A Seat on the Aisle, Please!: The Essential Guide to Urinary Tract Problems in Women / Edition 1

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Overview

Half of all women will experience some form of debilitating pelvic disease or discomfort during their lifetime. These will include chronic urinary tract infections, various kinds of incontinence, pelvic floor prolapse, and interstitial cystitis. There has been a tendency to dismiss many symptoms of these disorders as an inevitable consequence of the aging process or, worse still, as indicators of underlying psychological disease. This concise new book suggests a new approach to urinary tract disorders is long overdue. It sympathetically explains what these diseases are and what women can do to get themselves properly diagnosed and treated.

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"A Seat on the Aisle, Please! will help women identify and understand urinary tract disorders and play a more informed and active role in seeking help from their physicians. ... In this concise, clearly written and sympathetic new book, Kavaler suggests that a new approach to urinary tract disorders is long overdue. ... Dr. Kavaler extends expert, sympathetic, and helpful advice to those who have been distressed, embarassed, and isolated for too long." (www.medindia.net, September, 2006)

"Written by expert urologist Elizabeth Kavaler, M.D., A Seat on the Aisle, Please! The Essential Guide to Urinary Tract Problems in Women is a straightforward yet sympathetic discussion of women’s urinary tract disorders … . Written for patients and medical practitioners alike, A Seat on the Aisle, Please! explains these diseases in plain terms, with black-and-white medical diagrams as needed. Patients and their loved ones will find the candid pros and cons of various treatment options especially helpful. Highly recommended." (Margaret Lane, The Midwest Book Review, April, 2008)

"A comprehensive text of lower urinary tract and pelvic floor problems in women as well as therapies. ... This readable and comprehensive text has current, accurate, and understandable information on therapies. A glossary provides explanations for the technical and medical terms. ... this book will be a source of guidance and understanding for patients. ... Recommended Readership: Students and motivated patients." (Lois McGuire, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Vol. 82 (1), January, 2007)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441930309
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 10/29/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 414
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

The Basics.- The Nuts and Bolts of the Female Pelvis.- What Can Go Wrong?.- Picking a Doctor.- Urinary Leakage and Incontingence.- Stress Urinary Incontinence.- Urinary Urge Incontinence.- The Golden Years.- Dropped Organs: Pelvic-Floor Prolapse.- Pelvic-Floor Prolapse.- The Painful Bladder.- Urinary Tract Infections.- Interstitial Cystitis and Pelvic Pain Syndromes.- Related Issues.- Menopause, Hormones, and the Development of Female Pelvic Problems.- Anesthesia for Surgery and a Crash Course in Pain Medications.- A Visit to the Urologist’s Office.- Safety in Numbers.

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