Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Women's Health by Vivienne O'Connor | 9780521818933 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Women's Health

Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Women's Health

by Vivienne O'Connor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521818931

ISBN-13: 9780521818933

Pub. Date: 10/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In addition to covering clinical topics and surgical procedures, this essential textbook provides detailed commentary on the contemporary social, psychological and economic issues that affect women's health. Acknowledged authorities in respective research fields have contributed specific sections to address the topics of women's mental health, genetics, prescribing

Overview

In addition to covering clinical topics and surgical procedures, this essential textbook provides detailed commentary on the contemporary social, psychological and economic issues that affect women's health. Acknowledged authorities in respective research fields have contributed specific sections to address the topics of women's mental health, genetics, prescribing for women, health promotion, hormones throughout the life cycle, psychological and behavioral issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521818933
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Pages:
702
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Women's Health: 1. Health professional role; 2. Women and health; 3. Behaviour and mental health; Part II. Early Life: 4. Hormones and early development; 5. The female child and adolescence; Part III. Reproductive Years: 6. Prepregnancy and antenatal; 7. Labour and childbirth; 8. The newborn infant and postnatal care; 9. Pregnancy problems; 10. Induction of labour, assisted delivery and postnatal problems; 11. Obstetric emergencies; 12. Sexual health; 13. Common concerns; Part IV. Middle Years: 14. Health promotion and disease prevention; 15. Common complaints; 16. Pre-cancer and cancer; Part V. Older Years: 17. Ageing and its problems; Part VI. Women and Illness: 18. Surgical, medical and research issues for women.

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