Guedeney, Anita Riecher-Rössler, editors.
    Digital : Springer2016
    This book addresses key issues in perinatal mental health and discusses the different types of psychiatric care that may be appropriate for pregnant women, parents, and infants, with emphasis on the need for joint care. The wide range of preventive measures, mainly applicable in primary care, and the various potential curative interventions are examined in detail, with coverage of ambulatory care, day care, and the role of mother and baby units. The importance of working in networks and joint decision-making strategies is explained. In addition, an overview of maternal perinatal psychopathology is provided, and other relevant aspects are fully discussed, including the establishment of parent-infant interactions and the impacts of parental psychiatric illness on parenting skills and infant development. The book will be invaluable for adult and child psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, midwives, nurses, and all others involved in the provision of perinatal psychiatric care.
  • Digital
    Gab Kovacs, Paula Briggs.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Part 1. Introduction -- 1. Basic Physiology- The Menstrual Cycle -- 2. Basic Embryology- The Development of the Foetus -- 3. Basic Genetics for the Obstetrician -- 4. The Gynaecological History and Examination -- 5. The Obstetric History and Examination.- Part 2: Gynaecology -- 6. An Outline of How to Think About Each Gynaecological Syndrome -- 7. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (AUB) -- 8. Endometriosis.- 9. Perlvic Organ Prolapse (POP).- 10. Urinary problems -- 11. Gynaecological Cancers- 12. Ovarian Cysts -- 13. Fibroids- Fibroleiomyomata -- 14. Termination of Pregnancy (TOP) -- 15. Contraception -- 16. Subfertility -- 17. Polycystic Ovaries (PCO) and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) -- 18. Menopause -- 19. Psychosexual Problems.- Part 3: Obstetrics -- 20. Antenatal Care -- 21. The Labour -- 22. Multiple pregnancy -- 23. Malpresentation- 24. Early Pregnancy Loss and Ectopic Pregnancy -- 25. Antepartum Haemorrhage (APH) -- 26. Post Partum Haemorrhage (PPH) -- 27. Hypertension in Pregnancy, Gestational Hypertension, Pre Eclampsia, Eclampsia and HELLP Syndrome -- 28. Intrauterine growth restriction -- 29. Infections during pregnancy- Varicella, Herpes, Cytomegalovirus, Toxoplasma, Listeria, Group B Streptococcus -- 30. Endocrine Disease and Pregnancy- Thyroid Disorders and Diabetes -- 31. Medical Conditions- Cardiac Disease, Thrombophilias, Rhesus Immunisation -- 32. Postnatal Care.
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    [edited by] Suzanne L. Dibble, Patricia A. Robertson.
    Print2010
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    Health screening for lesbians / Audrey S. Koh -- Clinical care for lesbian adolescents / Elizabeth Lorde-Rollins -- Lesbians' sexual health / Jeanne M. Marrazzo -- Lesbian relationships / Esther D. Rothblum -- Fertility options for Lesbians / Paula Amato, Mary Casey Jacob -- Lesbians and pregnancy / Christy M. Isler, Leslie M. Cragin -- Children of lesbian parents / Mary Ann A. van Dam -- Smoking and lesbians / Michele J. Eliason, Laurie Drabble -- Patterns of alcohol and drug abuse among lesbians / Laurie Drabble, Michele J. Eliason, Migdalia Reyes -- Obesity in the lesbian community / Sarah C. Fogel -- Physical activity among lesbians / Danielle R. Brittain -- Back pain: the basics / Heather Rachel Davids -- Orthopedic issues for lesbians / Lesley J. Anderson, Lynn M. Forsey -- Unique aspects of benign gynecology for lesbians / Claire Herrick, Alison F. Jacoby -- Menopause and lesbians / Susan R. Johnson -- Lesbians and depression / Cynthia L. Benton, Ellen Haller -- Serious mental illness among lesbians / Mary E. Barber -- Lesbian intimate partner violence / Kelly A. Blasko -- Lesbians, violence, and health / Kimberly F. Balsam, Keren Lehavot -- Lesbians with diabetes / Dawn Marie Wadle, Corbett Joan O'Toole -- The impact of a cancer diagnosis on lesbians / Alicia K. Matthews -- Breast cancer among lesbians / Marion H.E. Kavanaugh-Lynch -- Lesbians and gynecologic malignancy / Katherine A. O'Hanlan -- Colon and rectal cancer among lesbians / Usha Menon, Lisa B. Weissmann -- Lesbians and infectious diseases / Donna DeFreitas, Nyonnoweh Greene -- Cardiovascular issues for lesbians / Pamela Charney, Dana P. McGlothlin -- Urinary incontinence among lesbians / Leah M. Kelley, Leslee L. Subak -- Osteoporosis among lesbians / Carolyn B. Becker -- Diabetes among lesbians / Cindy Ripsin, Patricia A. Robertson -- Palliative and hospice care for lesbians / Jane L. Appleby -- Old age in lesbian communities / Kelly Knochel, Jean K. Quam.
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    Stuart M. Lichman, Riccardo A. Audisio, editors.
