Women's Health in Mid-Life: A Primary Care Guide by Jo Ann Rosenfeld | 9780521823401 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Women's Health in Mid-Life: A Primary Care Guide

Women's Health in Mid-Life: A Primary Care Guide

by Jo Ann Rosenfeld
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521823404

ISBN-13: 9780521823401

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Middle-aged women are often overlooked by medical practitioners even though their health needs are complex and changing, from the end of childbearing to old age, approximately ages 40 to 65. This book highlights the needs and healthcare concerns of women in their midlife--a time of challenge and opportunity when physician and patient need to work collaboratively.

Overview

Middle-aged women are often overlooked by medical practitioners even though their health needs are complex and changing, from the end of childbearing to old age, approximately ages 40 to 65. This book highlights the needs and healthcare concerns of women in their midlife--a time of challenge and opportunity when physician and patient need to work collaboratively. Written by twenty primary care physicians, the volume will help family practitioners provide the best possible healthcare in a much needed area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521823401
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; 1. Introduction Jo Ann Rosenfeld; Part I. Health Promotion: 2. Physical activity and exercise Tanya A. Miszko; 3. Nutrition Victoria S. Kaprielian, Gwendolyn Murphy and Cathrine Hoyo; 4. Psychosocial health promotion of mid-life women Cathy Morrow; 5. Sexual health Margaret R. H. Nusbaum; 6. Alcoholism, nicotine dependence and drug abuse Mary-Anne Enoch; 7. Depression and anxiety Anne Walling; Part II. Hormonal Changes: 8. Physical changes in menopause and perimenopause Margaret Gradison; 9. Spiritual and psychological aspects of menopause. Melissa H. Hunter and Dana E. King; 10. Hormone therapy Kathy Andolsek; 11. Contraception and fertility Tracey D. Conti; Part III. Disease Prevention: 12. Prevention of coronary heart disease in women Valerie K. Ulstad; 13. Hypertension and stroke Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 14. Diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis Jeannette E. South-Paul; 15. Diabetes in mid-life women Phillippa Miranda and Diana McNeill; Part IV. Cancer Prevention: 16. Breast cancer: screening and prevention Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 17. Cervical cancer: prevention, screening, and early detection Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 18. Endometrial cancer: prevention, screening, and early detection Ellen Sakornbut; 19. Ovarian cancer: prevention, screening, and early detection Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 20. Colon, lung, and skin cancer: screening and prevention Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 21. Common gastrointestinal and urinary problems Jo Ann Rosenfeld; Index.

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