Finally, a concise and practical guide to reproductive endocrinology and infertility for the non-specialist!
Written and designed especially for use by the ob/gyn clinician in general practice, Essential Reproductive Medicine addresses the full range of reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI) issues, from the fundamentals of reproductive medicine through disorders of the endocrine system, infertility, contraception, and menopause. Featuring the insights of the world’s leading authorities, Essentials is clinically focused and logically organized, to reflect how the clinician should approach the REI patient.
STATE-OF-THE-ART COVERAGE INCLUDES:
*Diagnostic evaluation and treatment of the infertile couple, including male infertility
*Disorders of the endocrine system, including sexual development, puberty, the adrenal and thyroid glands, polycystic ovarian disease and obesity
*Endometriosis and tubal disease
*Clinical trials for reproductive medicine
*Assisted reproductive technologies
*Recurrent pregnancy loss
*Hormonal and non-hormonal contraception
*The benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy
*Alternative treatments for aging women including phytoestrogens and herbals
*And much more
*Easy-to-use format enhances readability, and speeds access to specific information, maximizing comprehension of even the most difficult topics
*Highly focused chapters guide you systematically through evaluation, diagnosis, and management
*Handy tables highlight differential diagnoses, clinical features, and appropriatelab evaluation
*“Key Points" summarizes each chapter’s critical information
*Targeted, high-yield reference lists assist further research or study
Designed for optimal clinical utility, Essential Reproductive Medicine provides authoritative guidance to REI, and serves as a concise yet comprehensive, and highly affordable alternative to existing tomes in the literature.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division|
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.38(d)|
About the Author
Bruce R. Carr, MD, Paul C. MacDonald Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Richard E. Blackwell, PhD, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
Ricardo Azziz, MD, MPH, Professor, Division of Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
Drs. Carr and Blackwell are senior level academicians and educators. Reviews commended Drs. Carr and Blackwell’s earlier book (Textbook of Reproductive Medicine, Appleton & Lange) for its clarity of presentation and elucidation of difficult concepts.
Dr. Azziz is one of the young, leading figures in the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and widely published in all the major OB GYN journals.