Problem Solving in Women's Health

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Overview

This new volume brings together the current thinking in both investigation and management of the female patient requiring treatment for gynaecological, reproductive and menopausal conditions. It presents a comprehensive caseload as seen by the practicing clinician, presenting common yet challenging real-life patient scenarios, which the authors resolve by drawing on the latest published literature.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781846920288
  • Publisher: Clinical Pub Serv
  • Publication date: 2/1/2008
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents


Abbreviations vii Preface x Acknowledgements xi Section 1 Menstrual Problems 1
1 Menorrhagia with Medical Management 1
2 Menorrhagia with Surgical Management 6
3 Dysmenorrhoea 11
4 Chronic Pelvic Pain 14
5 Endometriosis 19
6 Fibroids 23
7 Primary Amenorrhoea 28
8 Irregular Menstruation 33
9 Premenstrual Syndrome 37
10 Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Menorrhagia and Dysmenorrhoea 42 Section 2 Menopause 47
11 Peri-menopausal Menstrual Symptoms 47
12 Premature Menopause 51
13 Osteoporosis 55
14 Post-menopausal Bleeding 61
15 Menopausal Symptoms in Women with Breast Cancer 65
16 Venous Thromboembolism 69
17 Alternative and Complementary Therapies for the Menopause 73 Section 3 Fertility and Contraception 77
18 Subfertility Investigations 77
19 Assisted Conception Methods 82
20 Optimizing Assisted Conception 86
21 Egg Cryopreservation 91
22 Recurrent Miscarriage 95
23 Unplanned Pregnancy 99
24 Preventing Teenage Pregnancy 104
25 Contraception after Age 35 Years 108 Section 4 Gynaecological Emergencies 113
26 Early Miscarriage 113
27 Ectopic Pregnancy 117
28 Hyaditiform Mole 121
29 Emergency Contraception 126 Section 5 Sexual Problems 131
30 Lack of Sex Drive 131
31 Dyspareunia 136
32 Vaginal Discharge 140
33 Vaginismus 144 Section 6 Urogenital Problems 149
34 Recurrent Candidiasis 149
35 Sexually Transmitted Infections 153
36 Stress Incontinence 158
37 Urge Incontinence 163
38 Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections 167
39 Chronic Interstitial Cystitis 173
40 Urogenital Ageing - Vaginal Atrophy 177 Section 7 Prevention and Screening 181
41 Cervical CancerPrevention and Screening 181
42 Breast Cancer Screening in Normal and High-risk Populations 186
43 Ovarian Cancer Screening in Normal and High-risk Populations 190
44 Osteoporosis Screening 194 Section 8 Gynaecological Cancer 201
45 Cervical Cancer 201
46 Endometrial Cancer 206
47 Ovarian Cancer 212
48 Vulvar Cancer 217
49 Fallopian Tube Cancer 222
50 Prophylactic Salpingo-oophorectomy 226 General index 231
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