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Biology of Women

Biology of Women - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0766811423

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ISBN13: 978-0766811423
ISBN10: 0766811425
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2002
International: No

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Biology of Women - 4TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0766811423

Ethel Sloan

ISBN13: 978-0766811423
ISBN10: 0766811425
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Publisher: Delmar Publications

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Centered around the health of the human female throughout the lifespan, Biology of Women continues to provide a basic framework upon which health related issues can be discussed. Now in its fourth edition, the text remains unique due to its biological depth for medical professionals with the readability for non-major students. A woman?s reproductive life and psychological issues are covered, as well as an examination of the sociological and cultural factors that influence a woman?s nutrition and physical activity. New pedagogical features to this edition include case studies, glossary of terms, controversial treatment options, and historical perspectives.

Benefits:

  • NEW! Descriptions of the latest interventions and treatments surrounding new technology
  • NEW! Sex/gender-specific biology and disease along with medication efficacy and drug matabolism differences in men and women are discussed.
  • NEW! Updated material featured on nutrition, dieting, and eating disorders
  • Recent epidemiological findings and treatments for sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS, along with cancer, and heart disease in women.
  • Discussion of the years beyond menopause is supplemented by additional information on aging
  • Updates on assisted reproductive techniques, research on fertility drugs, and long term follow-up of women who received the treatments

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Women and Their Health: From Early Feminism Through the Millenium.
Chapter 2: Reproductive Anatomy.
Chapter 3: The Menstrual Cylce and Its Hormonal Interrelationships.
Chapter 4: Menstrual Problems: Causes and Treatments.
Chapter 5: The Basis of Biological Differences.
Chapter 6: Female Sexuality.
Chapter 7: The Mammary Glans.
Chapter 8: The Gunecological Exam.
Chapter 9: Gynecological Difficulties.
Chapter 10: HIV/AIDS in Women.
Chapter 11: Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery.
Chapter 12: Problems of Infertility.
Chapter 13: Problems of Fertility v Contraception.
Chapter 14: Menopause.
Chapter 15: Health and the Working Woman.
Chapter 16: Cosmetics: The Multibillion Dollar Put-On.
Chapter 17: Our Health in Our Hands.