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The Prescriber's Guide to Hormone Replacement Therapy
     

The Prescriber's Guide to Hormone Replacement Therapy

by M.I. Whitehead (Editor), Whitehead
 

This is a comprehensive multi-author textbook on hormone replacement t herapy for a wide range of diseases. It first brings the reader curren t with two chapters reviewing the latest knowledge about osteoporosis and HRT and arterial health. In seventeen succeeding chapters it then covers HRT prescription in Alzheimer's disease, postmenopause, and app arently

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This is a comprehensive multi-author textbook on hormone replacement t herapy for a wide range of diseases. It first brings the reader curren t with two chapters reviewing the latest knowledge about osteoporosis and HRT and arterial health. In seventeen succeeding chapters it then covers HRT prescription in Alzheimer's disease, postmenopause, and app arently healthy patients; also in intrauterine disease and irregular b leeding (fibroids, polyps, and hyperplasia) and other intrauterine dis eases; after previous endometrial cancer; in endometriosis and in brea st cancer; the effects of tamoxifen on the endometrium; in benign brea st disease, diabetes, and progestogen intolerance; with previous venou s thrombosis; in women with previous and current arterial disease; con current risk factors for arterial disease, hypertension, obesity, and hyperlipidemias; and for women with hypertriglyceridemia.

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Provides specific guidance for prescribing for patients with a range of preexisting diseases. In each of the 17 contributions, advice is provided with reference to the latest published literature. Also included is an overview of other key issues affecting the choice of therapy. Considerations for hormone replacement therapy are discussed for such conditions as intrauterine disease, endometrial cancer, breast cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, and arterial disease. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781850709749
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/15/1998
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.82(d)

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