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Biology of Women / Edition 3
     

Biology of Women / Edition 3

by Ethel Sloan
 

ISBN-10: 0827349386

ISBN-13: 9780827349384

Pub. Date: 05/28/1993

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Centered around the health of the human female throughout the lifespan, Biology of Women continues to provide a basic framework upon which health related issues can be discussed. Now in its fourth edition, the text remains unique due to its biological depth for medical professionals with the readability for non-major students. A woman's reproductive life and

Overview

Centered around the health of the human female throughout the lifespan, Biology of Women continues to provide a basic framework upon which health related issues can be discussed. Now in its fourth edition, the text remains unique due to its biological depth for medical professionals with the readability for non-major students. A woman's reproductive life and psychological issues are covered, as well as an examination of the sociological and cultural factors that influence a woman's nutrition and physical activity. New pedagogical features to this edition include case studies, glossary of terms, controversial treatment options, and historical perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827349384
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
760
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.13(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents


Preface.....xiii
Chapter 1: Women and Their Health.....1
Chapter 2: Reproductive Anatomy.....21
Chapter 3: The Menstrual Cycle and It's Hormonal Interrelationships.....70
Chapter 4: Menstrual Problems: Causes and Treatments.....98
Chapter 5: The Basis of Biological Differences.....132
Chapter 6: Female Sexuality.....186
Chapter 7: The Mammary Glands.....213
Chapter 8: The Gynecological Exam.....274
Chapter 9: Gynecological Difficulties.....286
Chapter 10: Women and the Aids Epidemic.....347
Chapter 11: Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery.....357
Chapter 12: Problems of Infertility.....461
Chapter 13: Problems of Fertility-Contraception.....490
Chapter 14: Menopause.....582
Chapter 15: Health and the Working Woman.....599
Chapter 16: Cosmetics: The Eighteen-Billion Dollar Put-On.....613
Chapter 17: Our Health in Our Hands.....667
Index.....729

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