    Digital : Springer2013
    The risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy.Management of Gynecological Cancers in Older Women focuses on treatment strategies of gynecological cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older women, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older gynecological cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research.The second volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series, this book will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, gerontologists, gynecologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly gynecological cancer patients.
  • Digital
    edited by Hatem A. Azim Jr.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Overview -- 1.Epidemiology of cancer in pregnancy -- 2.Staging workup in pregnant cancer patients -- 3.General concepts on surgical management of cancer during pregnancy -- 4.Role and consequences of radiotherapy in managing cancer during pregnancy -- 5.Pharmacokinetics of systemic anti-cancer therapies during pregnancy -- 6.Obstetrical care of a pregnant woman with cancer -- 7.Psychological and psychosocial care of a pregnant woman with cancer -- 8.Supportive care during pregnancy -- 10.Neonatal care and long-term consequences of in-utero exposure to systemic anticancer therapy -- Disease-specific chapters -- 11.Managing breast cancer during pregnancy -- 12.Managing melanoma during pregnancy -- 13.Managing cervical cancer during pregnancy -- 14.Managing ovarian tumors during pregnancy -- 14.Managing lymphoma during pregnancy -- 15.Managing leukemia during pregnancy -- 16.Managing thoracic cancers during pregnancy.
  • Digital
    edited by Nick Panay, BSc, MRCOG, MFSRH, Consultant Gynaecologist, Specialist in Reproductive Methods, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea & Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, Honarary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London, and Director, International Centre for Hormone Health, London, UK, Paula Briggs, FRCGP, FFSRH, Consultant in Sexual Reproductive Health for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, Southport, UK, Gab Kovacs, MD, FRANZCOG, FRCOG, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
    Digital : Cambridge2015
    1. Physiology of the menstrual cycle and changes in the perimenopause / Mary Rymer -- 2. The ovarian reserve: predicting the menopause / Richard A. Anderson -- 3. The history and politics of menopause / Barry G. Wren -- 4. Clinical features of the menopause transition / Gab Kovacs -- 5. Hormone replacement therapy and cardiovascular disease / Tommaso Simoncini, Elena Cecchi and Andrea R. Genazzani -- 6. Pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence in association with the menopause / Jay Iyer -- 7. Vulvo-vaginal atrophy / Rossella E. Nappi and Barbara Gardella -- 8. Musculoskeletal system and the menopause / Jean Calleja-Agius and Mark P. Brincat -- 9. Osteoporosis recognition and assessment in the menopause / Christopher J. Yates and John D. Wark -- 10. Hormonal management of osteoporosis during the menopause / Panagiotis G. Anagnostis and John C. Stevenson -- 11. Psychological aspects of the menopause / Myra S. Hunter -- 12. Memory and mood in the menopause / Michael C. Craig -- 13. Libido and sexual function in the menopause / Claudine Domoney -- 14. Gynecological pathology in the menopause / John Eden -- 15. Estrogens used in current menopausal therapies / David Crook -- 16. Progestogens used in hormone replacement therapy / David H. Barlow -- 17. Androgen therapy for postmenopausal women / Susan R. Davis -- 18. Selective estrogen-receptor modulators used for postmenopausal women / JoAnn V. Pinkerton -- 19. Non-hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms / Jenifer Sassarini -- 20. Alternative therapies for the management of menopausal symptoms / Paul Posadzki -- 21. Contraception for the perimenopausal woman / Lee P. Shulman and Jessica W. Kiley -- 22. Hormone replacement therapy and cancer / Franco Guidozzi -- 23. Hormone replacement therapy and venous thrombosis / Sven O. Skouby -- 24. Fertility and premature menopause / Anthony J. Rutherford -- 25. The risk-benefit analysis of hormone replacement therapy in the menopause / Tim Hillard -- 26. Premature ovarian insufficiency: hormonal aspects and long-term health / Nick Panay -- 27. Male menopause -- similarities and differences with the female menopause / Malcolm E. Carruthers.
  • Digital
    John Ehiri, editor.
    Digital : Springer2009
    A history of international cooperation in maternal and child health -- Global burden of disease among women, children, and adolescents -- Promotion of global perinatal health -- Maternal and child health in the organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD) countries -- Health system impacts on maternal and child health -- The environment and maternal child health -- Impact of wars and conflict on maternal and child health -- The impact of globalization on maternal and child health -- Gender equity: perspectives on maternal and child health -- Harmful traditional practices and women's health: female genital mutilation -- Abortion and postabortion care -- Malaria in women and children -- The global burden of childhood diarrhea -- Tuberculosis in childhood and pregnancy -- Impact of HIV on the health of women, children, and families in less developed countries -- Malnutrition and maternal and child health -- The global burden of obstetric fistulas -- Health challenges for women, children, and adolescents with disabilities -- Unintentional injuries in children -- Evidence-based maternal and child health -- A global perspective on teen pregnancy -- Progress and challenges in making pregnancy safer: a global perspective -- Global immunization challenge: progress and opportunities -- Adolescent health -- The global burden of child maltreatment -- Children in difficult circumstances -- Integrated management of childhood illness -- Planning, development, and maintenance of the MCH workforce -- An agenda for child health policy in developing countries.

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