Textbook of Men's Health

Textbook of Men's Health

by Bruno Lunenfeld, Louis Gooren
     
 

ISBN-10: 1842140116

ISBN-13: 9781842140116

Pub. Date: 01/30/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Textbook of Men's Health draws together relevant gender-specific knowledge across the whole field of men's health and establishes an outline of the curriculum to develop expertise in the subject. Among its broad range of topics, this book covers musculoskeletal disorders, cardiovascular disease, androgen-related conditions, central nervous system and…  See more details below

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Textbook of Men's Health draws together relevant gender-specific knowledge across the whole field of men's health and establishes an outline of the curriculum to develop expertise in the subject. Among its broad range of topics, this book covers musculoskeletal disorders, cardiovascular disease, androgen-related conditions, central nervous system and cognitive disorders, endocrine disease, genitourinary problems, sensory organ degeneration, gastroenterology, dermatology, and other age-related conditions.

The team of expert contributors provides a unique overview of male health as an entity and offers valuable insights for improved management and clinical care. Textbook of Men's Health provides a foundation from which you can develop your own studies and presents a basic framework from which you can plan and develop specialist courses and learning programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842140116
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/30/2002
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of principal contributors
Preface
IDiagnostics and primary assessment1
1Aging men - the challenges ahead3
2Screening of the aging male15
3Laboratory tests in the endocrine evaluation of aging males44
IIGenitourinary system51
4Benign prostatic hyperplasia53
5Prostate cancer69
6Erectile dysfunction86
7Infertility in the aging male97
8Urinary incontinence104
9Testicular cancer121
IIIEndocrine system141
10Endocrine system changes in the aging male143
11Androgens and the aging male148
12Growth hormone and aging in men158
13The thyroid167
IVDiabetes mellitus175
14Pathophysiology of diabetes in the aging male177
15Macrovascular complications in the elderly diabetic184
16Quality of life among older men with diabetes197
17Treatment of diabetes in the elderly207
VAging and body composition225
18Testosterone, aging and body composition227
19Somatopause and body composition235
20Androgens and lean body mass in the aging male241
21Visceral obesity, androgens and the risks of cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus247
VINutrition, digestion and metabolism257
22Hazardous waist: a major problem for men, not just women259
23Nutraceuticals in male health267
24Current views about dietry fiber276
25Functional foods: present and future281
26Sports nutrition288
27Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics in aging297
VIICardiovascular and respiratory system307
28Atherosclerotic risk assessment of androgen therapy in men309
29Changes in metabolic, inflammatory and endothelial indices of cardiovascular risk317
30Androgens and coronary heart disease: evidence from animal models of atherosclerosis336
31Androgens and hemostasis344
32Androgens and blood pressure in men351
33Androgens and arterial disease360
34Androgenic influences on ventilation and ventilatory responses to O[subscript 2] and CO[subscript 2] during wakefulness and sleep365
35The role of androgens in respiratory function371
VIIICentral nervous system/psyche379
36Changes in libido/sex life381
37Depression389
38Testosterone, depression and cognitive function401
39Modern antidepressants408
40Sleep disorders419
41Cognitive changes in aging426
IXMusculoskeletal system453
42Bone loss and osteoporotic fracture occurrence in aging men455
43Joint disorders463
44Degenerative spine disorders471
45Common foot problems in elderly men476
XSensory organs487
46Aging and the eye489
47Aging and inner ear dysfunction513
48Smell and taste513
XISkin and hair527
49Dermatological problems of men529
50Hair disorders540
51Hormone treatments and preventive strategies in aging men; who to treat, when to treat and how to treat569
Index587

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