Encyclopedia of Women's Health / Edition 6

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Overview

First published in 1983, this guide to critical health issues that affect women has been expanded and updated to reflect the latest news and medical developments. The Encyclopedia of Women's Health, Sixth Edition provides coverage of the full range of women's health issues in clear, straightforward language. More than 1,100 A-to-Z entries offer up-to-date information on topics specific to women, as well as material on general health, such as diet, exercise, and disease treatment. Perfect for students and professionals alike, this resource provides concise information on topics that will enable women to become informed and active medical consumers.
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Editorial Reviews

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This revision to the 2005 edition marks the 26th anniversary of this woman-centered medical reference. Ammer (Unsung) incorporates new research, employs accessible language, and offers valuable information on medical concerns facing every age group from prepubescent girls to postmenopausal women. A-to-Z entries include definitions of chronic and potentially fatal illnesses, minor health concerns, and field jargon. Intended as a general reference for self-education, the book complements but does not replace primers like Our Bodies, Ourselves.


—Savannah Schroll Guz
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816074075
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Series: Library of Health and Living
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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